Michael Fourte is the Managing Member of Fourte International Real Estate.
While Michael Fourte practices in several areas he is a highly regarded expert in real estate, finance, construction and military matters. He has litigated matters at the municipal, state, county, federal and appellate level.
Real Estate Matters. He is one of the few attorney's licensed in New Jersey who holds a New Jersey Real Estate Broker's License and who is licensed by the State of New Jersey to teach the New Jersey pre-licensing and continuing education courses of instruction in Real Estate and Title Insurance.
Financial Matters. Michael holds and MBA with a concentration in Information Systems. One of his first real estate finance cases, just one year out of law school, Fourte v. Countrywide, was filed on behalf of all servicemembers who were discriminated against by the now defunct Countrywide Home Loans. The case resulted in a published opinion in the Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey. 2009 WL 2998110 (U.S. Dist. Ct. D. N.J. 2009). Since then Michael has handled cases involving other major banks and credit unions.
Technical Matters. Michael also holds an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.) accredited Computer Science degree from the United States Naval Academy. He was the National Society of Black Engineer’s Keynote Speaker for the NSBE Region I conference in 2011 in Hauppauge, New York. Michael has also represented construction contractors and professional engineers against Building Code Officials and Municipalities both in Superior Court and the County Construction Boards of Appeal.
Military and Veteran Matters. Michael is a proud Veteran of the United States Navy where he has served in the reserves for over 20 years. Michael holds the rank of Commander which is a Senior Military Officer and equivalent to a Lieutenant Colonel.