Monte and Avery Lipman as UAlbany Students
Monte and Avery Lipman,’86,’88
Run Universal Republic Records
Inspired by their lifelong love of music, the Lipman brothers entered the music industry in business administration and promotion. They transformed their own start-up music label, Republic Records, into a diverse music corporation, Universal Republic Records, whose roster of recording artists includes a host of gold and platinum-record stars.
Monte and Avery Lipman,’86,’88
B.A. Rhetoric and Communication - Monty
B.A. English - Avery
1986
Monte starts at Arista Records; Avery follows, 1988
1989
Monte made Record
Promotion Director,
EMI Records; guides
Arrested Development,
Wilson Phillips and others
1991
Avery Named
Business Administration
Director,
Sony Music
International
1995
Co-founders, Republic Records Acts will include Bloodhound Gang, Chumbawama, 3 Doors Down, Godsmack

 
  2000
Sell Republic Records to
UMG Music; Monte named president, Avery senior VP, Universal Records
2006
Universal Republic launched as new venture Monte President/CEO Avery President/COO
2008
Five Grammys for Universal Republic’s Amy Winehouse
The World Within Reach