Chairman and President
Lisiten Associates Business Brokers and M&A
Mel Lisiten began his Career in the Fashion Industry as a Design and Marketing Entrepreneur with a Business and Art Background. He soon built Several Fashion Companies, one of which became, and still is a Huge International Sportswear Brand and sold it to Getty Family Interests.
Simultaneously, Mel invested in Real Estate under the name “INSTAHOUSE”. After a short while, His Real Estate Venture grew to become a Multi-Million Dollar Enterprise engaged in the Business of Purchasing, Renovating, Furnishing and Renting Homes in both California and Colorado.
Mel Sold “INSTAHOUSE” IN 1980 after Successfully Selling his Fashion Companies in 1979 and 1978.
Mel then Created a Company called FASHIONLAB and began a period of Fashion Design, Marketing and Business Brokering and Business Consulting to many Major companies such as: Pierre Cardin, Levi-Strauss, J.C.Penney, Macy’s, V.F.Corp, Marubeni Corp., Lego, The Gap, Banana Republic, Bloomingdales, Keds, Members Only, Coca-Cola, Pepsi-USA, Gloria Vanderbilt, BonJour, Regatta Sport, Dunlop, Spalding, Brittania, Lady Manhatten, Vera, Jaclyn Smith, and 9 West as well as many smaller companies.
In 1991 the name of the Company was changed to Lisiten Associates as the Business became more “Globalized” and the Business Brokering spread to All Industries and began Advertising Worldwide.
For many years now Lisiten Associates has been servicing all types of Industries and has Sold well over 700 Companies and Businesses of all conceivable types.