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Orry Michael


212.544.9500 ext. 88

Orry Michael is an Associate Director in the Investment Sales Division of Ariel Property Advisors, responsible for executing the company’s exclusive listings and facilitating business development initiatives in Northern Manhattan, with a particular focus on Hamilton Heights and West Harlem neighborhoods.

Mr. Michael has experience in evaluating and marketing a variety of property types, including multifamily, commercial, mixed-use, and development assets. In his career, he has been involved in the origination, underwriting, marketing and sale of over 20 properties, with an aggregate value of over $300 million. In May 2018, the New York Real Estate Journal awarded Mr. Michael with its prestigious “Ones To Watch” award.

Prior to joining Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Michael was an Associate at Forefront Capital, a boutique Investment Advisory firm based in New York City. During his time there, he led business development and institutional sales initiatives, placing equity and debt for micro and small cap corporations across various sectors. Prior to Forefront Capital, Mr. Michael worked in Merrill Lynch’s Global Wealth & Investment Management Division (GWIM) in Baltimore, Maryland.

​​He is involved in various charities and organizations, both in conjunction with the company and his personal life. Among those he is involved with are Friends of Israel Defense Forces and the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). He currently sits on the Associate Board of the Urban Pathways Organization.

Mr. Michael graduated from Johns Hopkins University, where he received a B.A. in Anthropology with a focus in Urban Renewal studies. He earned an M.S. in Real Estate Investment and Development from the university’s Carey School of Business. While attending, he was a member of the top-ranked Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse Team.

He lives in Connecticut and can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 88 or via email at omichael@arielpa.com.