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Jacobs Management Center

photo of building
Location: North

Historical Note:

The Jacobs Management Center is the home of UB's School of Management.  The building includes a conference center, lecture halls, classrooms and administrative offices.


The Jacobs Management Center is named after the Jacobs family in honor of their $1 million gift to UB in 1983.  The building honors the late Louis Jacobs, his wife, the late Genevieve Bibby Jacobs and their three sons: Jeremy M. Jacobs, Chair and CEO of Delaware North Companies and chair of the UB Council; the late Lawrence D. Jacobs, professor and chair of the UB Department of Neurology and world renown researcher in the treatment of multiple sclerosis; and Max Jacobs, a successful stage actor active in a wide range of community and cultural activities.  

  • 1985 -- (January) Construction completed
  • 1985 -- (May 21) Building dedicated

Original Architect: Hutchins Evans and Lefferts of New York City and Biggie Shaflucas of Buffalo (Associate Architects)
Original Contractors: Sevenson Construction
Construction Cost: $4.9 million
Original Size: 93,425 gross sq. ft.