Adam Ifshin, Founder and CEO of DLC Management Corp
Adam Ifshin leads DLC Management Corp, an entrepreneurial real estate firm and one of the nation’s largest private owner-operators of open-air shopping centers. As CEO, he handles acquisitions, capital markets transactions, redevelopments and corporate strategy development.
As a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Board of Directors and chairing their Government Relations Advisory Committee, as well as being a full member and ULI Council Counselor he holds numerous appointments to various boards and committees.
Early Life and Education
Adam Ifshin holds degrees from both Williams College and University of Vermont. At Williams, he earned a BA with honors; at Vermont, an MBA degree. Adam Ifshin testified before Congress regarding Carried Interest issues; additionally he is on the Board of Trustees for International Corporate Social Responsibility Coalition (ICSC).
He has also donated to the UVM Foundation, and this week saw them begin construction of Ifshin Hall at Grossman School of Business – named in honor of Stephen Ifshin (deceased). Stephen enjoyed attending concerts by Michael Bourne and Tony Bennett, along with avid baseball fandom with son Aaron (also deceased). Along with Noelle he raised their children in Rockland County.
Adam Ifshin, founder and CEO of DLC Management Corp, oversees an expansive retail portfolio covering more than 20 million square feet across America. Through his stewardship, the company has grown into one of America’s premier owner-operators of open-air shopping centers. According to him, business is not solely about numbers; culture should also play an integral part.
Adam decided in 2010 not to go public with DLC after contemplating going public was at its height; on a private plane bound for San Francisco en route, Adam followed his instinct and turned down the deal that would have required banks to loan DLC $365 million; it wasn’t right for DLC and Adam has never regretted making that choice; this episode explores why Adam turned it down and how that decision has helped mold him into the team-building entrepreneur that he is today.
Achievement and Honors
DLC Management Corp is led by CEO Daniel Ifshin who has built it into one of the nation’s premier owners and operators of retail real estate. His responsibilities encompass acquisitions, financing, capital markets redevelopments joint ventures corporate strategy workouts foreclosures workouts workouts foreclosures workouts workouts foreclosures workouts workouts foreclosures workouts workouts foreclosures workouts foreclosuions foreclosure workout workouts foreclosure workout workouts foreclosure workout workout workout workout workout workout foreclosures foreclosure workout workout workouts foreclosures. He serves on New York state government affairs committee while Westchester Society Phi Beta Kappa also hosts him and his wife Alicia Mary Ifshin; together they enjoy attending sports events and jazz performances together!
Adam Ifshin was honored with an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Program finalist nomination in 2014. Additionally, Adam sits on both boards of trustees and executive boards at International Council of Shopping Centers; chairs its Government Relations Advisory Committee and serves on ULI Retail Council Blue.
As an avid supporter of jazz, Adam Ifshin has been sponsoring WBGO’s Champions of Jazz benefit since 2015. To mark Frank Sinatra’s centennial year and celebrate DLC Management Corp’s CEO Adam Ifshin at an open air shopping center focused firm. With Adam’s vision and dedication he has grown DLC into one of the country’s largest owners/operators/acquirers of assets with value added potential.
Adam Ifshin serves as CEO of DLC Management Corp – an entrepreneurial real estate firm established with his late father Steve Ifshin – since 1991. Under his watchful eyes, DLC has grown into one of America’s premier private owners/operators of open air shopping centers.
He currently sits on both the Board of Trustees and Executive Board for the International Council of Shopping Centers and was its former government relations Advisory Committee Chairman. Additionally, he testified before both houses of congress concerning Carried Interest issues on behalf of real estate industry interests.
His marriage to Alicia Mary Ifshin resulted in three children; Anya, Alec and Ari.