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Thank you to our advisory boards!



School of Business Administration
Real Estate Programs
Advisory Board


School of Architecture
Master in Real Estate Development and
Urbanism (MRED+U) Advisory Board


Steven Witkoff - Board Chair
Chairman and CEO
The Witkoff Group
Paul Amoruso
Managing Director
Oxford & Simpson Realty

Thomas Bartelmo
President and CEO
The Kislak Organization 

Tere Blanca
President and CEO
Blanca Commercial Real Estate
Richard Brickell
Senior Vice President
Joseph P. Day Realty

William Cohen
Executive Vice President
Newmark Knight Frank Real Estate
Michael Comras, Principal
The Comras Company of Florida
Manuel de Zarraga
Executive Managing Director
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler
Jeffrey Keitelman
DLA Piper
Howard Lorber
President and CEO
Vector Group
David Luski
President and CEO
DRA Advisors
Bernie Navarro
Latin Builders Association and
Benworth Capital Partners

Gabriel Navarro
MMG Equity Partners

Alan Ojeda
President and CEO
Rilea Group

Scott Panzer
Vice Chairman, New York Region
Jones Lang LaSalle Americas
Mark Rose
Chairman and CEO
Avison Young Canada
Scott Sime
Sime Realty
Andrew Smulian
Chairman and CEO
Akerman Senterfitt

Founding Emeritus Members 

Malcolm Butters
Butters Construction and Development

Gary Trock
Senior Vice President
CBRE Retail Services   

      Neisen O. Kasdin - Board Chair
Office Managing Shareholder
Akerman Senterfitt

Mehmet Bayraktar
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Flagstone Property Group

Robert L. Chapman, III
Founder and Managing Director
Traditional Neighborhood Development Partners

Bruce Clinton
Chairman and CEO
The Clinton Companies

Loretta Cockrum
Chairman and CEO
Foram Group

Carla Coleman
Executive Director
Urban Land Institute
(ULI) Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council

Robert Davis
Arcadia Land Company

Doug Eagon
Stiles Corporation

William Gietema, Jr.
Owner and Co-Founder
Arcadia Realty

Tony Goldman
Goldman Properties

Jose Hevia
Aligned Properties

Edgar Jones, Jr.
VP and Regional Development Officer
Rockefeller Group Development Corporation

Michael Katz

Katharine Kelley
President and CEO
Green Street Properties

Steve Owens
Swire Properties Limited and Vice President
Swire Pacific Holdings

Craig Robins
CEO and President

J. Gary Rogers
Executive Director
Lauderdale Lakes Community Redevelopment Agency

Peter S. Rummell
Rummell Company

Yaromir Steiner
Steiner + Associates

Louise Sunshine
LMS Consulting

Justin R. Toal
Managing Principal and Chief Investment Officer
Fifteen Group

Craig Ustler
Owner and President
Ustler Development and Vice President
Ustler Properties

Alex Vargas Vila
Development Associate
Flagler Development Group


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