Michaela B. was born in Brooklyn and returned to her beloved birthplace after graduating from the University of Florida. Since her return, she has become known for spreading her undeniable love for her city; which of course is the Brooklyn way.
Before finding her calling in the world of real estate, Michaela traveled the globe as a touring Wardrobe Stylist to high profile clientele. Her innate creativity combined with her exceptional communication and negotiation skills have served her clients well in both fashion and real estate.
As a real estate professional, Michaela is known for her integrity, professionalism, and sense of humor. Her propensity towards positivity and attention to detail allow her to mitigate even the most difficult transactions with warmth and grace.
When Michaela takes time for herself, she studies meditation and contributes to her community both as an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and by volunteering with FreeArts NYC. She also enjoys reading, making memories with loved ones, and supporting Brooklyn's minority-owned businesses.
Jonathan is a Brooklyn resident with a gift for understanding client needs and guiding customers through challenges with a smile. Honesty and integrity are of utmost importance in his personal and professional relationships. Prior to working in real estate, the singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist managed multi-million dollar partnerships at Shazam and Google, ensuring clients like Spotify and Beats had their needs met and got the highest ROI from their partnership. His data-driven approach to problem solving comes from his time as a research scientist at Stanford University. Going above and beyond to serve clients, friends, and family is part of Jonathan’s DNA. His ability to remain steady under pressure and his dogged pursuit of creative solutions makes him a joy to work with. He is passionate not only about real estate, but also the endless opportunities remodeling presents to make a house a home.
The Silicon Valley native was drawn to New York’s ability to invigorate and inspire, but the California in him appreciates the importance of finding peace and comfort in the midst of the hustle. Jonathan is excited to help his fellow NYC and Brooklyn residents find their place to call home just as he and his fiancé have in a classic Brooklyn brownstone in Bed Stuy.
As a singer, Jonathan has opened for the likes of Stevie Wonder and Bruno Mars on stages from Las Vegas to Dubai, but you can still find him singing at his local church in Brooklyn on Sundays. He enjoys playing basketball and is an avid fan of the arts - from Broadway to Alvin Ailey and live music, he’s grateful to call this city home. Along with attending Stanford University for grad school, he is a proud HBCU alumni of Morehouse College and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated.
Tricia Lee is a proud Brooklyn resident with immense knowledge and appreciation of the borough's history and the revitalization of its neighborhoods. Tricia's firsthand knowledge of the Brooklyn market stems not only from being a long-time resident of the borough, but also from owning and operating her very popular chain of nail and beauty bars, Polish Bar Brooklyn, for over 10 years in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill and Prospect Heights. As an a well known business owner and active member of the business community, she has served on the various merchants associations on the Board of Directors for Myrtle Avenue Redevelopment Project. She makes the direct connection between commercial development and residential trends in Brooklyn. Tricia Lee collaborates frequently with area business leaders and building owners. Her level of commitment and love for the community have also contributed to her becoming the go-to resource for clients, friends and business contacts when it comes to neighborhood knowledge and recommendations, including real estate.
Tricia Lee grew immediate popularity in 2005 and for many years when her beauty brand burst onto the scene with a fresh approach to branding and strategic marketing. Winning Small Business of Year in 2007 among many other accolades, she quickly grew her brand and expanded locations. A speaker on Marketing with Black Enterprise Small Business Expo, Tricia Lee and Polish Bar won the starring role in the NYC Small Business commercial campaign in 2009. She has worked with various small businesses to consult on branding, staff development and operations. Tricia's sharp business acumen, tireless work ethic and tech savvy sets her apart. All of these skills have proved vital in the growth of her real estate business. Her insight from personally owning real estate, being a landlord or a tenant enable her to successfully meet her client's goals. Tricia Lee hit record breaking first year sales upon entering the real estate industry and continues to build year after year. Professional, organized and dedicated, she will work to create a positive experience for both sides in every property transaction.
Tricia Lee resides in DUMBO and has lived in Clinton Hill and Bedford Stuyvesant for over a decade. In addition to her obsession with all things real-estate, she is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, the Vice President of her BNI Chapter 37 in Manhattan and attends church. She is an avid traveler, loves cooking and reviewing beauty products in her spare time.
Tricia Lee wins the coveted Rookie of the Year Award in sales. She shares her career change and business principles that work in every industry.
Tricia Lee's open letter to IHS Blog about what it took to close down her popular Brooklyn beauty chain and make her career pivot.
Tricia Lee Manhattan | Brookyn
The Annual Own Your Own Home Buying Workshop has been our most successful initiative. Packing attendees into the space to discuus the steps of home buying, renting vs ownerships, credit repair and so much more.
Here BET Network has Tricia Lee and Tonya Rapley bring you The Real Cost of Home Ownership.
Blast From the Past: Before her real estate career, Tricia Lee was best known as a pioneer in the beauty business as owner of Polish Bar. As the beauty and the brain behind this chain of successful natural nail and beauty bars in Brooklyn's hottest neighborhoods. As winner of Small Business of the Year, Polish Bar was featured in this NYC Small Business Commercial with then Mayor Mike Bloomberg. The Polish Bar spot was also featured in one million home mailers and 13 radio station commercials.