About Me

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Qualifications and Background

Michael grew up in Kentucky and worked in the information technology field prior to moving to Fort Myers in 1999. His family had vacationed here for 12 years before moving here to live near the gulf and islands they adore. An avid golfer, boater and fisherman, he knows the areas waterways and fairways. Michael’s wife Jamie is also a licensed Realtor and assists in helping both buyers and seller.

Michael has worked as an Industrial Engineer and founded an Internet company. Because of this he has an extensive background in logistics and technology.

Michael has earned the ePRO, Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI) and is a licensed USCG Captain. Michael became the first Realtor in SW Florida and the 11th in the state to earn his Accredited Seller Representative (ASR). This designation is awarded based on both actual performance and required education. The first awarded in SW Florida. Michael has completed the education and training necessary to earn his Certified Property Valuator (CPV), only the second awarded in Lee County. He offers Broker Price Opinions as part of his advanced service to his clients. Michael has completed advanced training and work review and is now certified by National Valuations Standards Institute. Michael has also earned his (CDPE) Certified Distressed Property Expert to assist buyers and sellers with bank owned foreclosures and short sale properties. He has earned his Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation based on education and sales. A designation held by the top 4% of all Realtors nationwide.

Michael worked for 15 years with UPS in a variety of roles. His training and management of projects helped him build his own business. This drive did not stop when he retired from UPS at an early age and did not stop when he sold his Internet company. Today this same drive has helped him as Vice President of Royal Shell Real Estate to help build a first class team of service oriented agents and staff. Michael also heads up the research department for analytical analysis of the real estate market for southwest Florida.

  • Affiliations IEEE (Past member)
  • National Association of Accredited Seller Representatives
  • Certified Residential Specialist
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • Member National Association of Broker Price Professionals
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Florida Association of Realtors
  • Great Fort Myers and the Beach Realtor Association
  • Bonita Springs & Estero Realtor Association
  • Southwest Florida Television Advisory Board Member
  • National Valuation Standards Institute Certified
Fort Myers, Estero, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs homes and condos for sale

Michael and Jamie Polly

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