Michael Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors and a member of Forbes' Real Estate Council. Additionally, he is a member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness. He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.
Michael has been mentoring those entering the field and many who wanted to increase their average sales price and yearly revenue. The Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind podcast was born as a vehicle to reach and help a larger audience. The podcast guests are leaders in the real estate industry in a variety of roles and they share candid and useful stories of how they achieved their success. The podcast is meant to be inspiring and aspirational and to elevate others while serving our community with humility and grace.