Brett Mufson is President and a partner of Fontainebleau Development. As President, Mufson is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, overall management of the firm, the pursuit of new development opportunities and corporate acquisitions and financing activities across all business platforms. In line with Fontainebleau’s mission to create dynamic, multi-faceted spaces that connect people and enrich their communities, Mufson is committed to developing customer-centric growth strategies to enhance the performance of individual assets and drive business line expansion.
Prior to Fontainebleau, Mufson was the Head of Acquisitions and Capital Markets for Witkoff, a private real estate and development company headquartered in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami. Mufson successfully led more than $7 billion in development and real property transactions across virtually every sector of the real estate industry. Mufson started his career at Bear Stearns in their mortgage structured products group focusing on highly complex conduit originations and real estate financings. After Bear, Mufson joined LoanCore Capital, a privately held asset management firm focused on commercial real estate credit, where he was responsible for originating, structuring, and underwriting commercial real estate loans across the country.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Mufson is actively involved in many real estate, art, and charitable organizations, including the Whitney Museum and Mount Sinai Hospital. Mr. Mufson is a member of the executive committee of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School. Mufson also sits on the board of Gibson Avenue Capital, a value-add real estate investment firm specializing in the acquisition of manufactured home communities, retail and office assets.