Michel is experienced in all types of real estate investments, in all types of markets and economic conditions.  With a Multilingual Team that is fluent in English, French, Romanian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and which includes strong legal marketing and accounting backgrounds. Our team can manage all aspects of any type of transaction with the experience and confidence that assures our clients of the highest service standards.  
Michel Schiess, PA, CIPS
Commercial & Residential Realtor®
English, French, Italian, Rumanian
Michel is a native of Switzerland, where he began his real estate experience in 1980 as an agent and developer. In 1992, he moved with his family to Boca Raton, Florida.
Michel held a Florida Real Estate License since 1997, and has an extensive background in Real Estate Commercial and Residential, spanning more than 20 years, including experience in the related Mortgage Brokerage industry.
Michel is a full time Real Estate Associate with United Realty Group, Inc. in Boca Raton. He serves the three counties, from Miami to West Palm Beach.
Michel has the skill and knowledge of the real estate industry including identifying a viable project and negotiation. He is reliable, acts quickly to help and assist his customers from start and even after the closing.
Michel can manage all aspects of a transaction with the experience and confidence that assures his clients of the highest standard of services “Experience Matters”.
CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist)
GBA (Global Business Alliance)
RCA (Realtor Commercial Alliance)
CG (CREA Global Canada)

Florida Licensed

Real Estate Agent, since 1997

"Experience matters"

Scott A. Field, MBA
Commercial & Residential Realtor®
English, French 
A leading licensed Florida real estate agent in Boca Raton since 2002. Executive Relocation, Physician Relocation Specialist. Serving Buyers and Sellers of Commercial, Luxury Residential and Investment properties throughout South Florida, highly qualified professional resource network.
Honored with the 2014 REALTOR® of the Year Award from Realtors Commercial Alliance of the Palm Beaches, Scott's leadership experience includes 2017 and 2018 RCA President, and years of service on the board of directors and various committees with the REALTORS® Association of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAPB+GFLR).
Prior professional experience includes senior management positions, business ownership, business strategy consulting, sales, marketing, account management, troubleshooting, and operations. 
Highly experienced in commercial and investment property,
MBA, Washington University, St. Louis.
BA, Economics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Gisele Salas, BA
Residential Realtor®
English, French, German
Gisele is a native of Germany, moved to New York in 1982 where she obtained her BA in economics at Fordham University. Professionally she has attained over 35 years of sales and customer service in the field of investment management (a million-dollar producer both with UBS (Union de Bank of Switzerland) and Smith Barney/Citi, combining it with her insurance experience brought it to a different level of financial "savoir" 
She has been blessed by creating long-lasting and fulfilling relationships by providing highest level of professional service.
Her abilities include great communication skills, thoroughness, superior follow-up, fluency in French and German, knowledge of Spanish, and attract a wide array of international clients

Associate Advisors

James Bishop
Real Estate Investment & Lending Advisor
With over 40 years of real estate investing and lending experience, James is the Founder and owner of WhiteStar Advisors, LLC and WhiteStar Properties, LLC. Prior to the founding of WhiteStar, Jim served as a senior officer at a major New York investment banking firm, where he was responsible for the financing and development of real estate, energy and infrastructure projects. Later, he was a founder and CEO of Oxbridge Partners, a New York based merchant banking firm that specialized in complex cross-border transactions involving real estate, energy, transportation, and infrastructure. Following the sale of Oxbridge Partners, Jim served as President of Janus Industries (the ocean shipping company formerly known as United States Lines), which he transitioned into a hotel and real estate company, and as President of a California based company providing a wide variety of technical services for oil and gas well drillers and producers in the United States, Canada, South America and Southern Africa, as well as a member of the board of directors of Gunther International, Ltd., Capital City Energy Group, Janus Industries, Inc., Caribbean Clubs international, Inc., and as a member of the advisory board of Paradise Bank.
Jim earned a degree in finance (secondary emphasis in economics and accounting) from Georgia State University, and a Juris Doctorate from Concord University School of Law, and holds a Florida real estate broker’s license.  He is a member of the American Bar Association and a member of its sections on Real Estate and Construction Law.
Anthony A. Velardy, Esq.
Real Estate & Business Law
English, French

Anthony’s practice focuses on residential and commercial real estate, zoning, land use, estate planning, probate, guardianships, trust, assets protection, and corporate/business law.

Anthony is a licensed title agent of Old Republic/Attorneys’ Title fund, Fidelity, Westcor, and First American, and he holds an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Anthony teaches continuing education courses to realtors and real estate professionals throughout the State of Florida.

