Rob has comprehensive experience in commercial brokerage, valuation, consulting, litigation support and university instruction dating back to 1989. His valuation experience includes a wide range of commercial property types with a focus on multifamily and affordable housing. Rob has been a member of the Appraisal Institute since 1992 and has held the MAI designation since 2002 and has a wide mix of commercial real estate experience across many markets. He also has earned a Master of Business Administration with a real estate concentration and is a Certified General Real Property Appraiser. Rob has worked as both an appraiser and broker on properties throughout the US. He served as a reviewer for under-performing new development loans and litigation support during the Resolution Trust Corp Era, as well as, a key participant in nearly a dozen environmental class action defense cases with many having total potential class claims of over $1 Billion. 

In addition to conventional market rate multifamily properties, Rob has focused on multifamily financed under government-sponsored affordable housing programs. This appraisal practice focus includes Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)/Section 42, HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), as well as other U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. This multifamily concentration includes experience with Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC), known as Freddie Mac and Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA), also known as Fannie Mae compliant reports. Along with a variety of conventional financing uses, there has been many opinions used for new development, valuation of tax credits, partnership buyout or exit negotiation, estate and tax planning, takings, and various consulting. 

Rob served as a Director in an investment sales group that specialized in the sale of affordable housing including properties developed with low income housing tax credits and various complementing programs. Rob first joining this investment sales group at HFF (Holiday Fenoglio Fowler, LP) in 2005 and when this specialty group moved to ARA (Apartment Realty Advisors). 

For 10 years Rob also served as an Adjunct Professor of Graduate Studies focused on real estate topics at the University of New Orleans (LSU System) where he also served as Assistant Director and Consulting Analyst in UNO’s Real Estate Market Data Center for 13 years.