Fortec

Team

BOARD
Pablo Barreiro

Pablo Barreiro

Chairman

Pablo Marcelo Barreiro's 20-year journey in the real estate market, marked by over $500 million in astute commercial dealings, reflects a blend of discipline and shrewdness. His ability to turn properties into profitable investments is not just business acumen; it's a testament to his deep market understanding and rational approach to value creation. As a real estate Attorney and Chairman of the Board, Pablo brings a no-nonsense perspective to complex negotiations and legal intricacies. His role, chosen for his demonstrated skills and judgment, exemplifies his ability to guide through the multifaceted world of real estate with a clear-eyed vision. His education, comprising a Juris Doctor, an MBA, and a double major in Economics and Political Science, provides a solid foundation in business and law theory and practice. This, combined with his practical experience, makes Pablo a figure of rare insight and pragmatism in the industry. Pablo's career is an example of applying rigorous thought, ethical practice, and a long-term perspective in the art of real estate and legal practice.

Martin Saidon

Martin Saidon

CEO

In his two decades in the real estate industry, Martin Saidon has exemplified the principles of value investment and strategic growth. With expertise across commercial and residential sectors, and a knack for development, sales, and lending, Martin has an approach of deep, value-driven analysis. His specialty in real estate finance, further enhanced by a NYU certification, showcases his commitment to understanding intrinsic value. Handling over $500 million in transactions, Martin has consistently demonstrated the ability to spot undervalued assets and turn them into profitable ventures. As CEO, Martin's leadership style is characterized by simplicity, clarity, and a focus on long-term growth. Martin’s career is a clear example of how value-driven decision-making, combined with a thorough understanding of the market, leads to sustainable success in the challenging world of real estate.

Nicolas Weinstein

Nicolas Weinstein

Board Member

Nicolas Weinstein, as the Managing Director of W6 Real Estate, stands at the helm of a company with a remarkable record: billions in real estate transactions, over 30 properties across the USA and the European Union, and a portfolio exceeding 7 million square feet. His academic prowess, with an MSc in Finance from the University Adolfo Ibanez and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management (2012), complements his extensive real estate expertise. Under Nicolas's strategic leadership, W6 Real Estate has seen significant growth. His deep understanding of real estate finance has been pivotal in navigating complex transactions and expanding the company’s reach. His role goes beyond managing; it's about envisioning and executing strategies that yield substantial results for investors, securing his reputation as a respected industry leader.

Guillermo Rotman

Guillermo Rotman

Board Member

Guillermo Rotman's career, spanning over 40 years, is a narrative of visionary leadership and strategic innovation. As the CEO of Americas for IWG (Regus Group), Guillermo demonstrated exceptional skill in steering the company to new heights since his start as Vice President of Latin America in 2001. His leadership roles at Pepsi Cola Brazil and Pizza Hut, guiding these companies as President for significant durations, showcased his ability to drive success through thoughtful leadership and a deep understanding of consumer markets. Guillermo's experience at Kraft Inc. as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Latin America further highlights his diverse expertise. An MBA from the University of Buenos Aires has laid the foundation for Guillermo's robust understanding of business strategy, real estate, marketing, sales, and operations. Now based in Boca Raton, Florida, Guillermo continues to be a guiding force in the realm of global business and real estate, embodying the spirit of innovative leadership.

Aleks Razzivins

Aleks Razzivins

VP Finance

In his role as VP of Finance at Fortec, Aleks Razzivins brings more than a decade of rich financial experience, colored by a spectrum of expertise in both private and public sector growth. His academic journey at the London School of Economics, where he earned an MSc in Finance, has equipped him with a profound blend of theoretical and practical financial acumen. Aleks' career, marked by roles in investment analysis, portfolio management, and mergers and acquisitions, illustrates his versatile understanding of the financial world. At Fortec, he is not just managing finance; he is crafting strategies, identifying investment prospects, and leading financial analyses that shape the company’s future. With his well-rounded expertise and strategic insight, Aleks stands as a key navigator in Fortec’s journey, guiding the firm through complex financial landscapes with a visionary approach.

