Luciana spent fifteen years in public service, moving her way up the ranks at the City of Miami to ultimately become the Assistant Director of Planning and Zoning for the last five years. She served as the city’s project Manager for Miami 21, the City’s zoning code, and had a significant role its development, managing all day-to-day activities, strategizing community outreach and marketing efforts, briefing political leaders, drafting legislation, and leading its subsequent implementation. She has played a role in the review of major projects such as Brickell Citycentre, Miami Worldcenter, the Design District, and many other high profile projects in the City of Miami.
To complement her professional experience, Luciana possesses a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida and a Master of Business Administration degree from Florida International University. She regularly lectures classes at the Hollo School of Real Estate at Florida International University and is a featured speaker at industry-related events and conferences. She is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Luciana is leading the Commercial Division of Rua Realty to capitalize on her community expertise, land use experience, and real estate development knowledge gained while working at the City of Miami.