Steven Karpel

Managing Partner & CFO of Opus Development Capital Management
Opus Design & Development

Steven Karpel has over 25 years’ experience in financial services and project management. Currently, Steven is the President and CEO of HPO Americas Ltd., a multi-family office with its roots based in Switzerland. In addition, Steven is also currently managing the construction of a 14-unit luxury apartment building in South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida. Prior to HPO Americas Ltd., and for almost 25 years, Steven was President & CEO, COO, CFO and/or Chief Compliance Officer of a number of FINRA member and registered U.S. broker-dealers in the financial securities industry.

He has experience in the management of financial institutions as well as bank and company reorganizations. He has participated in the reorganization and liquidation of dozens of financial institutions during the banking crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s. In addition to his work with the FDIC, Steven worked at Arthur Andersen in the Financial and Economic Consulting division where he was an analyst on a broad range of industries and companies.

Steven also spent 4 years at one of the largest subprime lending institutions in the United States and has a deep understanding of the lending industry. In addition, Steven was a Director and member of the Investment Committee of a debt focused investment fund.

Past Speaking Events

  • Seascapes & Skylines: Navigating the Waters of Luxury Real Estate Investment
    hosted by Opus Design & Development
    April 19, 2024
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Seascapes & Skylines: Navigating the Waters of Luxury Real Estate Investment
    hosted by Opus Design & Development
    June 20, 2024
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

About Opus Design & Development

Opus Design and Development stands out in the realm of high-end residential real estate with a robust 15 years of collective experience within South Florida's market. Our team's approach is deeply personalized, ensuring that each project and home is brought to life with a unique touch that reflects the aspirations of future homeowners. The company is anchored by a diverse pool of industry experts, encompassing seasoned professionals from design, construction, and finance sectors, guaranteeing a multifaceted perspective in every venture. This collaborative synergy is the backbone of our project success, homeowner satisfaction, and investor confidence. Integrity, ethics, and transparency are the cornerstones of our business ethos, and we take immense pride in our unblemished track record and esteemed reputation across the industry.