Marina Palms Chooses Premiere Sales Team Led By RE Veteran, Michael Internoscia

Sales Organization Named for Miami’s First New Residential Condo & Yacht Club in 20 Years

North Miami Beach, FL (February 1, 2013) – Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences, the first condominium project with a private marina and yacht club component, has hand-picked its sales team to sell out the $450 million development.

The team, led by Michael Internosica, represents a veritable who’s who among sales professionals, tracing its success across South Florida luxury condominiums and condo hotel marketplace. Collectively, the team has generated more than $2 billion in sales of luxury condominium and condo-hotel properties.

“We knew when we named Michael as director of sales that he would bring a remarkable team to sell this premier development. Together, they create organization unmatched in its ability, experience and drive.”

– Neil Fairman, president of The Plaza Group

“I’ve personally worked with each of these professionals,” said Internoscia, himself a highly-successful real estate broker with more than a decade of experience selling high-end, high-profile condo projects. His successes include Canyon Ranch Miami Beach Living, ONE Bal Harbour, Terra Beachside, the Fontainebleau Sorrento on Miami Beach and AXIS at Brickell Village in Miami.

“Just as the principals at Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences were highly selective in choosing me to direct the sales organization,” he continued, “I picked proven professionals who are client focused, tech-savvy, multi-lingual and who possess a worldwide network and a desire to succeed.”

The Marina Palms Sales Team Includes:

  • Carmen Gamarra and Shawn Gamarra: A mother and son team, who were formerly with ONE Sotheby’s, experienced in development sales. Among the 10 projects they have done are 500 Brickell, 50 Biscayne, ONE Bal Harbour and Cielo on the Bay. Both are skilled brokers with deep relationships locally and in Argentina and Brazil. Ms. Gamarra is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Nelly DaSalvia: Most recently, Nelly was a Senior Sales Executive who helped sell out Canyon Ranch Living Miami Beach. Born in Venezuela, she as deep ties there as well as in Argentina and Brazil. DaSalvia is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
  • Jessica Bostwick: A veteran of onsite sales with Canyon Ranch Living Miami Beach and Terra Beachside, she most recently was with ONE Sotheby’s.
  • Martha Ruffin: Formerly with Cervera Real Estate, Martha has worked on high-end Brickell Avenue projects such as the Marquis, Icon and Viceroy. Earlier, she was part of the sales team at Aventura Marina in the 1990s. Fluent in Spanish and French, she has ties in Mexico City, Argentina and Venezuela.
  • Jennifer Markovich: A relative newcomer to South Florida, Jennifer knows luxury high-rise sales, having worked on the W Las Vegas.
  • Rein Hammer: This seasoned sales executive was a former sales associate for The Palms Fort Lauderdale and Ocean Palms in Hollywood, both developed by The Plaza Group.
  • Gina Morgan: As contract administrator and broker, Gina oversaw day-to-day contract administration escrow management and all customer details from date of contract signing through closing at properties including 500 Brickell, The Plaza and The Marquis on Brickell.

Internoscia and his team will work from Marina Palms’ new state-of-the-art sales center. The 10,000-square-foot facility showcases the luxury, spaciousness and attention to detail that will make Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences the perfect combination of South Florida’s yachting and waterfront lifestyle and luxury condo living.

“Between Michael’s sales organization and the sales center itself, interested buyers will get an indelible first – and lasting – impression of what life at Marina Palms will be like,” said Anthony J. Burns, Principal with The DevStar Group. “We are confident this is the perfect team for this development.”

Marina Palms will be built on a 14-acre property on the Intracoastal at 172nd Street and Biscayne Boulevard. Comprised of two high-rise towers of 25 floors each, the project will have 468 residences and a wide variety of amenities. The 112 boat slips and full-service marina and yacht club will set it apart from any other newly developed property in South Florida.

About Marina Palms:

Marina Palms, a project being developed by affiliates of The Plaza Group and The DevStar Group, is comprised of two towers, each 25 stories tall, with a total of 468 units. A full-service yacht club and marina will feature 112 boat slips for yachts up to 90 feet. Marina Palms is the first Miami luxury real estate development with full-service marina/yacht club to be built in Miami-Dade in the past 20 years.

Located at 172nd Street and Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach, Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences will offer amenity-rich living, unparalleled services and a boating lifestyle designed for yachting enthusiasts. With one million sq. ft. of livable space fronting a waterfront promenade, the residential development will entice any buyer in search of luxury waterfront living.

Every two-, three- and four-bedroom Miami condos and penthouse in the two-tower Miami waterfront development will offer luxury amenities such as butler service, infinity-edge pool and hot tub, a state-of-the-art gym, a spa with treatment rooms, a sauna, a steam room and workout studios, a news café, club room with bar, billiard table and 100” plus TV, children’s playroom and teen lounge and secure, gated access with 24-7 valet service.

For sales information on Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences, please contact us online or email Sales Director Michael Internoscia at