Ahmed Badat

Ahmed Badat of AMB Realty and Investment is in the real estate business for the last 30 years working with local and global clients. He is the Past President and the 2015 “Realtor of the Year” for the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors® (MORe). MORe is the largest real estate association in Illinois and the 4th largest in the USA with 16,000 plus members headquartered in suburban Chicagoland. Ahmed holds the AHWD, CIPS, e-PRO & TRC designations and is the NAR President’s Liaison (PL) to the United Arab Emirates since 2015 and serves on various local, state and national committees.


Ariane Artinian

Ariane Artinian, a French journalist is founding editor of BazikPress, a content agency established in Paris which deals with all matters related to real estate and life style. She is managing editor of the “Journal de 1’Agence”, a leading B to B magazine for French realtors published by BazikPress.

Prior to creating her own agency, she was Chief Editor of the business/finance section for the magazine Capital (1993-2000), then Associate Editor at Challenges (2000-2008),
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in charge of personal finance and lifestyle covers.

For Ariane Artinian, being interested in private dwellings, investment or real estate related economics means also being interested in people, in their culture, in their psychology. She strongly believes that real estate needs to be considered as much as an economic object as a symbolic object. This explains her membership as a psychoanalyst to the LAF. She holds a Master of Applied Economics from Paris Dauphine University and a DEA of Economic Policy from Science Po Paris.


Ayres D’Cunha

Ayres D’Cunha is a Realtor with New York based, KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY in Greater Nassau. Ayres is a graduate of St. Xavier’s Institute of Technology in Bombay, India where he studied Radio/Television Engineering. After graduation, he worked in a managerial position with JVC’s Professional/Broadcast International Division in Dubai, later his passion for film, along with his fascination of the latest in video technology; lead him to New York where he was offered a position at a leading video production company,
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first as Regional Sales Manager and later as a Technical Supervisor. Ayres founded Analog Digital Intl, Inc. in 1995, a full production facility in New York City, specializing in International Sales/Marketing of Professional/Broadcast Video, Audio and Multimedia Equipment. He has worked alongside city and state agencies, public relations firms, advertising and real estate agencies, law firms, feature film productions, beauty, fashion, film festivals, independent filmmakers and other organizations. Ayres currently does business development for production houses in the US, Canada, London, Dubai, and India.

Ayres is certified; CIPS, SRES, MRP, ABR, GRI, and e-Pro Certified. He’s a proud member of the follow groups: NAR – National Association of Realtors, NYSAR– New York State Association of Realtors/Global Committee,LIBOR – Long Island Board of Realtors/Global Committee, NAHREP – National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, SMPTE – Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers and NAB– National Association of Broadcasters. He also serves on the board of directors for: AREAA – Asian Real Estate Association of America, and LIFTF– Long Island Film and Television Foundation.


Chris McGregor


Chris McGregor joined the Real Estate Industry in 1986. In that time he won several State Multi List Service Awards. Chris has been the Managing Director of First National Real Estate McGregor since 1994 and is currently the Chairman of First National Tasmania and a past Director of First National Board of Directors, serving 4 years. He has served on the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) Board since 1989 and was
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elected State President from 1998 – 2000. He also served on the Real Estate Institute of Australia Board from 2004 to 2010 and as the Deputy President of the REIA in 2009-2010. Chris is also REIT Trainer and accredited Auctioneer.

Chris is currently the National Australian President for FIABCI which is the French acronym for the International Real Estate Federation which is based in Paris. He is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Australia, Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute and CPM, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. A member of the National Association of Realtors Global Business & Alliances Group USA and an Honorary Member of the SBAOR Global Real Estate Committee California USA.

Chris has served as an REIA National Awards Judge for Excellence since 2006 and is also a FIABCI Prix d’Excellence International Awards Judge from 2012. He was the 2009 Recipient of the Prestigious John Greig Trophy for Service to the Real Estate Industry.

