The Allen Morris Company, one of the largest diversified real estate firms in the southeast, has promoted Lulio Vasquez to Assistant Asset Manager and named Derek Cardenas as Development Associate.
Vasquez, who has been with The Allen Morris Company for 17 years, was most recently a Senior Property Accountant. In his new role, he will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Company’s portfolio and maximizing returns from assets.
Vasquez is a licensed Community Association Manager (CAM) and Florida real estate sales associate. He is also a member of the St. Timothy Catholic Church, participates in Emmaus retreats and serves the KAIROS Prison Ministry organization.
“For over a decade, Lulio has been an integral member of our team and has had an essential impact on the Company. He is very deserving of this promotion and we hope to continue to watch him professionally grow with us,” said W. Allen Morris, Chairman and CEO of The Allen Morris Company.
In his new role as Development Associate, Cardenas will oversee and manage the development and construction activities for projects in Florida, evaluate costs and budget impacts, coordinate marketing and sales campaigns, as well as source potential new deals for the Company’s Florida pipeline.
Prior to joining The Allen Morris Company, Cardenas served as an Assistant Project Manager for the Related Group, where he was involved in the development of Paraiso District, a high-rise residential condo community, as well as the SLS Brickell Hotel & Residences, a high-rise residential condo and hotel. During his tenure at Related, Cardenas evaluated project costs, coordinated all marketing and advertising campaigns, and oversaw contractors, architects and design teams for his respective projects.
Cardenas earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and entrepreneurship from the University of Miami. A licensed Florida real estate sales associate and an active member of the community, Cardenas serves as a board member for the Friends of St. Jude (FOSJ) Annual Golf Tournament.
“We are proud to welcome Derek to our team and are confident his professional insight and experience will serve as an asset to our Company,” said Morris.
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About The Allen Morris Company:
The Allen Morris Company is one of the largest real estate firms in the Southeast U.S. specializing in commercial, multi-family residential and mixed-use developments, leasing and brokerage as well as property management. With offices in Miami, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Jacksonville and Atlanta, The Allen Morris Company has served its business and investment clients for 60 years. For more information, please visit www.allenmorris.com., or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheAllenMorrisCompany or on Twitter @allenmorrisco.