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PHOTOS: On the scene at MSP Group’s launch in Wynwood

Boutique CRE firm is focusing on multifamily sector

November 17, 2015 03:45PM

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Former Marcus & Millichap and Franklin Street brokers Deme Mekras and Elliot Shainberg held a launch party for their new commercial real estate firm, MSP Group, in Wynwood last week.

The duo formed MSP in March and are focusing on the multifamily market in the tri-county region. Together, they’ve closed more than $500 million in South Florida deals.

Kris Persaud of KPC Properties; Michael Wohl of Pinnacle Housing and Ascend Properties; and Daryl Shevin of 13th Floor Investments were among the party’s attendees. It was held at Cafeina lounge, at 297 Northwest 23rd Street in Miami.

Mekras was previously regional managing partner at Franklin Street and a founding member of the Marcus & Millichap Miami office. Shainberg was a senior director at Franklin Street and a senior associate at Marcus & Millichap. – Katherine Kallergis and Sean Stewart-Muniz