CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We have issued our reports dated March 15, 2016 with respect to internal control over financial reporting, the consolidated financial statements as of and for the year ended December 31, 2015, and related schedules, included in the Annual Report of BFC Financial Corporation on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015. We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference of said reports in the Registration Statements of BFC Financial Corporation on Forms S-8 (File No. 333-12543, File No. 333-127206, File No. 333-159805, File No. 333-186085, File No. 333-197195 and File No. 333-206371).
/s/Grant Thornton LLP
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
March 15, 2016