Steve Lebow

Steve LebowSteven is the Founder, Chairman, CEO and CIO of Lebow & Company. Previously, Steven was Chairman, Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Global Retail Partners, a venture capital firm. Steven was Managing Director of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) from 1979-2000. At DLJ, Steven was head of the Retail Investment Banking Group, the Founder of the DLJ Los Angeles office, and Co-Head of DLJ Los Angeles from 1990-1995. Steven was elected to DLJ’s Hall of Fame. Steven has been a board member of a number of recognized companies, including Dick’s Sporting Goods, Ulta Beauty, BillMeLater, and Envestnet.

Mr. Lebow obtained a BA in Political Science and Economics from UCLA graduating Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa along with receiving departmental honors.  He received his MBA from The Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania. 


Steven Lebow's Proven Track Record

  • Significant success in investment banking, financing and advising such well-known companies as Costco, Petsmart, Starbucks, Dick's Sporting Goods, Groupe Carrefour, Jamba Juice, PF Chang's China Bistro, OfficeMax, Kmart, Autozone, Borders, and Staples
  • As Co-Founder of Global Retail Partners, managed over $600 million on behalf of leading limited partners in North America and Europe
  • GRP has invested in companies such as BillMeLater (acquired by Ebay), Overture (acquired by Yahoo), CitySearch (merged with Ticketmaster), Envestnet (IPO), and Ulta Beauty (IPO)
  • Combined market capitalization of prior portfolio companies and investment banking clients exceeds $180 billion
Steve's proven track record