Gabriela Borja

Gabriela Borja

Chief Marketing Officer

Gabriela Borja, as Fortec's Vice President of Marketing, brings over two decades of rich expertise in Marketing, Advertising, and Branding. Her leadership is instrumental in sculpting the company's brand narrative and market position. With a double Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Marketing from Florida International University and an MBA with a focus on Marketing from the University of Miami, Gabriela combines a deep understanding of consumer insights with strategic marketing acumen. At the helm of the marketing department, Gabriela is not just managing; she is creating and executing visionary marketing strategies that resonate with Fortec's ethos and business goals. Her approach integrates consumer behavior analysis with innovative marketing techniques, ensuring that Fortec's brand not only stands out but also deeply connects with its audience. Gabriela's leadership in marketing is a beacon of creativity and strategic foresight, driving Fortec toward new horizons of success.

Sergio Castillo

Sergio Castillo

Audit Director

With a 34-year career, Sergio Castillo has been a pivotal figure in international consulting and tax. His leadership roles at Deloitte, including Managing Partner of Private Services and leader of Regional Offices in Chile, highlight his strategic and operational excellence. He has also led Quality and Risk Management in Consulting and was responsible for Audit, Accounting, and Tax compliance practices. Sergio's work in International Tax, aiding clients throughout Chile and the Americas, showcases his deep expertise. He has successfully implemented global tax services for multinational companies, balancing traditional practices with innovative strategies. His leadership spans information systems, real estate, marketing, sales, and talent management. Sergio is academically accomplished, holding a CPA from the University of Santiago de Chile, a Master in Tax Planning from Adolfo Ibanez University, and a Business Administration title from De Los Andes University.

Brian Bussey

Brian Bussey

VP Of Real Estate

Brian Bussey, a third-generation real estate professional and a 2006 Florida State University alumnus, has carved a distinct niche in the real estate investment sector. Beginning his career in New York with a Fortune 500 company, he made a strategic move to Miami during the 2008 financial crisis to capitalize on emerging real estate opportunities. In Miami, Brian excelled in facilitating real estate purchases for foreign investors in the US, showcasing his global perspective and market savvy. His impressive accomplishment of over 400 real estate transactions in the US is a testament to his foresight, adaptability, and expertise in navigating complex market dynamics.

Alexandra Reska

Alexandra Reska

Accounting Manager

Alexandra Reska is a standout Accounting Manager, bringing a wealth of experience in both corporate and small business accounting. Her exceptional skills in audit support and process improvement aren't just assets, they're drivers of change and efficiency in our organization. Alexandra's expertise in internal controls and risk management is critical to our operational success, ensuring we stay agile and robust in a dynamic business environment. Her profound understanding of financial statement analysis and mastery in handling complex real estate closings make her an essential part of our financial reporting and business health strategies. Holding a Bachelor's and an Executive Master's in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, and progressing toward CPA certification, Alexandra exemplifies the fusion of rigorous academic training with practical experience. Her role in our team is more than just fundamental; it's a testament to our commitment to excellence and innovation in every aspect of our business.

Igal Israel

Igal Israel

Acquisitions Associate

In his role as Acquisitions Associate at Fortec, Igal Israel brings over a decade of expertise in the art of real estate business development. Specializing in site selection, Igal is a maestro in identifying locations that don't just meet but exceed the strategic goals of projects and clients. His deep dive into market trends and demographic analysis has been instrumental in aligning Fortec's real estate ventures with future growth and success. Igal's journey in real estate is marked by successful collaborations with developers, investors, and stakeholders, skillfully finding the perfect spots for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. His approach is a blend of meticulous analysis and visionary foresight, turning every project he touches into a testament to Fortec's commitment to excellence. Beyond site selection, Igal's acumen in feasibility studies, market evaluations, and risk assessments has shaped him into a key figure in the world of real estate acquisitions. His ability to negotiate and forge partnerships reflects not just his business savvy but also his commitment to creating enduring value in the real estate sector.

Pilar Borja

Pilar Borja

Acquisitions Associate

Pilar Borja, with over 30 years in business development, is a dynamic force in her role as an Acquisitions Associate. Her extensive leadership experience has been pivotal in sculpting her expertise in driving growth and achieving remarkable sales milestones. Pilar's proficiency in leading teams, developing strategic alliances, and executing successful sales strategies marks her as a key player in the industry. Her deep-rooted understanding of market trends, customer insights, and industry norms, gained over decades, empowers her to navigate the evolving business landscape with agility. Pilar's educational foundation, including a Junior College degree from Quito, Ecuador, coupled with her real estate licensure, adds depth to her practical knowledge, making her a versatile and strategic asset in the realm of acquisitions and business development.