Winston Fisher


With nearly nine million square feet of assets in New York, Washington, D.C., Florida and Las Vegas, Fisher Brothers has been growing rapidly and expanding into new sectors under his leadership, including experiential retail and entertainment, asset management, and hospitality management. 

Mr. Fisher serves as Chief Executive Officer of AREA15, the world’s first purpose-built immersive entertainment district located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. AREA15 continues to grow in Las Vegas and across the globe. In 2022, AREA15 announced a 2nd location will be coming soon in Orlando, its first licensed pop-up location as part of Riyadh’s Boulevard World, and most recently a 20-acre expansion of the AREA15 district in Las Vegas with even more to come. In recognition of his success with AREA15, Mr. Fisher was recently named to the International Board of Directors of the Themed Entertainment Association.

Mr. Fisher also serves as Chairman of Lionheart Strategic Management, an asset management firm which has invested nearly $1 billion of capital throughout the United States. The firm manages investments through a series of funds for investors targeting real estate exposure.

In 2023, Mr. Fisher was nominated by Governor Hochul and confirmed by the New York Senate to serve as a Commissioner on The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Board of Commissioners. An active civic leader, Mr. Fisher also serves as a board member of many prominent organizations including the Partnership for New York City, the Real Estate Board of New York, Regional Plan Association, Citizens Budget Commission, and as a Life Trustee at Syracuse University. He previously served as the Co-Chair of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council. Additionally, Mr. Fisher is involved in a number of philanthropic activities, serving as a board member of the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund and of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

A firm believer in the value of providing opportunities for people to earn a good life, Mr. Fisher created The Middle Class Jobs Project in 2015, which examines a wide range of challenges facing middle class job growth in New York and identifies practical, implementable solutions to expand job opportunities, in collaboration with Center for an Urban Future. In 2020, Mr. Fisher co-authored his first book, The Opportunity Agenda: A Bold Democratic Plan to Grow the Middle Class, outlining innovative solutions to shake up the Democratic establishment and energize voters across the political spectrum.

Mr. Fisher previously worked as an analyst at JP Morgan Chase and in private equity at Heller Financial. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Syracuse University, class of ’96.