Michaels’ outgoing personality, integrity, and positive outlook is what makes working with him to buy or sell a home such a wonderful and fulfilling experience. His persistence, strong work ethic, and ability to understand and implement modern marketing and advertising strategies are all unique qualities that will help make each transaction a success.
Prior to pursuing his passion for real estate, Michael enjoyed a career on Wall Street where he traded oil & gas futures on the NYMEX and quickly learned how to function at a high level in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. His professional experiences have instilled in him the importance of being analytical, employing very thorough research, and meticulous attention to detail. Michael received his B.S. in Finance and his M.B.A. in Marketing & Management from St. John’s University.
Michael is a firm believer in giving back and is particularly passionate for helping children. In response for this passion, Michael started a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization in 2013 called “Be The Best Sport,” which provides sports and recreational services for children and adults with special needs. The program has grown significantly and is now offered across Long Island and services several thousand children each year from Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk counties. He has received several awards and recognitions for his service including:
•Received the Nassau County Independence Party Freedom Award
•Chosen as an Honoree at The 12th Annual Woodbury Ball For Autism
•Featured on Verizon FIOS “Heroes On Our Island” TV special
Michael is also an active member and volunteers his time for other organizations dedicated to helping children including but not limited to:
•The Rotary Club of the Gold Coast
•The Knights of Columbus
•The Port Washington/Manhasset Kiwanis Club
Michael Furino grew up in Port Washington and was a resident for 20 years before buying a home with his wife and son. His vast knowledge of the north shore of Long Island schools, community, and social scene will help you find the home of your dreams. He is determined to provide the very best service by being accessible, having open communication, and responding quickly to his clients needs.