Michael Ellis joined the Modern Spaces Commercial + Investment Division in early 2019, where he focuses on investment sales in Maspeth and Elmhurst. Michael brings an extensive financial background having been a Senior Lending Officer at a major money-center bank, a Registered Investment Advisor, as well as having run a private equity firm.

In addition, he has been an entrepreneur, who founded, managed and then successfully sold multiple FinTech firms to Fortune 500 companies. Michael has decades worth of hands‐on real estate experience, including financing, investing in and selling commercial properties.

Michael received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA, where he currently serves as a Trustee and Chair of its Investment Committee. He also earned an MBA from The Lubin School of Business at Pace University.

As avid outdoorsman, Michael enjoys whitewater rafting, fly fishing and hiking in the Adirondacks.

Michael is a native New Yorker born in Greenwich Village and raised in Chelsea as well as the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He currently lives on Center Blvd in Long Island City.