At the September 2013 REIT Awards night held at Wrest Point, Chris was awarded the highest honour you can receive from the REIT. Life Membership of the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania.


Damir Boric

Damir Boric founded the company “PROFITIM” Realty as a Real Estate agency in 2003 in Belgrade.With the group of supporters he has been active on the unification of associations of the companies in the Real Estate industry in Serbia with the target to create a organization able to initiate the pronouncing of the Law that would regulate this industry. After unification, he was elected for the Board member of the Association of the Real Estate Agencies UPPN-KROV.

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One of the founders and a Board member of the Real Estate Cluster, he is also the President of the Group of Real Estate Agencies of Serbia since the foundation of this Association in 2011. He is also the Member of the Assembly of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia.

He was a member of the special team in the Ministry of Trade and Services created for preparing the Draft Law for the Real Estate Mediation and the member of the team of the Ministry of Foreign and Domestic Trade and Telecommunication for preparing of the By-Laws for the Law for the Real Estate Mediation.


Darren Jensen

He is the Business Development Manager APAC at University College of Estate Management.His responsibilities include defining the strategy for growth in Asia Region and undertaking business development and marketing activities within the region in order to grow student numbers. His Specialties are in strategic business planning; project management; government and industry lobbyist; operations / execution; sales and business development; financial control; general and people
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management; negotiation. He was the Asia Pacific Commercial Director at RICS and was associated with RICS for over 10 years.


Dr. Slavisa

He is the Founder and managing director of “RIZNICA” Realty- Real Estate and Consulting Agency established in 2004th in the City of Niš, Serbia.
He is a board member of Real Estate Cluster in Serbia, and one of the co-founders of the Association of Real Estate Agencies in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia. He is also responsible for International Affairs in the Real Estate Cluster of Serbia. These two associations were having an active role in the process of
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pronouncing the Law for Real Estate mediation that has regulated this profession in Serbia and implementing licensing of the agents and registering of the agencies.

Now drSlaviša Pešić is active in improving cooperation of Serbian Associations with international Associations and making more connections with international environment in the effort to incorporate Serbia in the global network of Real Estate professionals. He is one of the first two members of NAR®, having the only designation in Serbia at the moment – ABR® designation.

He has initiated and is leading the process of creation of the Chapter FIABCI-Serbia and is one of the organizers of the First Real Estate Conference in Serbia “LEARN TO SUCCEED” responsible for international program.


Florentino S. Dulalia

Florentino S. Dulalia, Jr. is a prominent and well-respected businessman, real estate professional, developer, organizational man, socio-civic leader, multi-awarded individual and a dedicated family man with numerous awards and accolades in various fields of profession, civic, government and non-government service.

Florentino has been in the real estate business for almost 40 years. He launched his own real estate companies starting with F.S. Dulalia Realty in 1978.
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His glib corporate skills coupled with entrepreneurial business acumen can be attributed to the extraordinary sales turnover at almost every marketing and real estate projects his company handled from 1978 to present. He shifted his focus to real estate development in 1989 through the formation of Don Tino Realty & Development Corporation. To date, he has established several real estate companies and corporations and developed several real estate projects. A believer of social responsibility, through his development projects, Florentino strives to provide affordable homes in already functional and well-secured community to foster a quality life for Filipino families.

Florentino served as head of various business and real estate organizations in the Philippines such as employers association, rotary clubs, chambers of commerce, brokers’ and consultants’ associations among others at the local/city level, regional, and national and international organizations.

At present, Florentino is the National President of the Philippine Federation of Real Estate Service Professionals, Inc. (PFRESPI) and Chairman of the Philippine Association of Realty Consultants & Specialists, Inc. (PARCS). He was recently elected as Asia Pacific Committee Regional President (May 2016-May 2017) of FIABCI, International Real Estate Federation and Chairman Emeritus and Founding President of FIABCI-Philippines.


