Capital Realty Services, Inc.: Coral Gables, Florida, Principal, 1988 - present. Diversified real estate company providing management, leasing, financing, sales and consulting services for quality commercial properties located throughout the United States.
Sonnenblick-Goldman Southeast Corp.: Miami, Florida, Vice President, 1985 - 1988. New York based real estate investment bankers procuring developmental and permanent, debt and equity financing for commercial real estate, as well as arranging the sale of similar properties to institutional and individual investors.
Practice of Law: Miami, Florida, 1984 - 1986. Engaged in a diversified commercial practice, initially with Hall and O'Brian, P.A., subsequently with the law offices of Alan J. Kluger.
Practice of Law: Tel Aviv, Israel, 1983 - 1984. Represented clients in the establishment of business ventures among American, European and Israeli interests.
Worldex Corporation: Miami, Florida, General Counsel, 1980 - 1984. Administration of the corporate legal department for an international travel and leisure company.
The Florida Bar.
United States Supreme Court Bar.
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Circuit Mediator certified by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Judicial Receiver in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Judicial Receiver in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Judicial Receiver in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Qualified as an expert witness on commercial real estate matters in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Qualified as an expert witness on real estate management and leasing in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Qualified as an expert witness on real estate mortgage financing in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Israel Chamber of Advocates.
Dade County Bar Association.
Florida Licensed Mortgage Broker.
Florida Licensed Real Estate Broker.
The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Juris Doctor, 1979.
Honors and Activities:
Cambridge-Warsaw International Trade Law Program.
Office of the State Attorney for Palm Beach County, Internship.
Florida Blue Key.
Student Honor Court, Vice Chancellor.
The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., Bachelor of Arts, 1977.
CURRENT AND PREVIOUS COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, National Board of Directors.
United Jewish Appeal, National Young Leadership Cabinet.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Board of Directors.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Community Relations Council, Vice Chairman.
Philanthropic Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Professional Advisory Board.
Jewish Family Services, Board of Directors.
Wexner Heritage Foundation, Alumnus.
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Miami Alumni Association.
University of Miami Citizens Board.
United Way of Dade County, Corporate Representative.
Miami City Ballet TOES, Founding Board of Directors.
South Florida Prime Plus, Founding Board of Directors.
Multiple Sclerosis P&P Ball, Founder.
REPRESENTATIVE REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY:
Liberty Real Estate Corp., Boston, Massachusetts. $150,000,000.00. Broker for the sale of real estate properties located throughout the United States which included apartments, office buildings and hotel facilities
Liberty Real Estate Corp., Boston, Massachusetts. $100,000,000.00. Arranged construction and permanent debt for commercial properties including hotels, apartments, office buildings and senior living facilities located throughout the United States.
Mall of the Americas, Miami, Florida. $40,000,000. Secured acquisition and rehabilitation loan for a joint venture comprised of Balcor Development Corp. and Levy-Schlesinger Company.
Sonesta Sanibel Harbour Hotel, Sanibel Harbour, Florida. $33,000,000. Structured the first institutional grade, privately placed mortgage backed security for the development of a resort hotel.
Singer Island Holiday Inn, Singer Island, Florida. $14,000,000. Construction loan secured for First City Development Corp., a subsidiary of the Belzberg organization, later replaced with a $16,000,000 permanent mortgage from Equitable Life Assurance Society of America.
Advance Tower, Miami, Florida. $15,500,000. Secured permanent mortgage for a 93,000 square foot high rise office building from Heller Financial Services.
Andrx Corporation, Weston, Florida. As tenant's representative, negotiated the lease for a 152,089 square foot build-to-suit office/warehouse facility in the Weston Business Center.
American Telnet, Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As tenants representative, negotiated the lease for a 45,000 square foot build-to-suit office building in the Atrium Office Park at Southpointe.
Stephens, Lynn, Klein & McNicholas, P.A., Miami, Florida. Acted as tenant's representative to negotiate lease and options for 40,000 square feet on two penthouse levels at Two Datran Center.
Tiger Direct, Miami, Florida. As tenant=s representative, negotiated the lease for 32,308 square feet at 8700 West Flagler Street.
Cohen, Berke, Bernstein, Brodie & Kondell, P.A., Miami, Florida. As tenant representative, conducted market analysis of competitive Class "A" office buildings throughout Dade County and negotiated a 15,000 square foot, 10 year lease, for a full floor in Terremark Centre.
Florida Yacht Basin, Miami, Florida. As court appointed Receiver, supervised environmental remediation and installation of pollution control systems for a twelve acre boat yard located on the Miami River, in accordance with the requirements of a consent agreement with the Department of Environmental Resource Management.
Office Portfolio, South Florida. Assembled a portfolio of commercial properties with high vacancies. Through renovations and aggressive marketing, leased up properties and created significant equity above acquisition costs. Some acquisitions were made with national institutions as investment partners while other acquisition partners included high net worth individuals.