Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind Podcast

Renee Funk,”Work/Life Integration”, Co-Founder & Team Leader of The Funk Collection powered by eXp Realty shares her story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #203

December 21, 2021

Renee Funk,"Work/Life Integration", Co-Founder & Team Leader of The Funk Collection powered by eXp Realty shares her story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #203

Renee Funk along with her husband, Jeffrey, runs the Funk Collection powered by eXp in Orlando, which is one of the most successful teams in the entire state of Florida. She is a great mentor, leader, and friend. She was very candid about building her business in our interview.

More About Renee Funk:

Renee Funk Co-Founder of The Funk Collection, INMAN Ambassador, & NBA Sponsor of The Orlando Magic. Serving the Central Florida real estate market, The Funk Collection received back to back 2019 & 2020 Real Trends America's Best Award. Ranking among the top one percent of real estate professionals throughout the United States. Renee’s professional passion is customer service focused, with a love for coaching and the business development of Real Estate Agents, with authentic collaboration at the core.

As Leader of The Funk Collection, Renee delivers impressive growth including, expansion from an $8 million producing Team, to $50 million+ producing Team within 3 years. Fall 2019, Renee and Jeffrey Funk announced their multi-year Partnership with NBA Team: The Orlando Magic. Together Renee & Jeffrey were awarded the 2020 Top Couple in Orlando Real Estate by the Orlando Real Producer Publication.

Renee is a 20 year resident of the Orlando area, currently living in Windermere, Florida with her 2 sons, and husband of twenty years; Jeffrey Funk. In addition to Renee's family and real estate career, Renee's philanthropic passion remains focused on serving the Edgewood Children's Ranch, supporting at-risk youth, in Orlando, Florida.

Proudly specializing within the Southwest Orlando Real Estate Market; including Windermere, Dr. Phillips, Horizon West, and Winter Garden, and the vacation home communities near Walt Disney World, and Orlando's leading Theme Parks.

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 100 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.

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