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Michael A. Tortorici

Founding Partner / Core Area Expertise: Downtown East, Manhattan

212.544.9500 ext. 13

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Michael A. Tortorici


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.

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

Community & Local Leadership

  • EANYC (Executives Association of New York City) - Board Member
  • The Inner City Scholarship Fund
  • Futures in Education
  • REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York)
  • BMNAR (Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors)
  • Cookies For Kids Cancer
  • The Chapin School Internship Program

Media Mentions

Citybizlist / May 13, 2024

APA Arranges Five Investment Sales Throughout NYC

Ariel Property Advisors / May 10, 2024

Ariel Property Advisors Arranges Five Investment Sales Throughout New York City

Forbes / May 2, 2024

New Housing Policy Could Trigger Development Boom In New York City

Ariel Property Advisors / February 8, 2024

NMN Investment Sales Total $842.8 Million in 2023

Ariel Property Advisors / January 31, 2024

MN Investment Sales Total $11.1 Billion in 2023, 45% Year-Over-Year Decline

Ariel Property Advisors / December 8, 2023

APA Closes Five Bronx Transactions Totaling Over $20 Million

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