Carlos A. Melendez

Carlos A. Melendez is one of the outspoken fashion-forward broker-owners of Florida Premier Realty in Palm Beach County, one of the nation’s fastest growing privately-held companies, according to Inc. 500 magazine. He is an 11-year real estate veteran who has been featured in numerous publications, including Florida Realtor magazine, Realtor magazine and Inc. 500.  Carlos is a regular speaker and tech trainer at local, state and national events, including NAR’s Tech Edge.

Carlos is dedicated to all that is “Realtor,” and currently serves as the Communication and Technology Committee Chairman and Central Vice-President of the third largest local real estate association in the U.S., the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale. He is the recipient of prestigious awards such as the Young Professional of the Year (2013), Educator of the Year (2015) and, most recently, the WCR Blue Diamond Elite Circle (2017). He has earned the e-PRO and SFR designations from NAR. 

Carlos’ entrepreneurial spirit has enabled him to grow his firm from four to 175 sales associates in less than four years. During this time, he also served as Chairman of his local YPN chapter and was instrumental in increasing membership from 10 to more than 200. He founded the annual Palm Beach All White attire YPN charity fund raiser, which has raised thousands of dollars for many non-profits. In 2015, Carlos became lead Realtor organizer for Florida Realtors’ REBarCamp Orlando, the largest REBarCamp in Florida.