Precious Metals, Fine Art, Jewelry & Specie
Michael is the Precious Metals, Fine Art, Jewelry & Specie Practice Leader at Foa & Son. As an expert in specie insurance, he specializes in the Inland Marine Inventory insurance lines of fine art dealers and galleries, coin and currency dealers, precious metals dealers, jewelry and diamond dealers, retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, refiners, and transporters.
Utilizing the Lloyd’s of London insurance marketplace as well as numerous U.S. domestic carriers, he has been successful in reducing premium costs while increasing limits and broadening coverage to address his clients’ needs and exposures. With an acute attention to detail and a relationship-based client focus, he continues to exceed client expectations in service and customer satisfaction.
In addition to the commercial specie insurance practice, Michael leads Foa & Son’s personal jewelry and collectors insurance programs, providing competitive coverage terms for collectors and enthusiasts of jewelry, fine arts, antiques, rare coins, musical instruments, sports memorabilia, and other valued collectibles.
Michael is a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), Florida United Numismatists (FUN) and the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI).
Michael has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.