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Robert Edward Smith Lupo

Robert Edward Smith Lupo, American real estate developer and investor. Recipient Governor's award State of Louisiana, 1980, Tulane Associates award Tulane University, 1986; named One of 10 Best Dress Men, Men of Fashion, 1983, named to Hall of Fame, 1991.


  • Lupo, Robert Edward Smith was born on May 27, 1953 in New Orleans. Son of Thomas Joseph and Alvena Florence (Smith) Lupo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, Tulane University, 1977.


    • Owner Robert Edward Smith Lupo Properties, New Orleans, since 1976. Consultant various firms, since 1977. Chief operating officer Commodore Thomas J. Lupo Enterprises, Williams-Lupo, Smith-Lupo, since 1981.

      President Hedwig, Inc., Zephyr, Inc., Noroaltom Development Company, Inc., since 1981. Consultant Mistress Thomas J. Lupo properties.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Graduate Metropolitan Area Leadership Forum, New Orleans, 1980. Board directors, president New Orleans Municipal Yacht Harbor, 1989-1993. Life member Friends Audubon Zoo, since 1983.

    Board directors New Orleans Metropolitan Area Committee, 1985-1990. Guardian member Boy Scouts American, since 1991. Member capital projects oversight committee Orleans Parish School Board, since 1995.

    Member board commissioners Orleans Levee District, since 1996. Member Aquarium Americans (life), Association Naval Aviation (charter), Sigma Alpha Epsilon (founding). Clubs: Semreh.


    • Married Mary Lynn Puissegur, June 16, 1980. Children: Robert Thomas Smith, Francesca Marfese Smith.
    • father: Thomas Joseph Lupo
    • mother: Alvena Florence (Smith) Lupo
    • spouse: Mary Lynn Puissegur
    • children: Robert Thomas Smith Lupo
    • Francesca Marfese Smith Lupo
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    Born May 27, 1953
    (age 64)
    • 1977
      Tulane University
    • 1976
      Owner Robert Edward Smith Lupo Properties
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1977
      consultant, various firms
    • 1981
      president, Hedwig
      Zephyr, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      chief operating officer Commodore Thomas J. Lupo Enterprises