jair k. lynch, president & ceo
As President & CEO of JAIR LYNCH Development Partners, Mr. Lynch is the principal-in-charge, assuming primary responsibility for firm management and project coordination. His commitment to developing a quality product and delivering superior service has produced distinctive urban mixed-use projects for a distinguished list of public, private and non-profit clients in addition to institutional investors.
Mr. Lynch has more than fifteen years experience in public and private real estate development and construction, including projects in both California and Washington, DC. He founded JAIR LYNCH in 1998 and has since managed more than 1.2 million square feet of development valued at $270 million. Another 825,000 square feet of development valued at more than $285 million is planned or under construction in the District of Columbia. These include urban infill residential, commercial, retail and institutional projects involving new construction, tenant-in-place renovation, historic preservation and mixed-use development programs. Under his leadership, JAIR LYNCH managed the development of the first LEED Gold and Silver certified public buildings in the District of Columbia and delivered the smallest LEED Gold for Neighborhood Development project in the country.
Mr. Lynch frequently speaks around the country about his vision for urban regeneration, which calls for a combination of social responsibility, sound economic policies and opportunistic investment strategies in the pursuit of creating truly sustainable, extraordinary neighborhoods. In all of his work, Mr. Lynch is committed to empowering people, developing place, and creating prosperity.
Mr. Lynch was a two-time member of the United States Olympic Team. In 1996, as captain of the US Olympic gymnastics team, he won a silver medal on the parallel bars. He was also a twelve-time All American at Stanford University and captain of Stanford’s two-time NCAA National Championship gymnastics team in 1992 and 1993. He is a member of the Stanford University Hall of Fame and the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame.