Mike Karisny


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Mike Karisny is a top-selling REALTOR® in the United States, who is respected for his market knowledge, integrity, and unmatched commitment. Bolstered by his intimate knowledge of the Fox Cities and keen negotiating skills, he delivers smooth real estate-related experiences for clients & customers. With over 3 decades of commitment to the real estate industry, Mike has been involved with thousands of real estate transactions and nearly $500,000,000 in sales.

Mike was recently appointed to the prestigious REALTORS® Association of Northeast Wisconsin (RANW) MLS Board of Directors

“I have known Mike through the business since he started in real estate. He is so well regarded in the community that his name was naturally at the very top of the list (for MLS Board appointment). We could not be more pleased and excited that he has agreed to serve,” said RANW President Michael Sewell.

RANW is a trade association providing services to the real estate community in northeast Wisconsin, with membership of nearly 2500 professionals. Additionally, Mike is an advocate for Pillars [assisting those in need of shelter] and The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.

For most of his life, Mike has lived in the Fox Cities. He attended St. Mary Central High School in Menasha, where he enjoyed a successful academic and athletic career. After high school, Mike attended the University of Wisconsin Green Bay (UWGB), where he played collegiate basketball for coaching legend Dick Bennett. While at UWGB, Mike was also awarded the prestigious “Chancellor’s Medallion” – for his leadership & service to the community while in college. Mike believes strongly in bringing that passion and drive to his work … EVERY DAY!

Mike was fortunate to learn about real estate at the footsteps of his father, Bob Karisny – and his uncle, Jack Drzewiecki – when Mike began in real estate over three decades ago. Mike said he considers Bob and Jack to be “on the Mount Rushmore of real estate in Northeast Wisconsin“.

Mike and his wife, Shannon, have five children (pictured at their wedding in 2019). They love entertaining friends and family. In their leisure time, they enjoy golfing, hiking, traveling, attending sporting events and music concerts.

Mike Karisny is ranked among the top Real Estate Agents in the United States!

  • Consistently ranks among the top-selling agents in the state of Wisconsin
  • Among the top percentile of real estate agents in the United States
  • Annual Acre Realty Sales Award Winner who has helped thousands of families buy & sell homes
  • Named by Zillow & Real Trends as One of America’s Best Real Estate Agents


New Construction, Townhomes and Condos, Existing Homes, First Time Buyers, Farm and Ranch, Residential, Existing Homes, Luxury Homes, Custom Homes, Relocation, Historic Homes, Executive Homes, Retirement

I thrive on collaboration and communication, and my clients take notice! Cornerstones like respect, strong work ethic, and integrity are the foundation of my real estate career!