AREAA Global Congress 2021 – Capitalize on Global Real Estate Shifts

AREAA Global Presents:

AREAA Global Congress 2021 – Capitalize on Global Real Estate Shifts

3 PART SERIES – SERIES 3: Latin America and North America


DATE:    Wednesday, September 15th
TIME: 9 AM PDT | 11 AM CDT | 12 PM EDT
WHERE: On Zoom Virtual Conference


AREAA Global is proud to present our first 2021 Virtual Global Congress: A premier forum that brings together top international real estate leaders to share ideas/experiences and create lasting business relationships.




Sep 15 2021


9:00 am - 11:00 am


Zoom Conference


AREAA Global


  • Allen Chiang
    Allen Chiang
    AREAA Global Chairman

    AREAA National Chair – 2009
    AREAA Education Foundation Founder
    AREAA Global Inc. Founder/Chair
    AREAA Executive Board since 2005
    NAR Hope Award Winner – 2005
    NAR Hall of Fame recipient (2009 and 2017) and director
    CAR Director for Life
    Rancho Southeast Association of Realtor President – 2001
    Rancho Southeast Association of Realtor Director since 1992
    Citrus Valley Association of Realtor Director
    SoCal MLS President – 2004
    Allen has been profoundly and widely involved in the real estate industry since 1987. Like everybody, he works every day. He even works on Thanksgiving and New Year. He is the owner of Presidential Real Estate founded in 1991. Despite his busy schedules with his business, he makes sure that he reserves time to serve the associations and boards. He has also done uncountable volunteer works and studies. He earned 16 designations including namely CCIM, CIPS, CRB, CRS, SRES, ABRM…

  • Carmen Chong
    Carmen Chong
    AREAA Global CEO

    Carmen is the President and Broker of CC Legacy Financial Corporation, a company that was founded in 2006 providing excellent services and education in the Mortgage Lending and Real Estate industries. With her 28 years of experience in the Mortgage Lending, Real Estate, and recently adding Financial services specifically (Life Insurance and Annuities), she has created a complete circle of services for her network.

    Carmen Chong has been a proud member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) since 2009, 2011 Founding President of the San Francisco Peninsula chapter, 2015 AREAA National Chairwoman and currently serves as the CEO for AREAA Global, the for profit arm of AREAA.

    Being of Chinese descent, but born and raised in Nicaragua, Carmen is trilingual in English, Spanish and Cantonese.

  • Ian MacLeod
    Ian MacLeod
    AREAA Global Project/Development Co-Chair

    Ian MacLeod has been in the real estate industry since 1994, where he started selling for Club Intrawest and plus other real estate projects in Whistler, this after many years as a top ski instructor where he attained his Level 4 CSIA. He continued with Intrawest working in Mammoth Lakes California, as a sales specialist on the Village at Mammoth development launch.

    From there he formed his own real estate marketing project and managed numerous projects in British Columbia and Washington State. In 2003 Ian then began working with S&P Destination Properties and directed several projects for Lowe Corporation in Seattle and Los Angeles. From there, he went on to Kailua-Kona, Hawaii to work for the Lyle Anderson Group.

    Ian continues to manage real estate projects in BC and Hawaii plus owns and manages, which is one of the top luxury real estate websites in the world. As well, he is actively involved with AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America) as a co-founder and board member of the Vancouver Chapter and a BOD with AREAA Global Currently he is the Sales Director for The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu.

  • JIm Park
    JIm Park
    AREAA Chair Emeritus

    Jim Park has served as the President of AREAA Global Inc since its inception in 2013. Additionally, Park was the 2013 Chair of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and previously served as the association’s President and CEO from 2005 to 2011.

    Park was the founder of several real estate as well as mortgage banking companies, including The Mortgage Collaborative, New Vista Asset Management and Community Asset Solutions. Earlier this year, Park helped to launch the Marquis International team within KW Realty to better serve global and luxury real estate customers and investors. Previously, Park spent many years in Washington, DC and worked at Freddie Mac and FHA as well as worked on affordable housing and community development issues on behalf of major cities throughout the US.

  • Marc Weintraub
    Marc Weintraub
    Managing Partner of Bailey Glasser’s Florida

    Marc Weintraub is a senior, successful business attorney specializing in the Negotiation and documentation of large international transactions. Marc has concentrated on negotiating multi-million-dollar investment deals between Chinese nationals and American businesses. Marc has also been lead counsel on industrial and commercial real estate developments with principals from China, Italy and Latin America. Marc received his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 1999, making the Dean’s List all three years and winning the prestigious Alumni Award.

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