Chairman & Co-Founder
Ira M. Lubert is Chairman and Co-Founder of Lubert-Adler. He is also Co-Founder of LLR Equity Partners, Quaker Bio Ventures, LEM Mezzanine Fund, Versa Capital Management, Rubenstein Partners, LBC Credit Partners, and Patriot Capital Partners, which together constitute Independence Capital Partners.
Mr. Lubert has thirty years experience in the real estate investment sector. Prior to co-foundng Lubert-Adler, Mr. Lubert was the principal and founder of TL Ventures, within the family of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE), an early-stage venture fund. Mr. Lubert was also founder of Radnor Venture Partners, L.P., the first venture fund managed by Safeguard Scientifics.
Mr. Lubert holds a B.S. in human development from Pennsylvania State University and currently serves on the board of directors for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, The Franklin Institute, and PREIT (NYSE: PEI).
Mr. Lubert also serves on community boards, and is currently on the Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania State University. He is past chairman of the United Way Campaign of Philadelphia and an active recruiter for the Alexis de Tocqueville Society of the United Way.