BFC Financial Corporation is a diversified holding company that invests in and acquires private and public firms in various industries. The organization engages in long-term interests in consumer and commercial banking, brokerage, investments, homebuilding and real estate development. Its major holdings include BankAtlantic Bancorp, BankAtlantic, Ryan Beck & Co., and Levitt Corporation. BFC Financial also has minority interests in Benihana. The organization offers a full line of capital markets services for the commercial real estate industry through Cypress Creek Capital. It combines interests in asset-rich enterprises with firms exhibiting good potential cash flow capabilities. BFC Financial Corporation is based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.