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David Lesser ('87, MBA ’88)

SAF Trustee


From 1986-1987, David served as the CFO and Property Manager for Student Agencies, Inc. 


He majored in Agricultural Economics at Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Science and obtained his MBA from the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.


Today, Mr. Lesser is the President of Hudson Bay Partners ("HBP"), an investment firm focused on real estate and alternative energy. As part of his activities with HBP, he serves as Chairman and CEO of Power REIT, a company that invests in infrastructure and real estate related to transportation and energy. He also serves as Chairman and CEO of Millennium Investment and Acquisition Company, a company focused on investments in alternative energy.


Mr. Lesser has remained very active both as an alumnus of Student Agencies and Cornell University. He serves on the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Advisory Council, on the Dyson School Advisory Council and is a member of the Cornell University Council.  Mr. Lesser provides summer internships to Cornell students and mentors student entrepreneurs.  Beyond his work with Student Agencies Foundation, he also serves on the boards of Student Agencies Properties and eLab LLC.

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