Robert is a business builder and entrepreneur who brings an unusual breadth and depth of financial, strategic and transaction experience to you as a real estate professional.
Born in Brooklyn NY, Robert graduated from Boston University with a degree in business and began his career as credit trained commercial banker in Los Angeles, Ca. His passion for technology and the venture capital community brought him to Silicon Valley California where he was a key player in delivering and managing lending services to the venture capital and emerging growth communities where he built a portfolio of over $200 Million in credit relationships.
Robert then joined with his brother to found Kaufman Bros., LP, one of the leading full-service investment banks that served growth businesses and their investment community. Robert oversaw over 100 professionals at Kaufman Bros including direct management of both the investment banking and research teams. During Kaufman Bros 17-year tenure, the firm raised billions of dollars for growth companies worldwide, executed hundreds of merger, acquisition and strategic advisory assignments and delivered a broad set of financial services to leading institutional and high net worth investors. Robert maintains numerous FINRA brokerage licenses including his series 7, 63, 24, 87 & 79.
After the sale of Kaufman Bros in 2009, Robert continued his entrepreneurial endeavors as an adviser, consultant and business builder. He worked with numerous banks and startups to help conceptualize, fund and accelerate their businesses.
In addition to his business pursuits, Robert, a New York native, is a proud father and has a passion for mind and body fitness. He is a certified personal trainer and has developed a guided meditation & wellness platform.
Whether you are an investment professional, commercial tenant, or you are seeking to buy or rent a home, Robert brings a unique set of skills and experience to the process. His decades of successes in negotiating and understanding complex transactions will bring you results that will exceed your expectations and his integrity and professionalism is beyond reproach.