Jair Lynch is president and CEO of Jair Lynch Development Partners, which produces distinctive urban mixed-use projects for investors and a distinguished list of public, private and non-profit clients.
Lynch has more than 20 years of experience in public and private real estate development and construction, including projects in the Silicon Valley and Washington, DC. Since founding the firm in 1998, he has completed more than 2.7 million square feet of development in DC, with an additional 1 million square feet in the pipeline. These include urban infill residential, commercial, retail and institutional projects involving new construction, tenant-in-place renovation, historic preservation and mixed-use development programs, and the first LEED Gold and Silver certified public buildings in DC. He is a driving force for urban regeneration, working in neighborhoods across the city to empower people, develop place and create prosperity.
Lynch has a BS in Civil Engineering and a BA in Urban Design from Stanford University, where he was All American and captain of the NCAA National Championship gymnastics team. He also was a two-time member of the United States Olympic Team and in 1996, as captain of the US Olympic gymnastics team, won a silver medal on the parallel bars. He is a member of the Stanford University Hall of Fame and the US Gymnastics Hall of Fame.