David L. Silberstein is the President and CEO of Alert Protective Services, a security alarm monitoring and services business that has served the greater Chicagoland area for nearly 40 years.
Prior to his current role, David was the Founder and Managing Principal of Anchor Light Partners, the search fund that acquired Alert Protective. Earlier in his career, David worked as an investment professional at J.F. Lehman & Company (JFL), a middle market private equity firm founded by the former Secretary of the United States Navy, John Lehman. Prior to JFL, David worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs and Lazard Frères where he worked on a number of marquee mergers, acquisitions and financing projects. Most notably, David worked on the deal team that advised Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad on its $44 billion sale to Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway.
David earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and he is a graduate of Yale University where he majored in Political Science with an interdisciplinary concentration in International Economics. David was born and raised in Northern New Jersey, and currently resides in Chicago with his wife, Emily, and his son, Beau.