About us

TREO is focused on the development and construction of high-end single family homes and medium to large multifamily and commercial projects

Located in North Miami Beach, Florida, our goal is to create a successful partnership with our clients throughout the custom design-build process.

Our mission is to perform for our customers the highest level of quality design and construction management services, built on time, on budget, and on value.

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At TREO our projects are managed from conception through completion. That includes feasibility analysis and pre-construction meetings. During construction, we utilize the latest project management tools to keep you informed of every step. At TREO custom luxury home builders and commercial contractors, bringing a project in on time and within budget is a matter of pride and integrity.


TREO seeks to develop high-end residential and commercial projects and that provides the opportunity to create and capture value. At TREO, we are true believers that the heart of a successful development lies in the execution of its design.



Design-Build is all about leading a partnership with the best Design Team. TREO works hand in hand with SDH Studio Architecture + Design, a leader in its class to bring the maximum value and efficiency to the project from their onset. As developers, we understand how to evaluate a project, work towards a budget, and provide economies within the construction process.


When overseeing the bidding process and executing the project, it is our role to drive value. At TREO we do this by creating a competitive bid and controlling the project to minimize change orders. Our metrics are time, value, and quality. We build our relationships based on performance.

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Our Team

Wide and successful Miami luxury home builders

Our employee Ricardo Halfen
Ricardo Halfen – Principal/ CEO

During more than 10 years he led one of the most important development and construction firms in Venezuela, where he managed the entire development process, from land acquisition to construction, and sales. Projects included the development of shopping centers, multi-family residential condominiums, and high-end residential projects. He relocated to Miami in 2009 and brought with him his expertise in development and construction.

He is currently a board member of: Inelectra, an engineering and construction company in the energy sector. Education: MBA from Columbia University, a MS. (Engineering Economic Systems) from Stanford University, and a BS (Economics) from the Universidad Católica Andres Bello.

Eli Abadi
Eli Abadi - Operations Manager

Eli was born in Caracas, Venezuela and moved to Toronto, Canada in 2010, where he completed his Civil Engineering degree and Engineering Business minor from the University of Toronto in 2015. While at school, he started his professional career with Holcim, one of the largest building material suppliers in the world. After working at Holcim for two years and completing his degree, Eli relocated to Miami and started working with Treo Construction.

At Treo, Eli is responsible for the construction operations of our multi-million dollar residential projects. He oversees the scheduling, budgeting and quality assurance stages of the construction activities and is in charge of all systems and communication with the different stakeholders to ensure a quality product at a competitive price.

Our employee Ligia
Ligia Maldonado - Administrative Manager

Ligia was born in Peru where she completed her Accounting degree at the Universidad Hermilio Valdizan de Huanuco in 1988. After more than 10 years of accounting and auditing professional experience, she relocated to Miami in 2002 where continued her career experiences and served as a volunteer for the IRS Vita Program.

Ligia joined Treo in 2014, where she oversees all the accounting, employee management and human resources tasks at the firm.

Mario Zambrano
Mario Zambrano - Project Manager

With more than 18 years of experience in construction, Mario started in the oil and gas industry in Venezuela where he worked for 5 years. With management responsibilities, he then continued his career working on important residential and commercial developments for 12 years. Mario graduated from the University of Carabobo as a Civil Engineer and has postgraduate studies in Construction Management. In 2018 he decided to move from Valencia, Venezuela to Miami.

As a Project Manager at Treo,  Mario is responsible for managing multiple construction projects to meet the required quality standards, project schedule, and budget. He also manages the selection and coordination of subcontractors, processing of Building permits, and coordination of procurement activities.

Kevin Meilan
Kevin Meilan – Project Manager

Kevin’s passion for construction has served as a guiding force throughout his life. In his 22 years, he obtained a Civil Engineering degree and a Financial Engineering diploma from Universidad Metropolitana in Venezuela. After that, he worked with a well-known builder at the construction of residential and commercial projects. In 2016, he moved to Madrid to complete an MBA in Construction Management and worked for a big construction firm. A year later, he relocated to Miami, where he got the General Contractor license.

At TREO, with his expertise and attitude, Kevin ensures projects are delivered on-time and within scope to delight our sophisticated clients to the fullest. His biggest goal is to build your dream home with the best quality at the best price.

George de Armas – Project Manager

George was trained as an architect at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture. He found early on that his real passion lies in the construction of Architecture.

His career spans decades from Site Operations Manager to Senior Project Manager.  Successfully managing projects from Duplex housing to mid-rise housing developments in the NYC area.

George has developed a wide breadth of experience through the years from initial site investigation, design development, construction documents review, field construction, coordination, and supervision of trades, to contract and construction administration.

George contributes a thorough knowledge of applicable codes and requirements for steel and concrete construction, block and plank construction, MEP systems, as well as energy efficiency techniques & programs.

Frank Castillo – Project Manager

Frank was born in Cuba.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from “José Antonio Echeverría Higher Polytechnic Institute”, located in Havana, Cuba.   He has over 25 years of construction and design experience in commercial and residential projects. He moved to Miami in 2008 and has worked as a project manager for high-end single-family homes and commercial projects.

Frank has been working with TREO since January 2018 as a Pre-construction manager.  His responsibilities are to review and coordinate drawings (ARC, MEP, STR) and Identify and resolve design conflicts, Quality Control, and Safety Control.
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Juan Carlos Briceno – Project Manager

American/Venezuelan by birth, Juan Carlos graduated as an Architect in Caracas, Venezuela. It was there where he gained great experience in designs and construction companies. For over ten years he worked on a very successful design and construction company contributing to different iconic projects in the City.

After immigrating to Florida in 2000, Juan Carlos worked for 16 years at a prestigious construction company in Orlando and Miami, where he finished multiple large commercial and residential projects. At TREO Construction, Juan Carlos commitment is to connect with the project in-depth and to have a great command on its supervision, following all the indications on the plans and satisfying the client’s expectations. He is an excellent link between Engineers, Architects, and City inspectors.

Pedro Sanchez
Pedro Sanchez – Site Superintendent - Foreman

Venezuelan born and with a Civil Engineering degree in Caracas, Pedro has been involved in the construction industry for over 18 years. Back in 2017 Pedro decided to relocate to Miami, Florida, and has been applying his experiences and knowledge to improve the construction processes and job quality.

As a foreman at TREO, Pedro performs job progress inspections, coordinates construction activities from all trades, and ensures a safe and clean job site environment. As a point of contact between the subcontractors and Project Manager, Pedro´s skills and responsibilities guarantee successful project completion.

Giselle Henao
Giselle Henao - Community Manager, Multifamily Developments

Giselle Henao was born and raised in New York City where she received her double major in Bachelor of Arts focused on Latin American and Latino Studies; Communications and Media Industries from Fordham University.

After working for a non-for-profit medical organization she has a proven background overseeing Project Management, Process Analysis, Data Analysis, and Compliance with and on behalf of Program Directors and Managers.

She relocated to Miami in 2019. Giselle joined TREO where she was able to merge all her attributes of management, hospitality, and love for design. As a Community Manager for TREO, Giselle is responsible for managing and overseeing TREO’s multi-family construction units.


18200 NE 19th Av. North Miami Beach, 33162




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