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Tere Blanca

Founder, Chairman & CEO
(305) 577-8851


Tere Blanca is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., the leading independently owned commercial real estate services firm in Florida. She founded the firm in 2009 after identifying a need in the marketplace for a local advisory and brokerage firm built on a culture of giving clients a collaborative and highly personalized approach to service.

Blanca Commercial Real Estate, now a team of more than 24 top professionals, has advised clients and executed in the leasing and sales of approximately 12 million square feet including over 8 million square feet of office lease transactions since its inception in April 2009.

Ms. Blanca has over 25 years of experience in the South Florida real estate sector, having participated in many projects ranging from land acquisition to the master planning, design, construction, marketing, lease-up, and sale of office and mixed-use assets.

Throughout her career, Ms. Blanca has been actively engaged in helping clients optimize the financial outcome of their real estate decisions. Recent clients include Nuveen Real Estate, Allianz, Agave Holdings; Lincoln Property Company; RedSky Capital; Brickman; Rilea Group; TA Realty; Grassriver Properties, Federal Realty, and the law firms of Akerman LLP, Baker & McKenzie LLP, and White & Case, LLP; the Miami Herald Media Company; Quirch Foods, Inc.; the University of Miami, to name a few.

Prior to launching Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Ms. Blanca served for five years as Senior Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield of Florida, Inc., where she successfully led the firm’s South Florida operations, achieving significant revenue growth and increased profitability. Ms. Blanca also 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.

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.

Community Involvement:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of BankUnited
  • Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College
  • Board member of Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Past member of the Board of Directors of The Miami Foundation
  • Past chair of the Board of Directors of City Year Miami
  • Past chair of Miami-Dade County’s official economic development agency, The Beacon Council
  • Board of Governors of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • Member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Gold
  • Associate member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Miami Chapter
  • Member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD)
  • Member of the University of Miami’s School of Business Real Estate Advisory Council

Awards & Recognition:

  • “Top 100 Power Leaders”, South Florida Business Journal
  • “Ultimate CEO”, South Florida Business Journal
  • “Most Influential Business Women”, South Florida Business Journal
  • “Power Leader of the Year”, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • “Office Broker of the Year”, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • “Women of Influence: Legends”, Real Estate Forum
  • “Women of Influence”, Real Estate Forum
  • “Top 25 Women in Real Estate”, Commercial Property Executive
  • “Top Dealmakers of the Year”, Daily Business Review
  • “Successful Hispanic Women of the Year”, Camacol
  • “Philanthropist of the Year”, City Year Miami
  • “Community Leader of the Year”, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce