Robert Lee serves as Senior Managing Director where he leads the firm's efforts in raising equity capital and structuring transactions. Prior to his current position, he was director of capital markets for Silver Portal Capital, and founder and managing partner for SIG Equity Partners, LLC, both boutique real estate banking firms with expertise in raising and structuring equity and debt investments for private and public real estate operators with institutional investors. Over the past 15 years Rob has served in various real estate investment banking, and private equity advisory roles, advising on and placing over $2 billion in real estate capital for investment across real estate operating strategies through the country. He brings a diversity of expertise to HPA through his previous tenures with investment banking and advisory firms including Bainbridge, Cohen Financial, Colliers International and Sperry Van Ness.
Rob received a BA in Business, with a concentration in Marketing, from Eastern Kentucky University and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Management. He holds a California Real Estate Broker license, is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and holds a FINRA Series 22 and Series 63 license though Sandlapper Securities, LLC as an independent licensed registered representative.