Full-Time MBA

Cuba

Felipe Marin Class of 2014

fmarin@ChicagoBooth.edu

Felipe MarinUndergraduate school/major: I attended Queens College of the City University of New York, majoring in economics and anthropology.

Prior to Booth: After graduating in 2006, I worked as a project manager for a residential real estate operator in Miami, Florida. I returned to New York City in 2007 and joined Macy's Corporate Finance team until 2010, when I joined a retail REIT that was eventually acquired by a private equity firm.

Concentrations: Accounting and finance.

Activities: Co-chair of the Hispanic American Business Student Association and the Real Estate Group.

Career plans: I'm recruiting for real estate finance opportunities.

Why did you choose Chicago Booth? I was initially impressed by the strength of the academic program, but once I visited, I realized that Booth was more than just a great school; it is a fantastic community that inspires its students to reach beyond their own expectations.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Supportive, rigorous, and inspiring.

What do you consider a "must visit" place or "must do" activity in Chicago? Sailing on Lake Michigan.

Ask me about...: Real estate, recruiting in the US and in Latin America, life at Booth, and Cuban restaurants in Chicago.