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Michael A. Tortorici

Founding Partner

Core Area Expertise: Manhattan Downtown East

212.544.9500 ext. 13

“Tapping the insights of our brokers and the power of our research, we help clients maximize their property’s potential.”

Michael A. Tortorici is one of the Founding Partners of Ariel Property Advisors. Mr. Tortorici is responsible for originating and executing the sale of commercial real estate transactions throughout the five boroughs.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Tortorici has participated in the sale of over 600 transactions worth more than $2 billion in gross consideration.

Mr. Tortorici represents a range of clients including privately held companies, developers, financial institutions, not-for-profits, and religious organizations. Given his wide ranging experience in selling various property types throughout the boroughs, he serves as a regular source for many publications, such as The New York Times, The Commercial Observer, The Real Deal, Real Estate Weekly and the New York Daily News.

The Commercial Observer named Mr. Tortorici one of Commercial Observer’s 30 Under 30, which recognizes emerging commercial real estate professionals, and the Real Estate Forum has identified him as one of Tomorrow’s Leaders: New York, as well as naming him and his partners Top NY Brokers in 2013 and 2014.

Mr. Tortorici is involved in various non-profit initiatives, including The Inner City Scholarship Fund and The Futures in Education Program, both of which support educational measures for K-12 students throughout New York City.

Mr. Tortorici is an active participant and supporter of industry and non-profit organizations in his community such as The Chapin School, Futures In Education, Cookies For Kids Cancer, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors (BMAR) and the Executives Association of New York City.

Prior to forming Ariel Property Advisors, Mr. Tortorici spent seven years at Massey Knakal Realty Services, now Cushman & Wakefield. Mr. Tortorici graduated with honors from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he earned a B.S. in economics and management.

Mr. Tortorici can be reached at 212.544.9500 ext. 13 or via email at