Rob Kochis Partner

Mr. Kochis is a Partner of The Townsend Group and currently provides investment consulting to institutional investors having real asset investment programs totaling more than $15 billion. Services include strategic and investment planning, structuring programs for global multi-asset class portfolios, and identification and selection of managers, pooled funds, and individual account investment opportunities in real estate, timber, agriculture, natural resources, and infrastructure.

Prior to joining The Townsend Group in 1998, Mr. Kochis was a practicing real estate attorney at a regional law firm, where he advised clients on all matters of real estate investment, lending, construction, and management as well as dispute resolution. Prior to that, he was an Economic Development Specialist in the Office of the Mayor for the City of Akron, Ohio.

Mr. Kochis is an author, lecturer, frequent speaker and has served on numerous boards and committees for industry organizations including PREA and the Alternative Investment Forum. He received a BS in Public Policy Management from the University of Akron and a JD from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Mr. Kochis is active in his community. He was a founding and long-time Trustee for the local Community Care Network and member of The Cleveland Orchestra Advisory Council.