Miami is a cultural mash-up of various communities from all over the world. According to populationu.com, the city is home to over 450,000 people, of which 46.5% are professionals who could be active in the real estate market at any time. Due to the influx of both domestic and foreign investors, Miami’s property deals boomed in 2020 with the sale of 39,394 homes. As of April 2022, this was the seventh-highest total in history. Per Norada, things will only get better from here. You can choose the best fit with ease if you work with one of these top-rated Realtors.
29. Leonardo Venereo, BestWay Realty Sales
With over 22 years of experience in real estate, Leonardo Venereo consistently ranks among the top producers. Due to his accessibility and ability to sell the most properties on the market right now in the shortest amount of time, he believes he is one step ahead of the competition. Leonardo is a skilled buyer and listing agent with expertise in foreclosure and relocation. With more than 660 transactions, 80% of his listings sold, and 85 transactions involving townhomes, Leonardo and his top-producing firm are widely successful and reliable for all things real estate.
28. Kyle Kleinman /, Re/Max Advance Realty
Kyle J. Kleinman is a licensed buyer and seller representative in South Florida with more than 14 years of experience. He also belongs to the 100 Percent Club, a reputable organization that trains staff members to combat human trafficking. Along the way, Kyle also received accolades such as Top Realtor and membership in the elite Diamond Award Club, which is only open to the top 3% of Royal LePage Realtors. The best thing about him is the value he provides to his customers, or what he refers to as partners. Kyle spends time looking for the ideal opportunity to meet his partners’ needs
27. Gulay McDonald, Mcdonald Realty, Inc
Gulay McDonald is a full-service, seasoned real estate broker who holds a Ph.D. in economics in addition to three master’s degrees from the Graduate Realtor Institute, Certified Relocation Professional, and Council of Residential Specialist. He earned his degree in Business Administration from the University of Istanbul. He expertly closes deals and sells properties that are in foreclosure for Bank of America with the help of his team. Gulay’s experience in real estate and finance, along with his credentials and transactions that totaled more than $12 million in the previous year, make it clear that he could be an important asset when making investments for the future of your family.
26. Denise Madan, Keller Williams
Denise Madan is someone who is undoubtedly a “jack of all trades.” She supports children, the environment, animal welfare, the arts and culture, and health in addition to volunteering for numerous causes. In Florida, Denise Madan is well known for being a top producer and top negotiator who sells homes quickly. She attended the University of Miami and has certifications as a Luxury Home Marketing Specialist, Residential Specialist, and International Property Specialist. With more than 20 years of experience, Denise has dedicated her life to serving the community and upholding the interests of her clients.
25. Albert Babani, Luxe Properties, LLC
Albert Babani, a native of South Florida who is familiar with the region, earned a Bachelor of Applied Science from Florida International University. He is currently a Miami hit, quickly selling homes for 20–48% more than the typical Miami agent. Residential, luxury, and commercial real estate are Albert’s areas of expertise. Along with being an Investment and Listing Specialist professional, he is also certified in REO. His dedication to assisting many buyers as well as homeowners achieve their real estate goals is unmatched in his more than 22 years of experience in real estate, which includes 912 transactions.
24. Claudia and Justin Willard, Realty Team Corp
The Willard Realty Team was founded by Justin and Claudia Willard. They have enjoyed 31 years of success together and have received numerous honors, such as the Premiere Agent Award and the Quadruple Platinum Award. Their diligent and cutting-edge use of marketing tools like Interactive Matterport 3D Virtual Tours and drone photography reflects their efforts to stay current in a market that is always changing. They are Graduate Realtor Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert, and REO Certified professionals. The Willard Team demonstrates that they have the knowledge, expertise, and skills required for working with you in negotiations.
23. Aaron Novello, Keller Williams Partners
In terms of units sold, Aaron Novello led Keller Williams in 2017 and was named a Top Negotiator in 2021. In his 17 years in the industry, he has assisted more than 1,000 clients in buying and selling homes. Many people have been able to achieve their goals and objectives thanks to Aaron and The Novello Group. Their top-notch customer service, assertive sales techniques, superior marketing, cutting-edge technology, and dedication are unmatched. Additionally, they have consistently placed in the top 5 teams for Keller Williams in Southeast Florida under Aaron’s direction. Aaron consistently shows his clients that he cares and is committed to them.
