Alicia Benitez joins Lloyd Jones as EVP of Development


MIAMI- Lloyd Jones, a real estate investment, development, and management firm, recently announced the appointment of Alicia Benitez to EVP of Development.

In this role, Benitez will lead all aspects of development for the firm’s multifamily and senior housing projects, including site acquisitions, zoning, design, and construction. In addition to new construction, she is responsible for the construction management division which oversees adaptive reuse/renovation projects and major capital improvements on the firm’s value-add acquisitions.

Her immediate focus is the firm’s active-adult AVIVA projects slated for construction early next year.

Benitez holds three decades of experience in design, development, and project management for high- and low-rise residential, mixed-use, and commercial real estate with prominent firms such as WCI Communities, Turnberry Associates, Consultatio Real Estate and Fontainebleau Development. Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, she served as Director of Pre-Construction & Development at Consultatio Real Estate overseeing the Oceana Bal Harbour project from ground up through Certificate of Occupancy and as Senior Project Manager at the Turnberry Ocean Club overseeing the execution of all Amenities areas. Other notable projects in South Florida include The St. Regis Bal Harbour, Oceana Key Biscayne and The Resort at Singer Island.

Alicia holds a Master of Architecture degree from Florida International University.  She is LEED accredited professional and is a licensed Interior Designer.

“I’m looking forward to overseeing the development projects Lloyd Jones has on the horizon and to bring the AVIVA brand to life,” says Benitez. “It’s an exciting time to join this established, forward-looking firm.”

Chris Finlay, Chairman/CEO of Lloyd Jones, says, “We’re delighted to have Alicia on our team. Her experience in project management together with her background in architecture, construction and interior design fits right in with our aggressive move into senior housing development.”



Lloyd Jones, LLC is a real estate investment and development firm with 40 years in the industry under the continuous direction of Chairman/CEO, Christopher Finlay. Based in Miami, the firm has divisions in multifamily investment, development, management, and senior living. Its investment partners include institutions, private investors, and its own principals.


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