“There are probably thousands of real estate brokers in NYC, but Mike Collopy clearly set the bar high for himself and his competition -- he is the epitome of a professional at his craft. The sale of our apartment coincided with several other big life changes -- a job change, the birth of our second child and a renovation to the new home awaiting us. Real estate dealings in NYC can be stressful but Mike alleviated that concern by providing extremely attentive guidance.
Mike accurately advised on the price point to list our apartment, we very quickly had more than 10 individual showings on the first weekend, Mike personally showed the apartment every time and we quickly had multiple offers above asking price to consider. The resources at Mike's disposal, including professional marketing and a top notch video of our apartment, created a frenzy of interest. Mike is also a down to earth guy that proved to be patient in managing all of our concerns throughout the process. Having dealt with other brokers in NYC, I can say with confidence that his guidance and deep understanding of the inner-workings of NYC real estate will be an asset for anybody looking to buy or sell in NYC.
—Chris & Francina R., Sellers
“With his strong professional acumen, deep industry knowledge, and excellent negotiation skills, Mike helped me to successfully complete the purchase of my coop apartment in New York City. Mike truly understood my needs and preferences during the entire process and made it simple for me to make the appropriate decision. I have no hesitation in recommending Mike to my friends and colleagues.
—Dom Y. / 2012, Bought a Co-op in Turtle Bay
“For the past eight years, I have used Mike exclusively to find Tenants for my rental property on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. During this time, he secured three financially sound & reliable Tenants, all of whom extended their leases. Mike handled all cleaning & prep work between Tenants We with reputable companies so the apartment would be in mint condition for its new occupant.
Also, Mike maintained open communication with each Tenant. These positive relationships resulted in the departing Tenant allowing the apartment to be shown to potential customers while still occupied.
For me, the process has been seamless. I have never had one moment of concern for the handling of my property. I highly recommend Mr. Collopy & hope to use his services for many years to come. Thank you.
—Celine G., Found Tenants for Multi-Family Homes in UES
“Mike assisted me in finding and buying my first real estate purchase - a 1 bedroom co-op in New York's UWS. I initially had some very restrictive criteria, but despite this Mike executed the search and enabled me to fine tune my criteria as the search went along by finding a variety of options just outside what I specified. Mike is very fast about finding new listings as they come out, and has a great deal of knowledge both about buildings in the UWS neighborhood, as well as generally about New York buildings and the type of things to look for. He's sharp enough to help you weed out bad properties early rather than letting you waste your time and flag issues near the end of the process.
Mike really came through during the closing process. He did an amazing job with helping pull together data and paperwork, and is a fountain of knowledge on all topics from banks, mortgage, insurance, attorney, etc
I definitely recommend Mike and have not a single bad thing to say about him or his work. He will work extremely hard on your behalf.
—Mark K. / 2013, Bought a home in UWS
“I was introduced to Michael thru a friend and have to say that from moment one, he gave me the confidence I needed to pursue the purchase of a home knowing I had someone not only wanting to make a sale, but to have my back and my interest at heart. Michael is the kind of guy who is immensely detailed about the important things that someone purchasing a home needs to be aware of in the NY marketplace. On more than one occasion, he gave me solid direction with respect to the pros and cons of an apartment that I was looking at which in the end prevented me from making a poor decision. If you engage Michael as your agent, you can be assured of having a very pro-active, professional advocate who will do what it takes to find you the right place to buy or rent, with the knowledge you expect.
—Richard / 2016, Bought a Co-op in Murray Hill
“Michael helped me find an apartment when I relocated from California to New York. Through Michael's questions and process, he was able to quickly bring me up to speed regarding different areas of the city, the current market rates and what to expect at different price points, while efficiently utilizing my limited time to search for an apartment. Not only did I find an excellent apartment, but with Michael's knowledge and expertise we were able to find a place within a short time period and during the holiday season. He is very professional, friendly and straight forward, and I would recommend him to anyone looking to move within the city or relocate to New York.
—Todd G., Rented a Multi-Family Home in Chelsea