Michael Shapot has been a Manhattan real estate broker for more than 20 years. During that time, he has created one of its largest and most successful and respected teams. Michael exemplifies the new breed of modern real estate professional, combining high tech with high touch, and thereby providing superlative service and advice to a varied client base of sellers, buyers, landlords, and tenants. Merging his professional training and experience as an attorney with his savvy business knowledge and thorough understanding of the Manhattan market, Michael delivers unique, strategic and effective plans for each of his clients. Michael’s commitment to the industry's ethical and professional standards led to him being named MANAR's Realtor of the Year in 2007. Additionally, The Shapot Team consistently reaches top award production positions each year. In 2017, he received the third-place award in the Real Estate Board of New York's Deal of the Year contest. Besides his professional life, Michael supports a variety of non-profit organizations, including Sharsheret and the NYC Rescue Mission. He lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with his wife, Chaye. They are empty nesters with have two grown sons, Daniel (and his wife, Zoe) and Isaac. Michael loves to ski, bike and root for his the NY Jets, Nets and Mets.