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, Orchard Supply Hardware, Pier 1, Borders, Discovery Channel Stores, Restoration Hardware, and Pacific Sunwear, Lynch acquired three decades of in-the-trenches experience dealing with every aspect of retail business strategy. Other projects led by Lynch include Design Within Reach and MANN Theatres, a Viacom and Warner Bros. company. 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.
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 is Chairman of the Board of the Providence St. Joseph Hospital Foundation in Burbank, CA, and has actively taken up the cause of Autism research and treatment through his active involvement in "Autism Speaks." He has been a member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization since 1994, the World Presidents Organization since 2002, and the Chief Executives Organization since 2004. In 2014, Lynch became a member of the Board of Directors for the Goodwill of Southern California. In 2015, Peter joined the York College of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees.