Peter is the Founder and Principal of Lupoff/Stevens Family Office, his family's vehicle for direct and third party impact investments, as well as other grant-making, advisory, research, teaching and writing activities. The Lupoff/Stevens Family Office is committed to fomenting a just and sustainable world, seeking acceptable financial returns alongside demonstrable social/environmental impact benefiting people and planet from their 100% Impact/Responsible Portfolio.
Peter was formerly the CEO of Net Impact (2019-22), a 30-year-old non profit, 160,000+ member network with a mission to inspire, equip and activate emerging leaders to make a positive impact for people and planet. He was also CEO of GOOD Institute (2021-2022), which addresses important issues, driving social action and reimagining the possibilities for our shared future by charting a new contract between business and society.
Peter is a Gabelli Fellow at Fordham University. He was Fordham Gabelli School of Business, Executive in Residence (2018-19). Mr. Lupoff was Advisor to student-managed funds at Yale School of Management and Yale University, where he also was a Special Lecturer related to Impact Investing and Investment Research (2016-19). Peter continues teaching impact investing at Fordham and is a Member of the Impact Investing & Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium.
In 2009, Lupoff founded registered investment advisor, Tiburon Capital Management, an event-driven fund manager. Peter was the Chief Investment Officer and Co-Portfolio Manager of Tiburon 2009-2017, and upon its sale to a pension consultant in 2012, he became CIO of the acquirer with purview over deployment of $12 billion under advisement. Peter formerly was a Managing Director at Millennium Management, the New York based Multi-Strategy hedge fund where he managed an allocation of the Millennium Partners flagship fund employing identical event-driven strategies. Previously he was Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager of Robeco WPG Distressed and Event-Driven Funds.
Mr. Lupoff's experience in deep value equity and distressed investing strategies began in 1990 when he began working with Marty Whitman of Third Avenue Funds. Peter's deep value, bottom-up approach is largely informed by this experience. His acumen and theses regarding risk are informed by his experiences with Izzy Englander and Millennium Management. Together, Peter's experiences with these storied investors shaped his well-known 'BRACE' investment methodology. Funds Mr. Lupoff have managed or co-managed have achieved awards such as GAIM's Top Performing Emerging Distressed Manager, MARHedge's Event-Driven Manager and an Institutional Investor nomination as Hedge Fund House of the Year. Peter's well-known and regarded 'BRACE' investment methodology, a bi-product of his tenure with these storied investors.
The Lupoff/Stevens Family Office, under Peter's guidance, are signatories to The Responsible Digital Financial Inclusion Guidelines ,DivestInvest, with a commitment to divestment of fossil fuel investment to hasten sustainable energy transition, The Belonging Pledge, committing to racial equity initiatives and Freedom to Invest, insisting on the choice to consider ESG data in investments.
Mr. Lupoff is a regular featured discussant on academic papers related to, and consultant to, The Federal Reserve Bank regarding market shocks and liquidity. Mr. Lupoff is an outside director of various unaffiliated investment entities and consults family offices and heirs, hedge funds and other institutional asset managers regarding investment policy, legacy, responsible investing and conflicts. Peter is a featured, contributing columnist, writing with a focus on responsible investing and the social contact between all people and business.