Hendrik Nelde

Hendrik studied Landscape Architecture, and structured planning and goal-setting has always been an important aspect of his success as an entrepreneur. He looks for challenges, and once they are found, doesn’t give up until he succeeds. With a wide range of experiences, Hendrik loves to share his business knowledge and teaches higher-education classes in 3 universities.

In addition to running some most successful real estate companies, (Amber, GIMOV,
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Bertone, Nelde…), Hendrik has been the president of the local CIB and the Federation of Brokers in Belgium. His international spirit and global outlook has brought him to many places – more than 30 countries during his sabbatical alone- and to many congresses and Real Estate fairs. He is the President of FIABCI Belgium and the Chairman of the Exchange Committee.


Jeff Foo

He is the Immediate Past President of the The Institute of Estate Agents, Singapore. He is an International Member of FIABCI-SINGAPORE Chapter (FIABCI-Singapore Chapter), and the Chairman of the International Affairs for the Institute of Estate Agents, Singapore (IEA). He is actively involved in consultation with governmental authorities on regulatory framework.

Jeff has played an active and pivotal role in the real estate industry and is well
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respected among his peers and the industry’s elite. He has appeared as Expert Witness for Court Hearings for cases related to real estate practices in Singapore. His latest achievement for the Institute of Estate Agents, Singapore (IEA) was organizing the first Asia Pacific Real Estate Convention & Expo (APRECE) 2013 in Singapore.


Jimmy Lee

Jin Man Lee is the Vice President of FIABCI Korea. He has been an Advisor to the Ministry of Industry of Indonesia.

He has been the Secretary General of FIABCI, Korea Chapter; Director of Korea Africa Investment & Development and Coordinator, Saemaul Undong Center. His key skills include Real Estate Marketing, Promotion & consulting. He has vast experience


Mamta Narula

Mamta Narula is a prominent business and media personality within the US South Asian community. She is the Founder and CEO of Ultimate Media, a leading marketing, public relations and event Management Company that helps companies market their products and services to the niche South Asian population. Ms. Narula has over 11years of experience working with top builders from India and US to market their real estate projects with advertising campaigns on the major Asian
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media outlets, by organizing over 100 events across 20 cities in North American and through extensive PR initiatives. She plays a very active part in one of the leading association of Realtors, AREAA, North America. She is representing AREAA with a team of delegation to support NAR India. Ms. Narula has hosted various dance competitions, political events,Bollywood concerts, musical shows, corporate events and festivals. She is the driving force and the main organizer of the Asian American Heritage Festival– a one of its kind annual event that brings together over 5,000 people from the Asian American community. Over the last 15 years, Ms. Narula has set the gold standard amongst South Asian radio jockeys in North America with her highly popular drive time radio show on EBC Radio, 11:70AM.


Miroslav Cvetkovic

He is the Vice-President of the Board of Real Estate Cluster. Since 1994 until 1996, he was working as a Consultant for the international information system “KOMPAS YU”. Since 1996, he is the Co-owner and Managing Director of “CVETKOVIĆ-ROŠKOV” Realty.

He was a member and President of the Supervisor Committee, as well as the member and president of the Arbitration Commission of the Business Association KROV. He is the Member of the Board of the Group of Real Estate Agencies of Serbia
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in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia since 2012.


Nenad Dordevic

He is the President of the Board of the Real Estate Cluster. He founded the company “MOZAIK” Realty in 1999, and since 2011 he is working as a Consultant for the Real Estate mediation in this company.

Since unification of Associations in Serbia, he was a member of the Board of UPPN-KROV that has initiated the pronouncing of the Law for the Real Estate Mediation. He was Vice-President of the Board of Real Estate Cluster in 2011.
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In January of 2012, he was elected for the President of the Board of the Real Estate Cluster of Serbia.

He was a member of the special team in the Ministry of Trade and Services created for preparing the Draft Law for the Real Estate Mediation and the member of the team of the Ministry of Foreign and Domestic Trade and Telecommunication for preparing of the By-Laws for the Law for the Real Estate Mediation.


