2017 Joseph Wharton Statesman of the Year Award Event & Dinner – Honoring Mr. Armando Codina

Date and Time
Thursday, October 12, 2017
6:30pm— 8:30pm
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JW Marriott
1109 Brickell Ave

Miami, FL 33131
United States
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Online registration has closed. To determine ticket availability, email [email protected] 
With presentation by Manny Medina & Wharton greeting from Vice Dean of Finance, Harlan Sands 


Thursday, October 12, 2017

6:30pm: Cocktail Hour
7:30pm: Dinner & Presentation

JW Marriott – Brickell
1109 Brickell Ave
Miami, FL 33131

The Wharton School Club of South Florida proudly honors:
Mr. Armando Codina
Executive Chairman of Codina Partners
The Joseph Wharton Business Statesman of the Year award is given to leaders who exemplify outstanding executive management and have made significant contributions to the community.
Click here for Mr. Codina’s complete bio

Keynote presentation by:
Mr. Manny Medina
2014 recipient of our Statesman of the Year Award , CEO of Cyxtera Technologies, founder of eMerge Americas
Click here for Mr. Medina’s complete bio

Wharton greeting from:
Mr. Harlan Sands
Vice Dean of Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Administrative Officer
Click here for Mr. Sands’ complete bio

Event Pricing
$2700 - Platinum Level: Event program listing & table for 10
$1700 - Full Table: Reserved table for 10
$850 - Half Table: Reserved table for 5
$170 - Individual Ticket

Ticket price includes a 3 course meal. Dish selection to be offered after registration. Liquor and wine sponsored by Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits. 


Special Thanks to Tom Serio for providing the photography for the event. Visit his website HERE


Attention All Wharton Alumni: If you’re not already a member… Join the Wharton Club of South Florida before you register for this event. Membership starts at just $75 (free for recent grads). A wise investment since, joining gets you:

  • Access to “Members Only” events such as the Holiday Party.
  • Free access to many events that non-members must pay for.
  • Discounts for you and a guest to most other events.

Click HERE to join or renew your membership before you register. 

"While providing leadership in several real estate companies, Mr. Armando Codina has remained a true gentleman and family man, and has tirelessly given back to the community,” said Sonia Rodriguez, president of The Wharton School Club of South Florida. “We are honored to share this moment together with all those who celebrate him." 

Past recipients of this award include Manny Medina, visionary founder of Emerge Americas and CEO of Cyxtera Technologies (Click HERE for bio) ; Keith Koeing, president of City Furniture; James W. McLamore, founder and former Chairman of Burger King Corporation; Richard D. Fain, chairman and CEO of Royal Carribean Cruises, Ltd.

Codina’s experience and expertise in real estate development and management spans more than 30 years. He is known for driving the successful transformation of South Florida’s communities into more vital, prosperous centers for living, working, culture and commerce. Codina was previously recognized by the Wharton School Club of South Florida as Entrepreneur of the Year.

“Thank you to the Wharton School Club of South Florida for this recognition,” said Armando Codina, Executive Chairman of Codina Partners. “I am grateful to be getting an award for the small fraction of contributions I have made to a community that has given me so much.” 

All net proceeds from this event will go to the Wharton Scholarship Fund.

About Codina Partners
Codina Partners is a real estate investment and development firm driving the successful transformation of South Florida’s communities into more vital, prosperous centers for living, working, culture and commerce. Led by visionary developers Armando Codina and daughter Ana-Marie Codina Barlick, the firm combines decades of local experience with a fresh, entrepreneurial approach. With wide-ranging and deep expertise, Codina Partners offers a unique ability to bring to life highly complex deals that anticipate where the market is headed in one of the nation's most dynamic environments. From multi-family to office to industrial to mixed-use, Codina Partners develops transformational real estate that delivers long-term value to all. For more information on Codina Partners visit www.codina.com or call 305-529-1300.

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JW Marriott

1109 Brickell Ave, , Miami, FL 33131, United States,
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