Martin Cabrera Jr.

AGE: 41
OCCUPATION: Founder and CEO, Cabrera Capital Markets

This prominent deal broker heads one of the largest Hispanic-owned financial services firms in the United States and is considered the man to call to reach influential Latinos nationwide. In January, Emanuel appointed Cabrera to head the city’s influential zoning and land use commission.

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