Event presented by University of Miami’s Herbert Business School’s Accelerated MBA in Real Estate
Panelists (L-R): Jakub Hejl, Founder & CEO, Westside Capital; Manuel de Zárraga, Executive Managing Director, Executive Committee Council Member, JLL Capital Markets, Americas; Diego Torrealba, Senior Vice President, MG Developer & University of Miami; Dr. Andrea Heuson, Academic Director of Real Estate Programs at Miami Herbert Business School; Marc Chasin, Vice President, Eden Multifamily; and Panel Moderator: Demetri Demascus, Co-Founder of PROFILEmiami
MG Developer, a prominent name in real estate development, recently served as the host for an exclusive event at “The Village at Coral Gables” Sales Gallery in Coral Gables. The event was part of “Emerging Leaders: The Next Generation of Real Estate,” a panel event presented by Miami Herbert Business School’s Accelerated MBA in Real Estate in collaboration with PROFILEmiami.
The evening consisted of a panel discussion exploring various aspects of the real estate industry and the career paths that lead to success. The panel included esteemed industry leaders, including Diego Torrealba, a Senior Vice President at MG Developer; Manuel de Zárraga, Executive Managing Director at JLL Capital Markets, Americas; Jakub Hejl, Founder & CEO of Westside Capital; and a current student in Miami Herbert Business School’s Accelerated MBA in Real Estate program; and Marc Chasin, Vice President at Eden Multifamily. The discussion was moderated by Demetri Demascus of PROFILEmiami.
“Being part of this incredible event, surrounded by some of South Florida’s preeminent and emerging real estate leaders, has been truly inspiring. It’s a reminder that the path to success in the real estate industry is a journey of continuous learning, networking, and seizing opportunities,” said Diego Torrealba.
“We are truly excited to partner with MG Developer and PROFILEmiami to host an event with both leading industry leaders and emerging leaders in Real Estate,” said Dr. Andrea Heuson, Professor of Finance and Academic Director of Real Estate Programs at Miami Herbert Business School. Sharing modern-day real experiences in this setting fosters innovative thinking in the industry. It also creates leaders that we will look to make a meaningful impact in South Florida and lay the foundation for future generations.”
Hosting the event were key figures from Miami Herbert Business School’s Accelerated MBA in Real Estate program, including Dr. Andrea Heusen, Academic Director of Real Estate Programs, and Alirio Torrealba, CEO of MG Developer. Panelists shared personal experiences and insight as to how they have been working on advancing their careers in real estate while exploring educational opportunities and learning about recruiting in Miami’s thriving commercial and residential real estate sectors.
“It’s a privilege to host this event in collaboration with PROFILEmiami and the University of Miami’s Real Estate Programs at Miami Herbert Business School, alongside emerging leaders, as they will be the ones defining the real estate industry of tomorrow. Working jointly can make a lasting impact that will solidify Miami as the top real estate market, with limitless opportunities,” said Alirio Torrealba, CEO and Founder of MG Developer.
The University of Miami Accelerated MBA in Real Estate Program recognized as one of the world’s top MBA programs, played a vital role in making this event possible. The program is a collaboration between Miami Herbert Business School and the School of Architecture, offering students the opportunity to learn from global real estate experts and gain real-world experience through paid internships with leading firms in the industry. Miami Herbert Business School’s focus on real estate education is well-suited to the thriving real estate market of Miami and South Florida, attracting local, national, and international industry experts.
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About MG Developer
MG Developer is a residential property development company based in Coral Gables, Florida. Led by Alirio Torrealba, the firm is a subsidiary of MG Capital, and provides and implements a comprehensive array of real estate-oriented services, from concept creation and property site selection to project advancement. As a member of the Coral Gables community, MG Developer is committed to the beautification of the city and supports its Art in Public Places program, recently commissioning an original stone sculpture at Balboa Plaza called “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The firm is an advocate of public exhibitions throughout Coral Gables that enhance the area’s unique lifestyle and design and is also a proponent of philanthropic efforts and organizations that elevate the city’s standard of living, including the Coral Gables Community Foundation and FundaHigado.