Renaissance Man, Michael Capponi and The Capponi Group

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Michael Capponi

 7:00 PM I run back to my house to change into my tuxedo. 45 minutes later, I’m back at the Pinetree Drive house to play host to 3500 guests and shake a lot of hands.

Ultimate entrepreneur Michael Capponi, has successfully segued from throwing Miami’s hottest parties, to building the exquisite residences they often take place in. The Capponi Group encompasses construction, events, and humanitarian initiatives locally and in Haiti. Here is a view onto an almost typical day for Capponi, the day he unveiled William Dean’s new home and welcomed 3,500 revelers for Dean’s Gatsby-worthy birthday bash.

7:30 AM I wake up to the sounds of singing bowls, then swim 5 laps in the pool and then meditate with my gong and tuning forks for 15 minutes before scanning the Zohar.

8:30 AM I drink green protein shakes at home or hit Jugo Fresh.

9:00 AM I am off to meet the Head of Construction for CC G, Bob Wrieden and various project managers around Miami. Inspect our job sites, scheduling, quality control etc.

11:30 AM I arrive at my office and answer all my emails and meet with several heads of the various departments of The Capponi Group.

12:00 PM I meet with Sarah Bromley for new business development, Felicia Marquez for marketing updates, Rene Dago and my mother, Danoushka who is the company’s Finance Manager for the weekly financials.

12:30 PM I have lunch with clients around the office.

1:30 PM I meet Public Relations firm, Tara Ink, to discuss strategies and guest list for this evenings black tie gala.

2:00 PM I send emails off to Haiti to check up on our foundations work.

2:30 PM I walk the development project with partner Greg Bennati and fine-tune the latest spec home creation.

3:30 PM I meet brokers about new deal perspectives in the market. Then I go back to office to oversee marketing on special events and galas we are producing.

4:00 PM I make several calls to the west coast about next year’s massive Festival of Light project.

5:30 PM Return back to Billy Dean’s Pinetree house and flip into ‘production mode’ for the black tie gala. I complete the final walk through with all staff and vendors for the gala while also finishing the construction punch out list and walking property with project managers.

7:00 PM I run back to my house to change into my tuxedo. 45 minutes later, I’m back at the Pinetree Drive house to play host to 3500 guests and shake a lot of hands.

12:45 AM I quietly slip out of the party to grab a quiet and much needed midnight snack with my girlfriend, Lauren, then home to bed.

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