Radosav Jankovic

He is a Board member of the Group of Real Estate Agencies of Serbia in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia and a member of the Real Estate Cluster. He is the Founder and the Owner of “HEROLDO” Realty, one of the eldest Real Estate Agencies in Serbia established in 1993. Having three branch offices in three different cities, “HEROLDO” Realty is the biggest Real Estate company in central Serbia that is successfuly operating all these years.


Raj Rajpal

Raj Rajpal is a mortgage consultant with Wells Fargo for over 15 years. He has been an all mortgage consultant for over 25 years primarily focused on residential mortgages. Raj was a realtor for over five years prior to that. In his career of 25 years, he has worked extensively with developers, realtors, attorneys and accountants in business development. In his mortgage career, Raj has closed over 15,000 real estate transactions and has been ranked top 1% mortgage originators
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in the country, 20 years in a row.

His strategy always is to build a customer for life. His focus is not only helping the customer but also to make sure his business partners, that are realtors, build a very successful business. His marketing strategies that are designed based on bringing value to customers as well as his business partners.

He currently is very involved with local community homeownership programs. He regularly teaches homeownership and credit management classes to local minority groups in conjunction with local nonprofit organizations, churches and schools.

Raj has a call in real estate radio show and has been on the air for over 15 years answering real estate questions from listeners of all walks of life. He has been one of the production of multiple TV shows focused on real estate on local cable television, he was recently interviewed on CNBC India about global real-estate. Raj has written articles for various industry magazines. Raj is a certified New York state instructor and teaches continuing education classes to realtors at local and board of realtors.

He has received various awards for marketing, sales excellence, community development and leadership. He has received realtor associate of the year recognition from Staten Island board of realtors in 2013.

Raj has Chaired education committees for women’s council of realtors as well as New York State builders association. He currently serves on various committees at NYSAR, SIBOR and AREAA. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors at AREAA. Raj is a regular speaker and panelist at real estate and mortgage conferences. He has chaired a Real Estate trade delegation from US to NAR India, one of the largest International Real-Estate conventions.


Rony Tamayo

Rony Tamayo is Vice President of Lennar International where he plays a key role in developing the non-U.S. business strategy for Lennar Corporation. Lennar International curates foreign direct investment for LennarCorporation via home sales and the United States’ EB-5 immigrant investor program and matches foreign capital with Lennar’s varied real estate interests.

Tamayo began his Lennar career in 2006, serving in multiple finance and treasury
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roles including overseeing the company investment portfolio, domestic and international bank relationships and serving as trustee and member of the Company’s 401(k) investment committee.

Prior to joining Lennar, Tamayo worked for Discovery Channel Latin America & Iberia, Banco Popular of Puerto Rico and Diners Club International where he leads regional strategic planning and finance activities. Tamayo earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and MBA degree in International Business from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management and holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation.


Ruth Kruger

She is President, Worldwide Exclusive Properties, a division of Kruger and Company. Also a member of THE INTERNATIOINAL REAL ESTATE FEDERATION (FIABCI), International Board of Directors and President of the United States Chapter, the Oversight Committee of the Prix d’ Excellence Awards and Vice President, Nominations Committee.

Real Estate Broker since1979, she holds the coveted Certified Commercial Investment
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Member (CCIM) designation since 1991. Through continual training in the commercial and international fields, she keeps on the top of her game utilizing cutting edge techniques and strand strategies in order to best serve her clients and customers within their specific markets.


Sam Joze Sadeghian

Sam Jose Sadeghian is an Italian qualified Lawyer. He graduated in Law at the University of LUISS in 2001 in Rome and started working as an attorney. He’s the Founder of Lupa Realty Panama Property Finders, one of Panama’s leading property search companies providing experts advice for local buyers and international investors.


