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Awards Received

Top Business Innovator of the Year

Top CEO of the Year

Woman of the Year

Lifetime Achievement Award

Vanessa Deas, CEO at AmeriFrance & Gestion Locative à Miami was just recently selected as Woman of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).  

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only 1 female professional is selected as Woman of the Year. The Woman of the Year Award signifies IAOTP’s most outstanding female member who has gone above and beyond excellence not only in her field but has demonstrated success professionally, personally and has been a leader in her community. This woman has made an impact on people’s lives around the world and for 2020 IAOTP is so proud to give this award to Vanessa.

Vanessa will be announced as Woman of the Year at IAOTP’s 2019 Annual Award Gala being held in Las Vegas. She received Top Business Innovator of the Year for 2019 and was honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala held at The Plaza in NYC last year. 

Vanessa Deas is being recognized for having over a decade of professional experience in the Property Management industry. She has proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field who has demonstrated success not only with Property Management, but has also been successful in wealth management. Vanessa’s impressive repertoire of past roles include; Manager for Olivia Valere; Market Research Analyst for a French brokerage and now CEO for AmeriFrance Investment & Gestion Locative a Miami where Vanessa currently manages over $20 million dollars in investments.

Vanessa created the website “Rental Management in Miami” which has dominated the top of all the search engines very quickly. She has led the company to fast success with more than 70 properties in management in 6 months. Vanessa’s key responsibilities are to manage assets of French and international clientele (20 nationalities and over $20 million dollars), new business development, strategic planning, managing all types of properties: houses, apartments and yield buildings. Vanessa aims to maximize the profitability of all of her clients investments and says that “Rigor, honesty, availability and transparency in accounting are the principles on which her company is based.”

Vanessa graduated from Sciences - Po Paris in International Relations and Sorbonne University in Spanish and Lettres Modernes. In 2003, she moved to Spain in Marbella where she managed various companies including the famous “Club Olivia Valère” until 2006.  

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Vanessa for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She has contributed so much of her passion into her industry, into our organization and into her community.  Vanessa is talented, bright, humble, gracious and has been a female business leader in a very male dominated industry. She has been an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to celebrate her at this year’s gala as our Woman of the Year.”

Throughout Vanessa’s illustrious career she has received many awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2018 she graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine, was named Empowered Woman of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals and received the “Top Female Executive” Award. For 2017, she was selected as “Top CEO of the Year” by IAOTP. Vanessa is an honored member of the Worldwide Association of Female Professionals. She belongs to the Real Estate Network of the French Grandes Ecoles (Centrale, Essec, HEC, Sciences Po) and is tri lingual speaking French, English and Spanish.

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