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Eli Broad

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Broad made his fortune with his real estate company Kaufman & Broad before founding financial company SunAmerica, where he served as CEO until 2000. He was the founding chairman of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and is a life trustee and member of the executive committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He and his wife have also formed the philanthropic Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and The Broad Art Foundation, of which have assets surpassing $2.5 billion.

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Matthew Whitman-Lazenby

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Matthew Whitman-Lazenby is operating partner of the Bal Harbour Shops, next to Stanley Whitman and Randy Whitman, and represents both the third generation and the company’s future. Prior to working at the Bal Harbour Shops he worked for a New York real estate broker and Detroit-based real estate developer. He is now working to expand the famous Shops.

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Robert Wennett and Mario Cader-Frech

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Wennett has spent 25 years conceiving and developing landmark structures in urban environments across the country. 1111 Lincoln Road, an experiential parking garage structure chock full of high-end dining and retail establishments, is a Herzog & de Meuron-designed building that has changed the face and dynamic of Miami Beach’s famed Lincoln Road. Mario, the Vice President Public Affairs & Corporate Social Responsibility for MTV Networks Latin America has done wonders to create awareness not only for the MTV brand but for the charitable organizations he aligns himself with. The two are well-known art collectors and currently live in one of the coveted residential units located inside the 1111 building.

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Gary and Dana Shear

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Gary Shear founded Shear Construction and Development in 1984, and the company has since gained a stellar reputation in South Florida’s real estate realm. His projects include such pristine properties as Cocoplum, Tahiti Beach, Gables Estates, Journey’s End and Old Cutler Bay. Currently, the pair are focusing their attention on the restoration of South Beach’s Art Deco building. The couple are also actively involved in Miami’s social and philanthropic circuits.

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Keith Menin

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

The descendent of a long-time Miami Beach family, Menin is well entrenched in the scene. He’s a member of the Galbut family, which provided him with both the means and the know-how to open his first hotel when he was just 24. But his heritage didn’t guarantee success; that was Menin’s doing. He parlayed that venture into additional hotel projects, including the Raffaello Hotel in Chicago and the Mondrian South Beach, where he partnered with the established Morgans Hotel Group (the brand behind the Delano and Shore Club) for the company’s first residential project. Menin’s newest projects, the newly-remodeled Shelborne hotel and its American Brasserie, Vesper, have earned due acclaim.

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