Haute 100 Miami Update: Rony Seikaly

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Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—MiamiNew YorkLos Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. On our Haute 100 Miami list is Rony Seikaly, the Miami Heat basketball star turned sought after deejay.

Rony Seikaly

Category: Entrepreneurs

Company: Quadrant Investment Group

Industry: Real Estate

What Made Him Haute: Thanks to an illustrious career playing in the NBA for the Miami Heat, as well as successful real estate ventures, Seikaly is a leading figure in the city. Early in his career with the Heat, he made waves by breaking several team records, amassing incredible career statistics, and earning the title The Spin Doctor. The name has a double meaning; Seikaly is also a DJ with a penchant for house music. He’s played some of the hautest clubs and lounges in the world, including Miami Beach’s LIV. Since its inception in 2005, Quadrant Investment Group, of which Seikaly is CEO, has created and managed three separate funds with $128 million in investor equity and $350 million in real estate. Seikaly is personally invested in each of those funds.

What Makes Him Haute Now: Seikaly was recently voted one of the top 50 best basketball players that have played with the Miami Heat by bleacherreport.com. The honor comes at no surprise as Seikaly was chosen as the first draft selection in franchise history. He’s also considered one of the best all around players and popular among the fans. During his career, the basketball star was known as “Spin Doctor” for his signature low-post moves and played 439 games with the Heat.

Nowadays, Seikaly entertains everywhere from Miami to Paris as a deejay spinning what he calls “uplifting, happy house music.” In Miami, he favors LIV nightclub, and he just released his first single, “Come with Me.” The full album with be out in October through the electronic/house label Subliminal Records. Along with his successful music endeavors, Seikaly is a partner in Mokai and Wall at the W South Beach.

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