University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Stephen N. Ifshin, Chairman of DLC Management

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Steve Ifshin is Chairman of DLC, which he co-founded in 1991. Mr. Ifshin oversees the operations-side of DLC's business, including tenant leasing, all property, asset and construction management activities, and the firm’s regional offices in Atlanta, Baltimore, and Chicago. Under his tutelage, DLC continues to be a leasing-driven operator of shopping center assets, developing and maintaining strong relationships with national, regional, and local tenants.

Mr. Ifshin entered the real estate industry in 1965 in commercial sales with Wolf & Macklowe. From 1973-1989, he was the co-founder & President of N. Peter Burton & Company, a New York-based commercial brokerage and property management firm with 40 professionals located in three offices, which he sold to Grubb & Ellis. During this time, he represented major corporations in meeting their space requirements including Chase Manhattan Bank, The Dreyfus Corporation, Panasonic, Pepsi, and many others. Mr. Ifshin was founder & Chairman of Empire State Land Company, a New York-based developer of residential properties, from 1985 to 1988, and founder & Chairman of The Delphi Land Company, Inc., a New York-based developer of town home communities, from 1989 to 1991. With nearly 40 years of entrepreneurial real estate experience, Mr. Ifshin has been responsible for some of the largest and most influential transactions in New York City, including the 1981 sale of the Ford Motor Building to the Bronfman family and the 1986 sale of the Tiffany Building to The Daichi Kangyo Bank for a then record $950 per square foot.

Mr. Ifshin received a BA from the University of Vermont, where he currently serves on the Board of Advisors to the School of Business Administration, and has served as an adjunct professor at New York University’s School of Continuing Education in real estate. He also serves on the Board of Directors of WBGO Jazz 88.3, and is an active member of the ICSC.

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