Before moving to the New York City and working at BOLD, Raphael grew up in Long Island and received his degree in Economics upstate in Albany. Raphael’s vast knowledge of New York really allows him to better assist in the home buying process. Looking for a new home whether it be temporary or permanent, can be a stressful experience. Raphael believes in making this process as exciting as possible. “Nobody should ever settle when looking for a home. With me, I think people enjoy looking around the city for their perfect home”. Outside of work, Raphael blows of steam by playing sports and weight lifting. Raphael has many interests that include fine art and wine collecting, traveling and spending time with family and friends.