Lutz Real Estate Investments is a fully integrated real estate organization with a history that spans for more than 55 years. Throughout its history, the firm has positioned itself to profit despite the cyclical nature of real estate by investing in diverse property types and geographic locations. Our achievements are founded on the belief that creating value requires imaginative thinking, professional skills and a disciplined process.
A privately held commercial real estate firm that has owned and operated virtually every asset class in real estate
A 55 year history that includes more than $3.5 billion of real estate transactions
A seasoned, dedicated team of professionals with substantial expertise in acquisitions, asset/property management, development, and the capital markets
A proven track record of navigating its way through multiple real estate cycles and producing superior risk adjusted returns for its partners
Established relationships with brokers, owners, and lenders that generate both market and off-market opportunities
Seek opportunities that require our expertise and experience to reposition properties.
Focus on high quality real estate that is located in supply constrained markets where high growth employment industries will stimulate tenant or resident demand.
Generate value through proactive management, operating synergies, unique marketing programs, aggressive leasing, and strategic capital improvements.
Develop and execute strategies at the property level with a goal of increasing cash flow and preserving long term property value.
Remain disciplined in our approach, but flexible enough to adapt to changing market conditions and complexities.
Eric Yale Lutz has been an innovative leader in all aspects of the real estate industry for almost six decades. During the first 15 years of his career, Mr. Lutz was a principal in one of Michigan’s largest full-service real estate companies. He subsequently formed his own companies which pioneered in many areas of investment real estate, including the redevelopment of retail, apartments, hotel, office and industrial properties.
Today, Mr. Lutz is the Chairman of Lutz Real Estate Investments. His firm owns and operates commercial real estate and student housing properties throughout the U.S. Mr. Lutz has held the professional designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM), was a founding member and vice chairman of BOMA of Michigan and has been a keynote speaker at many national real estate conferences.
Mr. Lutz is additionally a principal of Q10 l Lutz Financial Services. Q10 | Lutz Financial Services is a partner in one of the top 10 national, commercial mortgage banking firms, Q10 Capital, LLC. Q10 Capital has 26 offices across the country with over 150 finance professionals originating annually $5 billion in commercial and multi-family real estate loans and servicing a loan portfolio of $12 billion. Mr. Lutz personally manages his clients’ real estate financing needs including first mortgages, mezzanine, and equity. Pursuing his clients’ interests, whether acquisition or development, his firm is active in several major markets in the United States.
Mr. Lutz holds an undergraduate degree and continued post-graduate studies in the School of Business at Wayne State University.
Adam M. Lutz serves as the President & CEO of Lutz Real Estate Investments, as well as the Managing Principal of Q10|Lutz Financial Services. Collectively, his retail real estate organization acquires, develops and operates for its own account as well as provides advisory services for third party clients on their debt and equity.
Lutz Real Estate Investments currently acquires commercial, multi-family and off-campus student housing properties on a nationwide basis as well as develops ground-up properties in select cities in the U.S. Lutz manages these properties from its headquarters located in downtown Birmingham, MI as well as regional offices located in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southern states.
In addition to Lutz Real Estate Investments, Adam is a principal in Q10|Lutz.
Prior to the foregoing companies, Mr. Lutz spent several years in the commercial real estate finance industry as a Vice President with Deutsche Bank’s conduit and on the origination desk for Nomura Direct.
Mr. Lutz has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Science Degree in Real Estate Investment from New York University. He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and was a founding board member of the Michigan Chapter of NAIOP. Mr. Lutz holds a real estate broker’s license with the State of Michigan.
Steven Phillip Siegel is Vice President, Acquisitions for Birmingham based Lutz Real Estate Investments. Steven is responsible for identifying target markets and evaluating key economic indicators for the firm’s acquisition’s strategy. He oversees the firm’s efforts in sourcing, underwriting, and financing prospective acquisitions, as well as due diligence and deal execution. He additionally assists the asset management team on financial reporting and investor relations. Steven began his career at Q10 Lutz Financial Services as an analyst on the mortgage banking team where he developed extensive expertise in acquisition, development, and historic tax credit financing.
Previously, Steven was the Director of Acquisitions for SG Real Estate, a multi-family operator based in Southfield. His responsibilities included sourcing deal flow, underwriting potential acquisitions, and investor relations. Steven also has previous real estate experience at Margolick Financial. Prior to working in commercial real estate, Steven spent several years in the music industry working with well-known record producers including Alex da Kid (Eminem, Rihanna, Imagine Dragons), Alan Braxe (Stardust, Daft Punk), and Adam Anders (Glee). He also spent time at EMI, Ultra Music, and iHeartMedia.
Steven is a board member of the Founders Junior Council, the young professional auxiliary board of the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the P.L.C. Committee at Detroit Cristo Rey High School in Southwest, Detroit. He is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Steven is a long-time supporter of Manchester City F.C., and a loyal Detroit spots fan. Steven has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Emory University, a Master’s of Electronic Music from the University of West London (U.K.), and a Graduate Certificate in Business from Wayne State University. He is a native of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
As Controller of Lutz Real Estate Investments and Q10 | Lutz Financial Services LLC, Kathleen Chase is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations, the implementation of policies and procedures, human resource coordination, and the collection, processing, and reporting of financial and accounting information for both corporate entities.
Mrs. Chase brings over twenty years of accounting and administrative experience to the company.
Mrs. Chase is currently working toward the completion of her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, with plans to pursue a Master of Science in Forensic Accounting.
As the Vice President of Asset Management of Lutz Real Estate Investments, Kayla Goins is responsible for overseeing the management and operations at each of our locations. Her primary focuses are the overall performance of our management companies and their employees at each of our locations.
Mrs. Goins’ various roles include working with management to meet management, financial, and operational goals, create and implement marketing initiatives, and assist in ensuring resident retention through quality customer service.
Mrs. Goins brings over 10 years’ experience in the customer service, hospitality and student housing industries.
Prior to her current position, Mrs. Goins was the Regional Manager for Lutz Real Estate Investments and she directly oversaw our entire student housing portfolio. Prior to joining Lutz Real Estate Investments, Mrs. Goins was a General Manager for American Campus Communities, a student housing management and development company as well as having been a manager for multiple locations within Best Western International.
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