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ILYA BRAZ

Vice President & General Counsel

As Vice President & General Counsel, Mr. Braz directs all of the day-to-day legal affairs of GFI Hospitality and its affiliates and subsidiaries, including the planning, structuring and negotiation of acquisitions and joint ventures.  He also coordinates the company’s financial and investment transactions and is responsible for the company’s corporate governance. 

Prior to joining GFI Hospitality, LLC, Mr. Braz was the
Director of Legal Services for Africa Israel, USA, the U.S. subsidiary of Africa Israel Investments Ltd., where he advised the company on all legal matters concerning the company’s U.S. real estate holdings. At Africa Israel, Mr. Braz worked on development projects including: 20 Pine- the Collection, a conversion of a high rise office building in Manhattan’s financial district to 409 luxury condominium residences and ground floor retail, the ground-up development of the Marquis, a 67-story luxury condominium and hotel located in downtown Miami and the redevelopment of the Times Square Building and the lease up of its retail condo.

Mr. Braz earned his bachelor's degree, from Clark University, cum laude with honors in Economics, and received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.

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