Camilo Miguel, chief executive officer and founder of real estate investment and development firm Mast Capital, began in the industry in 2003 with the help of acquaintances who were willing to guide him in his first project. After he successfully completed the property, in 2006 he founded the company and to date has acquisitions in the residential, hospitality, office, retail, and land sectors.
With a results-oriented style, Mr. Miguel leads about 40 people and has completed investments throughout Florida, growing the company’s portfolio to about $3 billion.
Mr. Miguel has been a supporter of community activities. He is a board member of The Underline, serves on the board of the Urban Land Institute, will chair the Florida Summit in December, serves on the Business Advisory Board of University of Miami, and keeps himself involved with the Perez Art Museum Miami.
“I like being able to give back to my industry and my peers, and mentor people that I think need help,” he said.
Mr. Miguel is married and has a 13-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter. They enjoy spending time together in outdoor activities. He is very close with his four sisters, 12 nieces and nephews. “We talk regularly, we like to spend time together. It gets a little hectic, but it’s a lot of fun,” he said.
Mr. Miguel spoke with Miami Today reporter Gabriela Henriquez Stoikow.
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