Carlos Vaz has been involved in over $1B of real estate transactions. He is passionate about building a solid vertically integrated company with strong core values, proven systems and an adept team.
Carlos has been recognized with numerous honors. He was named a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, to the Dallas Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list and highlighted as a Most Admired CEO. He has helped CONTI earn a place on the Inc. 5000 list five times, the Dallas 100 list six times and the Middle Market 50 list three times. As a recognized thought leader in the multifamily industry, he is a regular guest speaker at many events such as MFE (Multifamily Executive), Crittenden Multifamily, Marcus & Millichap, IMN Conferences, among others.
Carlos is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), the Real Estate Council of Dallas and a board member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC). He is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management (OPM) program and a board member of the Harvard Club of Dallas.
Born in Brazil, Carlos came to the United States with $300 in his pocket, a penchant for hard work, the desire to learn, and an unrelenting drive to “Make It Happen”. As a dedicated family man, Carlos enjoys health, faith, family and country. His passions include spending time with his family and friends, as well as reading, traveling, and anything outdoors. As a family, he, his wife and two children are actively involved in several charitable organizations and enjoy time learning together, traveling, and exploring the outdoors.