The Up and Comers: Ben Mandell
Meet Ben Mandell of Tricera Capital, an honoree in the real estate and construction category of the 2020 Up and Comer Awards
SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here.
Mandell is responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, equity partner and tenant relations, overseeing leasing and operations for Tricera Capital, a Miami-based real estate investment firm focused on value-add urban retail, office and mixed-use investments and developments throughout the U.S. Before co-founding Tricera, Mandell was managing director at RKF, focusing on investment sales, tenant representation and landlord representation. Mandell has worked with retailers such as Apple, Google, Warby Parker, Shinola and CVS. He has also facilitated deals for many regional and national landlords. While at RKF, he completed over $400 million in commercial investment sale transactions.
Mandell was born in Boston and raised in Providence, Rhode Island. He worked as a chef for several fine-dining establishments and studied culinary arts at Johnson and Wales University in Providence. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in Florida and a member of ICSC.
Favorite quote: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill