Michael Fourte is an accomplished attorney, real estate investor, and Veteran of the United States Navy. Michael’s passion for both law and real estate have resulted in synergistic success over the years, and he looks forward to continuing to grow as a professional in both areas.

Experience

  • Principal

    at Law Offices of Michael Fourte

    May 2006 - at Present

    New Jersey

    Conducted research, discovery, brief writing and/or work-ups on over 100 municipal, state, federal and military cases. Worked as part of a firm and independently. Personally initiated over 50 cases and made one or more physical appearances as lead counsel in over 40 cases of varying scope. Cases focused on real estate matters but also involved complex litigation, federal class actions, military law, veterans law, construction, banking, collections, FCRA, FTCA, FDA, EEOC, defamation, consumer fraud, warranty, products liability, zoning, labor, code enforcement, constitutional rights, criminal matters, immigration and appeals. See less

  • Attorney At Law

    at Law Offices of Michael Fourte

    May 2006 - at Present

    New Jersey

  • CEO

    at Fourte Real Estate

    May 2002 - at Present

    New Jersey

    Chief Executive of family owned business (www.fourterealestate.com) Executive to a small staff who manage the day-to-day operations of a residential multi-family portfolio with $3.1M assets under management and $192k in annual revenues. Directs strategic planning for operations, marketing, taxation and risk.

  • Navy City Outreach Officer

    at US Navy

    December 2011 - June 2016

    New York

    Officer In Charge of the Navy's Diversity & Inclusion City Outreach program for the Northeastern United States. Coordinates strategic diversity and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach for 5 Navy recruiting districts in the Northeast. Works closely with military, civic, academic and business leaders to coordinate Navy outreach events throughout the Northeastern United States.

  • Legal Consultant

    at Gainey and Mackenna

    January 2012 - December 2012

    New Jersey

    On retainer for expertise in Military & Real Estate matters

  • Commanding Officer, Executive & Manpower Officer

    at US Navy

    June 2007 - October 2011

    New York

    Commanding Officer, Executive & Manpower Officer at Navy Operational Support Center New York City (Ft. Schuyler) Managed a full time staff of 30. Charged with the training and readiness of 1000 reservists for worldwide assignments overseas. Managed a $4.8M annual training and operations budget and $120K annual operating budget.

  • Broker of Record

    at Coldwell Baker Rio Vista

    June 2006 - January 2009

    New Jersey

    Managed an office of 8 full and part time real estate professionals in Weehawken, New Jersey. Oversaw $2.6 million in Real Estate transactions annually.

  • Tomahawk Missile Strike Officer & Information Systems Officer

    at US Navy

    December 2000 - December 2001

    Capital Governorate

    Hand picked for this position after the USS Cole was bombed in Aden, Yemen. Primary responsibility was the employment of Tomahawk Cruise Missiles. Professional obligations included command and control of the ships conducting UN Enforcement Operations in the Persian Gulf. Secondary responsibility was planning and maintaining staff IT connectivity solutions. Sep 11th, 2001, personally assigned to General Franks’ Naval Component staff to plan and execute retaliatory multi-ship Tomahawk strikes into Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif and Qandahar in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Tomahawk Missile Strike Officer & Information Systems Officer

    at US Navy

    March 1999 - December 2000

    Capital Governorate

    Strike Warfare Officer Responsible for employment of Tomahawk Cruise missiles. Responsible for three work centers totaling 12 personnel. Performed missile on-loads and offloads of weapons valued at over $8 million. Routinely responsible for supervising shipboard operations (330 personnel) as a direct representative for the Commanding Officer both underway and in port. Information Systems Officer Responsible for internal and external shipboard communications. Led a division of 15 Information Systems Technicians. Provided for procurement, safeguarding and reporting of Top Secret cryptographic materials.

Education

  • Doctor of Law

    at Fordham Law School

    2002 - 2006 (4 years) New York

  • B.S. Computer Science

    at US Naval Academy

    1994 - 1998 (4 years) Maryland

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Languages

  • English Native

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