Coral Gables, FL
A 13-story mid-rise building consisting of 332 residential units. Built in 1969, Gables Waterway Tower was the first high rise waterfront project in Coral Gables.
May 7, 2018
Historical, Realty Services
Katherine Rodriguez joined the accounting team in September 2014 and has over 10 years of property management accounting experience.
Yusimi is responsible for maintaining the Family accounting and all corporate accounts payables, both areas which require processing and completing payments while complying with financial policies and procedures.
Since joining Adler Group in 2005 Yusimi has served in several capacities including providing high level support to the Chairman of the Board and Executive Team while also providing day to day support to the CFO with functions that included investor and lender reporting, preparation and execution of legal documents and maintaining an archive.
Prior to joining Adler, Yusimi worked at Coach Leatherware in Medley Florida where she was part of the Human Resources team who provided support to all employees in the manufacturing facility until the plant was relocated to Latin America. She started her employment with Manpower International located in Doral, Florida where she was responsible for recruiting, testing on new candidates, coordinating interviews, and completing the new hire process.
Cynthia Perez is an Assistant Property Manager who has developed a love for Commercial Real Estate. Originally from Miami, Florida, she moved to New York where she first began working in residential property management in 2005. As a maintenance coordinator who also assisted in leasing functions, Cynthia was responsible for 14 eight-to-ten story buildings located in the Bronx, NY. In early 2008, she transitioned over to Commercial Property Management as an Assistant Property Manager for 4 high-rise buildings in Midtown, Soho, and the Wall Street areas of Manhattan, NY. While there, she assisted in several renovation projects -including the entire demo and reno of all interior spaces and exterior facade. Through this, she acquired remarkable coordination skills and worked closely with high end tenants including Milk Studios, Marc Jacobs, and Daniel Libeskind, designer of The Freedom Tower in Wall Street. Cynthia attended Hunter College before moving back to Miami and completing her AS degree in Liberal Arts. She is currently enrolled to complete her BS in Business Administration and is working toward acquiring certifications that will help her further her career in Commercial Property Management.
Phil Greenbaum is the Portfolio Manager for ARS, where he oversees approximately 750,000 square feet of property in North Miami Dade and Broward County. In addition to managing this portfolio, Greenbaum supervises the leasing of his properties and all marketing activities.
Phil joined Adler Group in 1998 after eight years with International Fisheries where he exercised his leadership and negotiation skills to develop and grow business initiatives throughout Europe, Asia and South America. In fact, he successfully tripled the company’s profits.
After graduating from Marietta College in Ohio with a Bachelor in Accounting and Finance, Greenbaum began his career at Harborside Terminal in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was hired as a controller of a 2.5 million-square-foot facility and rose through the ranks to the President and Chief Executive Office after less than ten years of demonstrating his admirable work ethic and aptitude. After leaving Harborside and moving to Florida, Greenbaum pursued restaurant ventures and owned two very successful restaurants in South Florida.
Maribel Figueroa joined the Adler Group in August of 1998 as Administrative/Leasing Assistant after receiving her Associates in Business Administration from Miami Dade Community College. She was responsible for assisting the Property and Assistant Property Manager in the daily duties of the office while also working alongside the Leasing Director in completing lease agreements, extensions, and ensuring complete packages were sent to Landlord for signature. She has also adhered tenant work order requests and ensured timely turnaround times for maintenance compliance. Maribel has always been eager to assistant in clerical and managerial duties outside of her daily duties in order to grow and gain experience.
In May of 2015, she transferred to Adler corporate headquarters where she has worked closely with the Controller and Tina Spano, CFO of Adler Group as a Property Accountant. Her daily tasks consisted of completing the monthly financials for several South Florida properties and development while becoming proficient in Yardi Accounting Software. After several years, in June 2017, Maribel was relocated back to our Doral properties and achieved a promotion to Assistant Property Manager and assistant Van Antle, Property Manager, with his daily duties in the office. Her dedication to customer service combined with her managerial experience and relentless desire for growth makes her a great fit to the Adler Group.
