Michael has joined ROC Realty Group – a division of @properties Commercial, as an Illionois licensed broker. He brings more than 11 years of experience in the real estate industry, specializing in multi-unit properties and retail tenant representation. Prior to joining @properties Commercial, Michael worked at Patrick Capital Group, where he was vice president of asset management. In his role he focused on maximizing investment returns while enhancing asset value for various multi-family properties throughout Chicago.

Michael also spent nearly two years as a Training and Development Specialist with Related Companies, where he assisted in the development, implementation and monitoring of training programs for the firm’s luxury and affordable properties. He began his real estate career in 2005 and the following year opened Patrick Ricketts Realty, a boutique residential and commercial real estate firm.

At @properties Commercial, Michael will focus on expanding the firm’s presence on the South Side of Chicago. “ @properties Commercial has proven itself as a leader in the Chicago commercial real estate industry,” said Michael. “I could not be more thrilled to be joining such a successful and forward-thinking team.”

Born in Chicago, Michael is a resident of the Hyde Park neighborhood. Outside of real estate, he enjoys partnering with schools and non-for profit organizations though his small firm Climbing Clouds Publications, which encourages children to be life-long readers.