Real Estate Program

Thinking of hiring Joanne for your next meeting or event? You will not be disappointed!

Joanne Chando is a National speaker and instructor  who has engaged and enlightened audiences for over 35 years! Her strategic insights and unique brand of humor will inspire your event attendees to take action!

As a motivational and inspirational humorist, strategist/consultant/instructor and author, Joanne’s extensive experience as a high level producer and broker/owner of a successful international real estate firm, as well as her professional speaking background, combine for an electrifying and memorable attendee experience. Joanne’s opening and closing conference sessions, keynotes, retreats and workshops feature inspiring and memorable energy. Her deep insight gained from years of ‘in the trenches’ experience about personal accountability, values and success have her audiences laughing all the way to their new vision of what their own careers can look like!
Joanne began her national speaking, instruction and coaching path in the real estate industry, an industry she has been active in for 35 years. After many years surviving and thriving in the New York real estate business (and weather!) she became a Florida Real Estate Broker upon moving to Southwest Florida in 1997 with her husband, John. She’s been a Broker/Owner since 2005 and is a long-time RPAC Major Investor with a commitment to REALTOR® Advocacy and personal property rights.

A 2009 Leadership Academy graduate at Florida REALTORS®, Joanne has also served on Professional Development, Professional Standards, Professionalism, Leadership Academy, GARD and other committees. Joanne has served as a Florida REALTORS® Director for many years. In 2018 she was awarded her 13 year Florida REALTORS® Honor Society Pin.

She is a member of: National Association of REALTORS®; Florida REALTOR® Association; Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR) and she holds the following industry designations/certifications: ABR, AHWD, BPOR, CDPE, CIAS, CIPS, FMS, GREEN, GRI, HAFA, ITI, LCIW, MRP, PSA,  RSPS, SFR, SRES, SRS, TRC, 1031 Exchange Specialist

She delivers customized Keynote speeches, break out session programs; Leadership Retreats, Team Building programs, seminars and non-CE courses. She also teaches Florida, New York, and Alabama approved REALTOR® Designations, Certifications, and CE Classes.

  • 2020 National Association of REALTORS® Certified International Property Specialist Advisory Board
  • 2020 REBI Learning Experiences Committee
  • 2020 Florida REALTORS® Professional Development Committee
  • 2020 Florida REALTORS® Faculty Development Sub-Committee
  • 2020 Florida REALTORS® Global Business Committee
  • 2019 NABOR Honor Society
  • 2019 Florida REALTORS® Honor Society (14 years)
  • 2019 National Association of REALTORS® Certified International Property Specialist Advisory Board
  • 2018 RPAC Golden R® and Hall of Fame
  • 2018 Chairman Florida REALTORS® Educational Programs
  • 2017 Vice-Chairman Florida REALTORS® Educational Programs (2018 Chairman)
  • 2016 RPAC Golden R®
  • 2014 (First Recipient) Broker of the Year, REALTOR® Association Greater Fort Myers and the Beach
  • 2013 & 2009 President’s Award, REALTOR® Association Greater Fort Myers and the Beach
  • 2007 (First Recipient) Entrepreneur of the Year, WCR Fort Myers Chapter
  • 2002 (First Recipient) New Member of the Year, REALTOR® Association Greater Fort Myers and the Beach

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