Michael DeCheser

Senior Managing Director

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    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10104-6178
    United States

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    +1 212 660-7772

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Michael F. DeCheser is a Senior Managing Director in the New York Middle Markets Investment Sales Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Chinatown and Alphabet neighborhoods. Mr. DeCheser began his career at Massey Knakal Realty Services over 17 years ago as assistant to Founding Partner and Chairman, Robert A. Knakal. During his 17-year long career, Mr. DeCheser has been involved in the sale of over 150 buildings with an aggregate value more than $1 billion.

A holder of a Certificate of Appointment from the State of New York Court System, Mr. DeCheser has served as a real estate expert witness on multiple occasions. His clients are regularly impressed with his knowledge of the territory, his professionalism, and his general affability. Most importantly they are pleased with the top dollar results that he brings to the table when representing their interests.

Earlier, Mr. DeCheser teamed up with his father to run the family business, a 50-year old construction and real estate management company. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, and extensive knowledge of residential and commercial construction, renovation and restoration.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alliance for Downtown New York
  • Community Board 3
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
  • Seton Hall University Alumni Association