Real Estate

JACKIE SOFFER

CHAIRWOMAN & CEO, TURNBERRY, AVENTURA

Soffer oversees Turnberry’s retail, hospitality and office divisions, including Aventura Mall, to which she has brought in upscale retailers and restaurants as part of a tri-level, 315,000-sq.-ft. expansion. She has also installed museum-quality contemporary art at the mall, including a 93-foot-tall Carsten Höller slide and Louise Bourgeois’ surrealistic Eye Benches. Despite the pandemic, when many were predicting the death of brick and mortar retail, the mall has been attracting new brands and now has 300 stores and 40 eateries. Soffer is the daughter of the famed Miami developer Donald Soffer, who developed the city of Aventura more than a half-century ago.

Turnberry is also developing SoLé Mia, partnering with LeFrak on the 183-acre community in North Miami designed around a seven-acre clear water tropical lagoon. In partnership with the Terra Group, Turnberry is developing an 800-room, Grand Hyatt-branded hotel to anchor the Miami Beach Convention Center District. Turnberry also owns and operates properties in Boston, Nashville and Destin in the Panhandle. In 2019, Jackie and her brother Jeffrey divided Turnberry’s assets but continue to share ownership of Fontainebleau Aviation in Opa-locka, SoLé Mia and Turnberry’s properties in Nashville.

Soffer holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, where she studied Italian. A supporter of the arts and non-profits, she is also member of the executive committee of the board of trustees at the University of Miami, the Dean’s Leadership Council at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and Cornell University’s Center for Real Estate and Finance.

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