Co-founder and President of J&B, Burton started the firm with his brother Jay Levy in 1969. His education background includes a B.S., with a major in accounting, from the University of Colorado (1963), a J.D. from the University of Denver School of Law (1966) and an L.L.M. in taxation from NYU School of Law (1967). Prior to co-founding J&B, he worked in the tax department of Arthur Anderson for 2 years in their Los Angeles office.
Over the years while at J&B, he, along with his brother Jay, developed, syndicated and constructed numerous commercial and multifamily projects. He directed the financial and legal affairs of the business. He remains active in investor relations and all areas of strategic decision making. He continues to take a personal interest in each property in the J&B management portfolio. With his background in business law and accounting and his many years in the commercial real estate industry, Burton, along with the rest of the J&B team, is helping to maintain the J&B excellence in the 21stcentury.
When not in the office, Burt can be found at his exercise club every weekday morning spinning or doing some form of exercising. He can be found on the Vail ski slopes throughout the winter months and enjoys the thrill of traveling the world with his wife, Lee.