Tuesday Apr 05, 2022
Tuesday Apr 05, 2022
Elias Astuto, "Speak to Add Value", Head of Fast Real Estate, powered by eXp, shares his story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #218
Elias Astuto, Head of Fast Real Estate, powered by eXp in Northern California. An accomplished leader in our industry he is a sought-after coach and public speaker. He has dedicated himself to the pursuit of helping others achieve their excellence.
More About Elias Astuto:
In the recent years, Elias has poured his energy, time, focus, and attention into the real estate industry. Prior to taking on the role with EXP and #TEAMFAST, Elias was the East Bay Sales Manager for the Bay Area, tech centered, indie Brokerage, Climb Real Estate. Elias played a vital role is building culture, and growing the Oakland and Contra Costa offices. Prior to his role at Climb Real Estate, he was the Greater Bay Area District Manager for Coldwell Banker Powered By ZIP. For multiple years, Elias' team was a nationwide leader.
Elias boast a rich history of client advocacy. Over the years, he has developed a true understanding of the communication process. He prides himself in being skilled negotiator for his clients. His transparency, and attention to detail, allow clients to feel at ease and trust that he has their best intentions at heart.
Elias pours his passion and energy into every client he deals with because he believes they truly deserve it.
About Michael Valdes:
Michael Valdes is the President of eXp Global. He is currently the only Latino President of a publicly traded real estate company in the country (Nasdaq: EXPI). In his first year of joining, he has led a team that has opened 12 countries in 12 months without ever getting on a plane which is a feat that has never been done in the industry. This model has successfully touched the lives of thousands of people across the globe and given them an opportunity to change their lives.
Michael was the former Senior Vice President of Global Servicing for Realogy Corporation. In that role he oversaw the international servicing platform for all Realogy brands including Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Better Homes & Garden, Corcoran, Climb and Sotheby’s International Realty in 113 countries. He had been with Realogy in a variety of roles for 15 years. Prior to that, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for 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. Additionally, he is a the Executive Chair of eXp Latino and former member of the Realogy Diversity Board as well as the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG. 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.
Michael is also the host of "The Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind" podcast which focuses on interviewing global leaders in the industry. It is currently distributed in over 90 countries and has over 10 million impressions. He is also a current member of the Forbes Real Estate Advisory Council.
He currently resides in New York City and has a home in Miami.