Michael joined The BALOG Group with COMPASS on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California transferring from COMPASS in Newport Beach, California in June 2022.
Specializing in the marketing and sale of homes and new home projects throughout the Coachella Valley.
Michael is a native of Coachella Valley, moved to Newport Beach with Coldwell Banker later joining COMPASS in Mission Viejo in 2020 returning to Coachella Valley in June 2022.
Prior to Mission Viejo, Michael was a Realtor with Coldwell Banker in Indian Wells from 2017 to 2020 including managing the real estate onsite office at Rancho Casa Blanca Resort, Indio.
• Manager of #1 Team/Richmond Real Estate Group for Coldwell Banker
• Top Listing and Closing agent for 3 consecutive years receiving company ‘Sterling Award’
Michael’s career path prior to real estate includes,
• Founder/CEO of Capital Digital Multimedia Communications, Palm Desert January 1999 to October 2017, over 20 years working with companies to improve their businesses by attracting new customers through creative advertising and marketing utilizing expertise in design, website development and programming to develop and manage effective communication and e-commerce platforms for businesses world-wide, including two publicly traded companies (Intermolecular, Electroglass), City of Indian Wells, Animal Planet’s Hit TV Show – TANKED.
• House of Moves Motion Capture Studios, Marina Del Rey — Motion Capture Specialist/Animator 1998 – 1999 specializing in 3D Motion Capture Animation for Movies and Video Games worked with talent such as Kobe Bryant & Michael Jackson. Michael holds credits on several video games including Major League Baseball 2000 & NFL 2000.
• BioVision Sports Center, Indian Wells — Lead Motion Capture Specialist/Marketing Director 1997 – 1998 working directly with top PGA Golf Professionals capturing players’ golf swings and preparing them for analysis by PGA teaching professionals, utilizing state of the art 3D Motion Capture Systems.
Michael’s outside interests/achievement,
• Professional Real Estate Photographer including drone Aerial and Video
• CAPIO Award for Excellence In Communication – City of Indian Wells Website and Indian Wells Resorts Website
• FAA Certified Private Pilot, Fixed Wing Aircraft
• FAA Certified Commercial Pilot, (Drone)