While away from work, Maribel enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage kids, watching sports, camping and traveling.
Stephanie joined Adler group in 2018 as Marketing Coordinator. She is responsible for all aspects of marketing for the company including corporate marketing and real estate marketing for the brokers. Stephanie joins the team with 10+ years of combined experience in marketing, communication, sales, administration and customer experience. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of South Florida. Go Bulls! Stephanie is also a Notary Public for the State of Florida. In her free time she enjoys traveling to new places and experiencing new cultures.
Veronica Martinez joined Adler Group in July 2017 as an Accounts Receivable/Jr Accountant. Her daily duties include overseeing all daily receipts and assisting Sr. Corporate Accountant with monthly corporate rebills.
Prior to joining Adler Group, she held the position of Accounts Receivable for Equity One.
Veronica has more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience.
Barbara Delgado joined Adler Group in May 2015 as a Property Accountant and soon promoted to Senior Corporate Accountant. As Senior Corporate Accountant for Adler Group, Barbara is responsible for overseeing all day to day corporate accounting activities.
Prior to joining Adler Group, she held the position of Senior Property Manager for IMC Property Management & Maintenance, Inc. with responsibilities including overseeing management and daily accounting for 1.2M square feet of retail.
Barbara has more than 17 years of commercial and multi-family real estate experience.
Daniel Heisler, CCIM, CPM®, is responsible for the Sales, Leasing and Brokerage for Adler Realty Services’ (ARS) Florida market. Through his 20 year career Daniel has negotiated Leases and Purchase / Sales transactions totaling over 9 million square feet and over $30 million dollars of office, flex, land and retail properties. His vast experience enables him to represent Buyers, Sellers, Tenants and Landlords allowing them to make the best informed real estate decisions.
Before joining ARS, Heisler worked seven years for Houston developer Hines Interests. While there, Heisler managed their portfolio of Class A office buildings in South Florida – which included the tallest building in Florida and earning the building the Building of the Year national award from Building Owners and Managers Association. He also managed all building operations and services, including tenant and capital improvements, security, parking and reduced building operating expenses.
Heisler began his real estate career in college, purchasing, repositioning and selling distressed real estate and leasing residential property for various local firms, such as Coldwell Banker. He also served four years as a senior internal auditor for American Express.
Heisler is a licensed Florida real estate broker. He received designations as a Certified Property Manager (CPM) from the Institute of Real Estate Management and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). He is an active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, CCIM Institute and the Miami-Dade Board of Realtors. He received his Bachelor‘s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Miami, with a major in finance.
Van L. Antle, RPA, CGC oversees the asset operations of Adler Group. Van is responsible for directing how each asset is managed while continually improving properties to consistently raise efficiencies, operations and increasing their value.
With more than 24 years of real estate experience, Van’s responsibilities as the Director of Operations include evaluating properties and building systems to maintain quality standards and best practices, maximizing efficiencies, achieving cost-effective improvements and extending the useful life of building infrastructure. He performs site inspections and subsequent reviews, blueprints assessments, evaluates and approves work proposals and coordinates with property managers, vendors, contractors and consultants to optimize sequencing of work.
Previously, Van served as property manager for Adler Realty Services. He was responsible for managing and directing 800,000 square feet of Adler Group’s commercial properties in the Miami market. He specialized in facility operations, property and construction management, preventative maintenance, budgeting, cost analysis, appraisals and tenant relations.
Prior to joining the company, Van was the vice president of facility management at the Design Center of the Americas in Dania Beach, Florida. In this role, Van successfully overhauled the facilities operations department and led cost-effective operating programs. He was also the director of facility operations at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and held a senior property management position with Clark & Biondi Company.