22. Mario Avalos, Kirilauscas & Associates LLC
Mario Avalos has been recognized as a top producer from 2013 to 2022. He was raised in Miami, and there is nowhere else he would rather be. Before getting into real estate, Mario worked as a business analyst and his extensive knowledge of market trends, business strategies, and analytics gives him a competitive edge in the market, enabling him to assist his clients in obtaining the best offers. According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Top Agents Ranked, Upnest, and Homelight, Mario is in the top 1% of all real estate agents in Miami-Dade. He is a staunch supporter of civic engagement in matters of politics, children, and economic empowerment.
21. Jeff Tricoli, Keller Williams
Jeff Tricoli was born and raised in Palm Beach County. His knowledge of the South Florida real estate market is extensive. His team, The Tricoli Team, is the go-to option for all buyers and sellers in South Florida and specializes in advertising and resolving disputes regarding the sale of properties in the area. They have the knowledge and expertise to sell houses quickly and with the least amount of hassle. Getting the most for his clients is Jeff’s top priority. A large portion of them are recommendations from previous customers, family members, and friends, in addition to new customers from direct and online marketing.
17. Michael Elbilia and Danielle Malkin, Team Danielle & Michael
Danielle Malkin and Michael Elbilia are the founders of Team Danielle & Michael. For more than 33 years, Danielle has provided local and international clients with expert advice on the South Florida market. Michael, an architect, has a keen sense of aesthetics and notices details that others might miss. Together, they focus on luxury properties, apartments, and townhomes. Danielle and Michael are seasoned agents who have witnessed the market’s growth and failures. Working with them ensures your desired outcome will be achieved without the hassle and stress associated with real estate transactions.
16. Karen Matluck, Matluck Group
The top-performing Matluck Group was founded by Karen Matluck. They are certified Luxury Property Specialists and provide assistance in English, Spanish, and French. The team handles condos, waterfront homes, new construction, coastal properties, and more. Karen has been a real estate agent for more than 41 years and has gained the knowledge that only experience can impart. She has learned how to overcome any obstacle that may arise, while ensuring clients accomplish their objectives. Luxury homes are nothing more than empty structures without the right brokers to guide you through the process.
15. Mendel Fellig, Mendel Fellig Group
Mendel Fellig, also known as Mendy, is a multifaceted real estate expert in Miami who handles a wide range of property types. Born and raised in Miami Beach, he’s a champion of the charm of the city he calls home. Mendy is the leader of the Mendel Fellig Group, a top-ranked team with transactions totaling over $500 million. With a combined 22 years of experience, the group members are authorities on Miami’s luxury market. They operate on a three-pronged system: analyze, strategize, and communicate. One of Mendy’s keys to success is to always keep clients informed.
14. Mauricio J. Barba, Compass
For the past 28 years, Mauricio J. Barba has been a top-producing agent while providing exceptional real estate services to the area. Offering client assistance in both English and Spanish, he aims to make the buying and selling process as simple as possible. Mauricio is regarded by industry veterans as one of the most well-known names in Miami’s competitive market. Transactions in the region are a constant tug of war, but he knows how to win the negotiation battle. Clients are sure to benefit from Mauricio’s large network of connections and early access to properties.
13. Ivan Chorney and Michael Martirena, Ivan & Mike Team
Ivan Chorney and Michael Martirena are the founders of the Ivan and Mike Team. Ivan is an expert at matching people with properties; he listens to his clients and then knows exactly where to point them. In addition, Ivan has extensive experience in sales, as well as a background in pre-construction projects and development. Having previously run a brokerage firm before launching his own business, Michael brings unmatched investment knowledge to the group. Together, they have been ranked by The Wall Street Journal as the #3 Team and the #1 New Construction Team in Miami.
12. Tomi Rose, The Tomi Rose Team
Tomi Rose is a highly respected, award-winning agent based in Florida. She is the founder and senior director of Aston Rose, the first real estate firm in the nation to be wholly focused on national sports and entertainment. The country’s most prestigious, priceless, and unique properties are in their portfolios. Tomi and her team are the go-to brokers for high-profile individuals, athletes, and celebrities looking for luxury, opulence, and grandeur. They cover the Florida, California, Texas, and New York markets, and will soon represent properties in Georgia, Virginia, and Las Vegas.
11. Lourdes Gutierrez, Lourdes Gutierrez Team
Lourdes Gutierrez has been a standout real estate agent for over 15 years. Her very first client was celebrity fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. The speed with which Lourdes sold the property helped launch her career to where it is today. As leader of the Lourdes Gutierrez Group, she and her team cover the majority of the most exclusive homes and properties in Miami. All of the group’s agents were hand-selected by Lourdes, who made sure they were qualified to work in the upscale market. The team promises that your encounter will be as grand as the house you purchase.
