About Us

Wendy Bastori

Lead Broker

Wendy Bastori has a unique vision and understanding of the real estate process from the ground up. Her passion for real estate and its array of architecture and styles has empowered Wendy throughout her real estate career. Having the knowledge and drive to find a jewel of a home for her clients has earned her a reputation as a result oriented, real estate professional. Wendy has the ability to place a family in a move-in ready home or guide them in the right direction when building their perfect home. She also possesses the resources and market knowledge necessary to insure that a seller’s objectives are adequately met.

With over 10 years of experience in the Real Estate business, Wendy Bastori has distinguished herself as one of the most knowledgeable real estate professionals dealing in high end, luxury residential properties in exclusive, prestigious neighborhoods throughout Miami-Dade. As one of the principals in the company, she is dedicated to insuring that Lynx Realty’s clients experience the professional service they deserve. Her ultimate goal is to make sure that your buying or selling needs are met and the overall experience is a pleasant one.

 

Call Wendy today at Office (305) 430-6100, Cell (305) 613-8181
Email her at wbastori@lynxrealtyservices.com

Wasim J. Shomar, PhD.

Principal

CEO & Chairman of The Lynx Companies

Dr. Wasim J. Shomar is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Lynx Companies, a portfolio of companies operating in various sectors of the U.S. economy. They use their expertise to help talented management teams and entrepreneurs build private companies of significant value. The main focus of LYNX is to work closely with its affiliate companies in providing capital, operating and strategic expertise, as well as a network of strategic industry contacts, that ultimately enhance each affiliate’s market share and financial performance.

Dr. Shomar’s professional and academic background – earned in both the private and public sectors – reflect his passion for education and development. As an academic, educator, engineer and entrepreneur, Dr. Shomar believes in constantly attending to the details of development, both professional and personal. He brings his passion for education and management to his role as CEO of Lynx, where he strives to create a culture of excellence that permeates affiliate companies’ performance, client business, workplace development, employee performance and community development.

Prior to transitioning to the private business sector and leadership of Lynx, Dr. Shomar served for four years as the President of the Kendall Campus of Miami-Dade College (MDC), a four-year nationally accredited institution of Higher Education. Dr. Shomar presided over a campus that employed close to 8,000 individuals, served over 70,000 students a year, and offered undergraduate degrees in 128 various majors. Prior to his appointment to the Kendall Campus, Dr. Shomar served at MDC as the President of the College’s Wolfson campus for a period of two years, the college-wide Dean of the School of Design and Technology for three years, and as a member of the engineering faculty for three years.

Before his tenure at MDC, Dr. Shomar worked at IBM Corporation’s Department of Custom Adapter Products as a Development Staff Engineer, and later as a Lead Engineering Supervisor. During that time he attained four United States patents and a European patent on Methods for Performing Intelligent Network Services with ISDN Network Terminators Located at a Subscriber’s Premise. Dr. Shomar is the author/editor of twelve publications including books, journals, and conference proceedings in the areas of Telecommunications, Robotic Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Architecture. He is also the developer of the initial concept of the LoJack® car recovery system.

Dr. Shomar received his Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, where he specialized in Neural Networks, Computational and Robotic Vision. He received a Post-Doctorate in Physics specializing in Underwater Acoustical Imaging from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Dr. Shomar also holds various graduate certificates from the University of Harvard’s School of Education as well as John F. Kennedy’s School of Government at the University of Harvard.

Finally, a resident of Miami-Dade County for more than 30 years, Dr. Shomar is a family man of 19 years, married to Virginia Shomar, whom is originally from Venzuela, since 1996. Together, they have raised two sons, Joseph and Alfred Shomar.

Chad Bumb

Vice President of Marketing

Chad Bumb is the Vice President of Marketing of Lynx Companies. Chad overseas all strategic marketing strategies of the company and its affiliates.  Prior to Lynx Companies, Mr. Bumb held several positions at the Miami Herald and the Toledo Blade. Chad attended the University of Toledo and studied business communications.