Originally from New York, Felipe Azenha graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in International Relations. After college, Felipe served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala for 2 years as an appropriate technology project manager. He went on to receive a Master of Science in Organizational Management degree from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. For 10 years he worked in international private banking as a relationship manager. While working full time Felipe attended the University of Miami and received a Master in Real Estate Development and Urbanism degree in May of 2012.
After completing his degree he successfully led StreetEasy’s expansion into the South Florida market. StreetEasy was acquired by Zillow in August of 2013. He stayed on with Zillow for one year as Senior Manager of Industry Relations for the Southeast US. Felipe is currently developing an online real estate platform that will be announced shortly.
He traveled over 800 miles from Guatemala to Panama on his bicycle and has lived in New York, London, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Denver, Boulder and now Miami for the past 13 years. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and is actively involved with several organizations:
- University of Miami Real Estate Development Advisory Board
- ULI South Florida Young Leaders Steering Committee
- MiMo Biscayne Association-Board of Directors
- Transit Miami Editor