Real estate executive Tina Reine is an entrepreneur with experience in marketing, finance, sales, and business development. Throughout her career, Tina Reine has held a number of leadership positions, spearheading marketing, product development, and investment initiatives. An entrepreneur, Tina Reine is the owner of several businesses. In 2011, Reine founded Curious Properties, a real estate firm with property interests in the South Florida area. As President of Curious Properties, she employs her experience in sales and development, acquiring and selling 10 properties within the first year of operations. Tina Reine was previously the owner of a wholesale jewelry company, Tina's Gem, buying and selling designer close-out jewelry to sales networks in Tokyo. Prior to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Tina Reine held several leadership positions with businesses in the carbon market. Beginning in 2006, she served CantorCO2e as Vice President of Voluntary Carbon Sales in London. Overseeing sales and marketing operations, Reine was responsible for locating projects, managing portfolios, conveying contracts to project developers, developing project financing, and educating investors. She remained with CantorCO2e for one year before joining JPMorgan Chase, where she served as Vice President of Carbon Market Sales, establishing trading platforms in the United States and managing CO2 portfolios. In 2008, she became Manager of Carbon Markets for NextEra Energy/ FPL Energy, where she was responsible for the structuring of equity investments of carbon projects. Tina Reine is a graduate of Columbia University's Business School, holding a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Marketing. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Evansville. In addition to her diverse professional endeavors, Tina Reine is an active member in Toastmasters International. Her speeches are meant to motivate and inspire people. Some of her speech titles include: "Change your Thinking, Change your Life", "Emotionally Abusive Relationships", "Growing up with a Cleft Lip and Palate", and "What we can Learn from Charles Dickens". Tina Reine is also an active supporter of Kristi House in Miami, an organization that fights against human trafficking.
Owner of Export Jewelry Co
Bought designer close out jewelry and sold it to a network of boutiques in Tokyo.
Mar 2010 - Present
Successfully buy and sell foreclosures in South Florida.
Dec 2008 - May 2011
Manager of Carbon Markets
NextEra Energy/FPL Energy
•Created value of MM by developing new carbon product (first VERs from a wind project in the US)
•Structuring of equity investments in carbon projects
•Trading of VERs and CERs
•Wrote PDD, completed validation and verification process for VERs
•Created ERPA's and contracts for purchase of emission reductions
Aug 2007 - Oct 2008
Vice President of Voluntary Carbon Market Sales
•Established trading desk in U.S. for CERs and VERs to manage client’s CO2 portfolios
•Involved in developing strategy for the approach to the U.S. market
•Researched and drew conclusions of U.S. carbon market appetite and needs
•Created database of pre-compliance and voluntary market buyers in U.S.
•Liaised with origination team in selecting appropriate projects for buyers
•Educated Senior level executives on compliance and voluntary markets
Feb 2007 - Aug 2007
Vice President of Voluntary Carbon Sales
•Seller of VERs and CERs for voluntary CO2 market
•Locate projects and maintain portfolio of all types of offset projects
•Offer forward contracts to project developers to create project financing
•Educate buyers on offsetting process and about CDM methodologies
•Created marketing materials and website content