LBG Real Estate Companies, LLC
Leslie Lundin is Managing Partner and co-founder of LBG Real Estate Companies, LLC, a privately-held real estate company that specializes in the acquisition, investment and development of commercial real estate properties in the western United States.
The company focuses exclusively on opportunistic investments, with a strong preference for retail properties.
The companyâ€™s investment strategy concentrates on the direct acquisition of commercial real estate properties and distressed debt as a principal as well as third party transactions.
Prior to founding LBG, Leslie was Senior Vice President-National Director of Originations for Inland Mortgage Capital Corporation, under the REVCAP national direct loan program (Real Estate Venture Capital Program) which she formed for Inland in 1995.
program exclusively provided high leverage debt and equity for middle market value-added commercial real estate transactions.
In this role, Leslie
directly oversaw all of Inlandâ€™s origination offices for REVCAP; San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago metro areas.
She directed all marketing of the program, oversaw the pre-approval process of pending loans, and was engaged in strategic investment decisions to determine the direction of the program.
Before joining Inland, from 1990-1995, Leslie was a loan originator in the Midwest office of ITT Real Estate Services, where she originated high leverage participating bridge, construction and mini-perm loans for transitional deals.
was named as one of Real Estate Forumâ€™s 2009 Women of Influence and one of Southern Californiaâ€™s Most Influential Women by Real Estate Southern California Magazine
in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.
is frequently published and interviewed by industry periodicals and routinely speaks at industry conferences, including ICSC
and Womenâ€™s Leadership Counsel.
Leslie was the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Chair of the ICSC/NAIOP Capital Marketplace Conference held annually in New York and now serves on the committee.
was the 2010 and 2011 Chair of the ICSC/NAIOP/LAMA Capital Marketplace West Conference (one that she
started in 2010).
She is on the first ever ICSC Recon Committee and the Chair of the ICSC International Capital Markets Committee which she formed.
Leslie Chairs the Final Frontier Conference: a Seminar on Women as Entrepreneurs in Commercial Real Estate, which she
conceived of and started.
Leslieâ€™s professional credentials include a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Appraisal and Investment Analysis and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Literature and Communication Arts with a Minor in French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
She is also a licensed California real estate broker.