Team

BENJAMIN NAVI
President and Founder

Benjamin Navi, has over 13 years of experience in commercial real estate. As President, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, overall management of the firm, the pursuit of new development opportunities and acquisitions and financing activities across all business platforms. Benjamin began his career at Marcus & Millichap’s Manhattan office. In his six­ year tenure, he closed over $300M in assets in New York City with a specialty in assets in excess of $20M.

Benjamin earned his BBA in Finance & Investments from Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College. He sits on the board of IAJF (Iranian American Jewish federation) and is active in the AIPAC and involved with philanthropic organizations, Aish Hatorah International, The Roslyn Synagogue, Chabad Upper East Side, Chai Lifeline and Edmond J Safra Synagogue.

 

CARMEN PUCCI
Head of Design 

Carmen Pucci has led the strategic vision for Jimena Companies on new business endeavors, operations, and company culture. She has held C-suite level positions for Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabbana and led the transformation of the organizations. She graduated from Università Europea di Roma in Interior Design and has business fluency in 5 languages.

 

MAXX BLANK
Head of Marketing & Technology

Maxx Blank oversees the branding and digital platform development across all companies at Jimena. He is founder and developer of several high-technology startups in Israel and America. Maxx sits on the board of Bizrael, Aish Hatorah International, and several other nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. In addition, he served a term in the IDF. Maxx graduated Ohio University with a degree in Social Enterprise Management.