About Us

Whitman Family Development is a family-owned, diversified real estate development, management, and leasing company specializing in retail and headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida. Among other interests, Whitman Family Development is the developer, owner and operator of the acclaimed Bal Harbour Shops, ranked the world’s #1 shopping center by the International Council of Shopping Center’s, and is the co-developer of the retail components of Miami’s Brickell City Centre.

 

MEET OUR TEAM

Ernesto Barrio
Director, Accounting

Ernesto Barrio is Director of Accounting for Whitman Family Development, LLC.

Lauren Bogage
Director, Leasing

Lauren Bogage is Whitman Family Development's Leasing Director for Bal Harbour Shops and Brickell City Centre.

Eleonora Dobkin-Parkinson
Director, International Business Development

Eleonora Dobkin-Parkinson brings her extensive background in the international luxury and fashion industry.

Benjamin Elias
Corporate Treasurer

Corporate Treasurer for Whitman Family Development

Brett French
Director, Leasing

Brett French is Director of Leasing for Whitman Family Development, LLC.

Courtney Lord
Vice President, Leasing

Courtney Lord develops budgets, designs leasing strategies, and leads negotiations with tenants.

Ivor Nikolas “Nik” Massey
Vice President, Development

Ivor Nikolas “Nik” Massey works with legal, design and construction teams to evaluate existing and potential real estate developments.

Carolyn Travis
Director, Strategic Marketing

Carolyn Travis is Director of Strategic Marketing for Whitman Family Development, LLC.

Matthew Whitman Lazenby
President & CEO

President and Chief Executive Officer Matthew Whitman Lazenby represents the company in development, leasing, operational and asset-management issues.

Randall Whitman
Chairman

Chairman Randall Whitman oversees the company's strategic planning.

Stanley Whitman
Founder & Chairman Emeritus

Founder and Chairman Emeritus Stanley Whitman continues to pursue his unique vision for world-class, luxury shopping destinations in tourist-friendly environments, building a company that remains today at the forefront of high-end retail real estate.

Linnette Zamora
Director, Lease Administration

Linnette Zamora is Director of Lease Administration for Whitman Family Development, LLC.