"Michael is a very knowledgeable agent with multiple years experience in New York City. He represented us in the purchase of a townhome and I couldn't speak higher of his professionalism and expertise. You are in good hands with Mr. Rider". Adam Y.
Michael Rider is an Associate Broker and sales and rental specialist at Weichert's Rockefeller Center office. Michael has an impressive track record of selling condos, co-ops and townhouses. He has also represented many landlords in the pricing and renting of their apartments.
Michael's primary territory has been in Upper Manhattan where he has lived for over a decade, particularly the Hudson Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood neighborhoods. He conducts business with utmost dedication, focus and integrity, and is praised by clients for his honest, upfront approach. His extensive praise has included glowing compliments like "He was a dream!", and "We could not have asked for an agent more in tune with our needs, the neighborhoods and properties in the area."
Michael will use his problem solving and negotiating expertise to make sure your home search or sale process is as smooth and worry free as possible in NYC's complicated and often confusing market. "I take my job very seriously and am extremely detail oriented. I am only satisfied once my clients are happily settled into their new home, or have sold their previous home and are free to move on."
Born and raised in State College, PA, Michael holds a BMus in Voice Performance from Penn State University and a MMus in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College. In addition to his work at Weichert Properties, he is also on the faculty at Montclair State University as adjunct professor of voice. His passion for music, theater and NYC history and architecture fills his spare time. He enjoys visiting New York Historic sites and museums, attending the theater, especially when his students are performing, and visiting his favorite spots, with the Bethseda Fountain and the Poet's Walk in Central Park at the top of the list.
Upon contacting Michael Rider, my search for a new apartment became remarkably easy. He guided me through every step and maintained contact with me. I always knew what was happening and what I needed to do to secure my new place. It was a pleasure to work with him. He found me the right place quickly and all the details of my move went very smoothly. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a place from new to the city to experienced New Yorker! Ceara C