Marco Bruzzi and Monica Melotti, partners in business and in life, founded MB America in Miami in 2013, after nearly 30 combined years of developing and managing businesses and properties, planning, designing and creating luxury spaces, structures, interiors and landscapes in Italy.
With a commitment to its clients' success, MB America develops business and real estate investment plans for individuals and organizations, provides design services and consulting on the hiring of licensed architects and interior designers appropriate for your project, from conception to completion and manages luxury events and productions venues.
Two things sets MB America apart from the competition: its promise to offer a big company experience with a small company feeling and its obsession for the highest standards. To guarantee them, MB America adopts an integrated and 'one-stop-shop' approach, takes care of its clients' individual needs personally and manages the multiple elements and parties involved in any project in-house, under one roof.
If you want to explore and exploit new opportunities for property investments, design and remodel a property, host your event in a prime venue or a mixture of all of them, contact us.
At MB America we have chosen five values - innovation, integrity, client value, quality and collaboration - as the basis of our culture, brand and long-term strategy for growth. These values define who we are, what we stand for and how we conduct our business. They make good business sense, give us real competitive advantage and help us create value for our clients.
We cultivate and embrace Innovation in our services, processes and tools. We learn from the experience of the past and challenge any future opportunity with a “can-do” approach to continuously improve our offering and create an ever-increasing value for our clients.
We are honest with others and ourselves. We operate with Integrity, respect and openness and we aim to build trustful relationships with like-minded clients, co-workers and vendors.
We are committed to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. We create long-lasting relations to constantly create Client Value by focusing our resources and actions on what matters most to our clients.
We stand for premium Quality in everything we do. We strive for excellence in our services, products, infrastructures and people in order to address the unique needs of each client.
We believe in sharing and creating meaningful Collaborations and synergies with clients, co-workers and strategic partners to deliver a superior value and maintain a competitive edge.
MARCO BRUZZI - CEO
Entrepreneur Marco Bruzzi is the CEO of MB America, a wealth management and investment firm with offices in the US and Italy. Marco set up MB America in 2013 in Miami, having previously spent almost 20 years developing and implementing successful business ideas and projects, and managing a wealthy property portfolio.
Having grown up in Italy, Marco earned a Master’s Degree in Political Science at Bologna University before joining the graduate training program at Whirlpool Europe. After that experience, he worked for over 8 years at an Italian leading business consulting firm. A great job that saw him develop his management skills. At the age of 32 he chose to set up in business for himself.
Respected for his integrity, openness and honesty, Marco has led successful businesses for over almost 15 years, backed by great teams. Under Marco’s direction, MB America has progressed from property investment into business development, consulting on the hiring of licensed professionals for architecture and design services and now into a wealth management and investment firm.
An experienced ocean sailor with an Atlantic crossing completed in 2012, Marco is passionate about developing young people through the medium of the sea. In line with his passion, he is an active member of the Italian and US sailing community. In December 2016 his company sponsored the Orange Bowl International Youth Regatta, currently the largest youth sailing regatta in the United States with 661 sailors from 27 countries and 20 states.
Marco is an active, committed member of the communities where he operates to make them better places to live in. A dedicated fundraiser, he contributed to the rebuild of sporting infrastructure damaged by the earthquake that affected Italy’s Emilia Romagna region in 2012.
The company, MB America is proud to be a Senior Leader of the Miami Children Health (MCH) Foundation’s Corporate Leader Program and to help increase awareness of the MCH Foundation’s cause through corporate donations and events. He also serves as Vice President of the Filippo Marazzi Foundation (FFM) both in Italy and the US.With the FFM, Marco has made it his mission to support young people (aged under 40) of exceptional talent but limited means as well as to spread the Italian culture and excellence abroad.
MONICA MELOTTI - CDO
A native of Italy, Monica has been guiding architecture and interior design projects in Italy and the U.S. for over 15 years. Initially an aspiring professional ballerina, her penchant for creating beauty led her to attend architectural school, where she discovered her true calling.
She received her Master Degree in Architecture from the University of Florence (Italy) and began her career as the co-founder and principal of her own architecture firm, Mood&Dome. After relocating to Miami in 2013, together with her husband Marco Bruzzi, she joined MB America - the wealth management and investment firm that planned and realized the W37 complex in which LUME is situated - as chief design officer.
Her designs not only seek to create a unique identity for each project and to interpret her clients’ lifestyle but to blend elements of the indoors and outdoors harmoniously.During her career, Monica has successfully completed numerous complex projects in a wide range of building types including hospitality, residential, nautical and commercial.
She contributed to the rebirth of historical landmarks such as Al Capone’s former mansion in Miami Beach (U.S.) and Richard Ginori factory in Milan (Italy). Through feasibility studies and investment analysis, she has assisted her clients in making decisions on property investments, in exploring the best use of their properties and in building distinctive and diversified property portfolios.
MB America is proud to be a Senior Leader of the Miami Children Health (MCH) Foundation’s Corporate Leader Program and to help increase awareness of the MCH Foundation’s cause through corporate donations and events.
She also serves as Vice President of the Filippo Marazzi Foundation (FFM) both in Italy and the US. With the FFM, Monica has made it her mission to support young people (aged under 40) of exceptional talent but limited means as well as to spread the Italian culture and excellence abroad.