MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) installed 2023 MIAMI Young Professionals Network (MIAMI YPN) President Katherine Arteta, C2EX, SFR, SRS at its Inaugural & Awards Celebration on Feb. 3 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
“It is an honor to serve with such a phenomenal group of leaders who are equally passionate in making a difference in our real estate community,” Arteta said. “MIAMI YPN’s focus is to continue building relationships and experiences that will help elevate each generation of young professionals to come not only on a local level, but also on a global level. We have a very special year coming up in 2023 and we are so excited to share it with the world!”
MIAMI YPN, a two-time winner of the National Association of Realtors’ Top YPN Network award, provides value and mentorship to young Realtors unlike any other Realtor group in the U.S. MIAMI YPN has won NAR’s Top YPN Network two times (2017, 2021) and was the starting place for leadership for the 2022 Florida Realtors President Christina Pappas, a longtime MIAMI leader and former MIAMI YPN president.
Former MIAMI YPN Educator of the Year Leads MIAMI YPN in 2023
Arteta is the branch manager for Luxe Properties Pembroke Pines. She has over 17 years of sales and management experience, eight being in the real estate industry.
Her need to be fully involved in all aspects of her career led her to get involved in leadership with the MIAMI Association of Realtors. At MIAMI REALTORS®, she can directly impact decisions concerning homeowner rights and provide education for agents.
Arteta’s involvement includes: 2020-present MIAMI YPN Leadership Board, 2020 MIAMI YPN Educator of the Year, 2021 MIAMI YPN Broward Chair, 2022 MIAMI YPN President- elect, 2020- 2023 Florida Realtors State Director and a proud Realtor Political Action Committee Sterling R Major Investor. Katherine is currently on the Florida Realtors Communications committee and the National Association of Realtors Land Use Property Rights and Environment Committee.
Believing you must always be growing and bettering yourself, she continuously looks for the right certifications that will help enhance her client’s experience. She currently holds the short sales and foreclosure resource certification, seller representative specialist certification & C2EX certifications by the National Association of Realtors.
Arteta’s past community involvement includes being a wish granter for Make a Wish, volunteering in the Radio Lollipop program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a past board member for the Miracle Society of Big Brothers & Big Sisters.
Announcing the 2023 MIAMI YPN – Young Professionals Leadership Council
Joining Arteta are: YPN President-Elect Dania Diaz, TRC, MRP, CNE, C2EX, PSA of RE/MAX Advance Realty; 2022 MIAMI-YPN President Chandra Etienne, C2EX, PSA, AHWD, MSIRE of Village Premier Collection; Sommer Norris of Avanti Way; Shakearah Rolle, AHWD, MRP, C2EX, SFR of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty; Simo Labriti, SFR of Keller Williams Elite Properties; Darnell Aponte, SRS, PSA of Keller Williams Partners Realty; Khalid Bryan of The Investment Property Gurus; George Cancio-bello, SRS of Lifestyle International Realty; Yara Domiati of Keller Williams Realty Partners; Karen Gomez of Real Estate Sales Force; Mate Granic, CRS of The KREN Group Powered by PLACE Keller Williams Premier Properties; Bianca Guevara, MRP, PSA, SRS of Luxe Properties; Joanna Jimenez of Compass; Linda Julien of eXp Realty – JC Sales Team; Terell Killings of Elite Realty Partners Inc.; Priscilla Ortega of Nxt Lvl Realty; Krista Richman of Melo Real Estate Group; Violeta Rocha, C2EX, SFR of Lifestyle International Realty; Sacha Roude, SRS, PSA, SFR of Real Estate Sales Force; Ruben Sanchez, CIPS, ABR, C2EX, AHWD, e-PRO, PSA, RSPS of DoMi Real Estate Advisors; Marcelo Steinmander, BHHS of EWM Realty.
Kevin Puricelli serves as VP of YPN. Teresa King Kinney, RCE, CAE, CIPS, AHWD, C2EX, RSPS serves as the CEO for the MIAMI Association of Realtors.
About the MIAMI Association of Realtors®
The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating 103 years of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of six organizations: MIAMI RESIDENTIAL, MIAMI COMMERCIAL; BROWARD-MIAMI, a division of MIAMI Realtors; JTHS-MIAMI, a division of MIAMI Realtors in the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound area; MIAMI YPN, our Young Professionals Network Council; and the award-winning MIAMI Global Council. MIAMI REALTORS represents nearly 60,000 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 242 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI REALTORS has launched its new YPN Global and will host the first-ever YPN Global Congress on Feb. 12-15, 2023, in Dubai. MIAMI has been selected to host the prestigious FIABCI World Congress on June 5-9, 2023. MIAMI’s official website is www.miamirealtors.com