Maria A. Llanes, Sr. Right-of-Way Manager
Maria Llanes has 19 years of experience in real estate, with a thorough understanding of public sector right-of-way property management. She has been involved in most phases of transportation projects including acquisitions and right-of-way clearing and demolition. Ms. Llanes is proficient in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Right of Way Management System (RWMS) software and has worked with FLAIR.
Presently Ms. Llanes serves as an in-house consultant Sr. Right of Way Agent for The Urban Group in the Property Management Division at FDOT District Six. Ms. Llanes has accumulated over 8 years of experience working closely with the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA) in matters related to the FDOT-owned South Florida Rail Corridor in Miami-Dade County. Ms. Llanes’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to, obtaining approval from SFRTA for the leasing and disposal of SFRC right-of-way; assisting in matters related to the relocation of SFRTA’s Tri-Rail Miami Airport Station in connection with the MIC Central Station; assisting SFRTA in the procurement of excess property along the SFRC in connection with the needs of Tri-Rail stations. Throughout the years, Ms. Llanes has developed excellent working relationships with SFRTA staff and has gained the knowledge and understanding of the various operating and maintenance agreements between FDOT and SFRTA as they relate to the SFRC.