CEO and Founder
Camilo is CEO and Founder of Linkvest Capital, an alternative co-investment platform and vertically integrated real estate firm with financing, acquisition and development operations. He brings over 25 years of experience as an investment advisor, real estate investor and private lender.
Linkvest’s private lending arm, LV Lending, currently services a portfolio of over $300 million. Since launching the firm in 2013, Camilo has overseen more than 600 transactions for over $600 million in Florida and Georgia. He has represented some of the region’s most high-profile development projects, including Bijou Bay Harbour Condominium in Bay Harbour Islands, Miami Springs Town Center, Soleste Alameda in West Miami, and The Shops At Landmark in Doral, among others.
At Linkvest Properties, Linkvest’s real estate investment and management firm, Camilo has led the firm in the acquisition of commercial real estate assets throughout the southeast region, comprising single-tenant properties, shopping centers and industrial assets in Florida and Georgia. Recent acquisitions include United Rentals in Pompano Beach, Chase on the Miami River, McDonald’s and Tire Kingdom in Hialeah, and FedEx and Wells Fargo in Atlanta. The company signed a partnership agreement in 2021 with Freeport Equity to acquire 50 properties leased to the private school operator, Endeavor Schools, and become its exclusive partner in its expansion process throughout the United States.
At LV Development, Camilo establishes partnerships with respected and experienced developers with a focus on multifamily and mixed-use properties. Recent partnerships include high-profile firms such as The Estate Companies, Futura Company, CIP Realty, MG Developer and Milenio. In the last five years, LV Development has invested in the development of more than 20 real estate development projects, two of which were completed in 2020 and sold in 2021. The rest will deliver more than 3,000 apartments, over 140,000 square feet of commercial space, and nearly 2,000 ready-to-build residential lots in the next three years.
Before founding Linkvest Capital, Camilo was an investment advisor with Akro Advisors Inc. and served as a real estate investor with Gamma Opportunities LLC, where he specialized in acquiring distressed residential real estate throughout Florida. Mr. Niño received his bachelor’s degree in finance and international affairs from Universidad Externado de Colombia. He obtained a post graduate degree in Finance and International Businesses from Columbia University and Universidad Externado de Colombia; a certificate in Family Business Advising from the Family Firm Institute; a certificate in Financial and Estate Planning from Boston University; and he received his designation as a Certified Investment Management Analyst from Wharton Business School. In 2022, he graduated from the OPM Program (Owner President Management Program) at Harvard Business School and became Alumni of HBS. For more information follow him at LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camiloninor/