Joined The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach as General Manager
Lionheart Capital, a Miami-based global real estate development and capital investment firm, announces the appointment of Cristiano Buono as General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach. Buono has held various leadership positions in both residential and hotel management, at properties including The Ritz-Carlton Club, Aspen Highlands, and The Ritz-Carlton Abama, Golf & Spa Resort in Tenerife, Canary Islands, and EDITION Hotels: The London EDITION, and most recently, The New York EDITION. With The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach’s completion this winter, as General Manager he will open the celebrated Master Italian Architect Piero Lissoni’s first full-scale architectural project in the United States and will lead a high performing and talented staff of Ladies and Gentleman, inspiring them to always honor The Ritz-Carlton culture and offer the signature gold standards of service.
Buono brings to The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach more than two decades of experience from over ten countries around the world and a long-standing relationship with The Ritz-Carlton brand. His deep understanding of working effectively with teams from many cultures, hands-on approach and passion for luxury experiences will focus on The Residences’ owner engagement, managing and implementing long standing hotel-style amenities, and pushing his team to provide outstanding levels of service.
With extensive professional experiences across the globe including Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, United Kingdom, and Spain, Buono’s expertise comes to Miami Beach– a city where many cultures come together and within a property where many world travelers call home. Buono holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Hotel Management School IPAS and speaks English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian fluently.