Sarah Michael, Vice President, currently works with City National Bank’s small business clients on the West Coast. Prior to this, she spent five years at First American working with large medical institutions across the nation.
Sarah enjoys learning about the complex needs of her clients’ and devotes herself to building the expertise necessary to develop customized financing solutions to meet those needs.
Sarah believes that the continuous pursuit of professional and personal development is the means to a fulfilling life. She obtained her M.B.A. from the Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as a B.A. in Spanish and a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She was also one of the first Certified Lease and Finance Professionals (CLFP) in the world – a prestigious credential achieved by those with a deep understanding of the equipment lease and finance industry.
During her free time, Sarah enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time outdoors. She currently resides in Penfield, NY with her husband, Jonah, step-daughter, Amelia, their son Vance, and their furry family members, Lucky, Callie, Jax, Snowy, and McGee.