Morris Moinian

Founder & President
Fortuna Realty Group
445 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 922-1220

Morris Moinian is the founder and president of Fortuna Realty Group. Moinian, whose family is enmeshed in the real estate industry (his brother is famed developer Joseph Moinian, and his nephew Matthew is one of the heirs apparent to the empire). He has made his name developing and renovating hotels.

Moinian began his career as co-founder of Chattanooga Manufacturing, one of the largest women's apparel suppliers. More than a decade later, he began using his Chattanooga earnings to invest in real estate, focusing on residential buildings in Upper Manhattan.

In 1995, Moinian switched completely to real estate (having already founded Fortuna Realty Group in 1984) and began developing hotels and resorts in New York and around the Caribbean.

Moinian also branched out with a financial arm at Fortuna Funding, which originates loans, as well as indoor cycling studio Revolve, which he hopes to expand beyond its two locations in New York and Washington, D.C.

Moinian sits on the boards of the Grand Central Partnership, Sephardic Society of Manhattan, Gray Matters Inc., Columbia University, and the USVI Tourism and Hotel Association.