Michael McClure is the broker, owner and founder of Professional One Real Estate, which was named "One of the Most Creative Brands of the Past Decade" and a "Beta Brokerage of the Future.” He is the CEO of Verified Agent, LLC, which was named a "Genius Brand" by AGBeat.com and a "Watchlist Trend" in the 2012 Swanepoel Trends Report. He is the co-founder and former COO of T3 Experts, and co-founder of Curaytor.
Michael is the co-author of the 2015 Swanepoel Tech Guide and the 2013 Swanepoel Technology Report. Michael founded Raise the Bar Radio, along with the 15K+ member Raise the Bar Facebook group, which is frequently quoted in the real estate press. He was named one of Inman News' 50 Most Influential Online, and has twice been named to the SP200 list, most recently as the #4 rated Social Media individual.
Michael's Twitter (where he has 55K+ followers) and other Social Media efforts have been used as training examples in the educational programs of the T3 Experts, GoodLife Team, Keller Williams, RE/MAX, Coldwell Banker and Inman News, among others. He has spoken on the topics of Social Media, branding and professionalism in NYC, SF, Chicago, Las Vegas, Portland, Seattle, Atlanta, Cleveland and Columbus.
He is one of the highest-rated public speakers on SpeakerMix.com (#1 in Detroit, #4 in Michigan). Michael has hosted or co-hosted many webinars with audiences up to 1,000 attendees.
Michael has been mentioned and or quoted in the LA Times, Smart Money Magazine, AOL Real Estate, MSN.com, The Detroit News, Inman News and various other news sources.
Before entering real estate, Michael worked for 10 years as a CPA at Price Waterhouse. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.
Michael was named the #1 MSU fan in conjunction with the 2015 Final 4, where he helped primary sponsor AT&T to promote the event, including making a live appearance with Shaquille O’Neal.
Michael is also a graduate of the Second City School of Improvisation and a former stand up comedian.
Specialties: Social media, digital promotion, legal issues, technology, copywriting, business development, relationship building, digital campaign building, email marketing and sales funnel design.