Principal and Co-Founder
Lewis Heafitz is Principal and Co-Founder of EIP and invests, builds, and fosters relationships that lead to economically rewarding projects for tenants, owners, and investors.
He began his real estate career in the 1960s, working first for Citicorp, then as Vice President at Hunneman Co., and later as a Partner at C.W. Whittier. Building upon this extensive experience, Lewis founded his own industrial and commercial development company, Heafitz Development Co., Inc., which developed corporate real estate and industrial parks for major clients including Digital Equipment, Lechmere, Citibank, Marriott, Shaw’s, Xerox, Johnson & Johnson, Nike, Reebok, Wang, Data General, Serono, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Sears and Dunkin Donuts.
Outside interests include serving as an executive committee member at the Samuel Zell/Robert Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Lewis is a board member of NAIOP, a member of SIOR, and also sits on the Dean Advisory Board at the Boston University School of Medicine. Lewis is a graduate of the Wharton School, where he received a B.S. in Economics.