MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) installed 2024 MIAMI Young Professionals Network (MIAMI YPN) President Dania Diaz, TRC, MRP, CNE, C2EX, PSA, CRS at its Inaugural & Awards Celebration on Feb. 2 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.
“We are the future of this association, and it is our top priority to continue to provide robust education, professional awareness, and community events to help every young professional be the best Realtor they can be,” Diaz said. “I am excited for the continued growth of our global network and am looking forward to creating more synergy with YPN’s all over 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 and 2024 Florida Realtors Secretary Jorge Guerra Jr. – two longtime MIAMI leaders and former MIAMI YPN Presidents.
Miami Native and Top Instructor Leading MIAMI YPN
She has been licensed since 2004 and has been with RE/MAX Advance Realty since 2013. Currently serving as The Miami Association of Realtors’ YPN President, Florida State Director on YPN & Global Committees, NAR Director on the Global Committee & serving in leadership capacities for over a decade.
She has instructed many well-attended classes for the board as well as presented at our District 4 conferences. Her most acclaimed presentations have been at The RE/MAX Global Conference/ R4 as a speaker in Las Vegas and at the Southeast Regional conference as a panelist.
Announcing the 2024 MIAMI YPN Board
Joining Diaz are: YPN President-Elect Simo Labriti, SFR of Keller Williams Elite Properties; 2023 YPN President Katherine Arteta, C2EX, SFR, SRS of Luxe Properties; Broward Chapter Chair Sommer Norris, C2EX, AHWD of Avanti Way; JTHS Chapter Chair Shakearah Rolle, AHWD, MRP, C2EX, SFR of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty; Darnell Aponte, SRS, PSA, C2EX of The Aponte Group Keller Williams Central; Joe Biscaha, C2EX, ABR of Compass; Khalid Bryan of The Investment Property Gurus; Antonio Correa of Real Estate Advisor; Karen Gomez of Real Estate Sales Force; Mate Granic, CRS of The KREN Group Powered by PLACE Keller Williams Premier Properties; Edward Guiardinu of Luxe Properties; Bethany Martinez, ABR, MRP, PSA, SRS of RelatedISG Realty LLC; Amy McCann of The Keyes Company; Priscilla Ortega of Nxt Lvl Realty; Krista Richman of Melo Real Estate Group; Marcelo Steinmander, BHHS EWM Realty; Gisselle Peralta of Stratwell, LLC; Cindy Summer Perez, AHWD of Ivan & Mike Team at Compass Florida; Rolando Ramirez of Portobello Living Keller Williams Miami; Ashley Silva, C2EX of Coldwell Banker Realty; Karen Trivino of Pini Real Estate.
Kevin Puricelli serves at Senior Vice President YPN for the MIAMI Association of Realtors. 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 104 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 over 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 260 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI’s official website is www.MiamiRealtors.com