Assistant City Manager
Operations and Infrastructure
Assistant City Manager Iglesias has operational authority over Public Works, Development Services, Parking, Historical Resources & Cultural Arts, Economic Development, and Community Recreation. He is the Chief Building Official and oversees the City’s 5-year multi-million dollar capital plan.
Prior to returning to the City of Coral Gables in 2016, Assistant City Manager Iglesias served as the Senior Director of Building, Planning and Zoning at the City of Miami for 3.5 years, before that he was the Coral Gables Building Director. He is a recognized and respected professional with more than 35 years of complex engineering and construction experience in both the private and public sectors, and a leading expert in the Florida Building Code, Life Safety Code, FEMA and ADA. As and a results-oriented leader who works effectively with members of the public, developers, residents, design professionals, City employees and elected officials, he prides himself on finding solutions to complex situations. He is highly skilled in the development of state-of-the-art technology (including electronic permitting and inspection software) that helps reduce turnaround, increase accuracy, and insure accountability at all levels of the organization.
Assistant City Manager Iglesias is the past Chair of the Governance Board for Miami Wind at the College of Engineering at the University of Miami, a Governance Board Member of the Wall of Wind at Florida International University, a member of the Miami-Dade County High Rise Building Committee and a member of the Miami-Dade County Florida Building Code-High Velocity Hurricane Zone Code Committee. He holds the following registrations: Professional Engineer (Florida and National NCEE Record), State of Florida General Contractor, State of Florida and International Code Council Building Official, and Miami-Dade County Building Official/Structural Plans Examiner/Building Plans Examiner. He is a graduate of the University of Miami (Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Structures, Cum Laude and is working towards a Doctorate of Science in Engineering) and a long-time resident of Coral Gables.
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