Bob has been an adjunct professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania since 2008. He also is a host of Sirius XM Radio’s “The Real Estate Hour.” Bob has been an active and visible leader in a broad variety of professional and civic organizations and is active in CoreNet, ICSC and the Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Bob is nationally recognized in all aspects of commercial real estate development, acquisitions and financing, with over 35 years of experience representing a wide variety of companies, large and small, in diverse industries, as well as major real estate developers, syndicators and REITs. Bob’s clients have included many Fortune 500 companies; national real estate companies; equity investment funds; major health care institutions; not-for-profit organizations; large retail, hotel and restaurant chains; one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies; numerous financial institutions; waste management companies; and a Congressionally chartered U.S. Government lending institution.
Bob has guided Fortune 100 companies in developing major corporate facilities throughout the U.S., and has led specialized facilities development in the media, retail and petroleum industries. He lectures and writes extensively on such subjects as commercial leasing, zoning and land use, boundary law, real estate taxation, real estate development and the negotiation and structuring of international transactions.
Bob has been named a “Leading US Attorney” by international legal research publisher Chambers & Partners in the real estate category of its 2003, 2004 and 2005 Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers directory, an honor based on an intensive research process incorporating client feedback. He has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer from 2004 through 2018 by being selected by his peers as among the top 5 percent of lawyers in the Commonwealth. In a 1999 Philadelphia magazine survey, he was recognized as one of the best real estate lawyers in Philadelphia. Bob has been an elected Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) since 1995.