MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of Realtors Commercial (MIAMI Commercial) elected Fernando Arencibia Jr., C2EX as its 2020 president. He and the 2020 MIAMI Commercial Board of Governors were installed Feb. 28 at MIAMI’s 2020 Inaugural Celebration at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
“With more than 2,700 members, MIAMI Commercial is the fifth largest commercial Realtor organization in the United States,” Arencibia Jr. said. “Our 2020 MIAMI Commercial priorities includes expanding commercial services, education, the South Florida Commercial MLS, research, technology and social media.”
MIAMI Commercial leaders impact key policy decisions and important issues affecting the South Florida commercial industry, analyze information, are actively and visibly involved in events and programming, and promote Miami and South Florida commercial and investment real estate worldwide. MIAMI represents 52,000 residential, commercial, and international real estate professionals.
Arencibia Jr. is the Broker-CEO of Arenci Properties Realty in Miami. He has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry, specializing in commercial and investment residential real estate in South Florida.
Before starting Arenci Properties Realty, he was a Realtor Broker-Associate with RE/MAX Realty 1 from June 2007 to February 2019.
He has a master’s degree in social sciences from Florida International University in 2000.
Arencibia Jr. has served as a state director and commercial committee member for the Florida Realtors since January 2017. He has served as a national director for the National Association of Realtors since January 2019, and currently serves on the NAR Commercial Committee for 2020.
His accolades include: MIAMI Association of REALTORS Commercial Leader of the Year in 2018; the 2017 RE/MAX International Hall of Fame; the 2011-18 RE/MAX International Platinum, 100% and Executive Club.
Arencibia Jr. is an active member for the South Florida community. He has been the vice-president/founding member of the MHS Maps Miami High School Alumni Professional Society since June 2011. He’s been on the Board of Trustees for D. Rafael Penalver Clinic in Little Havana since 2018 and currently serves as Treasurer. He was a board member of the Little Havana Merchant Alliance from October 2012 to October 2015. He was the REAAC FIU Real Estate Alumni Affinity Council President from June 2013 to June 2014.
Announcing the 2020 MIAMI Commercial Board
Joining Arencibia Jr. are: Commercial President-Elect Stephen R. Rigl, MBA, SIOR, CCIM of Binswanger-Gateway Partnership; 2019 Commercial President Jennifer Wollmann, CIPS, C2EX of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices EWM Realty; Governor Richard Candia of Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Governor Peter M. Catania III of PMC Prime Properties, Inc.; Governor Floyd Cerf, CCIM of The Keyes Company, Inc.; Governor Kay Conageski, SRES, ILHM, MRP of The Keyes Company, Inc.; Governor John Dohm, SIOR, CCIM, CFP of Infinity Commercial/Florida Transatlantic; Governor Augusto J. Fonte, CCIM of AJF Properties, Inc.; Governor Jennifer M. Forbes of Commercial TeamMates, Inc.; Governor Michael Hinton, CCIM of APEX Capital Realty; Governor Maria G. Juncadella, SIOR, CCIM, MBA of Fairchild Partners, Inc.; Governor Joshua Kohn of Kohn Commercial Real Estate; Governor Jonathan Lay, CCIM, MSF, MSIRE of Fairchild Partners; Governor Jamie Rose Maniscalco, MA of APEX Capital Realty; Governor Tamika Moses, MSIRE of Robin Bird Realty Inc.; Governor Lorenzo Perez Jr, CCIM, CIPS, MSIRE of Premier International Properties; Governor Rayza Perez of DWNTWN Realty Advisors; Governor Brian Sharpe of Sharpe Properties Group; Governor Yulia Vargas of AG Commercial.
Paul Cauchi serves as Chief of Commercial for the MIAMI Association of Realtors. Teresa King Kinney, CAE, CIPS, GRI, RCE, TRC serves as the CEO for the MIAMI Association of Realtors.
About MIAMI Commercial
MIAMI Commercial seeks to serve South Florida commercial members and to shape and unify the commercial real estate brokerage and service industry. The largest commercial Realtor association in Florida, MIAMI Commercial has more than 2,700 members in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties. MIAMI Commercial provides member services, including a legislative voice, education, a Code of Ethics, and networking opportunities that enhance the commercial Realtor’s knowledge base and ability to service their clients. MIAMI Commercial also organizes several events each year, such as its annual Outlook conference, one of the largest commercial events in South Florida.
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