Jorge Luis Cantero
Fluent In: English, Spanish
Jorge L. Cantero, is a Broker-Associate with EWM, Inc. Prior to his current affiliation, he was the Broker-owner of Apollo Group Realty, inc., for over 15 years.
Professional Real Estate Experience: Real Estate Broker in New York from 1971 to 1982. He has been actively licensed in Florida since 1985. Jorge was the top producing (Centurion) agent for Century 21, in Dade County for three consecutive years. As a broker-owner, his company won a contract from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to be the exclusive agent for the marketing, management and selling of government owned properties. He was also chosen by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to market and sell real estate assets from failed financial institutions. Jorge is a Real Estate instructor for the Florida and National Association of Realtors, as well as, the International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA). Because Jorge's high level of real estate experience and expertise, he has been asked to teach other real estate professionals throughout the United States and overseas, in Asia, The Caribbean, Europe and in North, Central and South America.
Additional Professional Experience: Jorge recently completed, in 2006, a Masters of Science in International Real Estate, at Florida International University (FIU). He also holds Bachelors and Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering from City college of New York (CCNY) and New York University (NYU), respectively. Jorge worked as a chemical engineer in the pharmaceutical industry from 1968 to 1985. He work as a Junior engineer for New York City's Traffic Department from 1963 to 1970.
Expertise and Capabilities: His professional real estate specialties are: Real Estate Brokerage-Contract Negotiation, Leasing, Marketing and Sales-, International Marketing and Sales of Commercial and Residential Properties, Property Disposition-for institutions and individuals. Pre-foreclosures, Short Sales. 1031 Real estate exchanges, Property Management, Financial and Feasibility Analysis, Training of real estate practitioners and International Keynote Speaker.
Leadership: Apart from leading his successful company for over 15 years, Jorge was elected President of the then 7,000-member Residential Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches. He served as District Vice-President for the Florida Association of Realtors and Chairman of the International Operations Committee for the one-million member National Association of Realtors.
Networking Capabilities: As a result of his broad exposure to Realtors throghout the United States and foreign countries, Jorge can effectively call on other professionals for the successful accomplishment of your real estate objectives.
Awards & Designations
GRI, CIPS, CRB, CRS, TRC, GREEN Designee