Cuban-American real estate powerhouse, Mayi de la Vega is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty (ONE SIR), a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate and the leading luxury brokerage firm in South Florida. As a true visionary, de la Vega founded the firm back in 2008 during the depths of the country’s worst economic recession. Under her leadership, the company has flourished to seventeen offices and is backed by a global network that spans 22,000 associates in 72 countries and territories. Recognized as one of the top ten highest producing Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates worldwide, which together produce an annual sales volume of $108 billion, ONE SIR has become South Florida’s true voice of luxury.
Distinguished as an industry leader, de la Vega along with her son, Daniel de la Vega, the current president of ONE SIR, continue to strategically expand across South Florida. ONE SIR’s development division holds the majority market share of luxury condominiums above the two-million-dollar mark, with 18 exclusive new developments in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, accounting for more than $3 billion worth of real estate inventory.
De la Vega’s expertise has allowed her to maximize the prestigious reputation of the historic Auction House, challenging the status quo within the network by way of her award-winning marketing methods, the publishing of ONE LIFE and RESIDE magazine. With a wealth of experience in the industry and a number of record-breaking achievements, de la Vega prides herself in building a sustainable lifestyle, network, and community for ONE SIR. In doing so, she regularly ensures that wellness is at the heart of the company’s core values and spearheaded the launch of a dedicated “Wellness Month” to encourage healthy work-life balances within the company.
De la Vega is an avid art collector and dedicates time to traveling the globe as the company’s brand ambassador while marketing South Florida as an international, cultural mecca. She is an honored contributor to the community through her support of charitable, philanthropic and educational programs. De la Vega is a Board Member of United Way and the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, and served on the Foundation Committee for Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, The Board of Trustees for FIU, and as a “Guardian Angel” for Jackson Memorial Hospital. She currently resides in Miami Beach, Florida.