Skip to main content

Brandon Lacoff

Brandon is the Founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Belpointe PREP, LLC (NYSE American: OZ). Brandon was also the founder, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Belpointe REIT, Inc., (OTCQX: BELP) in 2018, which was a qualified opportunity zone real estate investment trust company that merged into Belpointe PREP, LLC in 2021. Brandon is also the Chief Executive Officer of Belpointe, a private equity investment firm, which he founded in 2011. From 2004 to 2011, Brandon was a Managing Director and the co-founder of Belray Capital, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based real estate and investment firm, which was acquired by Belpointe in 2011. Belpointe owns several operating businesses throughout the region, including Belpointe Asset Management LLC, a financial asset management firm that manages over $3 billion in tradable securities. Brandon and his executive team bring financial strength, operational expertise and investing discipline to its portfolio of investments. Brandon currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Belpointe Multifamily Development Fund I, LP, a real estate private equity fund. Prior to Belpointe, Brandon began his finance/accounting/tax career at Arthur Andersen, LLP then with Ernst & Young, LLP, in their Mergers and Acquisitions departments. In 2001, he co-founded Belray (acquired by Belpointe), where Brandon eventually left Ernst & Young in 2004 to focus full-time on Belpointe. Brandon holds a Juris Doctor degree and a Master of Business Administration from Hofstra University and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from Syracuse University. Brandon has served on the board of multiple non-profit organizations, such as: Greenwich Wiffle for the Greenwich Police Silver Shield Association, Youth Services for the Town of Greenwich (joint venture between Town of Greenwich and United Way of Greenwich), and Eagle Hill School Alumni Board. Brandon currently serves on the board of two non-profit organizations, The Belpointe Foundation and Eagle Hill School Board of Trustees. Brandon is licensed to practice law as an attorney in both the State of Connecticut and New York State.