MANAGING DIRECTOR, KAWA, MIAMI
Kawa is an asset management firm with $1.4 billion under management and more than 50 professionals on staff. For the past 13 years, Lemos, a Duke University graduate, has served as managing director of investment relations and business development at the firm. The firm is a source of capital for sponsors seeking equity investment and credit-worthy borrowers in need of structured debt across various asset classes, including real estate, securitized debt, structured loans, mezzanine financing and more. Additionally, Kawa has deployed more than $1 billion in 55 different private investment opportunities since its inception in 2007. Prior to joining Kawa, Lemos worked with European and Latin American investors in the South Florida real estate industry, cultivating expertise in commercial and residential real estate lending.