CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-8
(Numbers 333-12543, 333-127206 and 333-159805) of BFC Financial Corporation of our report dated
April 12, 2010 relating to the financial statements and the effectiveness of internal control over
financial reporting, which appears in this Form 10-K.
/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
April 12, 2010