Peter Lynch runs A&G Realty’s Los Angeles office. With 30 years of retail operations experience, Lynch is a uniquely positioned expert in the world of real estate growth, acquisition, disposition, and turnaround strategies. As client manager for numerous high profile companies including bebe, Brookstone, Career Education, Le Cordon Bleu, Orchard Supply Hardware, Pier 1, Borders, Discovery Channel Stores, Restoration Hardware, and Pacific Sunwear, Design Within Reach and MANN Theatres, a Viacom and Warner Bros. company. Lynch acquired three decades of in-the-trenches experience dealing with every aspect of retail business strategy. He is a top advisor to the "C" suite and Boards of Directors, guiding them through real estate strategies such as store openings and closings.
Additionally Lynch is heading up our Healthcare Property Division to spearhead our practice in assisting Healthcare providers in the U.S. with our expertise in lease disposition, occupancy cost reduction, modification and termination. Mergers and acquisitions, and real estate portfolio optimization will accelerate with the sea change that is being experienced in the healthcare sector. Serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Valley Service area of the Providence St Joseph Health Foundation has positioned Lynch to understand the complexities of challenges facing the Healthcare industry.
Prior to his tenure as Principal and Senior Managing Director at DJM Realty, Lynch was President, COO and CFO of numerous specialty retail, big box, outlet and department stores in both publicly traded and venture capital based companies, including Babystyle, Warner Bros. Studio Stores, Baby Guess Kids, STØR (a division of IKEA) and Emporium Capwell Department stores.
Lynch was elected to chair the Board of Directors for the Valley Service Area of the Providence St. Joseph Health Foundation in 2016, a not for profit healthcare system with facilities across the western U.S. He joined the Board of Governors of the Providence St. Joseph Foundation, which supports Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA in 2007 and chaired that body from 2011 – 2016.
He has been a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization since 1994. In 2014, Lynch became a member of Goodwill of Southern California. In 2015, Peter joined the Board of Trustees of York College of Pennsylvania.