Kevin Carroll is responsible for Bridge’s acquisition and development activities throughout the state of Florida. Kevin has successfully completed transactions on over 7 million square feet of industrial real estate with a value in excess of $700 million during his career.
Kevin is a graduate of University of Southern California where he holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and holds a MBA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Bridge is active in NAIOP South Florida, The Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida as well as ULI.
Brian Latta is responsible for managing the development of Bridge’s Florida assets. With more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate, Brian has led the development of a variety of highly successful projects totaling more than $150 million in construction cost and 1.8 million square feet of Development. Prior to joining Bridge, Brian was Vice President of Development for Flagler Development where he was responsible for managing the development of Beacon Lakes, a 6 million square foot industrial park in Miami. Brian was also responsible for management and entitlement of Flagler’s land bank totaling more than 5,000 acres throughout the State of Florida.
Brian has also worked for Jones Lang LaSalle, Toll Brothers Realty Trust and Turner Construction, where he was responsible for projects ranging from large, highly complex pharmaceutical, laboratory and industrial projects for clients such as University of Pennsylvania, Merck and Elf Atochem to office buildings, retail and custom residential projects.
Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University, a Masters in Construction Management from the University of Florida and a Masters of Science from Temple University.
Elizabeth “Liz” joined Bridge in September 2019. She is responsible for the property management function for the Florida market, which will handle both company-owned assets and provide third-party property management services to institutional owners who have acquired properties developed by Bridge.
Liz joins Bridge with over 20 years of commercial real estate experience in various capacities through multiple regions. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Columbia Union College and Master’s Degree from Nova Southeastern University. She holds her Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Facility Management Administrator (FMA) – both designations earned through the Building Owners Management Institute (BOMI).
Liz is currently an active participant of several real estate associations including BOMA, IREM, CREW, and NAIOP as well as a volunteer with Give an Hour, a program that offers assistance to military and veteran families as well as those surviving a tragedy.
Aaron Hirschl joined Bridge in 2019 and is responsible for assisting in Bridge’s development and acquisition activities throughout South Florida. He is actively involved in all aspects of the development process, specifically including acquisition, leasing, and disposition. Prior to joining Bridge, Aaron worked at CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield in corporate real estate consulting, specifically focused on site selection and business incentive negotiation.
Aaron is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Political Science and minor in Business. He is a candidate for Master of Real Estate Development and Urbanism at the University of Miami. Aaron is a member of NAIOP South Florida, United Way Miami-Dade Young Leaders, and sits on the executive board of the JCS Alliance.
Stephanie Echazabal joined Bridge in June 2021 and supports the property management and development team in the Florida market. Prior to Bridge, Stephanie worked as an Assistant Property Manager for RAND Real Estate. Managing commercial properties in the Miami Gardens area, she oversaw all property improvements and tenant needs. Most recently, Stephanie administered all Workday financing matters at the University of Miami’s Graduate School. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Florida International University.
Brenda Gonzalez joined Bridge in 2018 and assists in managing the development process of the firm’s assets in Florida including due diligence, entitlement, design, and construction. Prior to Bridge, Brenda worked at Bercow Radell Fernandez & Larkin where she handled the administrative duties and oversaw firm finances.
Brenda holds her Florida Real Estate License and graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s in Finance and a Master’s in Marketing and Analytics.
Marlene joined Bridge in January 2020. She is responsible for day to day management and operations of properties located in the Florida region. Her enthusiasm and interest in people helps her work to promptly resolve any issues arising for owners as well as tenants. In addition to her operational role, Marlene further assists the Senior VP of Asset Management in the general administration of properties that are under development.
Marlene has over 10+ years of commercial property experience in the commercial real estate arena. Prior to joining Bridge, Marlene served in various property management capacities with Jones Lang LaSalle and Butters Realty where she has worked in office, retail, and medical office buildings.
Marlene is involved in the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and is currently working to obtain her RPA designation.
Jeremy Jelonek joined Bridge in 2018 and is responsible for managing the development process of the firm’s assets in Florida including due diligence, entitlement, design, and construction. Over his 5-year career, Jeremy has successfully managed a multitude of commercial construction projects nationwide.
Jeremy is a graduate of Florida International University where he holds a BS degree in Engineering Construction Management and is currently completing his MS degree in International Real Estate.
Carlos Rodriguez joined Bridge in May 2021 and supports the property management team in the Florida market. Prior to Bridge, Carlos worked at Fowler White Burnett, P.A. where he worked with the accounting department handling various AP & AR matters. Moreover, he is also experienced running day-to-day operations in multi-Family real estate assets. Carlos is a graduate of Florida State University where he holds a bachelor’s degree in both Finance & Real Estate.
Francis Roura joined Bridge in 2020. Francis has been a construction professional since 2009. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering, has worked as a Professional Engineer, and holds a BS in Accounting and Finance from The University of Puerto Rico. His prior experience includes 8 years with Gilbane Building Company where he assumed various roles in Construction Management. His most recent role was as the Project Manager for two design-build healthcare facilities. In addition, he also performed similar duties in the Hospitality and Institutional construction markets. Some of his prior experience to Gilbane includes Pharmaceutical Validation, Government Infrastructure CM, and as an accounting auditor with the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.