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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Adam Luysterborghs 2016


  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Avant Capital Partner
  • Location: Stamford, CT
  • Birthplace: Milford, CT

Education: American University

First job outside of real estate: Selling luggage at a flea market.

First job in real estate or allied field: Corporate advisory for small-middle market companies.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m a partner at Avant Capital. We’re a bridge lending firm that provides interim loans for commercial real estate from $1-15 million.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I cook dinner with a glass of wine and read – just finished a fantastic biography of Douglas MaCarthur written by Arthur Herman. Spoiler: We win the war but the politicians mess it up in the end.

Favorite book or author: “Lucky Jim” by Kingsley Amis

Favorite movie: “For Your Eyes Only”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? I’ve never downloaded a song in my life.

One word to describe your work environment: Fast

Rules to live by in business: Be transparent and do what you say you will. Every single time.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Abraham Lincoln, playboy mansion, in the hot tub.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Vespa Moto Model