Our Team


About the Architects

For over 25 years GarciaStromberg has been involved in a multitude of project types. From the western coast of Saudi Arabia to remote areas of Central America and in the US particularly throughout the state of Florida and Fort Lauderdale, they have immersed themselves in the cultural diversities of the local vernacular. On each of these projects GarciaStromberg has performed a multitude of services including architecture, planning, interior design, graphic design, web design, and marketing strategies. Their experience and knowledge within these fields allows for seamless coordination with the entire project team. In each location, they have created affiliations with local professionals to further achieve total project success. They are always design driven with a thorough understanding of the responsibilities of the economic, political, social and time constraints present in every venture.

Garcia Stromberg has designed projects in the following countries:

  • United States
  • Puerto Rico
  • Panama
  • Costa Rica
  • Nicaragua
  • Honduras
  • Bahamas
  • Cayman Islands
  • Turks and Caicos
  • Mexico
  • Poland
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia

Garcia Stromberg Experience

  • B Ocean Hotel Fort Lauderdale – InSite / B Ocean
  • Westin Diplomat Hotel & Spa – Starwood Hotel Group
  • Pestana Hotel Miami Beach – Pestana Hotel Group, Lisbon Portugal
  • Royal Blues Hotel – Deerfield Beach Hotel
  • Conrad Hotel, Ft Lauderdale, Beach, Florida
  • Adagio On the Bay
  • Ritz Carlton Rose Island – Gencom / Ritz Carlton / Lehman Brothers
    Hotel and Condo Hotel / Ritz Carlton Residences
  • One Thousand Ocean – LXR / Blackstone Group
  • Panama – 30 story condominium tower
  • Adagio – Grupo Alco International
  • Akoya, Condominium Boca Raton
  • Westin Grand Cayman Resort – Starwood Hotel Group – Fortress Capital
  • AC Marriott – OTO Development, Fort Lauderdale FL
  • Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort – Tishman, Orlando, FL
  • 3550 South Ocean, Condominium – DDG Development – South Palm Beach, FL
  • Floridian National Golf Club – Crane Capital – Palm City, FL
  • Gale Boutique Hotel and Residences – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Boca Raton Beach Club – LXR / Blackstone, Boca Raton, FL

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Jorge H. Garcia
Managing Principal – CEO

An honor graduate of the University of Miami, Jorge is the driving force behind the firm’s growth and development since 1987. Prior experience includes earning a reputation with highly acclaimed architectural as well as land development firms, where he grew to understand the importance of leadership within an organization, the community and the unique ability of integrating innovative architecture with rational business criteria in a balanced format. Jorge’s primary focuses are corporate leadership, design, vision, collaboration and growth development for the firm’s philosophical ideals. Jorge is a licensed architect in thirteen states with expertise in the design of national and international facilities including hotel & resorts, commercial, institutional, mixed- use developments and residential, projects. He is a sought-after authority on the realities and challenges clients face in the planning, approval and entitlement processes found in today’s challenging development environment.

Peter T. Stromberg
Principal Design Director – President

A graduate of Mississippi State University, Peter’s design vision is the guiding force behind a number of notable national and international projects. Bringing to the firm a thorough understanding of contemporary as well as vernacular theories of architecture and the complexities involved in putting projects together. He has excelled in combining clear, powerful ideas with the pragmatic needs of the client to create buildings that work beautifully. Peter assists in the entire development process overseeing everything from initial design to presentation drawings and construction. His passion is raw creation through unique ideas and finds inspiration mostly in the natural environment – space, light, sound, texture, color and form. Peter’s work embodies all forms of media. He believes art through painting, sculpture and music is free of boundaries and allows form to flow fluidly helping him constantly learn and perform better as an architect.


Jackelin Rodriguez
Director of Interior Design

Jackelin Rodriguez has over 22 years of Design & Architectural experience with a passion in the hospitality industry. She studied at Lynn University where she received a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Interior Design, and then fulfilled her studies in architecture at Florida Atlantic University. She brings her knowledge of interior design to Garcia Stromberg, resulting from her projects around the world. These experiences have provided Jackie with a background in art and architecture, allowing a certain enrichment and edge to her designs. Her intuition being a foreground for her process, provides a foundation of warmth, sophistication, and a creative understatement to prove for a harmonious environment. Jackelin’s participation is hands on from the conceptual stage through to purchasing, then to the grand opening and beyond as needed. Her combined knowledge of architecture and interior design provides her with insight into comprehensive design that takes into account both disciplines. Jackelin accomplishes designs that
are timeless and appealing to their end user, never forgetting to keep in mind the objectives of the Owner including budget, life cycle, and image.


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Marker

At Marker Construction Group, BUILD BETTER is not an empty set of words; it is a way of doing business that sets us apart on a crowded playing field. Through thoughtful consideration and a willingness to adapt our practices, listening to feedback from both our clients and our team members, and diligently staying abreast of cutting edge technology, Marker Construction has created a streamlined work flow that delivers its clients a better construction experience as well as a better final product.

Marker’s mastery of construction in the commercial and residential arena is widely recognized both within and outside of the industry. Marker Construction Group has won over 100 craftsmanship awards on various projects for their exceptional work. In addition, Marker Construction has won multiple Craftsman of the Year Awards. Lastly, Marker Construction won the coveted Eagle Award, the highest honor in the construction industry. This award exemplifies the hard work and dedication of the entire Marker Construction Team.


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Giancarlo Cuffia
Project Ambassador

As a reputable Private Office Advisor, Giancarlo Cuffia has access to an unparalleled global network of contacts and exclusive marketing tools. Private Office is Engel & Völkers’ reserved brand of real estate service provided by an exclusive network of its top real estate advisors. Out of more than 8,000 Engel & Völkers advisors worldwide, there are only 98 who have been designated Private Office Advisors and he is honored to belong to such a prestigious group.

Giancarlo has been consistently ranked as one of the top 10- producing agents both locally and internationally for Engel & Völkers. He has established a solid reputation and track record representing luxury real estate buyers, sellers and developers from across the globe.


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Marijke White P.A
Director of Sales- Luxury Development Sales

Born and raised in the Netherlands, after an extensive modeling career real estate became Marijke her passion and with over 14 years of expertise in the luxury real estate industry she became an acclaimed real estate strategist and realtor. Throughout her career she has overseen the management and supervision of hospitality sales, human resources and public relations for some of the top real estate Companies in South Florida, to name a few: One World Properties, DYL Group, Related, Related ISG, One Sothebys International, Oceanland Investments Inc. She has provided exclusive sales and marketing leadership management for some of South Florida luxury communities, such as Bella Mare- Williams Island, W- Fort Lauderdale, Plaza at Oceanside- Pompano Beach, Strada315 Fort Lauderdale, Casa Costa – Boynton Beach, RIVA Fort Lauderdale. Due to her extensive relationships worldwide and her continuing leadership in the luxury marketplace and with her knowledge and expertise plus outstanding customer service has made her a recognized leader in the real estate marketplace.


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Fernando Lopez
Marketing / Creative Director

Fernando Lopez originally from Mexico, studied Industrial Design at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. After working in furniture design for several years Fernando decided to move back to Mexico where he worked for an upscale printing company doing graphic design & marketing. His creative career took him back to Fort Lauderdale where he was recruited by Engel & Völker two years ago. He has been appointed to design marketing materials for the Engel & Völker Offices located in South Florida such as; real estate recruiting, pre & new construction real estate development campaigns, e-blasts, web-design, social media.