In 2004, Mr. Goldemberg founded GA Desarrollos and undertook the development of nearly 2,000 high-end residential units in Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina. His successes led him to found Stripey Real Estate Development in Miami, Florida. As the principal partner and investor in the company, Mr. Goldemberg guides the acquisition, development, management, and marketing of strategic portfolio properties in Florida, Connecticut and South America. He previously founded Goldemberg & Asociados, an Argentina-based accounting consultancy internationally recognized as a top tax advisory firm.
Mr. Mezzo has been part of our real estate development team since 2004, when he joined GA Desarrollos as a hands-on investor and development partner. Mr. Mezzo has day-to-day responsibility for our operations in the U.S. and abroad. To date, he has overseen the design and construction of 32 completed projects with 1,500 units, and has driven more than $100 million in sales. His keen understanding of international buyers plays an important role in our acquisitions and product development. Mr. Mezzo is a Public Accountant and was a partner in Goldemberg & Asociados from 2006 to 2010.
Ms. Goldemberg joining the accounting firm of Goldemberg & Asociados in 2000 as an administrator. She later went on to be involved in the administration, sales and marketing of retail brands such as Lacoste and Escada in Spain. In 2008, a prominent Argentina real estate development group hired her to manage sales and vendor contracts, collections, human resources, and accounts payable and receivable. She joined our development team in 2011 as the manager and chief administrator of our Argentina office. She is now working with our U.S. projects in addition to those in Latin America.