Rob joined MidPen’s Board in 2022. Prior to co-founding Bayhill Ventures, Rob served as President of Real Estate at The Sobrato Organization, where he was responsible for the company’s commercial and residential real estate activities, including 15M square feet of existing properties and a development pipeline valued at more than $1 billion. He oversaw the real estate team in deal sourcing, development, marketing, construction, financing, and asset management. Prior to joining TSO in 2013, Rob served at Hines for 17 years, most recently as Senior Managing Director and Country Head for China and Australia. He also oversaw all acquisition, development, and disposition activities for the Pacific Northwest.
Rob earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and his Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He served on the board of Habitat for Humanity, Greater San Francisco and is a member of the Stanford Real Estate Council.