Perfecting the Process with Carl Wright, Founder & President, Wright Partners

Carl Wright is the founder and president of Wright Partners, a real estate development firm focused on the development, ownership and management of retail, industrial and healthcare properties. The firm is the exclusive developer for Patient First for Philadelphia and New Jersey as well as a preferred developer for brands like AutoZone, CVS and National Tire and Battery.

Carl founded Wright Partners in 1998 to combine his passions for real estate, engineering, and construction. As of this writing, Wright Partners is on track to complete its 100th development project.

Apart from real estate, Carl is a third-degree blackbelt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, an avid surfer, and an Ironman—having successfully completed a full Ironman race in Lake Placid, New York.

Carl is a graduate of the University of Delaware, and a licensed Professional Engineer in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


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.