Robert Hellman has 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. At Pembrook, a private equity real estate firm with approximately $300 million of assets under management, he heads asset management and sits on the firm's investment committee, and is the Chief Compliance Officer. He previously led the real estate practice for DLA, LLC; among his engagements, Mr. Hellman was retained as head of asset management for a major real estate investor owning a $2.5 billion portfolio in the US. Mr. Hellman began his real estate finance career at Lehman Brothers. During his 16 years with Lehman, Mr. Hellman served as president, CEO and/or CFO for several public real estate funds investing in retail, multifamily and commercial assets, and was part of the firm's real estate restructuring efforts during the 1990s. He has also held positions at Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, Newmark Capital Group and was managing principal at Riverstreet Realty Advisors. Mr. Hellman earned a BA from Cornell University, a Master's degree from Columbia University, and a JD from Fordham University. He is an adjunct professor at New York Law School and previously taught at NYU's Schack Real Estate Institute. His affiliations include: Urban Land Institute (full member); International Council of Shopping Centers; Cornell Real Estate Program Advisory Board; the University Council of Cornell University; licensed New York real estate broker; former board member of the New York chapter of the Turnaround Management Association; New Jersey Bar.