Gold Coast Florida Regional Center is led by some of South Florida’s most experienced real estate professionals, providing excellent expertise and insight for clients. Additional information about our executive team appears below:
Mr. Abele currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gold Coast Florida Regional Center, LLC. In this capacity, Mr. Abele is responsible for identifying and structuring projects that fit both the EB-5 program and GCFRC’s investment goals. Mr. Abele advises on all real estate-related development matters, as well as investment project identification and evaluation. He also oversees all economic studies to determine compliance with the USCIS unemployment rate and job creation criteria for GCFRC’s EB-5 projects.
Mr. Abele is also responsible for overseeing project and business marketing, public relations, investor relations, governmental relations, construction management efforts and compliance with USCIS and SEC regulations. Under his supervision, GCFRC raised over $100 million in EB-5 financing for mixed-use projects in Hollywood, Florida. In that role, Abele developed and maintained strong relationships with top tier migration agents, wealth managers and private equity investors in China and other countries, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Vietnam, India and Dubai.
Mr. Abele has over 35 years’ experience in real estate development in South Florida. His career includes the creation of hundreds of residential units and more than 2.3 million square feet of commercial and industrial space. Projects in which Mr. Abele was previously involved are now valued at over $525 million.
Mr. Boschetti has been involved in the real estate industry for more than 25 years. In that time, he has developed approximately 10,000 residential units, 15,000 square feet of commercial space, 50,000 square feet of retail space, and 1 million square feet of industrial space. His combined development and acquisition portfolio experience is valued in excess of $2 billion.
Mr. Boschetti has served as a managing director of our Managing Member since 2009 and as a managing director of the Regional Center since its formation.
Mr. Jago’s 27 years of international real estate experience includes developments in South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. Mr. Jago has created approximately 1,500 residential units, 8 hotels with a combined nearly 1,000 rooms, approximately 950,000 square feet of commercial space and more than 800,000 square feet of retail space. The total value of his real estate projects is approximately $700 million.
Mr. Jago has served as a managing director of the Regional Center since its formation.