Founder & CEO
Daniel Ceniceros is Founder & CEO of Connect Commercial Real Estate, one of the top 10 media companies listed on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the US.
With more than 20 years in commercial real estate, Daniel’s experience deals with CRE-focused technology, marketing, media, and events. As founder of Connect, Daniel has changed the landscape of real estate news – bridging the gap between generations in the industry, while continuously creating new and innovative ways to report, market, and track commercial real estate news and trends. Known by his colleagues and clients as a strategic thinker, Daniel continues to focus on maximizing Connect’s relationships with clients, helping to grow their brands and expand visibility.
Prior to founding Connect, Daniel was Vice President of the Real Estate Media Group at American Lawyer Media, working with the company’s top clients across all platforms – thought leadership, advertising, events, digital and print advertising. Daniel led the division’s focus on national real estate banking and legal clients, some of which included Goodwin Procter, DLA Piper, K&L Gates, Fried Frank and others.
Daniel started his career at a creative agency where he worked with residential real estate developers and a variety of commercial real estate clients. His experience included working on branding and launching of commercial parks, as well as master planned communities such as Valencia. Daniel was also part of the teams that created the HUD and BIA logos and worked with one of the first outsourced residential design studios.
Daniel was named one of the “2017 Folio 100,” a list of the 100 most influential players in media; by The News Funnel as one of “21 Tech Leaders to Watch” (2015), and by CapStak as one of the top “35 Power Players in CRE Tech.”
Daniel is an exercise enthusiast, his reset time is on a spin bike, lifting weights or just going for a run. He is also passionate about giving back and has played an active role in Padres Contrar el Cancer and Just in Time. Daniel also enjoys spending time at the beach with his wife and two daughters.