Recently Anthony represented:

  • an investment group in the acquisition of a $109 million hotel portfolio.

  • a developer in the construction and financing of a $49 million assisted living facility in Naples, Florida.

  • developers for construction and financing projects from $4 million to $45 million in the Florida area.

Anthony published more than 20 books concerning Real Estate law. He is member of the Florida Bar, America Bar Association, South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Realtor Association of the Palm Beach and Greater Fort Lauderdale, Knight of Columbus.

Since 2009, Anthony holds a Juris Doctor diploma from Stetson University of Law, and in 2006 a Bachelor of Arts from University of Notre Dame.

Isabel Castillo, Esq.
Immigration Law
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Isabel del Cid Castillo, Esq. has been practicing law since 2003 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from the University of Florida.  Ms. Castillo is a member of the Florida Bar and also of the Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida. 
After graduating from law school, Ms. Castillo gained her trial experience working as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County where she completed dozens of judge and jury trials. She then decided to extend her areas of focus to immigration law. 
Ms. Castillo founded the Law Offices of Isabel Castillo, P.A., focusing on immigration law. Ms. Castillo’s immigration practice focuses on helping corporate clients seeking outstanding foreign employees as well as helping foreign investors get the appropriate type of visa to allow them to live and work in the United States. 
Evariste Ohinches
Lawyer in Luxembourg
English, French, German
Evariste OHINCHÉ studied law in Germany, France and Luxembourg. He is a researcher at Saarland University (Germany) in the field of financial market regulation. He has been a managing partner of the OHINCHE-LAHORGUE-AVOCATS law firm since 2015.
Attorney Ohinché advises companies and individuals on questions of corporate law, M&A, especially in the areas of commercial and corporate law, private equity and venture capital, banking and capital markets law, as well as employment law and real estate law.
Attorney Ohinché advises on cross-border issues within the EU, in particular between Luxembourg, France and Germany, and also in Africa.
Jean-Philippe Lahorgue
Lawyer at the High Court of Luxembourg
English, French, German
Extremely knowledgeable, quick and accurate an experienced, talented and highly-respected for his professional, friendly approach Jean-Philippe LAHORGUE is a dual-qualified Barrister and Solicitor of the Luxembourg and French bar Associations and works cross-border in both jurisdictions.
Jean-Philippe Lahorgue advises businesses and individuals in tax law, corporate and commercial law, employment law, general civil law and criminal law.
David Sutter
Partner, Geneva Office Manager
Commercial Real Estate, Mortgage and Insurance Specialist
English and French
David is a native of Switzerland fluent in French and English, with a BBA and AFA (Register of Insurance Intermediaries of FINMA).
David began his career in finance in 2006 working the private banking sector with private clientele in Europe (Crédit Agricole Suisse SA and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise).  In 2013 David joined a family practice with the focus on finding insurance solutions for small and medium size companies based in Western Switzerland. He became an associate in 2017.
David's experience in finance and insurance in addition knowledge of the local market provides a competitive advantage with mortgage transactions.  Also, to prepare files obtaining loans from banks and insurance companies.
Marie Stegner
Luxury Real Estate Advisor
English, French, German


Marie has recently joined our Geneva, Switzerland office as liaison to our European clientele.
Marie also collaborate with international business lawyers in communications of the Prestigious Properties.
Marie has earned a degree in Behavioral and Environmental Science, also as Professional Coach attested by ICN Business School.  She is married and mother to three boys, currently residing between France and Luxembourg.
She has acquired more than 20 years of expertise of business including human resources, strategy development, risk analysis, communication, career development and prevention of psychosocial risks.
Dominique Sidot
Commercial & Residential Real Estate Advisor
English, French, German and Thai

Dominique has recently open our Emirate office in Dubai as a liaison to our Emiratis clientele.

Dominique has extensive experience in luxury hospitality and management. Being a French native he has worked in various places in the world, Dominique has a respect for different cultures and knows what customized luxury is. His priority is always to ensure his clients are happy and find what they are looking for.  Dominique values the trust and expectation his clients place on him.
After managing luxurious properties in France and Switzerland, where he was awarded a certificate of excellence the past two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017. With great enthusiasm for helping people and extensive knowledge in luxury hospitality, he will provide the best service possible. Dominique is fluent in English, French, German.

Michel Schiess, PA, CIPS

Commercial & Residential Realtor®

United Realty Group, Inc.
Michel Schiess, PA, CIPS
1-561-716-7233 Cell.
Email. MSchiessPA@gmail.com
5550 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 USA
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