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Yamal Yidios

Meet Our CEO

Yamal Yidios is the CEO of Ytech. Under his leadership, Ytech has developed and redeveloped more than $2 billion in real estate. Since founding Ytech in 2006, Mr. Yidios has led the company’s successful expansion, including the development and ownership of over 7,000 apartments, totaling more than 10 million square feet of construction across 25 cities in the southeastern United States.

 

As CEO, Mr. Yidios is responsible for Ytech’s strategic direction, the pursuit and capitalization of development opportunities, and the company’s culture, overall management, and performance. He is a recognized expert in the real estate industry for well-chosen land acquisitions and efficient execution of highly complex transactions. Mr. Yidios’ thoughtful and strategic approach has positioned Ytech for success in Miami’s luxury residential condominium market with a current development pipeline of more than 2 million square feet within the prestigious Brickell neighborhood, equating to over $2 billion in future development.

Mr. Yidios is a third-generation civil engineer and real estate developer. He holds an executive master’s degree from Harvard Business School and completed executive education in Architecture and Design Thinking in United Kingdom’s Royal College of Art. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in Engineering with a focus on real estate development and construction management from the University of Florida, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in civil and structural engineering. Mr. Yidios has a minor in financial mathematics from Stetson University, where he played NCAA tennis.

 

Mr. Yidios is active in the community, serving professional, art, and cultural organizations including the Urban Land Institute’s Southeast/Caribbean Advisory Board, the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board, and the Coral Gables Museum. He is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Latin Builders Association, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Yidios focuses his philanthropic efforts on education and resides in Miami with his wife and three children.

Notable Awards

Best Multi-Family Developer
Daily Business Review,
2019

Best Multi-Family Developer
Daily Business Review,
2018

Executive of the Year
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Top Entrepreneurial Awards,
2018

Executive of the Year
Multi-Housing News,
2017

U.S. Top Hispanic
Entrepreneur

Negocios,
2016

Company of the Year
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Sunshine Awards,
2016

Top 100 Power Leaders
in South Florida
South Florida Business Journal,
2015

Leader in the Southeast
Real Estate Forum Magazine,
2014

Power Leader in
Commercial Real Estate
South Florida Business Journal,
2014

Entrepreneur of the Year
Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Awards,
2014