Real Estate Advisory Boards

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  • School of Architecture MRED+U Advisory Board

    Jay Massirman - Board Chair
    Managing Principal
    Rivergate Companies

    Nitin Motwani - Immediate Past Chair 
    Managing Partner
    Miami Worldcenter

    Matthew Adler
    Founder and Managing Principal
    Adler Real Estate Partners

    Suzanne Amaducci-Adams, JD
    Partner, Head of Real Estate Practice Group
    Bilzin Sumberg

    David Arditi
    Principal
    Aria Development Group

    Felipe Azenha, MRED+U
    Director
    Beacon Hill Property Group 

    Ryan Bailine, MBA, JD
    Shareholder
    Greenberg Traurig

    Troy Ballard, BArch
    Vice Chairman
    Cushman & Wakefield

    Hampton Beebe 
    Vice Chairman  
    Newmark Knight Frank

    Michael Berkowitz
    President
    Berkowitz Development Group, Inc.

    Trish Blasi, BBA
    President and Founder
    Borghese Investments

    Gary Block
    Partner and CIO 
    The Meridian Group

    Kieran Bowers
    President
    Swire Properties, Inc.

    Alice Bravo, BSCE
    Senior VP-Florida District 
    WSP 

    Kim Briesemeister
    Principal
    Redevelopment Management Associates

    Lawrence Brown 
    Chief Financial Officer
    Fat Tuesday's

    Lissette Calderon
    CEO
    Neology Group

    Ricardo Caporal 
    Founder and President
    Mattoni Group

    Alicia Cervera Lamadrid, BA
    Managing Partner
    Cervera Real Estate

    Kolleen Cobb
    EVP and General Counsel
    Florida East Coast Industries

    Tobin Cobb - Past Chair
    Co-CEO
    Grass River Property

    Steve Cohen
    Senior Director-Commercial Real Estate
    Synovus

    Taylor Collins
    Managing Partner
    Two Roads Development

    Meg Daly 
    President and CEO
    Friends of the Underline 

    Chris Damian  
    Executive Vice President and CEO
    City National Bank  

    Scott L. N. Davidson
    CEO and President
    SSD, LLC

    Robert Davis
    Founder
    Seaside, Florida

    Lesley Deutch 
    Managing Principal
    John Burns Real Estate Consulting

    Neil Fairman 
    Chairman 
    Plaza Equity Partners

    Ronny Finvarb, BBA, JD
    Principal
    Finvarb Group

    Robert Fishman, E-MBA
    Partner 
    ThinkLAB Ventures, LLC 

    Brett Forman 
    Executive Managing Director
    Trez Capital

    Charles J. Foschini, BBA, MBA, JD
    Senior Managing Director
    Berkadia

    Joe Furst
    Managing Principal
    Place Projects

    Sydne Garchick 
    Founder and President
    MRK Partners 

    Jessica Goldman Srebnick
    CEO and Principal
    Goldman Properties

    Elena Gonzalez, BSAE, MRED+U - Alumni Representative  
    Associate
    Starwood Property Trust 

    Kona Gray
    Principal 
    Edsa 

    Anthony Graziano, BS
    Chairman and CEO
    Integra Realty Resources

     

    Vanessa Grout, AB
    CEO
    OKO Real Estate

    Greta Guggenheim 
    CEO
    TPG Real Estate 

    Richard Heisenbottle, BArch
    President
    R. J. Heisenbottle Architects, P.A.

    Liz Holland 
    CEO, General Counsel 
    Abbell Associates   

    Eduardo Imery, BA
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
    Fortune International Group 

    Avra Jain
    Founder
    The Vagabond Group

    Arnaud Karsenti
    Managing Principal
    13th Floor Investments

    Arden Karson
    Managing Principal
    Karson & Co.

    Sana Khan 
    Vice President, Strategy & Innovation
    Len X

    Michael Landa, BBA
    Vice Chairman and Managing Director
    Marsh USA Inc.

    Matthew W. Lazenby, MRED+U
    President and CEO
    Whitman Family Development

    James LeFrak 
    Vice Chairman and Managing Director
    LeFrak

    Jay Mantz
    President 
    Rialto Capital Group

    David Martin
    CEO & Founder
    Terra Group

    Kathy Moorman
    Corporate VP of Real Estate
    Baptist Health Enterprises

    Tom C. Murphy, MBA
    Co-President
    Coastal Construction

    Justin Oates 
    Vice President
    Cain International 

    Alan Ojeda
    Owner & CEO
    Rilea Group

    Steve Patterson
    President
    Related Development

    Jonathan Raiffe 
    Chief Operating Officer
    Adler Group 

    Brent Reynolds, BSE, BSF
    CEO and Managing Partner
    NR International

    Matthew Rieger
    President and CEO
    Housing Trust Group

    Craig Robins, JD
    CEO and President
    Dacra

    Carlos Rodriguez
    Founder, Chairman and CEO
    Driftwood Capital

    Todd Rosenberg 
    Managing Principal
    Pebb Capital 

    Stephen Ross 
    Executive Vice President
    AMLI Residential 

    Sandor Scher 
    Owner
    Claro Development 

    Scott Sherman  
    Principal 
    Torose Equities

    Lindy Smiley 
    Managing Director
    Starwood Property Trust

    John C. Sumberg - Past Chair
    Chairman
    Bilzin Sumberg

    Florencia Tabeni
    Vice President of Operations and Development 
    MDM Hotel Group

