AboutAltis Real Estate Strategies is a Miami-based full service real estate firm formed in 2009. The Company focuses on three core areas: acquisition of real estate assets including residential, office, retail and land, development and management services of real estate assets in all asset classes and consulting with respect to complex matters arising with respect to real estate assets and strategies in all asset classes. Altis’ principals boast a wealth of experience in the real estate field, including the development and acquisition of over a billion dollars of condominium assets, asset management, property management, legal expertise, and financial expertise regarding complex real estate matters. Altis Cardinal has developed an expertise in the multifamily space having acquired or developed over 2,000 units throughout Florida, Texas and Nevada. This background offers a unique and all encompassing perspective that is critical in formulating and implementing effective strategies in today’s complex real estate environment.
FRANK GUERRA leads the Altis Cardinal team as Founder and Principal. Mr. Guerra has overseen development and construction of several high-rise and mid-rise condominiums totaling over 3,000,000 square feet (over $700 million) as well as property and asset management of residential and office assets in excess of 2,000,000 square feet. Altis Cardinal has developed an expertise in the multifamily space having acquired or developed over 2,000 units throughout Florida, Texas and Nevada. Previously, Mr. Guerra led a distinguished legal career – most notably practicing real estate law at Bilzin Sumberg in Miami. Mr. Guerra graduated with a law degree with an emphasis in real estate and transactional law, and Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in finance, both from George Washington University.
Frank Guerra is a licensed attorney and member in good standing with the Florida Bar.
ALBERTO J. SUAREZ is a Principal of the Altis Cardinal team. Prior to Altis Cardinal, Mr. Suarez founded Cardinal Development Group, performing commercial development and construction, land re-zoning, land investment, third-party consulting, condo conversions and “work outs”; presiding over $100m in assets. At a young age, Mr. Suarez was entrusted with the development of multi-million dollar projects which he carried out successfully during his tenure at Codina Development. Mr. Suarez was responsible for the development of over 2,000,000 square feet of industrial buildings, 300,000 square feet of office buildings and various retail projects in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
At the University Of Pennsylvania, Mr. Suarez earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from The School of Engineering and Applied Science. He later earned a Master’s in Civil Engineering while attending Stanford University.
Mr. Suarez is a certified General Contractor and a licensed realtor in the state of Florida.
GLEN MOWATT brings more than ten years of experience in the real estate investment industry. He is the director of acquisitions and also responsible for various aspects of development, asset management, dispositions and business expansion for Altis Cardinal.
Prior to joining Altis Cardinal, Mr. Mowatt was the director of acquisitions for a Canadian based real estate private equity fund. In this role, Mr. Mowatt was responsible for sourcing and evaluating new real estate investment opportunities in the Florida market providing market research analyses, investment underwriting, performing due diligence and asset management of the company’s portfolio.
Prior to joining TMSA, Mr. Mowatt worked as a senior analyst and market consultant at Integra Realty Resources.
Mr. Mowatt has earned a Bachelors Degree in Real Estate from Florida State University and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from Nova Southeastern University.
Mr. Mowatt has been appointed to serve as co-chair of the Nova MSRED alumni association and sits on the advisory board for Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Mowatt is a licensed realtor in the state of Florida.
GERARDO LOPEZ plays a major role within the Altis Cardinal team as Investment Associate. Mr. Lopez sources real estate investment and development opportunities, and is a key asset in the coordination of acquisitions, dispositions and closings. Mr. Lopez has experience brokering commercial assets with a value between $5 million and $100 million.
Mr. Lopez graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science. Mr. Lopez is a licensed realtor and a member of the National Association of Realtors, Commercial Real Estate Association of Dade County, and the Florida Association of Realtors.
SOL CAVALLINI is the Head of Asset Management for residential and office assets for Altis Cardinal. Ms. Cavallini oversees unit sales, leasing, lease management and day-to-day property management. Prior to Altis Cardinal, Ms. Cavallini’s experience consisted of asset and contract management at Neo Development and the Related Companies. Ms. Cavallini has a Master’s Degree in International Studies from the University of Miami.
Ms. Cavallini is a licensed realtor in the State of Florida