Victor Ballestas is a Principal of Integra Investments. Ballestas is focused on managing and enhancing the company’s business development structure and spearheads the individualized development and marketing campaigns for Integra’s numerous projects
Immersed in the real estate industry for most of his life, Ballestas began his career at WCI Communities, a publicly traded residential development company, rising from Development Assistant to Division President of the east coast. While at WCI Communities, Ballestas administered more than 15 ultra-luxury high-rises in less than ten years. Following WCI Communities, Ballestas managed the south east division of Wheelock Street Capital, a private equity investment fund supported by Baupost, actively investing in numerous real estate opportunities during the most recent distressed real estate cycle. In 2009, Ballestas served as Regional Director for ST Residential, a subsidiary of Starwood Capital, leading the divestiture of its Corus portfolio including more than 2,200 boom-era condominiums within 13 projects in South Florida, including Paramount Bay, Jade Ocean, Mint, and Infinity. For his efforts, Ballestas was named a Power Leader by The South Florida Business Journal.
Ballestas holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Florida International University and a Master’s degree in Real Estate Finance from the University of Florida.