About Pan American

Pan American Companies was founded in 1990 to create a multi-disciplined full service real estate development and investment firm that would raise the bar in project delivery with innovative, value driven projects throughout South Florida. Today, Pan American has established itself as the second largest industrial land developer in Miami-Dade County and has developed, built, owned, and managed almost every type of real estate product.
By implementing prudent decision making for both current and outlook horizons, Pan American has achieved a remarkable record of high-quality projects including land economics, development of commercial, industrial, and retail facilities, acquisition of existing and mature properties, as well as management, leasing and customer/tenant relations.

We deliver successful ventures with our efficient approach and uncompromising work quality.


In possession of distressed or under performing assets.


We specialize in turning property and land assets into positive cash flow projects.

Management Team

Our team of professionals is ready to handle any of your real estate and development needs. We have an in-house certified and licensed architect, general and engineering contractors, real estate brokers, certified property managers, and licensed insurance agents.


is the President of Pan American Companies and oversees all aspects of its real estate development, investments and financing. In addition to his vast real estate development experience, Mr. Lopez-Cantera’s career includes work in land planning and architectural design, engineering, and was a Board Member of the Department of Professional Regulation, Construction Industry Licensing Board from 1988-1994. Mr. Lopez-Cantera is also actively involved in community service organizations. He chaired the Board of Directors at the Jackson Memorial Foundation and serves on both the Performing Arts Center Trust and the Florida Grand Opera Board.


heads both the Property Management and Brokerage Services at Pan American Companies. She has been a real estate broker for over fifteen years and has managed properties for over ten years. Throughout her career, Mrs. Cantera-Serralta has administered daily operations of over 600,000 square feet of industrial, residential, and retail properties in South Florida, helping buyers and tenants accomplish the desired outcome on their properties.


is Pan American Companies’s Engineering and Land Development Project Manager. Prior to joining Pan American Companies, Mr. Encinosa worked as a Project Engineer for the State of Florida Department of Transportation and was an Estimator and Pipe Superintendent for D. M. P. Corporation; he is also the Principal of Complete Development, Inc. His extensive experience in management of the performance and coordination of contractors, engineers, and consultants plays an integral role in our project analysis and valuation of site engineering alternatives.


began her career in real estate ten years ago, specializing in loan originations and condo conversion sales/management in Miami, Coral Gables, Orlando and Tampa. Since joining Pan American Realty Services, Mrs. Aragon’s attention to detail and her distinguishing knowledge of the market and buyer/tenant needs has greatly contributed to our real estate sales/management divisions. A performance-driven, intensely dedicated team player, she is always eager to contribute to the overall success of company projects.