Michael grew up in the Detroit area and has “The D” in his heart. He is an accomplished biker, hiker and outdoor enthusiast with a love of health and fitness. He has penchant for creating connections with others. Educated as an Engineer, Michael has always dabbled in the area of real estate investing and owns multiple income producing properties. He is a father to two grown sons. He has a passion for creating something larger than life and enjoys buying local and giving to others.
Marianne, a Detroit transplant, is originally from New Hampshire and grew up with the mountains, ocean and City of Boston in her backyard. At an early age, she was awed by the lovely old neighborhoods in her community and gained a huge appreciation for architecture and the preservation of old homes. She is a licensed professional counselor and gains a sense of satisfaction from being a helper. She is the mother to two grown daughters. She has a passion for working with her hands, creating something from nothing and running.
Together, Michael and Marianne created a happy life together and their business – Donate Real Estate For Good, L3C. They combined their love of real estate, helping others and entrepreneurship. Together they foster each other’s strengths, knowledge and drive to do good. Their common business goal is to successfully rid neighborhoods of distressed and blighted properties through donations while benefiting others in the process.