Michael Besse

Michael Besse

Director of Compliance and Transition

Michael Besse was mentored by his father (who was also in the Property management) from a young age. Michael has over 12 years of Property Management experience within the private and city government sectors of residential multi dwelling properties (Cooperatives, Condominiums and Rentals) as well as managing Commercial properties.


His experience includes asset management of cooperative residential properties and knowledge of budgeting large scale capital projects to improve the quality preservation of the properties managed.


Michael has managed portfolio commercial properties across the US. He maximized profits for the properties he managed, and assisted in the financial structure for current and future capital projects to modernize the appearances of distressed properties. Michael understands and executes all HUD, Fair housing laws, NYC DOB, NYC HPD housing protocols to ensure overall compliance.


He has managed a a wide range portfolio of properties located in NYC; as well as throughout the US. His knowledge encompasses compliance measures to building agencies outside of NY. Michael has managed widespread portfolios through NYC and Long Island with property values excess of $20,000,000.00; in addition to solving critical property deficiencies to preserve and maintain their values at high peak.


Michael’s past work experience includes management of staff and addressing concerns pertaining to tenant/shareholders requests – around the clock management.


Michael is experienced in performing inspections throughout all properties to identify deficiencies or needed upgrades. He has knowledge of mechanical components and does routine inspections to ensure all preventative maintenance measures are enforced to preserve the life of the equipment.


Michael Besse graduated from CUNY John Jay, Bachelors in Arts. He is professionally invoiced and volunteers his time with Pa’Lante Harlem, which is a tenant advocacy group who provides assistance to rent stabilized tenants in need of social housing services throughout Manhattan and the Bronx.