Robert Briscoe

Meriwether Partners, LLC

Co-founder and Principal

Job Functions: Executive, Acquisitions & Dispositions, Asset Management, Investment Management, Investor Relations


Robert has been in the commercial real estate business for over thirty years. He grew up in Salem, Oregon and graduated from Oregon State with a degree in Finance. For the first 14 years of his career Robert worked in California. His first job was working for a regional bank in Marin County before heading to Los Angeles to obtain his MBA from U.S.C. Following grad school, he worked as a real estate consultant at Kenneth Leventhal & Co. and then at LaSalle Partners (now JLL). While at JLL, Robert became a partner in the firm and ultimately ran the West Coast Capital Markets group from San Francisco. After six years with JLL, he moved to Seattle in 1999 as a partner and President of Martin Smith Inc, a privately-owned real estate management and investment firm. Three years later, he and Joel formed Meriwether. Robert opened up Meriwether’s Portland office in 2012. Outside of work you can find him at the beach, at the mountains, or in the backyard having fun with his wife and two kids.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type