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Carlos Valera, AIA, NCIDQ, NCARB, LEED® BD+C

Managing Director, Principal

Carlos is a Co-Managing Director of Gensler Miami, focusing on the growth and leadership of the office. He brings deep expertise in managing global accounts, strategic planning, project development, and execution to reach clients’ business goals. With relevant experience in the architecture and interior design industry, he contributes a global perspective by leveraging his multi-market experience to serve international clients spanning multiple sectors from office to mixed use developments in the U.S. and Latin America. A sought-after spokesperson on the latest research trends impacting design, Carlos is a frequent speaker at Urban Land Institute events in Southern Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. He earned his bachelor’s degree in architecture, a master’s degree in interior design, and holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


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