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Bob Whelan

PMAT Real Estate Investments

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

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


Robert Whelan formed the PMAT Companies in January 2003. Since that time PMAT has transacted on over 80 primarily grocery anchored shopping centers with an aggregate market value of over $1.200,000,000 dollars consisting of 10,000,000 square feet. ​ Prior to founding the PMAT Companies, Mr. Whelan was the CFO of the Sizeler Property Investors, Inc., a NYSE REIT; at 31 years old, he was the youngest CFO in Public REIT history. Always focused on real estate, Mr. Whelan began his career in public accounting in Los Angeles, CA where he worked for both Price Waterhouse and Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group concentrating on consulting some of the largest publicly traded real estate companies in the world. Mr. Whelan graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Los Angeles and ranked in the top 1% in the national CPA examination. He is also currently enrolled in Seminary for a Masters in Practical Theology. Chosen as a top 40 executive in the New Orleans metropolitan area, Mr. Whelan has been a guest speaker at numerous public forums and a lecturer at Tulane University MBA program. Actively involved in community service, Mr. Whelan has served as a Commissioner for Recreation District #1for the State of Louisiana and a Board Member of the City of Miami Public Business Improvement District Board as well as a Board Member of Next Generation which ministers to inner city High School students. Mr. Whelan is a 2020 Trustee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Areas of Interest

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