Luis Perez
Senior Vice President CFO


Perez joined the Detroit Lions front office as Senior Vice President CFO in 2011 and now is in his third year with the organization. He oversees the club and stadium’s financial, insurance, banking, information technology, business systems, retail store and purchasing operations. Perez reports directly to President Tom Lewand.

Before joining the Lions, he spent seven years as the managing director at Modell Ventures.

Perez comes to Detroit with 12-plus years of financial related experience in the sports industry. He has served as the chief financial officer for the Baltimore Ravens (1998-2004) as well as controller for the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers (1997-98). Prior to joining the Knicks and Rangers, Perez was controller for the Philadelphia Phillies (1992-97). He began his career as a member of the international accounting firm of KPMG (1986-92), becoming a CPA in 1990.

In 1986, Perez graduated from the College of New Jersey with a B.S. in accounting. While at the College of New Jersey, he was a captain of the baseball team and was an Academic All-America nominee after his junior and senior years.

Perez has sat on the board for The SEED Foundation since 2007. SEED ( partners with urban communities to provide innovative educational opportunities that prepare underserved students for success in college and beyond.

Born in Las Villas, Cuba, Luis moved to the United States at the age of four. He and his wife, Joanne, have three daughters: Kelly, Allison and Christina.

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