Our team combines decades of experience in real estate private equity, acquisitions, asset management, and corporate finance in various asset classes.

LEADERSHIP

Gus Alfonso

Managing Partner, CEO

Ed Farah

Co-Founding Principle

Alicio Piña

Co-Founding Principle

CORE VALUES

Integrity

We strive for the highest standard of honesty and ethics and demand the same from our partners.

Collaboration

We like to work in teams with blue-chip partners who can challenge us to improve.

Pragmatism

We find practical applications to problems when they arise. If we can simplify the solution, we will.

Discipline

We strive to be disciplined and methodical in all we do.

Trust

We believe trust is the hallmark of any meaningful relationship.

Commitment to Excellence

We always strive to be excellent and best-in-class.

We like to be pragmatic and strive to find simple solutions to complex problems.

Alicio Pina | Managing Partner

Our History

2008

May 2008

Florida Value Partners I LP is incorporated in the State of FL. The partnership is a $20m private investment vehicle that acquires distressed assets.

2009

March 2009

FVP acquired its first major asset, the Miami Airport Center, via a distressed note purchase of $22m.

2010

July 2010

FVP acquired Promenade via distressed sale - closes the $20M transaction in two weeks - for $20m.

2012

August 2012

FVP acquired the distressed CVI portfolio for $140m in partnership with The Lynd Company. The 3,400-unit multifamily portfolio is its first large-scale multi-state portfolio.

2012

August 2012

FVP reaches 5,000 units under management and an AUM volume of $600m.

2012

November 2012

FVP in partnership with Leon Mayer & Co, NKP Capital founded Endeavor Schools as an Opco Propco buy and build strategy to acquire private schools throughout the U.S. within pre-selected markets.

2013

June 2013

FVP acquired the John Hancock Center for $143 million, its first large-scale commercial office acquisition.

2013

May 2014

FVP becomes an anchor investor and Board Member in a GP development program with ~1B AUM along with the John Buck Company in Chicago.

2016

March 2016

FVP partners with Eden Multifamily and the Hunt Companies to develop the Lazul Apartments (a 350-unit luxury market rate property).

2018

February 2018

FVP, NKP, and LM sell Endeavor Schools to Leeds Equity for over $114m.
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2018

January 2019

FVP forms 2nd programmatic fund partnership [$85m GP fund] with John Buck Company

2020

January 2020

FVP achieved $1B in asset volume, including 7,000 units under management, 1,000 units developed or in development, and over 2m square feet of commercial assets acquired.

2020

December 2022

FVP acquired Shorty’s site in Downtown Dadeland to develop a 25-story high-rise tower.

2020

February 2023

FVP acquired Downtown Miami land to develop a 42-story mixed-use high-rise.

To make the magic happen, you need a great team

We are building a track record of exceptional real estate investments by assembling a best-in-class team. Our experience is vast, our talent is diverse, and our passion for performance is limitless.

MEET THE TEAM

Guillermo Navarro

Chief Financial Officer

Fernando Alvarez

Comptroller
Finance & Accounting

Walter Aguilar

Director
Development Coordination & Construction Management

Diego Fernandez

Sr. Associate
Acquisitions & Development

Jessica Farah

Sr. Associate
Asset Management

Alys Muro

Assistant
Asset Manager

Chris Piña

Advisor
Affordable Housing & Impact Investing

Rey Villar

Ex-Officio / Principle
Planning & Zoning

Peter Pessoa

Ex-Officio / Principle Investments & Capital Markets

Beth Azor

Ex-Officio
Retail Leasing & Management

Rene Rodriguez

Property Manager Commercial Properties

Noemi Alvarez

Office Manager