Creativity and Capital Markets with David Lubin, Founder and Managing Partner, Clairmont Group

David Lubin is the founder and managing partner of Clairmont Group. Based in New York, Clairmont Group is a fully integrated real estate investment and management firm that invests in mixed-use, multifamily, hospitality, retail, office, and industrial assets.

In his role, David oversees the firm’s strategic direction as well as acquisitions, development, and asset management. To date, David has closed over 50 transactions valued in excess of $2 billion. David’s experience includes investments in core, value-add, opportunistic, distressed real estate, note purchases, development, fund investments, and co-investments across all major asset classes.

David earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his master’s in real estate development from Columbia University.


The Dealmakers’ Edge with A.Y. Strauss highlights the stories, successes, and struggles behind major commercial real estate investors. Each episode offers a behind-the-scenes look at commercial real estate leaders and their unique edge.

Hosted by Aaron Y. Strauss, Managing Partner at A.Y. Strauss

Aaron Y. Strauss is one of the leading legal advisors in the commercial real estate industry, providing insight and guidance for billions worth of transactions during his career. As our firm’s founder and managing partner, he has positioned A.Y. Strauss as one of the region’s most respected law firms for commercial real estate owners, lenders and sponsors, serving the needs of our clients with the utmost in care, integrity and transparency.