About Joe Maez

Joe Maez is the engine driving The Maez Group, one of Albuquerque’s highest producing real estate brokerages. As the top-producing broker in the state, Joe is the king of agents with a reputation for unassailable excellence and customer care. Under his dedicated leadership, The Maez Group commands the market with record-setting sales and consistent growth year-over-year. In whatever he’s doing Joe always reaches for the top, becoming the #4 broker of 500 within his first year in real estate and the first brokerage to sell over $100 million in a year. Joe’s dedication to his team and commitment to excellence and growth has allowed him to mentor and raise up some of the best producing brokers in New Mexico.

As a veteran of the United States Army, Joe served 13 months in Iraq where he learned to lead under pressure and positively influence people to operate at their highest capacities for ultimate success. With a Business degree from UNM’s Anderson School of Management, he is equipped with a formal education as well as field training and experience in management, logistics, and operations. He treats his team like a military unit, driving them to achieve with total commitment and unassailable integrity; holding them to the same exceptional standard as himself. The Maez Group’s service is 24/7 and everyone is qualified and licensed to best assist the clients. Joe’s goal is for The Maez Group to be the gold-standard for real estate in the area and is only satisfied when they’re at the pinnacle. Operating at the highest level with unsurpassed market knowledge and the type of combat-ready negotiation skills no one wants to encounter from the other side, they always manage to stay on top. Ultimately, with Joe Maez on your side, you’ll get what you’re after, just like Joe.

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“With The Maez Group, you’re not working with a one-man band, you’re getting an entire orchestra, hand curated by El Maestro himself—Joe Maez.”


His name and image may be infamous within New Mexico real estate industry, but Joe Maez is still an active REALTOR, serving clients, handling negotiations, and selling homes (a lot of homes!). All homes in the Opulence Collection are handled directly by Joe with exclusive marketing that captures the attention of much larger markets and overseas buyers looking for luxury listings in the area. But regardless of your budget or home valuation, when working with The Maez Group you get the full package—professional marketing services, fully licensed office staff, highly experienced transaction team, and the best brokers in the area. When you’re with The Maez Group, you’re not working with a one-man band, you’re getting an entire orchestra, hand curated by El Maestro himself—Joe Maez.

Joe Maez believes the best way to lead a team is by example and never asks his brokers to do anything he hasn’t done himself. In keeping with that practice, Joe still does open houses and is in direct contact with his clients just like any other Maez Group agent. He begins every morning in his office connecting with clients and his team. Joe prices homes, helps sellers prepare and stage their residence for the market, and makes listing appointments. It’s not common for a home to be priced, staged, and listed in a single day, but with The Maez Group the exceptional is standard practice. Efficiency is key to success, and Joe Maez has built an exceptionally productive, efficient business where individual strengths are given room to take flight, and systems are constantly being improved and adapted to the changing market; making sure each client who works with The Maez Group receives superior service and feels like they’re transaction is the only one.