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SANTIAGO VANEGAS

FOUNDER & CEO

Santiago Vanegas is the Founder, CEO and President of Habitat Group, a leading Miami-based real estate asset management firm. An economist from Universidad del Rosario, Colombia, Santiago arrived to Miami in 2000, beginning his career in the real estate industry as Financial Manager for Fortune International Group.

 

He founded Habitat Group in 2005, eventually expanding the firm’s portfolio to include four branches offering specialized services, including: Habitat Development, an expert in the construction and remodeling of properties; Habitat Realty, which focuses on analyzing the real estate market in search of the best properties and investment opportunities; Habitat

Management, which focuses on the management of company assets; and Habitat Hotel, the hotel operations system.

 

Throughout his time in the industry, Santiago has worked on a number of notable projects, including: Habitat Residence 1 & 2 located in Brickell, Historic Miami River Hotel, Brickell Ten, the Jefferson Hotel, and Le Parc in Colombia.

Santiago has worked to generate better urbanism by evolving parks and mixed-use outdoor spaces through land acquisition and assemblage. His greatest career milestones thus far include the completion of Smart Brickell and the Jefferson Hotel.

INVESTMENT COMITEE
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ANIBAL ROA

INVESTMENT PARTNER

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INIGO GIRALDO

INVESTMENT PARTNER

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ANDRES FELIPE ROA

INVESTMENT PARTNER

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ANA MARIA VELEZ

INVESTMENT PARTNER

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MAURICIO BEHAR

INVESTMENT PARTNER

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
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ILEANA ALVARADO

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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MARGARITA CHONA

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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JUAN FERNANDEZ

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

MARKETING & ACQUISITION
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JUDITH MERCADO

MARKETING DIRECTOR

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G. MARCEL ADREANI

OWNER REPRESENTATIVE

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VALENTINA PEREZ-CEA

ACQUISITIONS DIRECTOR

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