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In his current role as Managing Director for the real estate advisory division of Alvarez & Marsal, and as Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers' real estate division, Philip Cyburt applies more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership. He has worked with several Fortune 500 companies as well as co-founded his own real estate advisory firm. Experienced in corporate restructuring as well as real estate management, Philip Cyburt's expertise includes property foreclosures and restructuring, strategic planning, portfolio valuation, and real estate development. Philip Cyburt pursued his undergraduate study at Chapman University, enrolling after a five-year career as a professional baseball player with the Oakland Athletics and Pittsburgh Pirates. He accepted his first real estate position while completing his studies, joining the team of Lee & Associates Real Estate Brokerage in 1985. He served with the company until 1987, having received his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 1986. He then served as Director of Development with Tishman Realty and Construction for three years, at which time he joined McDonnell Douglas Realty Corporation as the company's president. Philip Cyburt's tenure with McDonnell Douglas also included service as lead executive with the company's finance corporation in the early 1990s, during which time he guided the company's portfolio management team through the liquidation and disposition of an 18-property commercial real estate loan portfolio. He remained with the company as it became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, ultimately climbing to the position of President with Boeing Realty Corporation. He then went on to co-found Cyburt Hall Partners in 2003, leading the company until he accepted his current role in 2009.Since 2009, Philip Cyburt has focused his attentions primarily on the management of Lehman Brothers' globally distressed real estate portfolio, which at a value of $23 million constitutes the largest bankruptcy and restructuring effort in national history. As leader of the portfolio's liquidation, Philip Cyburt applies his extensive experience in real estate management and asset distribution to optimize profitability and positive outcome of the company's properties.

Work experience

Apr 2009Present

Managing Director

Alvarez and Marsal Capital Real Estate, LLC
Jan 2003Jan 2009

Co-Founder, Managing Director and Partner

Cyburt Hall Partners

Acted as a managing member, investor, developer and operator for approximately $350 million of commercial real estate investments

Jan 1990Jan 2003


The Boeing Company

Senior executive within The Boeing Corporation worldwide operations.  Responsible for managing corporate real estate strategy for The Boeing Company; $57 billion in revenue, $9 Billion in real estate assets, 120 million square feet. Oversee all aspect of real estate within the corporation, including real estate investments, development including dispositions and acquisitions.  Advise Boeing pension fund management in real estate investment strategies. ·10    Acted as the internal adviser to the Chief Investment Officer for the pension fund of McDonnell Douglas Corporation and Boeing’s pension fund.

Jan 1987Jan 1990

Director, Development

Tishman Realty and Construction, Inc.

Managed an in-house marketing and leasing program for Tishman Executive Towers, Phase I 400,000 square foot office development.  Within 36 months, negotiated and executed 26 leases, achieving 95% occupancy

Jan 1985Jan 1987

Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Broker

Lee & Associates Real Estate Brokerage

Sale and leasing of commercial real estate, including all aspects of brokerage services. Completed real estate sales training program and assisted top producing partner



Jan 1982Jan 1986


Chapman University