This year’s South Florida Business Journal list of Power Leaders profiles executives from the region’s top public and private companies. Art Falcone has been named on this list of Power Leaders for multiple consecutive years.
Co-Founder and managing principal, Encore Capital Management, Falcone Group
Under Falcone’s leadership and direction, the Falcone Group and ENcore continue to reshape skylines and redefine the way Americans live, work and play at such projects as Miami Worldcenter and Plantation Walk, two of the company’s large mixed-use developments in South Florida.
He began his development career almost four decades ago, investing in fast-food restaurants, hotels and health clubs in New York.
Birthplace: Floral Park – Elmont area of New York
Education: Graduated high school
First Car: Plymouth Duster
Childhood Heroes: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
Industry Innovator I’d Like to Chat With: Warren Buffett
Top bucket list item: to see the pyramids in Egypt
Favorite local sports teams: Miami Heat and Miami Dolphins