Michael was born in Cleethorpes in January 1959 where he lived until he moved to London. He went to school at Carmel College in Oxfordshire where he met many of his life-long friends.
He had always been property-orientated in his career, starting off as a residential agent in Grimsby before progressing into a commercial agency in London in 1978.
Michael married Joanne in 1997 and they had a wonderful daughter together. Michael felt that this made his life complete.
Michael was a tremendously charismatic person who loved life to the full, devoting many hours to family and friends. He always had a smile on his face and was always there with a joke. He continually put others first and touched everybody’s life with his infectious personality and warmth.