Throughout his career, Van has received several awards, including BOMA’s Office Building of the Year (TOBY), Broward County’s Beautification Special Recognition, the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal awards, City of Fort Lauderdale Community Appearance awards and special accolades from the Florida Landscape Critics Council.
Van holds a Bachelor’s degree in real estate from Florida International University in Miami. He is a licensed real estate broker, a member of The Building Owners and Managers of Greater Miami-Dade with a Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation and is a certified general contractor in the state of Florida.
Morgan joined Adler Group in June 2015 as an analyst and works with the development and accounting departments where his responsibilities include analysis of current properties under management, acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and ongoing development projects.
Before coming to Adler Group, Morgan worked at a boutique development group where he was the lead acquisitions analyst and assistant project manager. He also served as a commercial real estate mortgage broker in previous years, assisting with the financing and refinancing of a wide variety of asset types and loan products.
Morgan Sirlin graduated from the University of George Washington with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance and brings with him over 8 years of finance related experience.
Joey Barnes is responsible for the Leasing and Management of the Central Florida Portfolio for Adler Realty Services. Barnes oversees all daily operations of this portfolio to include leasing, renewals, budgets, preventative maintenance, construction, and interior improvements. His vast experience in this market and relationships with local vendors in the area help him to serve the best interest of not only ownership but the tenants as well.
Before joining Adler, Barnes was the Regional property manager for Coldwell Banker Commercial, managing their 3rd party commercial assets and well as leading their association management department. Previous to that, he managed multi-family units for the University of Central Florida’s off campus housing for over 7 years.
Barnes is a licensed Florida real estate agent. As well as a licensed Community Association Manager. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Interpersonal Communications from the University of Central Florida. He is active in his community with mentoring programs as well as an active member of the local alumni chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
Barbara Navarro joined Adler Group in November 2017 as Lease and Contracts Administrator with real estate and legal background. She works in our legal department together with Steve Brownstein. Barbara drafts all legal documents for the Adler Realty Services, files annual reports for our corporate entities, runs backgrounds for all of our tenant prospects, and processes the leasing files from beginning to end. Prior to joining Adler, Barbara worked as legal administrator for Panther Management Services, LLC where she drafted lease agreements for a 30 story office building in Downtown Miami. Part of her responsibilities under Panther was to manage operations for an eight story parking garage. Barbara has over 13 years of Paralegal experience together with property management experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Nova University together with Paralegal degree from Florida International University, Notary Public since 2005 and her Real Estate Sales Associate License since August 2015.
Amanda Meza is the Leasing Director for ARS, where she is responsible for the leasing of the South Florida portfolio, consisting of nearly 1 million square feet of office, flex and warehouse space.
Prior to this position, she was the Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator for ARS, where she was responsible for executing and overseeing the portfolio’s marketing strategies.
Meza became a licensed real estate agent after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Spanish from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Tina Spano joined Adler Group in January 2014 as Controller with a wealth of property management experience, including Yardi, Argus, investor reporting, acquisitions and cash management. Tina was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in June 2015 and is responsible for Adler Group and its affiliates accounting department, financial reporting, income taxes, treasury, banking and lender relations as well as human resources and information technology.
Tina is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, which includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.
Prior to joining Adler, Tina served for 2 years as Controller for Avison Young Florida. Tina became the Controller for Avison Young following its merger with Flagler Real Estate Services. She previously served for more than 12 years as Controller of Flagler Real Estate Services and its predecessor, DBR & Associates, a $1-billion asset and property management company. Spano was responsible for the financial reporting for 200 properties located throughout the Southeast U.S., including retail, office, industrial and residential.
Tina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and a Master of Science in Accounting from Stetson University (Deland, FL). Due to her academic excellence, she became a lifetime member of the International Honor Society at Beta Gamma Sigma, is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida, is a Charted Global Management Accountant, and a member of AIPCA.
