Alfred Burton Leifer

Date of Death

Al is survived by his wife Anne, his children from his first marriage Michelle (Michael), Diane and David, his Grandson Kyle, his brother Elliot and his nephews and nieces Randall, Michael, Laurie (Scott), Mikailah, Dylan, Levi, Andrew, Emily (Nolan), Simon (Courtney), Heather (Michael), Andrew and Kacie and his dog Ruby.

Al was born on 4/12/1935 in Chicago, Illinois where he lived until age 12 when his family moved to California and settled in Burbank. Al attended Luther Burbank Junior High and John Burroughs High School. He attended college at UCLA. During his life, he lived in Reseda, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Bel Air, and Westwood before ultimately returning to Burbank, the place he loved best, in 1998 where he resided until his death. After graduating from UCLA, he began his career as a CPA. He co-founded his first firm, Burbank Income Tax, in the 1960’s. This ultimately became a 50 person firm, Brown Leifer Slatkin & Berns, which merged in the early 2000’s with another firm to become a 100 person firm. Upon his retirement in 2005 from public accounting, Al turned to full-time management of his real estate ventures which he continued up until his death.

Al loved life and made the best of everything. He was innovative, forward thinking, optimistic, kind, and gentle. He had many successes and was always humble and appreciative. When he was faced with life’s challenges, he met them with perseverance and resilience.

Al enjoyed traveling, golf, tennis, snow skiing, and was an avid sports fan. He especially loved UCLA basketball and football. He enjoyed being a devoted member of Burbank Kiwanis.

He lived a life that anyone would be proud of. He had a great love for his family, friends, and many associates. He will be remembered for his kindness to all and his loving, caring and supportive nature. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, and uncle.

He was a great man. He was loved by many. He will be missed.