Miguel Poyastro, President / CEO
Mr. Poyastro founded FORTUNE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Inc. (FCP) in April of 1998. Since inception, Mr. Poyastro has grown FCP from a condominium conversion firm into a full services, multifaceted real estate development and investment firm. FCP continues to grow its highly successful condominium sales business. Under Mr. Poyastro' guidance, it has embarked upon the development of multifamily rental communities. Also, under the FCP banner, Mr. Poyastro has started an investment division to capitalize specific commercial and residential projects.
Prior to founding FCP, Mr. Poyastro directed condominium sales in 8 projects totaling 2,500 units for Crescent Heights Investments, a pioneer in the condominium conversion industry, and a recognized national leader in that product type.
From 1985 to 1987 Mr. Poyastro was a multifamily specialist with Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services (now CB Richard Ellis). He began his career in real estate in 1984 with Weitzer Communities, a successful real estate development firm noted for its sales capabilities.
Before beginning his career in real estate, Mr. Poyastro was a professional basketball player in Israel. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Georgia State University. Currently he is active in several philanthropic organizations including serving as the real estate committee division chair of The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, advisory board member of the Aleph Institute, and the Baptist Hospital Founders Society.
Seth Heller, Managing Director
Mr. Heller is an owner/operator/investor of real estate acquired over a successful 13 year career. Mr. Heller commenced his career as an owner/operator of real estate assets. He acquired, managed and oversaw over $500 million of assets, during which time he acted as a fiduciary to high-net worth individuals and institutional capital partners with whom he continues to enjoy strong relationships. As a result of Mr. Heller's hard work and generosity in the community, Mr. Heller enjoys an impeccable reputation as an honest and experienced leader.
At Fortune Capital, Mr. Heller has been responsible for the Acquisitions and financing, and oversight of over 5,000 units, worth over 500 million dollars. Mr. Heller is a graduate of Florida State University.
Barbara Perez, Chief Financial Officer
As FCP's chief Operating Officer, Ms. Perez responsibilities are focused on Accounting, Financial Reporting, and compliance of the Real Estate investments. Her duties include overseeing the cash flow planning and availability of funds as needed as well as maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
Prior to joining FORTUNE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Inc. Ms. Perez held the position of Manager - Financial Planning and Analysis-Risk Management at Ryder Transportation Services, Inc. where she oversaw the overall financials of the Insurance Operations Department.
Ms. Perez holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting as well as a Master of Business Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida.
Ingris Parvani, Director of Operations
As FCP's Director of Operations, Ms. Parvani wears several hats. Her responsibilities are diverse but primary she is entrusted with the owner's personal finances, real estate investments and banking. She oversees FCP's day-to-day monetary activity and accounting for various entities in addition to human resource, employee benefits and pension administration. She also collaborates with the CFO in partner relations and investment reporting.
Prior to joining FORTUNE CAPITAL PARTNERS, Inc. Ms. Parvani held the position of Manager, Regional Business Development at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce where she oversaw various member committees.
Ms. Parvani holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management, Human Resource and International Business as well as a Masters in International Business from Florida International University.
Carrie Miyares, Regional Project Manager
Ms. Carrie Miyares joined the FCP team in 2010, after successfully managing the sellout of over 2,000 units in the Condominium Conversion Industry. Ms. Miyares has over a decade of experience in the corporate property management field, with special emphasis and experience in condominium conversion and management. Her attention to detail partnered with excellent customer service skills, and strategic planning have contributed tomany successful, and profitable project sellouts for FCP.
Ms. Miyares holds a License as a Condominium Manager (CAM) and additionally has proven to have effective skills in the areas of leasing, sales, marketing and financing.
Joseph Poyastro, Associate
Mr. Joseph Poyastro joined Fortune Capital Partners in 2014 as a member of the acquisition and property management team. His primary duties include investment underwriting and evaluation, as well as real estate asset management. Mr. Poyastro recently partnered in his first acquisition, The Marquesa, a 252 unit condominium property in Pembroke Pines and has transitioned to the property to assist with management.
Mr. Poyastro is a graduate of the University of North Carolina where he earned a double major in Philosophy and Sociology.