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Fernando Arencibia Jr.
Florida Realtors President G. Mike McGraw, left, congratulates Fernando Arencibia Jr. on a first for Florida Realtors, winning two awards in one year, the 2023 Realtor Achievement Award and the Commercial Realtor Achievement Award.

Miami Realtor® Wins 2023 Realtor Achievement Award

ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Realtors® recognized Fernando Arencibia Jr., a member of the Miami Association of Realtors, as the winner of its 2023 Realtor Achievement Award, which recognizes a Realtor who serves as manager, broker of record or officer in his or her company.

Presented at the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla., the award acknowledges the winner’s previous three years’ contributions to the community, local, state and national Realtor associations.

Arencibia’s many contributions to his local association include being part of the Miami Commercial leadership team in 2019 that launched South Florida’s only commercial multiple listing service (MLS) and consumer portal. Then as 2020 president of the Miami Commercial division, he helped form new commercial partnerships with products and services that continue to benefit local members. He currently serves on the Miami Realtors Building Advisory Board, which is overseeing construction of the association’s new global headquarters.

Arencibia is a member of the board of directors for Florida Realtors and the National Association of Realtors; and has served on multiple professional committees at the state, national and local levels. Currently, he is the 2023 chair of the Florida Realtors Commercial Committee and serves on the NAR Commercial Real Estate Research Advisory Board.

As the state association’s commercial chair, he has helped create quarterly meetings between Florida Realtors Commercial and the Florida chapter presidents and presidents-elect of commercial institutes and partners, such as the Certified Commercial Institute Member (CCIM), and the Specialist in Industrial and Office Real Estate (SIOR), and other key commercial leaders.

A Crystal R major investor in the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC), Arencibia believes in investing in his profession and supporting advocacy efforts.

In service to his local community, he volunteers his time and talents to several organizations. Arencibia is a founding member and the current vice president of the Miami High School Alumni Professional Society (MHS Maps) since 2011. A member of the board of trustees for the D. Rafael Penalver Clinic in Little Havana since 2018, he currently serves as its treasurer.

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