Philip W. Cyburt

Philip W. Cyburt


Philip Cyburt has over thirty years of experience as a senior executive leading large organizations both within public companies and private equity investment firms.  Here is the list of those roles:

  • Cyburt Holdings, LLC Principal Currently
  • Monday Properties, Managing Partner 2017-2018
  • Laurus Corp. CEO 2012-2017
  • Lehman Bros Holdings Co. (Bankruptcy period), CEO 2009-2012
  • Cyburt Hall Partners, Principal 2003-2008
  • GenCorp formerly Aerojet Real Estate, CEO 2005-2006
  • Boeing Realty Corp., President 1998-2003
  • McDonnell Douglas Realty Co., President 1990-1998
  • Tishman Realty and Construction, Director of Development 1986-1990

Mr. Cyburt has been a senior executive with two Fortune 500 companies, where he was responsible for the leadership of a large global organization.  As President of Boeing Realty Corporation, post-merger of McDonnell Douglas Realty Company, Mr. Cyburt successfully directed the company's investment strategies in a real estate portfolio consisting of $9 billion in assets comprising of 125 million square feet in 26 states and 63 countries.  Boeing Realty Corporation focused on all aspect of real estate including real estate investments, development of corporate surplus assets, corporate real estate and pension fund investments.  In addition, he spearheaded Boeing's relocation of its world headquarters from Seattle to Chicago.   As President of Boeing's real estate, he oversaw various alternative real estate investment strategies.  Mr. Cyburt institutional real estate experience includes, corporate public company operations and structured finance; joint ventures, corporate finance structuring and value creation strategies at the operating company level; debt/equity formation and negotiations; strategic planning for new company programs; portfolio repositioning and feasibility valuation studies.   Mr. Cyburt has been instrumental in completing more than $10 billion in various types of real estate transactions in major markets across the United States and overseas markets.  Real estate asset class experience:

  • $5B Land entitlement, infrastructure, residential / industrial and commercial development
  • $1B Resort / golf course asset repositioning
  • $750M Hospitality transactions, full service and limited service and resort$1B Industrial development
  • $2B Office transactions
  • $500M Retail transactions and asset repositioning transactions

Mr. Cyburt was Managing Partner at Monday Properties and ran the west coast investments focused on office and multifamily.  Prior to that, Mr. Cyburt was Chief Executive Officer of the Laurus Corporation, a Los Angeles based real estate private equity firm that invested in hospitality, office and retail.  Additionally, in 2009, Mr. Cyburt was as Managing Director of Alvarez and Marsal, LLC, served as CEO of Lehman Brothers Holdings real estate division based in New York City, during the bankruptcy he managed the 400 employee organization that oversaw the bank's real estate portfolio consisting of over $40 billion in related debt and equity positions.  In 2003, he co-founded Cyburt Hall Partners, where as Principal he acted as an investor, developer, and operator for approximately $500 million of land and commercial real estate investments.  Early in his career, he was also Director of Development at Tishman Realty and Construction based in Los Angeles.

Mr. Cyburt attended Chapman University in Southern California, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Finance. He also attended graduate courses at Chapman University, Pepperdine University Executive MBA Program, and completed the commercial real estate certificate program at University of Irvine.  Mr. Cyburt currently serves on the advisory board for the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate, a joint center of the UCLA Anderson School of Management and UCLA School of Law.  Additionally, Mr. Cyburt is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Resort Council.