Carlos R. Peña

Realtor Associate (704) 915-2630
Languages: English, Spanish

After many years in banking, lending, and investments Carlos Peña leveraged his expertise in business and finance towards helping real estate buyers, sellers, and renters achieve their goals. His understanding that successful real estate is equal parts vision, market analysis, personal service, and skill with transactions, Carlos is the kind of real estate professional that clients like and respect for his knowledge and helpful attitude. "I prefer to think of myself as a consultant to my clients ' their resource for all things related to the real estate realm," he says. "My goal is always to build long-lasting relationships that translate

to success and beneficial opportunities for all involved."

In his previous roles in banking and lending, Carlos worked for various major financial institutions including Bank of America, Suntrust Bank, and BB&T, winning awards for excellence and leadership at all three institutions. During his time in the industry, he was responsible for evaluating, authorizing, and approving mortgage and other loan applications and managing large comprehensive loan portfolios. He routinely served both international as well as domestic clients, a talent that he now applies broadly to the South Florida real estate market and the many nationalities involved within it.

In addition to his significant business and financial experience, Carlos also provides the unique real estate perspective of someone who has lived and worked in Miami for many years. He is well-versed in top neighborhoods such as Brickell, Downtown, Midtown, Edgewater, Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, Fisher Island, South Beach, and the Venetian Islands ' and specializes in both high-end condominiums and commercial real estate properties. Prior to living in Miami, Carlos lived in New York, North Carolina, and in his hometown of Bogota, Colombia where he was born and raised. Today, with Miami as his new home, he loves the beauty of the city, the year-round great weather, the unique strategic connection to South America and the Caribbean, and the constantly growing and evolving nature of the community.

When he isn't busy with work, Carlos enjoys traveling and boasts stamps from more than 30 countries in his passport. He also loves to DJ and produce music when he has time. As well, Carlos is involved in his local community through the United Way, Colombianitos, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, and the Red Cross. His personal philosophy to success is to "Live with passion, commitment, and integrity," he shares. "I make it a point to have a clear vision and goals, and then do everything at 100% to achieve them."
Carlos is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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