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Brett Mufson

President & Chief Investment Officer

Fontainebleau Development

Miami Beach, FL, USA

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Brett Mufson’s Biography

Brett Mufson is an American Business Executive and Real Estate Developer, currently serving as President & Chief Investment Officer at Fontainebleau Development.

Known globally for its premier destinations, Fontainebleau Development is the distinguished leader in resorts and hospitality, country clubs, golf courses, high-end retail, gaming and entertainment and luxury residential. Among its many commercial holdings are Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Fontainebleau Aviation, JW Marriott Turnberry Isle Resort, Hilton Nashville and more.

Brett has more than fifteen years of real estate acquisitions and development experience. As President & CIO, he guides the company’s growth strategy and worldwide expansion. Brett is also an integral part in the pursuit of new development opportunities and corporate acquisitions and financing across the firm’s business platforms, which total over $10 billion of enterprise value.

Prior to joining Fontainebleau, Brett was Head of Acquisitions & Capital Markets at Witkoff, a global real estate and investment firm. During his time...
Brett Mufson is an American Business Executive and Real Estate Developer, currently serving as President & Chief Investment Officer at Fontainebleau Development.

Known globally for its premier destinations, Fontainebleau Development is the distinguished leader in resorts and hospitality, country clubs, golf courses, high-end retail, gaming and entertainment and luxury residential. Among its many commercial holdings are Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Fontainebleau Aviation, JW Marriott Turnberry Isle Resort, Hilton Nashville and more.

Brett has more than fifteen years of real estate acquisitions and development experience. As President & CIO, he guides the company’s growth strategy and worldwide expansion. Brett is also an integral part in the pursuit of new development opportunities and corporate acquisitions and financing across the firm’s business platforms, which total over $10 billion of enterprise value.

Prior to joining Fontainebleau, Brett was Head of Acquisitions & Capital Markets at Witkoff, a global real estate and investment firm. During his time at Witkoff, he led over $7 billion of development. Brett began his career at Bear Stearns in the Mortgage Structured Products group, where he assisted in the acquisition, origination, structuring and syndication of commercial mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations.

Brett is also a dedicated board member and supporter of various organizations, including the Whitney Museum, Mount Sinai Medical Center and New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN). He serves as a board member of The Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Pioneer Communities and real estate investment firm, Gibson Avenue Capital.

Brett earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
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Brett Mufson’s Newsfeed

Hotel Management
Fontainebleau Miami Beach to add events center

Fontainebleau Development President Brett Mufson said in a statement: “The elevated design and state of the art features of the center will bring a new level of modern-day luxury to Miami Beach."

Robb Report
Miami’s Luxe Fontainebleau Hotel Is Coming to Vegas With Its Own High-End Shopping Complex

The 173,000-square-foot luxury hotel will comprise 3,700-plus rooms, a casino, several onsite restaurants and a giant 550,000-square-foot convention space. The two-level district, meanwhile, will span more than 90,000 square feet and feature 35 high-end stores.

Brett Mufson’s Background

Fontainebleau Development
President & Chief Investment Officer
2020 - Present
Aventura, FL, USA
Fontainebleau Development is a premier global real estate and hospitality group. Its real estate portfolio includes developments in hospitality, residential, retail, commercial and the luxury services sector.
Witkoff
Head of Acquisitions & Capital Markets
2009 - 2020
New York, NY, USA
Witkoff is a privately held, global real estate development and investment firm. The firm is a leader in the ownership and development of premier residential, hospitality, office, retail, and mixed-use projects in major cities both in the U.S. and abroad.
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Board Positions

Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center
Executive Committee Board Member
Jan 2022 - Present
Philadelphia, PA, USA
The Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center was established in 1983 by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to promote excellence in real estate education and research.
Gibson Avenue Capital
Board Member & Head of Investment Committee
Atlanta, GA, USA
Gibson Avenue Capital is a value-add real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition of generational fee simple ground leases, manufactured home communities, retail and office assets.
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Media

Huge Las Vegas Strip Casino Project Moves Forward
Aug 2022
Fontainebleau Development's Brett Mufson says: “We’re incorporating other elements of the Fontainebleau brand into our space, making for a seamless guest experience and generating unprecedented exposure and foot traffic for our retail partners.”
‘Back in my hands’: Fontainebleau’s original developer to finally finish resort
Feb 2022
Las Vegas, NV, USA
This article discusses the journey to resume work on the Fontainebleau Las Vegas project, its myriad amenities, and how its will change the landscape of the north end of the Las Vegas strip.
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Charitable Interests

Whitney Museum of American Art logo Whitney Museum of American Art logo
Whitney Museum of American Art
Supporter
New York, NY, USA
The Whitney Museum of American Art presents the full range of twentieth-century and contemporary American art, with a special focus on works by living artists.
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Supporter
New York, NY, USA
The Mount Sinai Health System is a healthcare network that consists of eight campuses based in the New York Metropolitan area. It was established in 2013 as a collaborative effort between Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners.

Business Interests

New York Private Equity Network
Supporter
New York, NY, USA
The New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN) is the premier professional association exclusively for private equity investment professionals in the greater New York City area. Founded in 2001, NYPEN has a membership base of more than 2,000 professionals representing more than 800 investment firms.

Community Engagement

Boca Hoops
Supporter
Boca Raton, FL, USA
Brett Mufson is a proud sponsor of the The Robert Mufson Sportsmanship Award, named in honor of his father. The award is given to players who have displayed the courage to be themselves and the love of the game of basketball.

Mentoring

Urban Real Estate Center
Instructor
New York, NY, USA
Urban Real Estate Center provides a space in which real estate professionals convene for instruction and mentoring by top experts. The center is proud to include the most professional global community of real estate professionals in the industry.

Brett Mufson’s Education