CCFJ.NET: Judge ends receivership that cost a Miami Gardens condo millions
Article Courtesy of The Miami Herald
By Brenda Medina
Published May 27, 2017
A Miami-Dade civil court judge put an end to the receivership of a former judge who billed millions to a condominium in Miami Gardens for two years of work.
During a hearing Friday, Judge Jorge Cueto ended the appointment of Jorge J. Pérez in the case of the Mirassou Condominium.
|Pérez had requested on Wednesday to be discharged as a receiver, saying he had completed his job.
Now pending is a dispute over the $2.6 million bill for professional fees for the receiver and his team. Pérez was appointed in March 2015 to help the 310-unit condo during a financial crisis.
After Friday’s hearing, a group of condo owners chased Pérez to the elevator shouting ladrón (thief), bandolero (bandit) and todo se paga en esta vida (what goes around comes around).
On Thursday, Civil Court Judge Eric Hendon, who appointed Pérez as the receiver at Mirassou Condominium, recused himself from the case to “avoid the appearance of impropriety.” Read more: