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Vlad Doronin

Chairman & CEO | Aman

Chairman & CEO | OKO Group

New York, NY, USA

Chairman & CEO | OKO Group
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Vlad’s Biography

Vlad Doronin is a prominent international investor and real estate developer who focuses on luxury residential, commercial and hospitality properties. He founded Capital Group, a leading real estate development firm, and currently serves as Chairman & CEO of OKO Group, and owner, Chairman & CEO of renowned global resort brand, Aman.

The Capital Group is a leading real estate development firm. Since its founding in 1993, it has developed over 71 projects totaling over 75 million square feet.

OKO Group, a real estate company based in the US, is developing residential and commercial sites in Miami. These ventures include an Aman hotel and several Aman-branded residences in Miami Beach. OKO Group is also redeveloping the Crown Building in New York at the crossroads of 5th Avenue and 57th Street, transforming it into Aman New York with 83 suites and 22 unique Aman residences. Vlad has utilized his 27 years of experience in the real estate market to help expand OKO Group to international markets.

Aman is a collection of distinguished resorts, hotels and private residences. As the...
Vlad Doronin is a prominent international investor and real estate developer who focuses on luxury residential, commercial and hospitality properties. He founded Capital Group, a leading real estate development firm, and currently serves as Chairman & CEO of OKO Group, and owner, Chairman & CEO of renowned global resort brand, Aman.

The Capital Group is a leading real estate development firm. Since its founding in 1993, it has developed over 71 projects totaling over 75 million square feet.

OKO Group, a real estate company based in the US, is developing residential and commercial sites in Miami. These ventures include an Aman hotel and several Aman-branded residences in Miami Beach. OKO Group is also redeveloping the Crown Building in New York at the crossroads of 5th Avenue and 57th Street, transforming it into Aman New York with 83 suites and 22 unique Aman residences. Vlad has utilized his 27 years of experience in the real estate market to help expand OKO Group to international markets.

Aman is a collection of distinguished resorts, hotels and private residences. As the company’s owner, Vlad is committed to bringing Aman properties to new cities and expanding its existing luxury resorts. With the recent opening of Aman New York (August 2022), the brand’s pipeline includes Amanvari (2022), the first Aman destination in Mexico; Aman Nai Lert in Bangkok (2022); Aman AlUla in Saudi Arabia (2023); and Aman's fourth property in the US, Aman Miami (2023). Aman continues to seek transformative experiences and awe-inspiring locations, and with the company’s current position, it will continue to have a presence in countries across the globe.

Vlad recently launched Aman’s sister hotel brand, Janu, which will add value to worldwide hospitality brand by reaching new markets with three hotels under construction in Montenegro (2022), Saudi Arabia (2022) and Tokyo (2022).
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Vlad’s Newsfeed

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Vlad Doronin on Aman New York, and the brand’s future

John Arlidge speaks to owner Vlad Doronin about his ‘hardest and most expensive project’ yet, Aman’s new urban roll-out, and how he’s diversifying the world’s most coveted hotel brand.

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NYC’s Most Expensive Hotel Is Now Aman New York. Here’s a First Look

Bloomberg provides an exclusive look at Aman New York, the recently opened 83-suite hotel that is the new incarnation of the 100-year-old Crown Building.

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Vlad’s Background

Aman
Chairman and CEO
2014 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Aman is the world’s most prominent resort brand and destinations include 33 resorts, hotels, and private residences in 20 countries.
OKO Group
Chairman and CEO
2015 - Present
Miami, FL, USA
The OKO Group is a global real estate development firm led by Vlad Doronin and based in Miami and New York.
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Vlad’s Gallery

Philanthropy

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Capital Group Art Foundation
Apr 2010 - Present
Moscow, RU
Capital Group Art Foundation was created to organize and participate in cultural events in Moscow. It has supported and organized numerous events, including PhotoBiennale 2010, Prix Pictet, the Albert Watson and Arne Quinze exhibitions, and many others

Media

Aman resorts: Next stop, luxury retail
Aug 2022
New York, NY, USA
Luxury resort operator Aman is planning a full-scale development of its branded product offer, including leather goods, skincare and expanded ready-to-wear.
The Aman New York Has Finally Opened Its Doors
Aug 2022
New York, NY, USA
Aman New York, the long-awaited hotel, opened its doors to guests this month. The hotel is housed in the upper floors of Manhattan’s historic Crown Building, which have been renovated under the direction of Jean-Michel Gathy from Denniston Architects.
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Interviews

Vlad Doronin, Chairman and CEO Of Aman
Dec 2020
New York, NY, USA
Vlad Doronin, the man behind the world’s most preeminent resort brand Aman, talks with Cécilia Pelloux about Aman, his early business career, and what he sees in the future for his companies.
CNBC Squawk on the Street: Vlad Doronin interviewed by Morgan Brennan on Miami wealth migration
Dec 2020
New York, NY, USA
Vlad Doronin, Chairman & CEO of Aman and OKO Group, discusses Florida’s emigration surge and the resultant real estate boom with CNBC’s Morgan Brennan.
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Features

High-End Residences in New York City are Bringing Hotel Life Home
May 2021
New York, NY, USA
Aman Resorts, the new Aman that will occupy the Crown Building on 56th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City, is featured in this Architectural Digest article that looks at how beloved hotel brands from across the globe are making a splash in Manhattan's luxury condo market.
Aman Is Launching a New Spin-Off Brand Centered on Human Interaction
Mar 2020
New York, NY, USA
In this feature, Vlad Doronin's focus on building luxury resorts with social wellness and balance is epitomized by Aman's new Janu hotel brand. Set to launch in 2022, Janu promises to offer resorts that are a destination for rejuvenation and splendor.
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Awards & Endorsements

Surface Magazine
Power 100 Award: Hospitality & Real Estate
Aug 2016
New York, NY, USA
Vlad Doronin was named first in the category of Hospitality & Real Estate by Surface Magazine in their Power 100 list.
The New York Post
20 Biggest Power Players in New York City Real Estate
Jun 2015
New York, NY, USA
Vlad was recognized as one of the 20 biggest power players in New York City real estate. He was lauded for many of his high-end deals, including his purchase of floors 4 though 24 (roughly 290,000 square feet) of the Crown Building on Fifth Avenue.
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