Robert J. Plumb
AEW Direct Investment Acquisitions & Capital Markets
Bob Plumb is a Managing Director at AEW and leads AEW’s Direct Investment acquisitions team and capital markets teams, a group of 27 professionals who are responsible for sourcing, negotiating, underwriting and closing investment opportunities for AEW’s core and value-added clients. Mr. Plumb has 33 years of real estate experience, including extensive acquisitions and portfolio management experience. He is a member of AEW’s Management Committee, Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee. During his career, he has been responsible for the acquisition and structuring of over $25 billion of real estate transactions. Mr. Plumb joined the firm in 1989 as an asset manager with significant focus on industrial and office properties in California and the southwestern U.S. Prior to that, he worked for the Kuwait Investment Office as an Investment Manager for its U.S. real estate and alternative investment portfolio. He is active in the senior leadership of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Mr. Plumb is a graduate of Trinity College (B.A.) and Columbia University (M.S.).