President & CEO
Tere Blanca is the founder, president and chief executive officer of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading Miami based commercial property real estate advisory services and brokerage firm.
Ms. Blanca has more than 25 years of experience in the South Florida real estate sector. Prior to launching Blanca Commercial Real Estate, she served as Senior Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc., where she led the firm’s South Florida operations, achieving significant revenue growth and increased profitability.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Ms. Blanca held the position of senior vice president at Codina Realty Services, Inc. ONCOR International where she was consistently among the top producers during her 14-year tenure. She has participated in numerous projects from land acquisition through the master planning, design, construction, marketing, successful lease-up, and sale phases.
Ms. Blanca is chair of the Board of Directors of City Year Miami, a member of the Board of Directors of BankUnited, a member of the University of Miami’s President’s Council, Business Real Estate Advisory Board and Alumni Association Board, is a member of Strategic Forum and the World Presidents’ Organization (WPO) Miami-Ft. Lauderdale Chapter, and an associate member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). She also is past chair of The Beacon Council and is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) South Florida Chapter, and a Trustee member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Blanca has earned several honors from her peers and leading news outlets, including being named among 2013’s “Women of Influence: Legends” and 2010’s “Women of Influence” by Real Estate Forum, and 2013’s “Top 25 Women in Real Estate” by Commercial Property Executive, 2010’s “Top Dealmakers of the Year” by the Daily Business Review, a 2007 “Ultimate CEO” by the South Florida Business Journal, one of 2009 “Most Influential Business Women” by the South Florida Business Journal and one of Camacol’s “Successful Hispanic Women of the Year” in 2008.
Ms. Blanca holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in international marketing and finance and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami. A resident of South Florida since 1979, she lives in Coral Gables, Florida, with her husband and two daughters.