"Home is such an important place, and I respect what each person views as important for them." Michael Sargent is committed to finding you the right home, and is straightforward in telling you what the market offers. "I like to share the knowledge I have gained and explain the facts of NYC real estate to my clients, keeping it simple and putting them in a language that sets their mind at ease." Michael's goal is to streamline the process to save you time and stress. He will take you to see as many apartments as necessary until you get it right, but because he listens so intently to your needs upfront, often hones in on the best options quickly. His extensive 20-year background in the restaurant business prepared Michael well to be patient, thorough, and committed to making people happy. His success has always been relationship driven, and revolved around providing the most attentive service. "With a good broker, the relationship doesn't end when we find an apartment; the relationship is just the beginning," is his philosophy. Michael has lived in New York City for nearly 20 years, and is a go-to resource for clients looking for homes as well as friends looking for great places to go out. He has resided on the Upper East Side as well as in Astoria, Queens. Michael graduated from American International College with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. He came to New York to pursue acting, and achieved a good amount of success. While waiting tables to support his acting career, he realized he really enjoyed working with people so transitioned into restaurant management, eventually becoming General Manager of a popular French restaurant on the Upper East Side. These expert skills were the makings of his becoming the fine real estate agent he is today. When not out matching people with perfect properties, Michael gives back to others through his participation in Zog Sports. He is the captain of his two-hand-touch co-ed football league that picks a charity to play for and donates funds to that cause.