Mr. Ira M. Lubert is a co-founder of Lubert-Adler Real Estate, as well as LLR Equity Partners, Quaker Bio Ventures, LEM Mezzanine Fund , Versa Capital Management, Rubenstein Partners, LBC Corporate Debt Fund, and Patriot Capital Partners, which together constitute Independence Capital Partners.
Mr. Lubert has over 30 years of experience in the real estate investment sector. Prior to forming 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 PREIT (NYSE: PEI).
Mr. Lubert also serves on community boards, including three years 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.