Phyllis is one of the most experienced, savvy and respected real estate professionals in Metro Detroit and southeastern Michigan. First licensed in 1974, she has been selling consistently for more than 40 years, averaging in excess of $10,000,000 per year during that long tenure. Phyllis is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame. She is a resident of Northville, where she has lived since 1970.
Licensed in 1991, Michael created Professional One in 2002. He has been working to increase professional in real estate on a national level for the past 10 years, via years of speaking nationally, the authoring of several books on the use of technology in real estate, and by creating–with over 22K members–one of the largest and most influential social groups in the industry.
Michael is a co-founder of Curaytor, a full-service digital marketing company focused on helping clients acquire and retain more customers, which was just named to the Inc. Magazine “500 Fast Growing Companies in America” list.
Michael has been endorsed and recommended by the New York Times, specifically in conjunction with his use of technology and social media in real estate.
Erik Qualman, the author of “Socialnomics” and “Digital Leader,” called Michael the “best in the business at using technology in real estate.”
Michael is the co-author of the 2015 Swanepoel Tech Guide and the 2013 Swanepoel Technology Report.
Michael founded Raise the Bar Radio, along with the 20K+ member Raise the Bar Facebook group, which is frequently quoted in the real estate press. Inman News called him a “kingpin of Facebook groups” for his work in this context.
He was named one of Inman News’ 50 Most Influential Online, and has twice been named to the “SP200 list,” most recently as the #4 rated Social Media individual.
Michael’s Twitter (where he has 45K followers) and other Social Media efforts have been used as training examples in the educational programs of the T3 Experts, GoodLife Team, Keller Williams, RE/MAX, Coldwell Banker and Inman News, among others.
He has spoken nationally on the topics of social media, branding and professionalism in NYC, SF, Chicago, Las Vegas, Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Cleveland and Columbus.
He is one of the highest-rated public speakers on SpeakerMix.com (#1 in Detroit, #4 in Michigan). Michael has hosted or co-hosted many webinars with audiences up to 1,000 attendees.
Michael has been mentioned and or quoted in the LA Times, Smart Money Magazine, AOL Real Estate, MSN.com, The Detroit News, Inman News and other news sources.
Before entering real estate, Michael worked for 10 years as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Michael was named the #1 MSU basketball fan in conjunction with the 2015 Final 4, where he helped primary sponsor AT&T promote the event, including making a live appearance with Shaquille O’Neal.
Andrea is a self-made woman who has succeeded in a variety of entrepreneurial settings before joining Professional One as Director of Lead Generation. She formed several business that were profitable for 20+ years before creating a significant network that led to her being named Executive Regional Vice President of a global health and wellness company. Looking for a new challenge, she then spent 10 years working as an advisor and team leader of an online personal development entity, helping clients achieve a variety of personal and business goals. Andrea is from Northville and has been a resident of Plymouth for the past 18 years.
Rich has been helping buyers and sellers since being licensed in 2006. Rich is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, and is the former Marketing Director of Interactive Communications and Direct Marketing at Chrysler Daimler Benz. Rich currently resides in South Lyon.
Licensed in 2000, Irene has been running the business inside the business for more than 15 years. She has an MBA from the University of Moscow and speaks six languages fluently. Irene has significant experience in relocation, having worked with one of the top relocation teams in southeastern Michigan for nearly five years. Irene lived in Plymouth for 18 years, and just recently relocated to Ann Arbor.
Erik was licensed in 1995 and grew up working with his father, one of the area’s premier luxury residential home builders. He is a longtime general contractor and luxury craftsman. Erik graduated from Michigan State University, and attended a program at Oxford University in Oxford, England. He has extensive experience in construction and project management. Erik is a longtime resident of Northville who recently relocated to West Bloomfield.