Daniel L. Plumlee
Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Daniel L. Plumlee is the senior executive responsible for overseeing investments and is one of the firm’s two partners.  Mr. Plumlee is a member of L&B’s Management Committee and is the Chair of the Investment Committee.

Before joining L&B in 1984, Mr. Plumlee practiced real estate law with the Dallas firm of Strasburger & Price.

Mr. Plumlee is a member of The Real Estate Council, the Urban Land Institute, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Mr. Plumlee received his BBA degree in accounting from the University of Texas in 1978 and a JD degree from Southern Methodist University in 1981.  He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Texas, and a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and the American Bar Association.


G. Andrews Smith
Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer

G. Andrews Smith is the managing partner and is responsible for strategic management.  Mr. Smith is a member of L&B’s Investment Committee and chairs the Management Committee.

Mr. Smith joined the Dallas law firm of Winstead, McGuire, Sechrest and Minick in 1978 as a real estate tax attorney, where he worked until he joined L&B in 1981.

Mr. Smith has served as a board member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the United States Chamber of Commerce Economic Policy Committee, Institutional Real Estate Clearinghouse, and the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems.

Other professional activities include: sole trustee to State Treasurer of Michigan, member of a three person task force selected to deliver comments to SEC on proposed amendments to Investment Advisors Act of 1940, and University of Texas-Task Force member (alternatives related to endowment lands).  Mr. Smith currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Loyola University Chicago (2008-2011) and was appointed to the Executive Committee (2009-2011). Mr. Smith also sits on the Facilities and Capital Assets and Audit committees for the University. Mr. Smith is currently a member of the Texas State Bar, Dallas Bar Association, the Bar of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and served as Mayor Pro-Tem of Highland Park, Texas (2004-2008).

Mr. Smith earned a BBA degree in 1975 and a JD degree in 1978 both from Southern Methodist University.