Michael F. DeCheser is a Senior Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group of Cushman & Wakefield, where he focuses on investment sales in 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 at Massey Knakal, Mr. DeCheser has been involved in the sale of over 150 buildings for an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion. Cushman & Wakefield acquired Massey Knakal on December 31, 2014.
A holder of a Certificate of Appointment from the State of New York Court System, he has served as a real estate expert witness on multiple occasions. Past clients of his are regularly impressed with his knowledge of the territory, professionalism, and 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.
-Massey Knakal Award representing overall values in Manhattan, 2014
-Massey Knakal Award representing overall values Company-Wide, 2005