Born and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In her younger years she was modeling and very involve in Tennis tournaments that get some Junior's Tennis trophies in her country. Background full of Sales and Management. In February 2002 moved to the State of Florida in Miami, moved in December 2003 to Ocala and since 2004 being a REALTOR®. In the first year of REALTOR® she get involved in committees. Involved at different levels for more than 10 years with Real Estate Associations and their members at Local, State, National and Global arena.
In NAR is Member of CIPS Advisory Board since 2008 and Chair CIPS Advisory Board for 2018, President’s Liaison for The Dominican Republic, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, Member of the Global & Alliances & Committee since 2007.
In Florida Association of REALTOR® FR: Global Forum Committee & Global Business Committee since 2007, member of Commercial Alliance Committee, 2009 to 2012, YPN Advisory Committee, since 2015, YPN District 7 Key Contact, 2016, Mobilization Issues Committee, 2016 & 2017, MIPIM Presidential Advisory Group (PAG) 2017, Resort and Second Home Specialist Committee, since 2014, Technology Committee, since 2009. Florida Realtor Party Coordinating Committee 2017, 2018, Legislative Think Tank Committee 2017, 2018, Major Investors Recognition Subcommittee 201, YPN Steering Committee 2017. Florida Realtor Coordinating Committee Fundraisin Vice Chair for 2018.
In Ocala Marion County Association of REALTOR®, OMCAR Secretary Treasure, 2018, Board Of Directors 2018-2017, MLS Director, 2013-2015, Chairman, Heart of Florida Global Council, 2009 & 2013, 2016, 2017, RPAC Chair, OMCAR 2016, Community Awareness Committee, YPN, Grievance Committee, Commercial Committee , Farm Committee.
CILA: Founder Member, Advisor from 2014 to 2016, Board Of Directors, 2017.
Awards & Recognition - OMCAR Distinguished Member Award of the Year, 2016 - OMCAR REALTOR® of the Year, Ocala 2014, -Rookie of the Year , 2004 -Rising Star, Ocala Marion County Association of REALTOR®, 2004 -Outstanding Archives, Ocala/Marion County Association of REALTOR® , 2004,2005, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 -Top Professional, Ocala/Marion County Association of REALTOR®, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. -Top Listing Team, Coldwell Banker Ellison Realty, 2004,2005,2006, 2007, 2008 - Award for Making a Difference, Marion County Association of Realtor, 2007, 2008,2009,2010 - Global Leader, Miami Association of Realtors, 2013 - Dominican Republic Real Estate Association Recognition Award, AEI, Dominican Republic 2014 - Mexico Real Estate Association Recognition Award, AMPI, Mexico City, 2016 - Orgullo Nuestro Latino Award, 2016, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville, FL. - Confederacion Inmobiliaria Latino America, CILA Distinguished Award, Orlando, Fl. At NAR Convention, Nov.2016
Qualifications: REALTOR® , Broker, CIPS,TRC, CNS, AHW, 1031 Exchange Specialist, Previews International Specialist, SFR, RSPS. Graduate Florida Real Estate Broker.
In the 2011 Open Doors to Global Properties Realty, LLC Broker / Owner , a Real Estate company with headquartered in the State of Florida physically in Ocala . They have satellite offices with strong relationship in more than 119 countries and focus on listings worldwide and the global exposure of their local properties. Specializing in buyers, sellers and listing in Residential, Commercial & International Properties in Florida and the Dominican Republic.
Larissa Ortiz, is a future Florida Instructor and will open a Training Center where offers Pre Licensing Programs and Continue Education Programs for Florida Real Estate, also Larissa teaches as International Speaker 11 different training's to the Latin American market classes that she wrote from her experiences in the business and combine with her authentic human bean as she is. She freshens up the Spanish Real Estate Agent,traveling to different countries Associations of Real Estate agents injecting energy and help sales pipeline more fruitful. She also open the awareness on the Investment Visa in the United Estates of America speaking on how to Buy Real Estate Property in USA where she explain the Legal, Tax Title issues that any Foreign Buyer or Seller need to know.
In United States she Is guest speaker for Global events at Local Associations and speaks about Marketing to Attract International Clientele.
Great cooker, party maker, excellent friend, hard worker, loyal, strong code of ethics, always smiling.