The son of a preacher man, jazz musician and BE 100s CEO, Quintin E. Primo III helped kick off Day 2 of the 2016 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. During a one-on-one conversation with Black Enterprise CEO Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., Primo shared with a captive audience his passion for innovation, taste for competition, and never-quit mindset when it comes to entrepreneurship.

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As the chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Capri Investment Group, Primo, 61, is the quintessential success story, having come back from a failed startup to give rise to one of the nation’s most successful global real estate investment management firms. Capri (formerly Capri Capital Partners L.L.C.), holds the No. 7 spot on the BE Asset Managers list, with $3.7 billion in assets under management for 2014. Still in all, he is quick to note that having $4.5 billion in assets under


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