Luis Padilla, ”Always Lead with your heart”, Owner of Re/Max Oceanside, Realtor and Business Coach, shares his story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #215
Luis Padilla, "Always Lead with your heart", Owner of Re/Max Oceanside, Realtor and Business Coach, shares his story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #215
Luis Padilla, incoming NAHREP National President, sits down with me to discuss his 30-year career and lessons learned throughout the journey. His leadership in our industry and community is something I have admired in him for years.
More About Luis Padilla:
Luis is the Co-Owner of Re/Max Oceanside Realty along with his wife Debbie, in sunny Bay Harbor Island, FL. Luis's extensive financial background began at St. Thomas University, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in finance, and a minor in business. His career has taken him from commercial and residential lending, to real estate sales, as well as owning numerous real estate businesses for the past 35 years.
Luis sits on the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, national Board of Director and is also the Chair of the Chapter Coaches Network. He is also the past president of NAHREP South FL, and was ranked #23 in the 2016 top 250 NAHREP Latino Agents with 169 sides, that year. Apart from his role with NAHREP, Luis is also a Tom Ferry real estate Business Coach.
Luis has received various accolades such as: 100% Club , #21 income producer for the region and this years Re/Max's Chairman's Club Award. Luis's first passion in life is spending time on his boat with his wife and three wonderful kids.
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.