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Josie Legido Correa is a native of Miami Dade County and lives in the City of South Miami where together
with her husband she is raising her 3 adult children.
In Early 2021 Josie joined JWR Construction as their Director of Business Development for Florida. Josie’s
extensive relationships within the South Florida community allowed her to create a significant value add for
JWR. As Director of BD Josie works to establish new relationships with potential clients working in the same
market sectors that JWR has experience in. Her focus also includes providing value to existing clients and
finding new opportunities for additional engagement.
From 2018 thru 2020 Josie led the Business Development efforts at Juneau Construction as Business
Development Manager for their South Florida office. In this role Josie was responsible for building new
customer relationships, identifying new business opportunities and cultivating existing client relationships
to increase Juneau’s pipeline of project pursuits. At the same time Josie’s role encompassed maintaining
extensive data and knowledge of current market conditions, and the private developers and industry groups
that play key roles in the development of Multifamily, Commercial, Higher ED and Hospitality sectors.
Josie also worked in unison with Juneau’s marketing staff, BD and Executive team to create high quality
presentations to prospective clients and government agencies.
Prior to her position with Juneau Construction Josie spent 5 Years as the Regional Director of the Florida
Retail Federation (FRF) representing retail/restaurant businesses and 2 years as the Executive Director of
the Florida Grocers Assn (FGA) a Division of FRF focused on the Grocery Industry. In this role Josie led
FRF/FGA’s government relations efforts and successfully increased revenue by 25%. In addition sheled
their government relations efforts at a local level for its 1200+ members in Miami Dade, Broward & Palm
Beach Counties. Josie’s strong client relationships within the local community allowed her to secure the
largest employer (2000+ employees) to date to participate in FRF’s group health insurance program.
Josie’s seasoned experience in building relationships commenced when she served as the Executive
Director of Downtown Miami Partnership Inc., a non-profit community-based organization that serves as
the Chamber of Commerce for Downtown Miami. In this capacity Josie gained extensive knowledge in
implementing and executing community based economic development programs. Josie provided
In addition to her professional work as BD Manager for Juneau Construction Josie dedicates time to causes
she is passionate about and currently serves as a Board member of the Miami Bayside Foundation an
organization designed to advance economic development in The City of Miami through the support of
Minority businesses and education. Josie also serves as the Chair of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)
Miami’s Hospitality Committee where her role includes being the first point of contact for new members to
welcome them and make introductions to create meaningful relationships and expand their network of
connections within the organization.
Josie’s personal hobbies include her love for interior design, art & historic places. This love of history has
led her to being an active member of The Villagers a group dedicated to preserving Miami’s historic assets.
In December of 2018 Josie’s home was featured in the Holiday Villagers Home Tour. Josie loves travelling
and enjoys exploring culinary destinations across the globe.