Agency Brokerage ConsultantsCredentials:
(321) 255-1309Email: Website:
3155 Suntree Blvd, Suite 101
Rockledge, FL 32955
Michael is a managing and founding partner of Agency Brokerage Consultants. He is a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) and a certified Merger and Acquisition Master Intermediary (M&AMI), being one of the youngest M&A professionals in the nation to earn the M&AMI designation at the time. He studied chemical engineering in college and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida Tech and a Master of Science degree from Virginia Tech, continuing through becoming a PhD candidate in a program that ranked 5th in the nation for his area of study. He also holds a real estate sales associate license and property & casualty agent license in Florida.
Michael has been one of the top contributors to Oak Street Funding’s “The Bridge” publication since 2008, providing articles pertaining to valuing, building, buying and selling independent agencies and brokerages. In 2012, he helped Oak Street launch a highly successful webinar series on various educational topics for insurance agency principals and remains their top presenter with topics drawing nearly 400 registered participants at one time. He also regularly publishes articles on the firm’s blog at www.agencybrokerage.net.
Michael has overseen over 600 valuations for insurance agencies and brokerages around the country, making him one of the most experienced agency valuators in the country. In 2009 and 2010, Michael was ranked in the top five members of the Business Broker’s of Florida association, earning the annual “Deal Maker Award”. In 2015 and 2017, he earned the “Chairman’s Circle Award” and “Deal Maker Award” from the International Business Brokers’ Association (IBBA) for being a top member. In 2017, he was named to the prestigious National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts “40 Under Forty” list of brightest emerging leaders in the business valuation profession. In 2018, Michael ranked second in the IBBA for total deal volume. To date, he has facilitated hundreds of negotiations for both buyer and seller clients, working with independent agency owners, private equity-backed firms and publicly-traded brokerages.
Michael and his wife, Erica, live in Melbourne, FL with their three young children.