As the esteemed Regional Director, Property Management, based in our South Florida office, Mara Porras exudes a wealth of expertise in her role overseeing an impressive portfolio of approximately 1,000,000 square feet. This portfolio comprises a diverse mix of office buildings, industrial properties, and retail centers, each requiring her unparalleled attention to detail and strategic management prowess.
With an awe-inspiring 42 years of experience in the commercial property management industry, Mara brings an exceptional level of wisdom and proficiency to her role. Leading a team of professionals, including property management and maintenance personnel, Mara ensures that each property operates at its peak potential, consistently surpassing expectations.
Mara’s responsibilities encompass an extensive range of critical tasks, from staying updated on statutory and regulatory changes to implementing detailed reporting systems, preparing comprehensive operating budgets, and skillfully negotiating with vendors. Her recommendations for economically sound decisions stem from her in-depth understanding of the properties she manages, allowing her to align her actions seamlessly with the owner’s goals and objectives.
A true team player, Mara is deeply committed to fostering an environment where every detail receives the utmost care and attention. Her laser-focused approach to managing properties ensures that each aspect, from janitorial services to tenant improvements, is executed with utmost professionalism and compliance.
To bolster her already impressive credentials, Mara has earned several prestigious designations and certifications, including the Certified Property Manager (CPM), Real Property Administrator (RPA), Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), Community Association Manager (CAM), and LEED AP. These accolades reflect her unwavering dedication to professional growth and her commitment to staying at the cutting edge of industry trends.
Mara’s impressive journey includes significant leadership roles at esteemed companies such as Ciminelli Real Estate Services, Commercial Property Management Group, and Midgard Management. In each of these positions, she demonstrated unparalleled expertise in overseeing all facets of property management, construction management, and accounting, successfully handling portfolios of up to an astonishing 3 million square feet.
Mara’s extraordinary achievements have not gone unnoticed, as she has been the proud recipient of two Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) building of the year awards for Industrial building and Government Building. Additionally, she is a distinguished member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
As a cornerstone of the McGuire team, Mara Porras consistently upholds the highest standards in property management, guiding our South Florida office towards excellence and success. Her vast knowledge, remarkable achievements, and meticulous attention to detail make her an invaluable asset, solidifying our reputation as a leader in the industry.