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Michelle Bourgeois is a savvy, results-driven real estate professional who enjoys strong on-going relationships and is repeatedly sought-after by a high-profile clientele of corporate executives, Hollywood icons, and political figures. Her ingenuity and success in selling prime luxury properties while maximizing the return on investment for her clients has earned her many glowing accolades and important referrals.
Michelle's business sense and market knowledge are enhanced by her expertise in renovation and design. Time and again, her keen eye for potential has helped guide clients to optimizing value in a home or investment. This, coupled with her sharp negotiating prowess and analytical perspective, has resulted in a long list of satisfied clients and successfully closed transactions.
A luxury real estate specialist since 2006, Michelle has worked in New York City and San Francisco. Her calling in real estate came from her personal interest in remodeling homes and is reinforced by a successful 20+ year career in marketing and store design. Serving as vice president in the corporate retail industry, she handled major renovations for top retailers like Macy's, Bed Bath & Beyond, and others. This experience has made Michelle highly adept at working with floor plans, redesigning space, and compliments her operational business approach.
Michelle is originally from New Orleans and has a great love for the city with it's wonderful southern charm and architecture. Her mother's family is from Sweden and her family still runs an auction house today. From this early, lifelong exposure to antiquities and attending auctions, Michelle has acquired an exquisite eye and taste level which has complimented her career.
When representing buyers and sellers, Michelle ensures the highest degree of personal attention, professionalism, and respect for her clients. She is enthusiastic, hardworking, and discreet with high ethical standards. Her no fear approach, tenacity, and out of the box thinking in representing buyers and sellers for multi-million dollar properties has received accolades. Michelle is comfortable rolling up her sleeves to ensure that a property is presented perfectly. She educates her clients through data versus personal opinion and attributes listening as one of the greatest assets in delivering results.
Michelle is a member of the Real Estate board of New York and attended La Tech University majoring in Interior Design. Outside of her work life, Michelle is on the New York Advisory Committee for the foundation Dignity U Wear whose goal is to positively impact the lives of children and their families in need by providing brand new clothing. She is also a contributor to the cause of Alzheimer's Disease in loving memory of her mother.