|Michael K Martin
Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc.
Michael was born and raised in the lower peninsula of Michigan and was
exposed early to the waters of the Great Lakes, spending a good
amount of his childhood enjoying fishing and pleasure cruising on these
waters. Michael enlisted in the United States Navy as an Electronic
Technician and spent over four years at sea in the Mediterranean, North
Atlantic, Caribbean and Western Pacific.
As an honorably discharged veteran of the Persian Gulf War, Michael
made the decision to take the skills and experiences he acquired during
his military service to the civilian market where he has spent over 20
years in various technology related industries and business operations
roles. Michael holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Management
from Indiana Wesleyan University and his international business
experience provides him with an exceptional foundation to manage all
aspects of the yacht buying and selling business worldwide.
Michael approached Curtis Stokes in 2013 looking for a new adventure
in the yacht brokerage business, following his passion for boating.
Michael operates as a yacht broker for Curtis Stokes & Associates, Inc.
covering the Great Lakes region and surrounding states but travels anywhere for his clients.
Michael currently owns and operates his pleasure craft out of the
Cleveland, Ohio area where the Ohio River is one of his favorite places
to cruise. Michaelís love of the water and boating continues below the
surface as he is a certified scuba diver, diving primarily in Mexico and
Florida. Additionally Michael holds a Private Pilotís license and enjoys
flying around the Great Lakes.