    Bill Thompson, MBA
    Director of Development 
    Fort Partners  

    Michael Tillman
    Managing Principal and CEO
    PTM Partners

    Justin R. Toal

    Job Warshaw
    President
    Managing Director and Head of the Special Servicing Division
    LNR Partners

    Tigre Wenrich 
    CEO
    LAB Miami Ventures

    Michael Wohl
    Founder
    Coral Rock Development Group

    Simon Ziff  
    President and Co-Founder 
    The Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group

  • MHBS Real Estate Programs Advisory Board

    Randy K. Weisburd, BBA'89
    Board Chair

    President and COO
    Atlantic Pacific Companies

    Matthew J. Allen
    Executive Vice President and COO
    The Related Group

    Paul Amoruso, BBA'82
    Managing Director
    Oxford & Simpson Realty Services, Inc.

    Thomas Bartelmo
    President and CEO
    The Kislak Organization

    Tere Blanca, BBA'81, MBA'83
    President and CEO
    Blanca Commercial Real Estate

    Douglas J. Bowen
    Managing Director Clarion Partners
    DJB Associates

    Richard Brickell
    Senior Vice President
    Joseph P. Day Realty Corp

    Jeff Brown
    President and Vice Chairman
    NFI Industries

    Malcolm Butters, BBA'82
    President
    Butters Construction and Development

    Thomas Christopoul
    Co-Founder 
    54 Madison Partners, LLC

    Armando Codina
    Executive Chairman
    Codina Partners

    Ugo Colombo
    Founder
    CMC Group

    Michael Comras, BBA'83
    Principal
    The Comras Company of Florida

    Manuel de Zarraga, MBA'83, BSCE'83   
    Executive Managing Director      
    JLL Capital Markets

    Edgardo A. Defortuna, MBA'82
    President and CEO
    Fortune International Realty Inc.

    Kevin Fitzpatrick
    Managing Director
    Spring Bay Property Company LLC

    James E. Flaum
    Managing Director,
    Global Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending
    Morgan Stanley Inc.

    Lynn Hackney
    Principal
    Community Three

    Sonny Kalsi
    Co-CEO
    BentallGreenOak

    Alexis Kantt
    Principal, Real Estate Europe
    Blackstone

    Marcelo Kingston
    Managing Director
    Multiplan Real Asset Management

    Howard M. Lorber
    President and CEO
    Vector Group, Ltd

    David Luski
    President
    DRA Advisors LLC

    Jackie Mansfield
    Principal
    Tristar Capital

    Manuel Martin
    Managing Director
    Nuveen Real Estate

    Sandeep Mathrani
    CEO
    WeWork

    Camilo Miguel, Jr., BBA'99
    Founder & CEO
    Mast Capital

    Roger Morales, BBA'00
    Partner and Head of Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions
    KKR

    Alfonso Munk
    Chief Investment Officer, Americas
    Hines

    Gabe Navarro
    Managing Partner
    MMG Equity Partners

    Neil Shah
    President & COO
    Hersha Hospitality Trust

    Katherine Sproul
    CEO
    Halstatt Real Estate Partners

    Zachary Witkoff, BBA'15
    Executive Vice President
    The Witkoff Group
    Chair, Witkoff Foundation

  • School of Law LL.M. Real Property Development Advisory Board

    Anthony De Yurre, LL.M.'05 - Board Co-Chair
    Partner
    Bilzin Sumberg

    Gary Saul - RDP Board Co-Chair
    Shareholder, Co-Chair, Miami Real Estate Practice
    Greenberg Traurig LLP

    Maria A. Gralia, JD'99
    Shareholder
    Stearns Weaver

    Jeff Berkowitz, JD'74
    Chairman
    Berkowitz Development Group, Inc.

    Rocio Budetta
    Managing Director
    Newland Capital Group

    Daniel de la Vega, MBA'12
    President
    ONE Sotheby’s Realty

    Michael F. Kashtan, JD'93
    General Counsel
    Fort Partners

    Lyan Fernandez, JD'79
    Chief Executive Officer
    Attica Consulting Group, LLC

    Martin Ferreira de Melo
    Director
    The Melo Group

    Carolina Herrera
    Vice President Of Land Acquisition
    Lennar

    Kimberly Hill Hoover
    CEO
    RED Multifamily

    Jerome Hollo, JD'93, AB'90
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    Florida East Coast Realty, LLC

    Valerie Jahn-Grandin, JD'83
    Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Counsel
    NATIC

    Kobi Karp, R.A., AIA, NCARB
    President
    Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, Inc.

    Carol L. Schoffel Faber, JD'83
    Partner and Co-Chair, Distressed Property Practice
    Akerman LLP

    Camilo Lopez
    CEO & Managing Partner
    TSG Group

    Jessica Melendez
    Vice President of Development
    The Related Group

    Joseph M. Hernandez, JD'96
    Partner and Real Estate Practice Group Chair
    Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman P.L.

    Jaret N. Turkell, LLM'09
    Senior Managing Director of Investment Sales
    Berkadia

    Oti Roberts
    Managing Director
    Morgan Stanley

    Melissa Rose
    Managing Director
    JLL Capital

    Tadd Schwartz
    President
    Schwartz Media Strategies

    Oscar Seikaly
    CEO
    NSI Insurance Group

    Nicole Shiman
    Vice President Investments
    EDENS

    Hugo P. Arza
    Partner
    Holland & Knight LLP