Monica Matteo-Salinas, Chair
Monica Matteo-Salinas received her BA in Social Relations & Policy from James Madison College, an honors college within Michigan State University. Monica has worked in the non-profit sector over the past 10 years in Miami. She is currently the Florida State Director for Campus Election Engagement Project. Before her CEEP work, she was the Campus Coordinator for the Institute for Civic Engagement and Democracy at Miami-Dade College. Monica is also a participant in the fifth cohort of the Community Scholars for Affordable Housing, a partnership with South Florida Community Development Coalition, Catalyst Miami and the University of Miami. Monica is a mother to two boys and the Vice President of Advocacy for her school's PTA. She is an advocate for human rights, quality education & affordable housing.
Jeff Feldman, Vice Chair
Currently the Senior Vice President of Uribe Construction, Jeff has spent much of his career in various roles throughout the real estate industry including development, property management, brokerage and construction. With an in-depth understanding of large-scale development projects, complex financing, and project management, Jeff possess a diverse professional history and a unique skill set. Jeff is the Vice Chairman of the City of Miami Beach Planning Board and has also served a member and Chairman of the Miami Beach Waterfront Protection Committee. Jeff is committed to a variety of issues in Miami Beach and was a member of the Mayor's Ocean Drive Task Force and presently serves on the Miami Beach Affordable Housing Advisory Committee and the Vice Chairman of the Miami Beach Community Development Corporation.
Jay Witrock, Treasurer
Jason Witrock, Vice President at The Rosenfeld Group
Financial Advisor/Portfolio Manager
Jason applies more than 15 years of diverse financial experience to help high-net-worth individuals, their families and their businesses preserve and grow wealth. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Jason served in a variety of institutional investing roles on Wall Street, and he leverages this experience to dissect complex products, strategies and investment risk for his clients. As a member and partner in the Rosenfeld Group, his goal is helping investors find financial well-being with rational, personalized portfolios.
When serving clients, Jason strives to find a balance between progress and preservation by approaching wealth management like a baseball player who waits for the right pitch and consistently hits singles and doubles, rather than trying to hit the ball out of the park with every swing: While a homerun may be more exciting and headline worthy, when players “swing for the fences” they strike out far more often than they score. Risk-taking and glory make for great entertainment, but Jason believes consistent results are crucial for supporting his clients’ ideal outcomes.
Jason graduated cum laude from Northeastern University with a bachelor of science in business administration, concentrating in accounting and finance. He is dedicated to philanthropy and community development, and serves as a board member for the Miami Beach Leadership Academy and is a Founders Society Member of the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center
Judith Robertson has been a resident of Miami Beach since 1993 (by way of New England). Ms. Robertson has maintained a life-long career as an artist. Her art work has been shown in the US and abroad and is represented in private collections in California, New York, Florida, Switzerland, and Spain. In addition, she holds a key management position with a Miami Beach law firm. Ms. Robertson has been active in the community since her arrival, including involvement with the citizens coalition “Save Miami Beach”, various department review panels for the City of Miami Beach, the development of the Flamingo Park Historic District streetscape master plan, and the redesign of Flamingo Park. She served as co-chair of the Flamingo Park Neighborhood Association for 2 years and has been a Board member of the Miami Beach Community Development Corporation since 2010.
Michael Hammon is currently the Chief Development Officer for The Platform and is responsible for executing the residential strategies for the company including new development and redevelopment. The Platform is a full service real estate development company. Previously, Mr. Hammon had joined Ram Realty Services in 2000 to lead the expansion of the Company’s multifamily development business. He worked for Ram for 13 years and served as one of 5 members of the senior management team and Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Ram, Mr. Hammon worked for Related Group of Florida. During his thirteen years at Related he developed over 5,000 residential units of new construction and renovated thousands more. He worked on both market rate housing along with affordable and subsidized housing while at Related.
As a resident of the City of Miami Beach for the past 24 years, he has served on numerous civic and cultural committees in the city of Miami Beach, including The Miami City Ballet Construction Committee, The Collins Park Cultural Campus Oversight Committee, the Cultural Arts Neighborhood District Overlay Committee and Miami Beach United.
Mr. Hammon attended Indiana University, where he received a B.S. degree in Finance. He later received an M.B.A. degree with an emphasis on Real Estate and Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.