Sonia Rehani

New Yorker Sonia Rehani has combined her passion for Manhattan and her love of real estate into becoming one of the city’s premier sales brokers. She has put numerous clients into fabulous homes, and truly cherishes her job. Sonia’s clients include long-time NY residents, relocation clients, and investors looking for investment properties. She treats her clients like friends and family. She is a graduate of Harvard University and her former background includes Commercial Real Estate and
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Negotiation.She is also fluent in many languages, which adding to her intimate knowledge of Manhattan has made her a premier real estate broker.

Much of Sonia’s business is referral based, and at the same time she loves meeting new people. For her exclusive listings, she uses creative marketing strategies to obtain Read More top-dollar for clients. She is adept at helping clients sell, buy and rent properties at all price points. Since she began her real estate career, she is thankful for the ability to live and work in such a dynamic and wonderful city.

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Tae Yong Gee

Tae Yong Gee is the President of FIABCI Korea. He is the President of Danulim co.,Ltd. President of the Korea Culture Art Club, President of the Korea Real Estate Association, Co- President Creation Readers Forum. He;s also the advisor of the World Korean Forum


Telman Abbasov

He is a member of the World Council of Developers and Investors FIABCI. He is the President of the Ukrainian representative office of the FIABCI in Ukraine.

He is the Representative of FIABCI to UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe), Judge of the international competition of investment projects Prix d’Excellence
Academician of the Scientific Council of the International
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Academy of mortgage and real estate

He is also the Founder and President of the Group of companies “Titul” (Building – investment – real estate development company: construction, architecture, Invest – management, real estate and appraisal activities).

He has over 20 years experience in real estate market of Ukraine, and over 10 years on international market. His mission is to provide professional services at the highest level, using the experience and best practices in the field of real estate, valuation, consulting and development, ensuring the safety and integrity of relationships with his clients and colleagues.


Trisha Roy

Trisha Roy is a Realtor®, a Certified International Property Specialist(CIPS) and is certified At Home With Diversity (AHWD). She serves as global chair for Gainesville, Florida’s board of Realtors. Gainesville, Florida, is home to the world-renowned and esteemed University of Florida and host to many Indian-owned and founded businesses that have flourished as a result of great working relationships with the university as well as the local chamber of commerce.

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As a CIPS Trisha sees the perfect opportunity to bring together the eminence and potential of her hometown of Gainesville to her birth country of India. As India’s real estate industry evolves into greater regulation, there are emerging opportunities in global co-operation and collaboration, both in terms of business and education. With her background in diversity she hopes to enable and promote international networking and business between Gainesville and surrounding cities and India.

As a community leader, Trisha organizes large events in the Indian community in Gainesville. Ensconced as she is in the growth and development of Gainesville, as well as that of India and its real estate sector, Trisha sees the changing times and the economic and even geographical locations of both areas as the perfect opportunity and climate for growth and collaboration.

Trisha was born in Kolkata, India’s “City of Joy”, and Mother Teresa’s World Headquarters. She holds two Masters degrees in the paradoxical fields of Ecology and in Management, and her research as an academician has ranged from behavioral studies of endangered endemic Indian mammals to pollution impact studies in the popular automobile belt near Detroit, Michigan.

In India, Trisha has worked for the historic Agri-Horticltural Society of India briefly before moving to the USA to pursue a second Masters degree. She is the founder of two companies – Algorithmic, which is a research and development company that worked in tandem with Ohio Aerospace Institute and NASA research projects, and Iojone, which is the holding corporation for her real estate interests.

Trisha’s love for the land, and her affinity with nature made real estate an easy transition for her. As a businesswoman, she sees the potential of a global world where businesses are able to move freely.

She is a published author, with many publications in newspapers, magazines, both as a poet and a writer on topics of ecological and environmental interest, as well as one book. She is working on her second book, when time permits.

On a personal level, Trisha is an avid nature-photographer, dancer, and practices and learns karate along with her two boys, who are both black belts. In her spare time, Trisha enjoys writing, hiking on Florida’s many trails, and nature photography.