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Bob Foley

TPG Real Estate Partners

Managing Director, Chief Financial and Risk Officer

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Capital Markets


Robert Foley has served as our chief financial officer since August 2015. Mr. Foley is also a managing director of TPG and a member of our Manager's investment committee. Mr. Foley joined TPG Real Estate and our company in August 2015 from Sixth Street Partners (formerly known as TPG Special Situations Partners), where he directed credit-based investment activity in U.S. commercial real estate for TPG's special situations and credit investment platform from 2014 to August 2015. Mr. Foley is an experienced principal investor and business builder. Mr. Foley was a co-founder, chief financial officer, and later chief operating officer of Gramercy Capital Corp. (NYSE: GPT), a publicly-traded REIT with debt and net lease investments throughout the U.S. Prior to his tenure with Gramercy Capital, Mr. Foley was co-head of high yield commercial real estate debt investing for Goldman Sachs & Co.'s special situations group, and led the domestic commercial real estate capital markets business at Bankers Trust Company (since merged with Deutsche Bank). He began his career with Touche Ross & Co. in its San Francisco office. Until recently, Mr. Foley served on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and chaired its governmental policy committee. He is a full member of the Urban Land Institute, the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the Stanford Real Estate Center, and the Real Estate Lenders Association. He earned B.A. degrees in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University, an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and is a certified public accountant (inactive in California)

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Recapitalization, Rehabilitation