Luzich Partners LLC is a Las Vegas-based multi-strategy
investment firm formed in 2013. Luzich Partners was
capitalized by approximately $200 million in private
capital and seeks to invest opportunistically in public and
private investments globally.

About Us

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For public investments, Luzich Partners seeks to make long-term investments in small- to mid-cap companies with appealing secular trends and a strong management team. As a significant shareholder, Luzich Partners can provide meaningful operating expertise, financing expertise, board experience, and network connections to portfolio companies.


Luzich Partners has deep expertise as an investor in, and developer of, real estate projects. Its founders have 20 years of international development experience spanning a wide range of projects across the US, Middle East, Asia and Africa.


Luzich Partners also opportunistically invests in special situations such as reorganizations and spin-offs


For private investments, Luzich Partners seeks to act as a catalyst for change for companies operating below their full potential. Luzich Partners can quickly and efficiently deploy capital and draw on the accumulated knowledge, experience and network of its founders to help businesses unlock hidden value.

Meet Our Team



As the founder of Luzich Partners, Michael Luzich brings more than 30 years of investment and development expertise to the firm. Prior to forming Luzich Partners, he founded Peninsula Gaming Partners LLC with an acquisition of a gaming facility generating approximately $16 million of annual EBITDA. Through four greenfield gaming developments and additional acquisitions, the company grew into the largest privately owned gaming company in the United States, producing $205 million of EBITDA in 2012.

In November 2012, the company was sold to a publicly traded gaming company for $1.45 billion plus an earn out – equity investors achieved a return of over 100 times their initial investment.

Prior to founding Peninsula Gaming, Mr. Luzich was founder and president of various real estate and international trading companies. He attended Marquette University and is a graduate of the OPM program at the Harvard Business School.


Director of Development

Mr. Spainhour has over 28 years of experience in the construction industry, with projects ranging from major high rise hotel-casinos to convention centers, office buildings and airport cargo facilities.

As Executive Director of Construction and Development for Peninsula Gaming, LLC, Mr. Spainhour oversaw the design and construction of all construction projects for the company. Notably, all projects were completed ahead of schedule and under-budget.

Mr. Spainhour has also served as Vice President of Real Estate Development and Vice President of Construction at the Marnell Companies. Among various other projects, he was responsible for the project management and construction of the Molasky Corporate Center, a 3-time Toby Award winner. In addition, he oversaw the design and construction of the Marnell Corporate Airport Center as well as major amenities for MGM-Mirage Resorts.

Mr. Spainhour received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1984.


Director of Administration

Cindy Gentis has over 20 years of combined experience in the legal and gaming industries, working with the national law firm of Ballard Spahr and the geographically diversified Casesar’s Entertainment Corporation.

Prior to joining Luzich Partners, Ms. Gentis managed complex corporate matters and litigation for large corporate clients such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Bank of Nevada.

Ms. Gentis began her career in the casino division of Caesars, rising to VIP Services Manager in the VIP Services and Player Card Services division. During this time, Ms. Gentis received the distinguished Excellence in Management Award in recognition of her leadership and management skills.

Ms. Gentis received her BA in Russian Language and International Relations from the University of California, Davis and her paralegal certificate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


Managing Director

Mr. Jones began his career at Chimera Securities as a proprietary equities trader, managing a growth and global macro oriented long/short equities portfolio.

Prior to Luzich Partners, LLC, Mr. Jones served as an investment analyst at Stillwater Capital Management, a value-oriented hedge fund. Mr. Jones focused on the small cap equities space.

Mr. Jones graduated from Davidson College with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a minor in Mathematics. Mr. Jones is a CFA charterholder.



Luzich Partners LLC
5055 West Patrick Lane
Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Office: (702) 871-0000
Fax: (702) 871-2255
Michael Luzich
Managing Partner
Cindy Gentis
Director of Administration
Mike Spainhour
Director of Development
Brett Jones
Managing Director
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