JAACRES Brings Michael Schwartz, Esq. on Board as Associate Broker


Michael Schwartz

International commercial real estate services firm JAACRES is pleased to announce Michael Schwartz, Esq. has joined its team as an Associate Broker. Mr. Schwartz, a well-regarded real estate attorney specializing in commercial and residential transactions and development, additionally has a pre-law background in the fashion industry.

Prior to his law career and, eventually, launching his own practice in 2012, Mr. Schwartz was a merchandising associate at Dior. It was at the preeminent fashion label where he honed his skills in marketing and presentation. He attributes much of his expansive knowledge of the luxury retail sector to that experience.

“Michael’s impressive background combines so many key facets of our business,” points out Joseph A. Aquino, President of JAACRES. “Not only is he a luxury brand master, he is a transactional real estate expert. He knows all the brands, knows all the players and will be a great addition to our team.”

Mr. Schwartz earned his J.D. at Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. He received a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University with dual majors in French and international politics.


JAACRES is a full-service commercial real estate firm and a member of international retail real estate network SBS Group. The firm was founded in 2016 by Joseph A. Aquino, a renowned retail real estate consultant and investment sales specialist, recognized for his 30 years of deal making and advising property owners. JAACRES provides services for such commercial asset classes as retail, hospitality, hotels/casinos, industrial, and office/showroom. With a skilled team comprising experts in landlord and tenant representation, investment sales, urban planning, and brand expansion, JAACRES is a boutique firm with unlimited reach.

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