Trisha Roy is the Broker and CEO of Open Spaces International, Florida's premier International real estate brokerage.
Trisha Roy is an International REALTOR®, Instructor and diversity and sustainability specialist, and represents a broad spectrum understanding of international business and real estate education.
Trisha holds National Association of REALTORS® designations of CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist), GRI (Graduate REALTOR® Institute), AHWD (At Home With Diversity) and GREEN (Green design and redesign consultant) designations.
In her academic background, Trisha holds two masters degrees, the first in Ecology & Environment, from the Indian Institute of Ecology & Environment, and her research work on Behavioral Ecology of Red Pandas in the Himalayan foothills received a Distinction. Sustainable development, juxtaposed against the real challenges of wild habitat encroachment formed much of her work in India. She also holds a second masters degree in Business Management, from Kettering University, and her research in that effort explored how sustainability and planning could have impacted the story of Flint, MI.
She is a published author, with many publications in newspapers, magazines, both as a poet and a writer on topics of ecological and environmental interest, on leadership theories, as well as one book. She writes for the Gainesville Sun.
On a personal level, Trisha is an avid nature-photographer, dancer-choreographer, and practices and learns Shotokan karate along with her two boys, who are both black belts. In her spare time, Trisha enjoys writing, hiking on Florida's many trails, and nature photography. Trisha volunteers on many local causes and committees, including as a volunteer "mammal keeper" at the Jacksonville Zoo, utilizing old skills learned during her research days in India's zoos. Wildlife and conservation is a cause very close to her heart.
Trisha an organizer, and cultural lead for Gainesville's multicultural community. She serves on the county's Code Enforcement Board, as well as on the Chamber's International Council. She also serves as Vice President for the North Florida chapter of SCORE. Trisha is an Instructor for Florida REALTORS®, the Florida chapter of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Home Types : House, Manufactured, Commercial, Townhouse, Lot/Land
Languages Spoken : Bengali, English, Gujarati, and Hindi
Approved to teach:
- Global Real Estate: Local Markets
- Global Real Estate: Transaction Tools
- Europe & International Real Estate
- The Americas & International Real Estate
- Asia/Pacific & International Real Estate
- Africa & International Real Estate