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.
Carlos R. Lago is a shareholder in the Land Use & Land Development Practice of Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. He focuses his practice on land use, zoning, and governmental affairs. His client list includes some of the region’s most active and prestigious real estate and hotel developers, including The Related Group, Terra, OKO Group, Aria Development, CMC Group, East End Capital Partners, Greystone & Co., Avra Jain, Largavista Companies, Moshe Mana, Mast Capital, Y-Tech International, and The Melo Group, just to name a few. Carlos has served as a United Way of Miami-Dade County Young Leader for more than four years and has served on the Board of Directors of Locust Projects for the past nine years. In 2019, he was appointed a member of the Board of Directors of The Downtown Miami Charter School, a charter school in an underserved neighborhood that provides education to up to 650 students. He now also serves as the school’s treasurer.
Favorite Quote: “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” — Babe Ruth