Real Estate Expert & Seasoned Entrepreneur

Michael Derikrava

About Michael

With a quarter-century of hands-on experience in the dynamic New York City real estate market, Michael Derikrava is a towering figure in buying, rehabbing, renting, building, selling, and leasing properties. His profound knowledge and expertise have shaped the skyline of one of the world’s most iconic cities and illuminated the path for countless individuals and businesses navigating the complex terrain of real estate investment and development.

Professional Journey


A Life Built on Real Estate and Entrepreneurship

Michael’s journey into the heart of NYC’s real estate market began 25 years ago, driven by a passion for transforming visions into tangible realities. His illustrious career is marked by founding and operating businesses that have become cornerstones in their respective niches within the NYC area. Michael Derikrava’s work includes leading-edge real estate projects and fresh, new startup companies, showing his intense dedication to being the best and his natural talent for starting businesses.

Investment and Leadership

As a seasoned angel and venture capital investor, Michael has contributed to the success of numerous startups, guiding them from nascent stages to substantial growth and profitability. His keen insight and strategic foresight have made him a valued general partner (GP) and limited partner (LP) in various influential funds, where his leadership and financial acumen have consistently generated significant returns.

Personal Life

Michael’s roots are planted firmly in the Midwest, where he was born and raised before setting out to make his mark in the Greater NYC area over two decades ago. His journey from the heartland of America to the bustling streets of New York City has endowed him with a unique perspective that he brings to his professional and personal life. Alongside his successful career, Michael’s most significant achievements are his family — his wife and son, who are the cornerstones of his life.

Michael’s Philosophy

Michael believes that at the core of every successful real estate transaction and business venture lies a deep understanding of the human element. This belief has guided his approach to every project, ensuring that every development meets and exceeds expectations, fostering communities and creating lasting value.

Connect with Michael

Michael is always looking to connect with like-minded individuals, whether you’re a seasoned investor, a budding entrepreneur, or someone passionate about real estate. Feel free to reach out to discuss potential collaborations and investment opportunities or just to share your story.

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