Executive Team

It’s more than a team. It’s a legacy.

printButton-02vcardMr. Easton is the Chairman of The Easton Group, the real estate brokerage, investment, management and development firm he founded in Miami in 1974. Educated at the University of Miami, Mr. Easton received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in1966, and his MBA in 1976, majoring in Finance with a minor in Accounting.


  • The John F. Kennedy Center Board of Trustees by appointment of President George W. Bush. Mr. Easton served a six-year term ending in August 2012.
  • Board of the U.S. National Parks Foundation by appointment of U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Dirk Kempthorne. Mr. Easton served a six-year term ending in September 2012.
  • Trustee of the University of Miami and past Chairman of the Master Planning Committee, overseeing all real estate interests and acquisitions of the University.
  • Father of the Year, American Diabetes Association, 2012

Civic Service/Professional Achievements

  • Chairman of The Salvation Army of Dade County
  • Advisory Board for the Miami-Dade County Public School System
  • Trustee of Mercy Hospital
  • President of the SSJ Mercy Health System, Inc.
  • Trustee of WPBT Channel 2
  • President of the Key Biscayne Athletic Club
  • Chairman of the Village of Key Biscayne 2020 Vision Plan Committee
  • Member of the Florida Council of 100 and the Council for Educational Change
  • Chair of the Miami-Dade Land Acquisition and Facilities Maintenance Operations
  • President of the Miami Board of Realtors
  • Coral Gables Board of Realtors
  • The National Institute of Real Estate Boards

printButton-02vcardMr. Hernandez-Solaun is President of The Easton Group. He oversees the company which manages, leases, develops or owns more than 4.5 million square feet of commercial real estate. Previously, he spent 15 years at GE Capital, a division of General Electric (GE), serving as Senior Vice President and working with C-level executives of mid-market companies to facilitate their financing needs. Mr. Hernandez-Solaun holds a BA in Entrepreneurship, Marketing and International Business from Florida International University. He received his MBA from the University of Miami and an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also studied at the John F. Welch Leadership Development Center.

Professional Achievements

  • Adjunct Professor of Finance, University of Miami
  • Distinguished Young Leader Award, Thurgood Marshall College Fund 2013
  • South Florida Business Journal “40 under 40” 2012
  • Co-founder of LEAD305, an open-source leadership platform
  • Founder-The Hernandez-Solaun Foundation
  • Father of the Year, American Diabetes Association 2014

Community Service

  • Chairman – American Diabetes Association (Miami-Dade and Monroe)
  • Chairman – MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida
  • Chairman – Hernandez-Solaun Foundation
National Committee Member – American Diabetes Association – Community & Volunteer Development
  • Select Projects Funds Committee – Citizens Board – University of Miami
  • Founding Advisory Board Member – The Idea Center at Miami Dade College

printButton-02vcardMr. Easton has almost three decades of industry experience. He enjoys strong relationships with some of the largest and best-known companies in the country and is recognized as an astute and seasoned leader in the area of real estate investing. His deep knowledge of land development and build-to-suit for lease real estate in a wide range of projects has been instrumental to the firm’s success. Mr. Easton studied business at Florida State University.

Professional Memberships/Achievements

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Florida Real Estate Commission,
  • Member of the Miami Board of Realtors
  • Member of the Industrial Association of Dade County

printButton-02vcardMs. Kavanagh brings 30 years of commercial real estate experience to the Easton & Associates Management Division, where she oversees more than three million square feet of industrial and office properties as well as 20 million square feet of industrial park associations. Easton & Associates Management is responsible for third-party management and oversees all properties that The Easton Group owns. Lisa also oversees the Accounting Department for Easton & Associates and Easton Management. She was previously employed as Vice President at Seagis Property Group and Keystone Property Trust and worked on the transition team for Prologis when they acquired Keystone’s assets. Lisa earned a business degree from Centenary College.

Professional Memberships

  • Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)/Miami-Dade
  • Commercial Industrial Association of South Florida (CIASF)

printButton-02vcardWith 30 years of real estate development experience throughout Florida and beyond, Mr. Douglas oversees all development activities at The Easton Group. Previously, he spent more than 17 years as Owner and President of Douglas Development Group, offering relationship-based real estate development and consulting services to domestic and international firms, developing more than one million square feet of office and warehouse space. Prior to that, he spent two years as President of Easton-Babcock Development, a former Easton company, where he worked on the 4.3 million square foot, award-winning International Corporate Park, and five years as Vice President of The Codina Group, supervising all aspects of the development of Beacon Centre, a 2.5 million square foot business and industrial park in South Florida. Mr. Douglas received his B.A. from The University of Florida.

Community Service

  • Advisory Board Member, the Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Florida

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