Adam Mait graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and cum laude with a Juris Doctor from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law. Adam is currently developing over 2,000 multi-family units, 100,000 square feet of retail, and 250,000 of office space. Prior to joining Adler Development, Adam worked as an Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor) at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, where he eventually rose to the position of the Assistant Chief of the Narcotics Unit. Adam also ran his own law practice, Mait Law LLC, where he handled a variety of legal matters including corporate transactional, civil litigation and criminal defense. Adam is a member of the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also a Realtor with the Miami Association of Realtors.
Jonathan Raiffe is the executive vice president of Adler Development, Inc. In this position, he is responsible for acquisition, investment, and financial management of all developing projects. Raiffe formally served as Adler Group’s Director of Finance, where his responsibilities included oversight of financing activities, treasury functions, corporate reporting, financial analysis, structuring new investments, and sourcing new business opportunities. Prior to taking the position of Director of Finance, Raiffe served as Director of Business Opportunities for the Adler Group, where he focused on acquisition analysis and new business development. He previously owned and operated an internet retail company that sold and distributed vitamins, supplements, and beauty and health products to the online consumer.
Before joining the Adler Group, Jonathan worked with Ronin Capital Management, a global macro hedge fund. During his time at Ronin Capital Jonathan fulfilled a variety of functions including trade support and administration, research analyst, marketing coordinator, and trade execution. Jonathan Raiffe earned a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in anthropology, and a Bachelor of Science in business Administration, with an emphasis in marketing from Washington University. He also received a Master of Science in Finance and a Master of Science in International Real Estate from Florida International University. Additionally, Raiffe is licensed as both a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate and Florida Mortgage Loan Originator.
David S. Adler is the president of Adler Development, the development and project management division of Adler Group, Inc. In this position, he is responsible for contributing to the development and acquisition of high-rise multifamily, industrial, office and retail properties. Additionally, he oversees business development of third-party development projects, project management services and capital expenditure and facilities management programs for properties owned and managed by Adler Group.
Since joining Adler Group in 1997, Adler, a licensed general contractor, has been involved in all development and construction projects. Currently, he is working on high-rise multifamily commercial and retail projects, primarily in the South East. Committed to community service and education initiatives, Adler is a member of the Florida International University Foundation Board of Directors; is a dedicated member of the Young Founders Club at Mount Sinai Medical Center; and is the Treasurer of the Jewish Museum of Florida. Additionally, he is actively involved with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center, and the American Jewish Committee of Greater Miami and Broward.
As the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Adler Group, Inc., one of South Florida’s largest and most successful real estate companies, Michael M. Adler has played a significant role in the growth and development of South Florida as a major center for international trade. Adler Group, Inc., formed in 1978, is an aggressive, multi-profile real estate firm with individual entities and affiliates offering services in such areas as development, general contracting, real estate brokerage, leasing and property management.
Adler Group’s developments and holdings cross all the real estate sectors, such as residential, retail, office and industrial. Adler has over 10,000 rental apartments and 20 million square feet of commercial space in its projects, spanning from South Florida through the Southeast, Mid Atlantic and Texas markets.
Adler’s business reach extends far and beyond Adler Group. At Adler Kawa Real Estate Advisors, he serves as Chairman of both the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee. Adler Kawa is a joint venture between Adler Group, Kawa Capital Partners and Ganot Capital, and engages in asset investment management with a focus on office, flex and industrial properties in the Southern and Eastern United States. Michael Adler also serves as Chairman of the Board at Kabel-X USA, a technology company that optimizes internet connections by extracting and replacing outdated copper core wiring with fiber optic cables.
Adler is more than just a business man – he is a firm believer in giving back to the community. And to that end, is and has been heavily involved in a multitude of charities and nonprofits. He is a member of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations representing the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, he currently sits on the Board of Directors at both the American Friends of Tel-Aviv University and Mount Sinai Board of Trustees, and has held positions including:
In addition to be a loving husband, father and grandfather, he is also a proud Miami Hurricane, and has been since graduating from the University of Miami in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.