The firm is a diverse real estate development company, building fashionable
residential communities and impressive commercial projects throughout Florida.
Who We Are
Prestige Companies is a fully integrated real estate company responsible for exceptional residential and commercial properties throughout South Florida. Led by our executive team, we specialize in every aspect of development, from investment and land acquisition through construction, marketing and sales. As a result, we have become one of Florida’s largest and most reputable builders with a portfolio exceeding $1.2 billion.
We combine a wide variety of disciplines to deliver remarkable properties and consistent financial performance. Our project focus includes single family homes, townhomes, rentals, mixed-use properties and commercial. To date, we’ve completed over 15,000 residential units along with 200,000 square feet of
award-winning commercial space. At Prestige Companies, our mission is to produce innovative real estate solutions that help fulfill the dream of homeownership while delivering positive results for our partners and other stakeholders.
MARTY CAPARROS, JR.
Mr. Marty Caparros is the Chief Executive Officer of the Prestige and Pacifica Companies. Under Mr. Caparros’ leadership the Prestige and Pacifica Companies have become the premier builders of exceptional residential communities, commercial and industrial properties in Florida.
Mr. Caparros successfully completed the construction and sale of over two thousand homes over the past 25 years. Mr. Caparros successfully steered the company through challenging market conditions and emerged with a reputation, both at the company and personal level, that is second to none.
The Prestige Companies as well as the Pacifica Companies have developed or converted over 15,000 units, 200,000 sq ft of commercial and over 1,000 acres of land. The Prestige Companies and Pacifica Companies are also among the largest privately held single family home rental companies in Florida with over $75MM in value.
Since 2012, Mr. Caparros has been on the Advisory Board of Black River Partners, LLC, a diversified real estate investment fund that is approaching $100MM in total transactions.
Under Mr. Caparros leadership, Prestige has partnered on projects with notable developers such as Roberto Cayon and Cayon Development, Jose Boschetti and BF Group, Art Falcone and the Falcon Companies, Eddy Garcia and Watermen Development and Sergio Pino and Century Homebuilders.
Mr. Caparros is a graduate of the University of Miami and is an active civic leader in his community. Among his public works, Mr. Caparros created the Prestige Scholarship at St. Thomas University for underprivileged youth from the City of Hialeah and is a recipient of the Century Award from Baptist Health Foundation. He has also been recognized and awarded by Hispanic Business, South Florida Business Journal, The Miami Herald and other organizations.
Since April of 2009, he has overseen Pacifica Companies and all its affiliates, specifically Pacifica Homes and EZ 2 Own, which are the leading single-family distressed acquisition and resale companies in Florida with total sales nearing $75 million.
As of 2010, Pacifica Companies has also been among the largest privately held single-family home and apartment rental companies in Florida with over $100 million under ownership and management. Since 2012, he has been involved with Black River Partners, a diversified real estate investment fund that has transacted over $70 million in deals.
Mr. Ruiz holds an MBA and graduate degree certificate in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami and is an honors and magna cum laude graduate from Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He has served on numerous non-profit and governmental boards such as Kristi House and the City of Hialeah Personnel Board.
Since April of 2009 he has overseen Pacifica Companies and all its affiliates, specifically Pacifica Homes and EZ 2 Own, which are the leading single-family distressed acquisition and resale companies in Florida with total sales nearing $75 million.
As of 2010, Pacifica Companies has also been among the largest privately held single-family home and apartment rental company in Florida with over $100 million under ownership and management. Since 2012 to the present day he has been involved with Black River Partners, a diversified real estate investment fund that has transacted over $70 million in deals.
Mr. Ruiz holds an MBA and graduate degree certificate in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami and is an honors and magna cum laude graduate from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He has served on numerous non-profit and governmental boards such as Kristi House and the City of Hialeah Personnel Board.
Our company is guided by the philosophy that we should excel in every endeavor we undertake and then strive to exceed those expectations.ALEXANDER RUIZ
Mr. Otto Rodriguez is the Director of Construction Operations for Pacifica Companies and has worked with Pacifica and its affiliates since inception.