10. Gianni Perocarpi, PR Group
The Wall Street Journal and RealTrends named Gianni Perocarpi one of the nation’s top real estate agents. By providing services in both English and Spanish, he has attracted customers from all across the globe. In order to assist them in making the best choices for their situation, Gianni takes the time to hear each client’s tale. A consistent top producer, he now oversees The PR Group. Nothing is more important to Gianni than making his clients happy, which is why he continues to offer the best customer service in Greater Miami.
9. Alex Miranda and Joseph Padua, Alex and Joe Team
The Alex + Joe Team was founded by Alex Miranda and Joe Padula. Alex serves as the group’s CEO, while Joe is in charge of finances. They are both highly-ranked agents who have been honored with numerous accolades. The group was previously part of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, where they were recognized as the top-producing team in both sales and transaction volume. Alex and Joe hope to give their customers a stress-free experience by ensuring that everyone on staff operates with the same high standards. Together, they are dominating South Florida’s real estate market.
8. Jo-Ann Forster, Jo-Ann Forster Team
Ranked as a #1 top producer, the Jo-Ann Forster Team is the largest independent brokerage in the nation. Its agents are in the top 0.25% of brokers in the United States. With more than $2 billion in properties sold, they rank among Florida’s Top 25 Realtors. Led by Jo-Ann Forster, the team consistently provides the highest level of service. Operating in Jo-Ann’s home state of Florida, the group has hundreds of satisfied customers who have chosen them as their permanent agents. The team has developed into a truly powerful force in South Florida’s real estate sector.
7. Carole Smith, Carole Smith
Carole Smith belongs to the top 5% of brokers in Greater Miami. She has received multiple Realtor of the Year awards and has been listed among The Real Deal’s Top 100 Agents in the city. For the past 30 years, Carole has been a trustworthy source for real estate coaching and consultation, in addition to providing traditional services. As the leader of The Carole Smith Team, she upholds the highest standards of morality and integrity. Carole’s values and accomplishments serve as a blueprint for every new broker who is entering the field.
6. Mathieu Rochette and Matt Crane, M Group
The M Group was founded by seasoned professionals Mathieu Rochette and Matt Crane. The Real Deal and America’s Best Real Estate Agents have recognized them as among the top brokers in the city, thanks to the pair smashing numerous records in Miami Beach. They are global luxury experts with annual sales of over $1.5 billion. The team is multilingual, serving a diverse group of clients from all over the world. Mathieu and Matt have elevated Miami’s luxury market to a new level of splendor and class that can’t be matched.
5. Louis and Linda Erice, The Erice Group
Louis and Linda Erice are among the top 1% of all Realtors nationwide. They are the proprietors of The Erice Group, a team of full-time real estate agents who will help you find the best deals in Greater Miami. The couple built their business on honesty and dedication, and they hold their group members to the same high standards. Louis and Linda aim to provide not just above average but extraordinary assistance. They serve clients from all over the world while providing pertinent advice throughout the transaction process.
4. Saddy Abaunza Delgado, Abaunza Group
Since the age of 18, Saddy Abaunza Delgado has been a top-producing agent. She is the founder of the Abaunza Group, a highly ranked team that focuses on Miami’s luxury market. The group’s work has been recognized by Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Mansion Global, The Real Deal, and Off the Market. With one of the most impressive portfolios in South Florida, Saddy and her colleagues are eager to match you with the perfect property. The Abaunza Group is the best option to help you live a life of true luxury and extravagance.
3. Jill Hertzberg, The Jills Zeder Group
The Wall Street Journal and RealTrends ranked The Jills Zeder Group as the top real estate team in the country. With more than 40 years of combined experience, the agents are comprised of three families with a long history in the industry. The group’s success has transcended borders and broken records, with Coldwell Banker honoring its brokers as members of the Legends Society. Led by Jill Hertzberg, Jill Eber, and Judy Zeder, the team upholds traditional family values and provides superior customer service. In addition, clients have the option of viewing free virtual tours of exclusive homes and condos in the Miami area.
2. Iliana Abella, The Abella Group
Iliana and Orlando Abella are the leaders of The Abella Group, a team of real estate experts who are thriving in Miami’s competitive market. They consistently rank among the top producers at Compass’ Florida offices. With access to some of the most impressive properties in the region, the group introduces clients to the very best the city has to offer. Iliana and Orlando like to foster a close-knit community between buyers, sellers, and brokers, while treating everyone like family. Serving South Florida for more than 30 years, The Abella Group has the experience to secure the best deals.