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About Michael Graves

Consistently a top producing and record setting broker, Michael has sold more than one billion dollars of real estate in less than seven years. He holds the distinction of closing the highest priced single unit transaction of any Douglas Elliman broker in history and the thirteenth highest priced sale nationwide. Michael is ranked 7th nationwide by the Wall Street Journal for average transaction price and 92nd nationwide for total sales volume. He was featured in the Real Deal's Rising Real Estate Stars under 35. Douglas Elliman's CEO, Dottie Herman, said of Graves in a public statement to The Real Deal, "Michael is the real deal. He's savvy, knowledgeable, and he knows the New York City market inside and out."

Guitarist/composer and Minnesota native Michael Graves burst onto the real estate scene in 2009, shattering price per-square-foot records in luxury buildings citywide. Within two years,he had recorded over $100 million in single-unit resale transactions. Consistently ahead of the curve, Michael specializes in the positioning and marketing of luxury new development and resale. He has broken price per square foot records in Tribeca, West Village, Chelsea, Flatiron, Gramercy Park and beyond. He has sold Penthouses on Central Park West, Park Avenue and in nearly every sought after enclave in Manhattan as well as full floor units in key developments such as One57. 


While marketing property, Michael has achieved top price per-square-foot on more than 80% of his transactions. Media outlets such as The New York Times,The Wall Street Journal, and The Real Deal seek out and feature Michael for his extensive market knowledge and record-breaking transactions. 
Michael credits his razor-sharp marketing and delicate negotiating skills to a lifetime of experience in academics, hospitality, and the fine arts. Previously he served as Sales and Marketing Director for his family's luxury hotel development company, Graves Hospitality, which received top accolades during his tenure such as Travel & Leisure's "World's Best Hotels," ESNY Lumen Award, and "Gold Reserve of Top Hotels" by Conde Nast Traveler.


Michael graduated with highest honors from NYU where he received Masters Degree's in Composition & Theory and Scoring for Film.  His music has been heard round the world and has been performed multiple times at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to rave reviews. Michael is the recipient of the American Music Center's CAP Award, NYU's Honor Scholar Award and The Founder's Day Award. In his free time Michael enjoys playing guitar, writing music and traveling internationally with his family.

 

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68 East 91st St - Carnegie Hill, New York

$11,825,000

5 Beds | 5 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 5,500

Listing ID: 3063029

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, By Appt Only
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

240 Park Avenue South, 9A - Flatiron District, New York

$9,995,000

5 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 3,920

Listing ID: 2887985

300 Spring St, PHA - SoHo - Nolita, New York

$9,995,000

4 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 4,178 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:877

Listing ID: 3293732

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 17A - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$9,565,000

3 Beds | 4 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 3,187

Listing ID: 2112710

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 16A - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$9,385,000

3 Beds | 4 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 3,188

Listing ID: 2112703

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 220 East 20th St, 5 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$7,245,000

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 3,378

Listing ID: 2920284

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 15C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$6,535,000

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,539

Listing ID: 2112928

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 14C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$6,435,000

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,539

Listing ID: 2112915

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 12C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$6,270,000

4 Beds | 4 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,539

Listing ID: 2112907

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

240 Park Avenue South, 16PHA - Flatiron District, New York

$5,995,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,310

Listing ID: 2920844

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 15E - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$5,945,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,519

Listing ID: 2114067

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 12E - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$5,785,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,519

Listing ID: 2114060

Contract signed

450 West 17th St, 2009 - Chelsea, New York

$5,295,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,637

Listing ID: 2920832

Essex House, 160 Central Park South, 3101 - Central Park South, New York

$4,999,999

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,284

Listing ID: 3337310

Open House Details
  • Sunday, July 22nd, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 10G - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,770,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,054

Listing ID: 2114168

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 6C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,580,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,109

Listing ID: 2112828

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 3C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,430,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,109

Listing ID: 2112823

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 15B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,370,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,804

Listing ID: 2112816

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 14B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,320,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,804

Listing ID: 2112815

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 12B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$4,270,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,804

Listing ID: 2112813

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 7A - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,940,000

2 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,850

Listing ID: 3248548

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

130 Fulton St, 9BE - Financial District, New York

$3,725,000

Loft | 3 Beds | 3 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,794

Listing ID: 3309329

240 Park Avenue South, 3B - Flatiron District, New York

$3,675,000

3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 2,139

Listing ID: 3387068

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 103 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,410,000

