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Michael A. Tortorici

Founding Partner

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

New York Real Estate Journal / April 11, 2023

Ariel Property Advisors and C&W sell two multifamily properties for $24.8M

REBusinessOnline / March 27, 2023

APA Arranges $16M Sale of Manhattan Apartment Building

Connect Group Media, Inc. / March 27, 2023

2023 Top Broker Awards: Shkury, Sozio, Tortorici and Kelly

Connect Group Media, Inc. / March 23, 2023

Ariel, Cushman & Wakefield Close Sales of Two Lower East Side MF Properties

Ariel Property Advisors / March 23, 2023

Two Lower East Side Multifamily Properties Trade for $24.8 Million

Real Estate Weekly / March 23, 2023

Two Lower East Side Multifamily Properties Trade for $24.8 Million

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