Michel Costes is a native New Yorker whose unbound passion for the city and its hustle and bustle has not waned since his early involvement the real estate business. Educated at both NYU and Columbia University and residing downtown since the late eighties real estate boom, Michel has relentlessly been a part of the discovery of the many shifts in the market, both its ups and downs. He has sought out properties for an expanding portfolio as well as specialized in building relations between buyers and sellers. As his experience grew he decided to become a part of the Custom Brokers team as it appeared to him to be the right fit for his hands-on approach to clients. His combination of patience and persistence, combined with his meticulous research skills will help you find exactly what you are looking for, whether it is a first home, a pied-à-terre, or an investment property. Soho, Nolita, Greenwich Village and Tribeca hold no secrets for Mr.Costes, whose expertise has made him at home with the evolution and fluidity of the Manhattan residential market. Michel is also perfectly bilingual in French and English and has dual citizenship, with special ties to communities of business partners in both France and the US, and as such he holds a growing list of foreign investors. Contact him today. You’ll be very glad you did.