Bob has been in the trenches and understands your challenge! He has almost 40 years of real estate and business experience as well as many years in commercial banking. Bob is a licensed attorney, real estate broker and general contractor. He also has a lifetime teaching credential in the subjects of Real Estate, Marketing and Industrial Technology. Bob’s law practice areas include real estate, business and civil litigation. Bob began his professional career in Commercial Banking where he financed small and medium sized businesses and real estate projects for construction, development and permanent financing. He negotiated problem loan settlements and established residential real estate lending offices throughout the San Joaquin Valley. Upon leaving banking, Bob established and operated a fully integrated real estate company involved in construction, development, property management, consulting and sales. The company also had a division that manufactured custom cabinetry. The company was involved in subdividing land, obtaining entitlements, building medium-sized and small residential and commercial projects, providing plumbing and electrical service and repair, performing home inspections, property management and brokerage services. As a broker, Bob was involved in the acquisition and sale of commercial and residential property and small businesses. Bob believes in giving back to the community. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Fresno Rescue Mission, Habitat for Humanity – Fresno and Campus Bible Church. He is past president of the Fresno Association of Realtors as well as a former director of the California Association of Realtors and he is past president of the Community Housing Counsel of Fresno. He is also a member of Fig Garden Rotary.