The Lewis Group, Raleigh Commercial Real Estate Brokers, Michael Lewis

About Us

Foremost, we serve the Raleigh/Triangle marketplace, where we have lived and worked since the early 1980s. Through our longstanding relationships and connections with SIOR and CCIM, we offer real estate services throughout North America with trusted advisors and friends.

Our property expertise covers office, retail, industrial, warehouse and land. By virtue of hard work, discipline, innovation, a commitment to integrity and time in the marketplace, The Lewis Group has become a leading authority on the Raleigh Triangle market and provides local, regional and outside investors and corporations with the personalized attention they deserve to make the best possible property and business decisions.

Our Team

Mike Lewis


W. Michael Lewis, CCIM, SIOR, is President of Raleigh, NC-based The Lewis Group CORFAC International. Mike formed The Lewis Group in 2000 to provide office and industrial property owners, occupiers and investors with institutional-quality services in an entrepreneurial environment that favors agility, principal involvement and local decision making.

Lewis started his career in 1984 with Cushman & Wakefield, Raleigh-Durham, NC and later was a principal and one of the two founding brokers for what is now the Cassidy Turley (DTZ) office in The Triangle. In addition to landlord representation and tenant representation, Lewis provides transaction management services and development advisory services. He has been involved in numerous local and regional development projects, which include a 60,000-square-foot Class A office building and several low-rise industrial/flex projects in the Raleigh area.

During his career, Lewis has participated in over 8 million square feet of office lease and sale transactions, more than 300 million square feet of industrial property deals and purchased or sold over 5,000 acres of land for clients. Some of his clients have included Thermo Fisher, Fed Ex, General Electric, Georgia-Pacific, Panattoni Development, Philips, U.S. Postal Service, SYSCO, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Verizon, and others.

The Lewis Group is the exclusive CORFAC International affiliate in North Carolina and Mike has been a member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1993 and 1994, respectfully. He has been recognized for more than a dozen career accomplishments and awards, such as Largest Office Transaction (1998, by Carolinas Chapter SIOR), Largest Industrial Transaction (1999, REDY Awards/Deals of the Year), Largest Chapter Referral (2003, Carolinas Chapter SIOR) and TCAR Million Dollar Club in 2011, among others.

Lewis possesses a North Carolina Real Estate Broker’s License and since 1984 has maintained affiliations with the National Association of Realtors, North Carolina Association of Realtors and the Raleigh Board of Realtors/TCAR. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


(919) 828-8800 Ext: 1
Fax: 919-828-8819

Alison Starosky


Alison Starosky joined The Lewis Group in 2012 and is responsible for day-to-day operations, specifically overall team support, listing management, contract/lease negotiations, record maintenance and client interface. In addition, Alison conducts market research and prepares property analytics (“comps), manages property inquiry surveys, tour packages and related elements associated with marketing property or procuring property on behalf of The Lewis Group clients.

Previously, Alison has worked in multifamily communities (leasing and management) and sold residential real estate in South Carolina with InterMark Management, The Keswick Apartments community, a real estate team within Russell & Jeffcoat Realtors, as a Leasing Agent at The Grove at Wildwood, Schaedle, Worthington and Hyde Properties. Her association with The Lewis Group dates back to 2004, when she was the property manager on an asset in which company founder Mike Lewis was involved with as a partner. She is from Rochester, New York.


(919) 828-8800 Ext: 3
Fax: 919-828-8819