About Jake Garay

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Jake Garay

Jake Garay

Team Lead, Associate Real Estate Broker

Get to Know Jake

Jake Garay is one of the most effective, top-performing and highly respected real estate brokers in the Hudson Valley. A leader in luxury and investment real estate, Jake is a dynamic force in the Hudson Valley real estate market. Drawing from his previous experience in both construction and design, Jake presents a unique blend of knowledge, experience, and skill in assisting his clientele. After refining his skills as a solo agent, Jake joined The Blake Michaud Team in 2019, and in 2023, partnered with Blake Michaud to form The Garay-Michaud Team, a full-service, multi-faceted real estate team that is an extension of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Over the last several years, The Garay-Michaud Team has dominated the real estate industry, consistently ranked as one of the top 20 Berkshire Hathaway teams in the world, assisting their clients in 165 transactions totaling over $75 Million in closed sales in 2022. Jake's passion for real estate shines through his relentless work ethic and love for his clients. He is sought out for his real estate expertise and guidance from top investors and developers from around the country. His insider’s knowledge of New York's ever-changing real estate and economic markets and affinity to serve have quickly made him an industry recognized name. Jake has earned his reputation as a client first, forward thinking broker through his uncompromising professionalism and dedication to success.

Jake was great. He addressed questions on time and made the entire home buying process easy. As a first-time home buyer, Jake made the entire experience clear and easy to understand.

— Kyla M.


The sale of our condo by Jake Garay proved to be a good decision to list because it was swift and trouble-free. We have already recommended him to all the people we know that are interested in selling or buying.

— Annette


I would recommend Jake to anyone buying a property. Jake is someone you can trust, always putting your best interest first. He is extremely proactive in ensuring the success of your purchase. Jake simply delivers results for home buyers making the home buying experience stress free.

— Vincent Martin | Captain, United States Military


Jake is a professional in every sense of the word. From searching for properties to fit my needs to insight on current market trends & conditions, Jake excels in all areas of Real Estate. He is easy to get in touch with and always more than happy to go the extra mile. Looking forward to working with him again.

— Donato Traditi | Licensed Home Inspector


Jake is one of the most dedicated professionals in the area. He will take the time to meet, review and explain every detail of the home buying process. He is also one of the best when it comes to nailing down a price point for an offer that is aggressive and realistic. I would recommend Jake to anybody who is in the market to buy or sell a home.

— Eric Traditi | Certified Financial Planner, Ameriprise Financial


Jake is hard working and has great integrity! He will be upfront and honest as that is what he prides himself on being. He is very knowledgeable and if he does not have the answers he will get them as quickly as he can. Jake has been great for helping me in the deals he has helped me close! If you choose Jake to help or represent you I can assure you he won't let you down!

— Kristine G.

Work With Jake

Jake values all of his clients and strives to build strong, lasting relationships with them that go far beyond business. Jake understands how much families put on the line when they invest in a home, which is why he works closely with them every step of the way--making the otherwise overwhelming process completely stress-free.