Bob has been a resident of Naples for the past 35 years. He is from the mid-west having spent his early years in Wisconsin and Indiana. He holds a BS degree from Purdue University in Management and Marketing. He first entered the real estate business in Lafayette, Indiana in the mid 70s to mid 80s, where he was a partner in a successful residential and commercial real estate firm. He found southwest Florida and moved to Naples in 1983, where he began a 35 year career in the yachting industry first as a USCG licensed yacht captain and yacht broker for owners of sailing and power yachts to 100 ft, and then as a global weather and routing consultant for the owners and captains of yachts up to 200 ft who were making extended open ocean passages globally.
Bob obtained his Florida Real estate license in Nov 2019 and affiliated then with Coldwell Banker Realty on 5th Ave. He is a Realtor member of the NAR, FAR and NABOR, holds the RCC, (Residential & Commercial) designation and is engaged in the marketing and sale of residential and commercial properties. With his years of real estate experience, extensive yachting background and Coldwell Banker's internationally recognized brand and reputation Bob is well equipped to understand and advise buyers and sellers, of residential and commercial properties, especially residential properties on the water and with and Gulf Access. Bob is friendly, organized and a very good communicator. He likes to get to know each of his clients well, help them recognize their needs and help them achieve their objectives. With Bob's 35 years as a full time resident and knowledge of Naples and Southwest Florida, and with his easy going nature you will find Bob easy to get to know, knowledgeable, professional and a trusted advocate.