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Ross Robb

Parallel Company

Project Director

Job Functions: Executive, Development, Research & Strategy


Mr. Robb has over 30 years of real estate and development management experience with a focus on public-private partnerships with cities, including Tempe and Chandler, Arizona and Omaha, Nebraska and public universities, including Arizona State University and San Francisco State University. From 2008 until 2016, Ross worked closely with current Parallel principals David Pierce and Kristen Penrod, as Vice President of Development - Public-Private Partnerships for University House Communities, where he oversaw the development of Century Residence Hall and Citrus Dining Hall at Arizona State University and University House Tempe – Phase 2. Mr. Robb was co-managing partner of Benton-Robb Development Associates, LLP (1991 – 2008) and a co-managing member of Riverfront Holdings, LLC (2004 – 2020) where he led the negotiation of an array of joint venture agreements and public-private agreements resulting in the development of major mixed-use projects including Hayden Ferry Lakeside on Tempe Town Lake (Tempe, Arizona), Riverfront Place on the Missouri River (Omaha, Nebraska). Mr. Robb served for nine-and-one-half years on the Kyrene School District Governing Board, 4 of those years as Board President. He is the Board President of Arizona Capital Facilities Finance Corporation, a 501(c)(4) organization that, since 1999, has financed and re-financed over $500 million of public-private projects at Arizona State University. Ross is the founder and Chairman of the Caitlin Robb Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization that has raised and granted over $2 million for pediatric cancer research and patient need programs. Ross has an MBA from Arizona State University and a BS in Accounting from University of Buffalo.

Areas of Interest

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