Robert M. AndersonCo-Chairman & CEO
Robert M. Anderson
Co-Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Principal of Birtcher Anderson.
Mr. Anderson currently serves as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for various Affiliates of Birtcher Anderson. Mr. Anderson co-chairs the Executive Management, Strategic Planning, Audit and Investment Committees. He is responsible for the strategic oversight of Birtcher Anderson investment management platform. In this capacity, Mr. Anderson manages day-to-day operations of Birtcher Anderson’s commercial real estate activities including investment strategy, asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and financings. During Mr. Anderson’s 27 year career, he has worked for firms including The Irvine Company and Peat Marwick (KPMG). He has been involved with more than $2 billion of acquisitions, dispositions and financings throughout the United States in all major product types, including the facilitation of over $300 million of direct investment advisory on behalf of domestic and offshore private investors. Mr. Anderson joined the Birtcher family of companies in 1988, eventually succeeding to his current position of Co-Chairman of Birtcher Anderson. Since 1992, he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Birtcher Anderson Properties, Inc. (“Birtcher Corp”), managing the growth of Birtcher Corp’s asset and property management portfolio to as much as 20 million square feet of space. Mr. Anderson has directed Birtcher Corp’s investment in over $700 million of real estate since 1999. Mr. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and Accounting from Augustana College and has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Mr. Anderson is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is a former director of the Building Owners and Managers Association Advisory Board. He is an active supporter of the Mission San Juan Capistrano, Capistrano Valley Boys and Girls Club, and the Urban School Assistance Project. He is a also a member of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange School.