Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Carlos Lopez-Cantera REPRepublican

19th Lieutenant Governor of Florida

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Carlos Lopez-CanteraREPRepublican 19th Lieutenant Governor of Florida
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Carlos Lopez-Cantera (born December 29, 1973) is an American politician who served as the 19th lieutenant governor of Florida from 2014 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, Lopez-Cantera represented the 113th district in the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 to 2012; he served as Majority Leader during the final two years of his term. Lopez-Cantera was elected property appraiser of Miami-Dade County on August 14, 2012. On January 14, 2014, Gov. Rick Scott appointed Lopez-Cantera to the post of Lieutenant Governor of Florida. He served out the remainder of the unexpired term of Jennifer Carroll and was elected to a full term in November 2014.

Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Miami
BA Business Administration/Political Science
1996
Miami-Dade Community College
AA
1994
University of Florida
Attended
Florida International University
Attended
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Lieutenant Governor
State of Florida
2014 - 2019
Appointed, Lieutenant Governor
State of Florida
2014
Majority Leader
Florida State House of Representatives
2010 - 2012
Representative
Florida State House of Representatives
2005 - 2012
Former Majority Whip
Florida State House of Representatives
Industrial Commercial Real Estate Consultant
Pan American Consulting Incorporated
1999 - Current
Industrial Real Estate Agent
Pan American Group, Incorporated
1998 - 1999
Statewide Director
Criminal Justice Reform Councils, Criminal Justice Committee, Florida State Senate
1997
Client Relations
Cantera and Associates
1991 - 1996
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Member
Miami-Dade County Planning Advisory Board
2002 - 2004
Member
Miami-Dade County Living Wage Advisory Board
2000 - 2002
Member
Delta Sigma Pi
Member
Property Tax Reform Committee
Member
Miami-Dade County Mayor's Mortgage Fraud Task Force
Member
Hispanic American Business Association
Member
Realtors Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches
Member
Big Brother Big Sisters of Greater Miami
Member
My Safe Florida Home Advisory Council