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Brash Trump Disciple Shakes Up Miami’s Luxury Real-Estate Market

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Gil Dezer

Gil Dezer

Photographer: Rolando Diaz/Bloomberg

On a swampy summer afternoon, Gil Dezer led a tour of his latest exercise in excess, a condo tower with smartphone-controlled elevators that will whisk both residents and their vehicles home. He made a detour to another project, touting its hurricane-proof windows by violently kicking them with his Gucci loafers. Then he ushered the group into a chauffeured Cadillac Escalade for the ride to the ultimate destination -- 50 feet away.

That is how Dezer rolls. He’s a jet-set member of a real estate pack that’s either turning a patch of greater Miami into the Florida Riviera or over-saturating it with high-end properties, depending on who has your ear.