Ben Lerner
Ben Lerner
Managing Director
Lerner Associates

Ben has 20 years of experience working in the real estate software space, both strategically and operationally as a seasoned executive and on the corporate finance, M&A and investment side. Ben now runs his own M&A advisory practice focusing purely on PropTech transactions. Since joining his family business, Qube Global Software, back in 2002, Ben has been involved in business development, operations, corporate strategy and M&A within the sector. After selling the business to private equity backed MRI Software in 2017 Ben spent time integrating the businesses and looking after UK operations alongside MRI’s US based management team. Both prior to selling the Qube business and throughout his time with MRI and beyond, Ben has been actively involved in M&A on deal sourcing, structuring, due diligence and general advisory. He is now the Managing Director of Lerner Associates, a London based boutique M&A Advisory practice facilitating global and cross-border real estate tech transactions, across the spectrum of investment management, corporate, commercial, residential, multifamily, agency, workplace, facilities management and real estate data solutions. Ben maintains excellent long term relationships both with real estate tech business owners and management executives, as well as with private equity and investment banking firms, leveraging these relationships to provide an exceptional advisory service to both sellers and buyers. With a keen interest in the startup community Ben also advises a number of PropTech focused venture capital firms and mentors for a number of startup accelerator programs. ​Outside of work Ben, is a family man residing in London with his wife Deborah and their four children. He is an active community member, a lapsed fixed wing pilot and a terrible regular squash player.

My Sessions
(RELEVATION) M&A: The Growing Consolidation of PropTech
Panel discussion Main Stage