Rafaelina Rivas

Lina Rivas

Licensed Sales Agent

Realty Executives LAR Group

88-16 Jamaica Avenue

Woodhaven , NY 11421

Direct Phone: (718) 441-4138

Mobile Phone: (646) 299-9535

Fax: (718) 441-4969

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Rafaelina Rivas - Biography


A native New Yorker and resident of Queens for 10+ years, Rafaelina has an in-depth knowledge and love of its diverse neighborhoods and business districts. She can help you find the right investment in the right neighborhood. This passion coupled with her vast business training and dedicated work ethic drives her to be an effective client advocate, flexible liaison, and skillful negotiator.  

Rafaelina brings 15+ years as a successful risk compliance professional on Wall Street. She specialized in asset management, including residential and commercial real estate. She also has extensive paralegal experience handling real estate transactions. Rafaelina handled mid to large scale commercial real estate closings as well as retail mortgage matters.

Rafaelina prides herself in helping her clients navigate every aspect of the process. She is well versed in marketing, due diligence, contract preparation and negotiations, real estate finance (i.e. mortgages and leasing), valuation, insurance, and the intricate workings of municipalities.

Rafaelina executes a holistic multi-faceted approach designed to exceed clients’ expectations. 

• As a Certified Marketing Executive, she will develop an effective marketing plan that highlights your home or business. 

• She is experienced in identifying and mitigating financial and market risks, as well as developing strategies to seal the deal. 

• Having earned a Certificate in Ethics & Corporate Governance from NYU, Rafaelina is honest, fair, and transparent. 

• Rafaelina can translate complex information so that clients feel adequately informed and empowered.

 These values are applied in her everyday life. Rafaelina is an active member of the Marist Alumni Recruitment Team (“MART”). She represents Marist College at college fairs and admissions activities throughout New York City. Rafaelina is also a supporter of Volunteers of America.  

Areas Served

Greater New York City.  Specialist in Queens & Long Island.


Certified Marketing Executive ("CME") 

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