He has overseen every project that Pacifica has constructed or renovated and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Florida International University in Civil Engineering.
With over 40 years of experience Mr. Rodriguez has a complete understanding of the construction management side of the business model, and has completed several different types of construction projects including the construction of apartments, single-family homes, warehouses, office buildings, residential and commercial renovations.
In 2002 Mr. Rodriguez managed the construction of nearly 500 residences equaling $51 million in sales, as well as 160,000 square feet of commercial space totaling an additional $12 million.
In 2003 he managed the construction of 650 residences equaling over $80 million in sales and over 40,000 square feet of commercial warehouses with a total value of $4.2 million.
From 2004 to 2005 Mr. Rodriguez oversaw approximately 2,400 units of construction totaling almost $400 million in sales and from 2005 to 2007 he oversaw the general maintenance and rehabilitation work of over 13,000 condominium units across Florida. From 2008 until present Mr. Rodriguez has commenced major renovation and rehabilitation work on REO properties for lenders as well as all properties for EZ 2 Own Homes.
Prestige and Pacifica have always excelled and my legacy will be their continued success for the next generation.OTTO RODRIGUEZ
He joined Pacifica in 2005 during the company’s peak growth period and has been instrumental in expanding the areas of accounting and financial analysis. This includes developing financial packages for reporting to investors and lenders, creating modeling tools for projecting and analyzing operations of company assets, strengthening operational and financial controls as well as working day to day with the principals on all financial matters.
Prior to joining the Prestige and Pacifica Companies Mr. Carver worked as Director of Internal Audit for Physicians Corporation of America, a publicly traded healthcare company. He has also been Executive Director of Wellcare, Inc. and was credited for turning South Florida into the most profitable market in the company.
In addition, he also worked seven years at KPMG, a large national public accounting firm focusing extensively on public entities and financial institutions.
Mr. Carver is a summa cum laude graduate of Wichita State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Kansas and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
At Pacifica, we take pride in providing our external partners timely and accurate financial information on all of our companies.VINCE CARVER
DENNIS RODRÍGUEZ R.
Mr. Dennis Rodríguez is one of Pacifica Companies operating partners and has been affiliated with the company for over a decade.
He began his real estate career as an investor in 1999 by purchasing assets from Prestige and its affiliate companies.
By 2004 Mr. Rodriguez had established himself as one of Prestige’s primary investors acquiring over 50 residential deals from numerous projects throughout the state of Florida. In 2006 he acquired an 80-unit apartment project which went on to gross over $17 million in sales.
Mr. Rodriguez has completed land development projects in North Carolina as well as multifamily and single-family rehabilitation projects in Florida. In 2009 he joined The Prestige Companies as a partner for South Florida’s leading single-family distressed acquisition and resale companies, EZ 2 Own Homes, which has grossed over $20 million in sales.
Since 2010 he has overseen the acquisition, stabilization and management of over 500 homes and of $50 million in single-family rentals in Miami-Dade County and Broward County.
Mr. Rodriguez holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Miami and an Undergraduate Degree with a double major in Marketing and Business Management from Florida International University.
Loyalty, dedication and continuous improvement lay the foundation that allows us to create opportunities in times where they do not exist.DENNIS RODRIGUEZ
Mr. Vilarello has more than 30 years of legal experience, including extensive experience in litigation, local government law, land use, zoning, condominium law and construction law. His firm specializes in real estate closings and title work with a focus on corporate law, zoning, land use, as well as business litigation.
Before joining Prestige as its General Counsel, Mr. Vilarello was a shareholder in Akerman Senterfitt’s highly regarded land use and governmental relations practice group.
Prior to entering private practice Mr. Vilarello served as the City Attorney for the City of Miami the largest city in the state of Florida and played an integral part of the city’s resurgence as a world-class city, coming from the brink of bankruptcy in just a few short years. Mr. Vilarello held the position of City Attorney for the City of Miami from 1998 to 2004. As the City Attorney, he served as legal counsel to elected and administrative officials and supervised a staff of over 30 lawyers.
