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Professional Profile: Adam Luysterborghs 2013

About

  • Title: Founding Partner
  • Company: AVANT Capital Partners
  • Location: Greenwich, CT
  • Birthplace: Milford, CT

Education: American University, Economics

First job outside of real estate: I sold luggage at a flea market in New Haven, CT. I was essentially a “barker” demonstrating the unparalleled beauty of my product.

First job in real estate or allied field: Capital advisor for small to middle market businesses at Advanced Funding Solutions.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? AVANT Capital is a bridge lender doing deals from $1-30 million in N.Y.C metro, Florida and southern California. Our direct lending program offers financing for opportunistic acquisitions, the refinance of unencumbered real estate quickly to unlock equity, discounted note purchases and/or recapitalizations of under-water assets, construction completion, condo inventory loans and development site acquisitions.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Watching Mr. Rogers with my 3-year old daughter.

Favorite book or author: Len Deighton or Somerset Maugham

Favorite movie: “Love Actually”

Last song you downloaded? “Skyfall”

One word to describe your work environment: Fast

Rules to live by in business: Never give up. If it were easy, anybody could do it and would, therefore, not be worth doing.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Silvia van Brummelen / Saint Martin

What is your dream job? Part time life guard at Cap d’Antibes