Designations/Certifications: EDFP, SIOR, CREST, RPM

Master’s of Science in Urban Affairs (an interdisciplinary program) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Prior to joining Ogden, Bob was: a Business & Economic Developer with IMPACT SEVEN, Inc.’s Milwaukee Office marketing New Markets Tax Credits, SBA’s 504 Loans & SBA’s Micro Loans; Executive Vice President of Leasing & Acquisitions at Mallory Properties; Senior Vice President of Corporate and Industrial Sales & Leasing at NAI MLG Commercial; Vice President of Special Projects w/James T. Barry Co., Inc.; and a Commercial Real Estate Sales & Leasing Associate for Robert A. Polacheck Co. Bob was licensed as a Wisconsin Real Estate Broker in 1983. Bob has also served more than 10 years as executive director of 3 nationally recognized inner-city redevelopment efforts: the Milwaukee East Organizations’ Congress Inc.; Racine’s North Side Redevelopment Project, Inc.;
and Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corp.(NMIDC) n/k/a RIVERWORKS Development Corp. Bob has been an Educational Presenter at: SIOR’s international & regional conventions;
Program Chair of SIOR-Wisconsin Chapter meetings; the Mid-American Economic Development Council Convention in 2010; & UW-M’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

Professional Affiliations
Founder, past President, Program Committee Chair – Society of Industrial & Office REALTORS® (SIOR) – WI Chapter; Elected & Re Elected Pres. (4 Years) & Chair of Redevelopment Committee of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corp; Initiator / past President (7 years)/Real Estate Dev. Committee Chair (25 years) – NMIDC n/k/a RIVERWORKS Dev. Corp

Awards

  • 2016 Exceptional Leadership & 25 Years of Devoted Service by Riverworks Development Corporation.
  • 2015 Long Term Effective Public-Private Economic Development Partnership by Wisconsin Economic Development Association for Initiating & Stewarding the Riverworks Development Corporation.
  • 2014 Outstanding Leadership & Dedication as Program Chair 12 Years SIOR-Wisconsin Chapter.
  • 2010 NAI Global Elite Performer Award.
  • 2007 Outstanding Support and Leadership as president of SIOR—Wisconsin Chapter.
  • 2006 Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee Industrial Transaction of the Year.
  • 2006 CARW Industrial Deal of the Year.
  • 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award by RIVERWORKS Board of Directors for coordination & leadership during first 13 years of Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corp. (NMIDC) n/k/a Riverworks Development Corp.
  • 2004 Industrial Deal of the Year—Runner-Up awarded by Commercial Assn. of REALTORS – Wisconsin (CARW)