Florentino S. Dulalia Jr., Philippine charter president of the International Real Estate Federation or FIABCI (the French-based international real estate organization) and FIABCI international vice-president for Principal Members Council, is attending the annual business meeting of the international organization at the United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland which started yesterday.

FIABCI boasts of about 140 principal member organizations from all over the world with some 1,500 direct corporate members. Among the member organizations are the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Associations (CREBA) in the Philippines, the National Realtors Association of the United States, Appraisal Institute of America associations of developers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

Dulalia is a former national president of CREBA, and currently holds the positions of CREBA presidential adviser and chairman of the Council of Leaders. He initiated CREBA’s participation in the De la Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of

Professional and Continuing Education (SPaCE) post-baccalaureate diploma program in real estate management. He is a consultant in real estate examinations being conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry.

His other achievements include being president of the Council of Real Estate Educators, and president of the Real Estate Brokers Associations of the Philippines during which he succeeded in expanding its membership in the Visayas and Mindanao; president of the F.S. Dulalia Jr. Realty Inc.; and president-chief executive officer, DonTin Realty and Development Corporation.