For over 18 years, the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals has been a leader in the housing industry advocating for sustainable homeownership for the Hispanic community and providing education for its members. NAHREP is working hard with professional Hispanic men and women to make homeownership a realistic goal and a proud accomplishment for Hispanic families in the United States.
As with any successful organization, strong leadership is very important for NAHREP. Daisy Lopez-Cid is an outstanding example of the talented, successful professionals who make up NAHREP membership. She brings a strong back and leadership skills in the real estate industry. With a long track record of hard work and a clear path of advancement in the world of real estate, she has become the NAHREP President Elect 2017.
Background and Career History
Originally from Brooklyn, New York and coming from a background in immigration law, Ms. Lopez-Cid has been a force in Central Florida real estate for the past 17 years. Entering the real estate market in 2001 as an associate, she is now the owner of has been ranked as the most successful RE/MAX franchise in Osceola County since 2013.
Ms. Lopez-Cid has served on the NAHREP National Board of Directors since 2013 and is a former president of NAHREP Central Florida. Daisy was instrumental in the creation and development of the NAHREP coaches program and served as chairman of the coaches program in 2016. She has recently focused her efforts on facilitating the launch of new chapters in strategic markets, including Puerto Rico, Boston, and Philadelphia.
Experience and Leadership
Consistently ranked as one of the top Latino agents in the United States on the NAHREP Top 250 Latino Agents list, Ms. Lopez-Cid was recognized by the City of Kissimmee in 2014 for making the list three years in a row. An avid advocate for homeowner rights and sustainable homeownership, she often travels to the state capital and Washington, D.C. to meet with lawmakers, especially in recent years given the volatile housing market. In 2013, Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Ms. Lopez-Cid to the Valencia College District Board of Trustees, where she provides insight into the direction of the college’s policies.
She attributes the success of her office largely to the fact that it is a family-run business, and she believes that had it not been for her husband, Edmund, and daughter, Justine, being involved, her office would not be where it is today. In addition to her well-deserved leadership role with NAHREP, she has recently focused her efforts on facilitating the launch of new chapters in strategic markets, including Puerto Rico, Boston and Philadelphia.
As Gary Acosta, co-founder and CEO of NAHREP said, “Daisy Lopez-Cid is one of the most loyal and hardworking leaders anywhere in the country. She has been instrumental in the creation and development of the NAHREP Coaches Program, and her leadership helped forge the path for a successful chapter expansion in 2016.”
Offering an unparalleled track record of customer care excellence within the community through local involvement, she encourages and leads her 30+ agents to assist homeowners through this housing crisis. Her office blazes the trail by volunteering in various local community organizations and offering support and service where they can.
With the unwavering support of her husband, and through the relationships she has built within the community over the years, with other real estate professionals and elected officials throughout the country, she is able to reach out and help a much broader audience than she ever thought possible. This has always been her passion, and it will continue to be for many years to come. She is a great leader for NAHREP.