Despite his patrician bearing, it’s clear Forte’s entrepreneurial spirit is still strong. He is currently looking for property in Manhattan and envisions future projects in Paris, Milan and Moscow. But he knows that growth will come at a certain cost. In last year’s Triathlon World Championships, Forte placed 13th out of 79 competitors in his age group. A respectable finish, certainly, but Forte believes he could have done better. “And now I know why most of my peers are retired and train full-time,” he says. “But I don’t really see a time when I’ll ever stop working.” And with that, he’s off to check on the action at Brown’s front desk.