3 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,552

Listing ID: 2114702

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 5B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,315,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,520

Listing ID: 2917750

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 6B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,300,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,520

Listing ID: 2112798

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 3B - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$3,195,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,520

Listing ID: 2112715

Contract signed

170 East 87th St, EPH3 - Upper East Side, New York

$2,995,000

3 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,812

Listing ID: 3313612

Open House Details
  • Sunday, July 22nd, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 703 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,705,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,246

Listing ID: 2114725

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 506 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,690,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,251

Listing ID: 2912577

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 203 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,655,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,310

Listing ID: 2114703

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 503 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,655,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,246

Listing ID: 2114713

Contract signed

234 East 23rd St, 2C - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,650,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,244

Listing ID: 2949056

650 Park Avenue, 10D - Upper East Side, New York

$2,500,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Listing ID: 3186247

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 5A - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,425,000

1 Bed | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,323

Listing ID: 2911500

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 63 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,405,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,127

Listing ID: 2114891

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 53 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,375,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,127

Listing ID: 2114890

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 64 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,335,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 995

Listing ID: 2114898

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 14 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,300,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 991 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:368

Listing ID: 2114893

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 44 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,275,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 995

Listing ID: 2917733

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 31 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,250,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,083

Listing ID: 2114866

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 34 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,240,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths

Approximate Sq. Feet: 995

Listing ID: 2114895

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 5K - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,200,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,211

Listing ID: 2114234

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 4K - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,155,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,211

Listing ID: 2114232

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 3K - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,130,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,211

Listing ID: 2114229

Contract signed

111 East 85th St, 14G - Upper East Side, New York

$2,125,000

2 Beds | 2 Baths | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,250

Listing ID: 3334605

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 6J - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,100,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,158

Listing ID: 2114224

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 3E - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$2,095,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,208

Listing ID: 2114035

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 802 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,730,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 819

Listing ID: 2114695

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 16 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,685,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 800 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:281

Listing ID: 2114908

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 202 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,665,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 832

Listing ID: 2114669

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 601 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,650,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 818

Listing ID: 2114656

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 804 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,630,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 697

Listing ID: 2114747

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 201 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,625,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 830

Listing ID: 2114624

Contract signed

RESIDENCES AT WILLIAMSBURG, 135 North 11th St, 2H - Williamsburg, New York

$1,625,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath | 1 Half Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 919 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:533

Listing ID: 3293712

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 301 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,605,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 818

Listing ID: 2114646

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 604 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,585,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 697

Listing ID: 2114743

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 605 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,555,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 696

Listing ID: 2114766

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 56 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,520,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 802

Listing ID: 2114913

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 45 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,475,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 730

Listing ID: 2114904

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 14F - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,425,000

Studio | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 686

Listing ID: 2114107

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 13 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,410,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 704 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:93

Listing ID: 2114883

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 52 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,405,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 687

Listing ID: 2114879

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 11F - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,385,000

Studio | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 686

Listing ID: 2114105

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 11 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,350,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 648 | Approximate Exterior Sq. Ft.:106

Listing ID: 2114860

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 22nd, By Appt Only

Gramercy Square, 230 East 20th St, 22 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,330,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 687

Listing ID: 2114876

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 215 East 19th St, 4G - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,235,000

Studio | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 682

Listing ID: 2911502

Contract signed

Gramercy Square, 225 East 19th St, 205 - Gramercy - Union Square, New York

$1,020,000

Studio | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 567

Listing ID: 2114750

Contract signed

310 West 52nd St, 3J - Clinton, New York

$995,000

Loft | 1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 715

Listing ID: 3283694

Contract signed

242 East 25th St, PHB - Kips Bay, New York

$995,000

1 Bed | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 764

Listing ID: 3321363

Open House Details
  • Thursday, July 19th, By Appt Only
  • Sunday, July 22nd, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

1 Tiffany Pl, 4C - Cobble Hill, New York

$890,000

Loft | 2 Beds | 1 Bath

Approximate Sq. Feet: 1,013

Listing ID: 3298931

Michael Graves

Michael Graves

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Office: 212.572.3107

Mobile: 212.932.2222

 

 

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