In 1990, he became the City Attorney of the City of Hialeah the fifth largest city in the State of Florida, a position he held for eight years. He was responsible for providing legal analysis and advice to elected officials, department, division heads and supervised the city’s Risk Management Department.
Mr. Vilarello first joined the City of Miami in 1983 as an Assistant City Attorney and rose to become the Chief of the Litigation Division in 1990. In that capacity, he was responsible for defending all lawsuits filed against the City of Miami, its employees and its public officials.
Vilarello received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida in 1979 and his juris doctor degree from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 1982.
Dictum sapienti sat est.ALEJANDRO VILARELLO
A word to a wise person is sufficient.
|500 Top Hispanic-Owned Companies||Hispanic Buisness||2007|
|Top 200 Private Companies||South Florida CEO||2007|
|Largest Minority Owned Businesses||South Florida Business Journal||2007|
|Top Private Companies||South Florida CEO||2006|
|500 Largest US Hispanic Owned Companies||Hispanic Business||2007|
|100 Fastest Growing Companies||Hispanic Trends||2006|
|Florida’s Top 200 Private Companies||Florida Trend||2006|
|Fastest Growing Private Companies||South Florida Business Journal||2005-2006|
|40 Fastest Growing Private Companies||South Florida Business Journal||2004-2005|
|100 Fastest Growing Companies||Hispanic Business||2005|
|The Trail Alonso Summit||2020||Eaton Sq. Apartments, Pensacola||2005||pensacola||Majorca, Ft. Myers||2004||ft meyers|
|701 East Babcock||2019||Fairways at Doral, Miami||2005||doral||Miami River Yacht Club, Miami||2004||miami|
|Avenua Heights||2019||Grand Regency at Lake Lotus, Orlando||2005||orlando||Oxford House, Miami Lakes||2004||hialeah|
|Ronny's Place||2019||Jefferson Place, Ft. Lauderdale||2005||miami||San Marino, Palm Beach||2004||palm beach|
|Las Vistas at Amelia||2019||Marina Landing, Orlando||2005||orlando||St Lucie 3055 Acres||2004||port st lucie|
|Prestige Center||2019||Mission Club, Orlando||2005||orlando||The Savoy On Palmer Ranch, Sarasota||2004||sarasota|
|Centria Homestead 25||2018||Preserve at Westchase, Tampa||2005||tampa||Tropical Isle, Kissimmee||2004||kissimmee|
|District 1.2 Acres||2018||The Grand at Gateway, Ft. Myers||2005||ft meyers||Tropical Village, Miami Lakes||2004||miami lakes|
|Enclave 22 units||2018||The Pointe at Palm Beach, West Palm Beach||2005||west palm||Villas Del Paraiso, Hialeah||2004||hialeah|
|Parc Vista 7.65 aces||2018||Tuscany Bay Apartments, Tampa||2005||tampa||Kendall 160 Acres||2003||kendall|
|Stuttgart 382||2018||Windsor at Lake Coral Springs||2005||coral springs||Villagio At Sarasota||2003||sarasota|
|Amelia Oaks||2017||104 Acres, West Kendall||2004||west kendall|
|Palm West||2017||114 Acres, Hialeah||2004||hialeahv|
|Eden Hialeah 10||2009||15 Acres, Hialeah||2004||hialeah|
|Bay Oaks Apartments, Pensacola||2005||77 Acres, Hialeah||2004||miami lakes|
|Briddlewood at Highwoods, Tampa||2005||Champions at Doral, Doral||2004||doral|
|Bryn Mawr Apartments, Naples||2005||Continental Gardens On Kendall Area||2004||hialeah|
|Camargo Club, Orlando||2005||Coral Club, Coral Springs||2004||coral springs|
|Camden, Sarasota||2005||Lake Chase, Tampa||2004||tampa|
|Colony Place, Ft. Myers||2005||Lake View At Saga Bay, Miami||2004||miami|