Negotiations Home buy/sell transactions Investment Property 1031 Exchanges Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs
MBA, Wharton 1992 MA, University of Pennsylvania 1992 BS Biology, University of Michigan 1986
Rob’s passion for real estate started in the mid-1990s when he negotiated his first San Francisco property investment. Soon after, he left his corporate strategy job for a career in real estate and has never looked back.
A licensed broker for 20 years Rob has negotiated over $500 million in real estate transactions and has managed over $1B of real estate lending. He’s represented clients on properties ranging from condos and single-family homes to large apartment, retail and office complexes.
A former sales and marketing executive for real estate tech startups, Rob serves buyers and sellers with modern, cutting-edge marketing strategies and tools. A lifelong learner he continuously studies innovative business and negotiation techniques from all sectors. A local resident for over 25 years Rob combines deep local market knowledge with his solid Midwestern work ethic and disposition, having been born and raised in Iowa.
Outside of real estate Rob likes to spend his free time with his daughter, volunteering with her various activities including our local schools, Girl Scouts, theater, swimming, and the list goes on. He loves to hike the extraordinary Bay Area trails, explore new recipes in the kitchen, and plays classical guitar
Rob builds his business one client at a time. Each and every person he works with benefits from his unwavering focus on helping them achieve their goals in the most efficient and low-stress way. He is personally by your side from the very beginning, and continues as your trusted advisor long after a transaction has closed. He is always there to help with his own expertise or referrals from the vast industry network he’s built over the years.
One of Rob’s favorite quotes is “No battle plan survives first contact with the enemy.” With this in mind he approaches every client’s situation with an expansive mindset, always prepared with a solid plan, yet nimble in the face of the inevitable unexpected.
Rob is dedicated to educating his clients to help them make the best possible decisions, and lives by the following principles:
“I worked with Rob on a purchase that was complex and time sensitive. It felt overwhelming at first, but Rob's thoroughness, hard work and analytic approach was incredible. He broke down all the information I needed and explained everything in detail so I could really understand. Then he blended it all back into the big picture so I could make the best, most informed decisions. I would highly recommend Rob as a person that I hope to work with again and know that his professionalism always comes first.”
- Todd M.