MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) has elected Jorge L. Guerra Jr. as its 2020 chairman of the board. He and the 2020 MIAMI leadership boards will be installed today at MIAMI’s 2020 Inaugural Celebration at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
“I’m honored to lead our association as it celebrates 100 years of service to Realtors, the home buying and selling public and South Florida,” Guerra Jr. said. “For 100 years, the MIAMI REALTORS have worked to protect homeownership rights, improve communities and benefit consumers. In 2020, the MIAMI association will continue helping MIAMI members achieve the highest level of professionalism and deliver the highest level of service to the real estate customers of our members.”
Guerra Jr. is the president and chief executive officer of Real Estate Sales Force (RESF) and has been responsible for the firm’s strategic direction and growth since its inception in 2005. Guerra Jr.’s brokerage leverages the latest technology to aggressively market properties worldwide.
Guerra Jr.’s extensive experience as a former agent, the founder, and owner of a thriving brokerage, an association executive, and a highly regarded keynote speaker has equipped him to remain on top of emerging issues and trends impacting the future of real estate.
In addition to serving as 2020 Chairman of the MIAMI REALTORS, Guerra Jr. has also held the following positions: 2018 President for the MIAMI REALTORS Residential Board of Governors, 2019 Florida Top 50 Broker Vice chair and 2019 Chair for the National Association of Realtor’s Emerging Business and Technology forum.
Guerra Jr.’s brokerage is leading the revolution in today’s evolving market – betting on technology, social media, branding, and training have paid off tremendously for RESF and the results speak for themselves, the firm has expanded to over 450 agents with offices throughout South Florida.
Guerra Jr. has won several prestigious awards including the LBA “Firm of the Year,” Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Rising Star Award and the BASF Platinum award for “Best Broker of the Year” in the division of Personal Achievement for 2006, 2007, 2008 and again in 2018. Among his most recent achievements Guerra Jr. was named one of 50 Real Trends Game Changers of 2019, as well as the Top 500 Power Broker Report for RIS Media and The Top 1000 brokerages listed in the 2018 Swanepoel Mega 1000 – among others.
Recognized as a forward-thinking real estate expert as it pertains to digital marketing – Guerra Jr. has served as a keynote speaker at a number of national and international high-profile industry events that include: MIAMI Rock the Market, Florida Realtors Convention, National Association of Realtors (NAR) Convention, NAR’s Tech Edge, Xplode Conference, NAHREP National Convention, Inman Connect Miami, Inman Connect NY, Women’s Council of Realtors and Imocionate in Spain.
Guerra Jr. serves as executive board member and education chair for the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, which works to advance sustainable Hispanic homeownership.
Guerra Jr. is an active member in the community and resides in Coral Gables along with his wife, Dinorah, and two children, Dominic and Alec.
Announcing the 2020 MIAMI Corporate Board
Joining Guerra Jr. are: Chairman of the Board-Elect Jennifer Wollmann, CPS, C2EX of BHHS EWM Realty; 2019 Chairman of the Board Jose Maria Serrano, CCIM, C2EX of New Miami Realty Corp.; Secretary Mark Sadek, CIPS of The Keyes Company; Treasurer George C. Jalil, RAA, TRC of First Service Realty, Real Living; Commercial President Fernando Arencibia, Jr., C2EX; Residential President Alberto Carrillo of RelatedISG International Realty; Broward-MIAMI President Sharon R. Lindblade, CIPS, GRI, PMN, PSA, C2EX of Century 21 Hansen Realty; JTHS-MIAMI President David Abernathy, e-PRO, C2EX of Waterfront Properties & Club Communities; YPN MIAMI President Peter Ortega, C2EX of Keller Williams Miami Beach; Commercial President-Elect Stephen R. Rigl, MBA, SIOR, CCIM of Binswanger-Gateway Partnership; Daniel A. Guerra of Fortune International Realty; Broward-MIAMI President-Elect Patrick Simm, ABR, CRS, GRI, e-PRO of Keller Williams Realty Partners SW; JTHS-MIAMI President-Elect Bill Mate of Paradise Real Estate International; YPN MIAMI President-Elect Bethany Martinez, SRS of RelatedISG International Realty; Director Ines Hegedus-Garcia, C2EX of Avanti Way Realty; Director Ron Shuffield of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty; Director Natascha Tello, CDPE, CIAS of Keller Williams Realty (Level 5 Leadership); Director Matey Veissi, CRS, CIPS, TRC, RSPS of Veissi & Associates, Inc.; Director Moe Veissi of Veissi & Associates, Inc.; Director Christopher Zoller, CRS, C2EX of EWM Realty International.
Teresa King Kinney, CAE, CIPS, GRI, RCE, TRC serves as the CEO for the MIAMI Association of Realtors.
About the MIAMI Association of Realtors
The MIAMI Association of Realtors was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating 100 years of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of six organizations, the Residential Association, the Realtors Commercial Alliance, the Broward-MIAMI Association of Realtors, the Jupiter Tequesta Hobe Sound (JTHS-MIAMI) Council, the Young Professionals Network (YPN) Council and the award-winning International Council, it represents 52,000 total real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage. It is the largest local Realtor association in the U.S. and has official partnerships with 222 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI’s official website is www.MiamiRealtors.com