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Margaret Juvelier, "You are a Mirror: What you do, should reflect back" CEO of Puerto Rico Sotheby's International Realty on Gl. . .
Margaret Juvelier, "You are a Mirror: What you do, should reflect back" CEO of Puerto Rico Sotheby's International Realty on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #132
Margaret Juvelier was one of the top agents in New York city for over 25 years who decided to leave it all behind, buy the Sotheby's franchise in Puerto Rico and create a high-end luxury market. Her tenacity and vision has certainly paid off in the last 8 years. She is a dear friend who shares some wonderful life lessons in our conversation.
More About Margaret Juvelier:
Up until September of 2012, Margaret Pena Juvelier was a Senior Vice President and Associate Broker with Sotheby's International Realty in New York City, joining the firm in 1986 shortly after starting her real estate career. In September of 2012, Margaret gracefully transitioned, after 28 years in the acclaimed NY office, to become Founder/President of Puerto Rico Sotheby's International Realty, located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A seasoned, savvy and skilled negotiator, Margaret has sold in excess of $800 million worth of properties and has created stellar sales including the most recent sale of 5th Avenue property selling at $32,000,000 substantially above the asking price and featured in the Wall Street Journal. Her performance as a producer has been consistently in the top percentile. She was in the top ten producers in 2007 and 2011. Margaret was featured as one of Manhattan's "big budget brokers" in the wealthiest zip code on the Upper East Side in Gotham magazine, as well as being noted in periodicals such as the Wall Street Journal, for her success. Specializing in residential sales, and unique homes , Margaret covers a broad range of property type. She is an extremely hard worker with a passion for properties, shown through her dedication and professionalism which is evident to all who work with her. Margaret has assisted international investors in securing prime, luxury-brand, Manhattan residential real estate. It is with great excitement and enthusiasm Margaret enters the Caribbean marketplace. With an International eye on the market, she brings this knowledge and expertise to her client. Margaret speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese.
More About Michael Valdes:
Michael Valdes is the newly named executive vice president of International Expansion at eXp Realty. Previously Michael was the senior vice president of global servicing for Realogy Corporation, one of the world's largest real estate companies and parent to Coldwell Banker, C21 and Sotheby’s.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for just under a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent. Mr. 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 the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm and a member of Forbes Real Estate Council. 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.