Bob Phipps
Senior Managing Director

As Senior Managing Director, Bob is responsible for negotiating Acquisitions, Sales, JV Agreements, and coordinating transaction activities for SteelWave. Since 2012, Bob has been involved in over 30 acquisitions totaling 7.6M square feet and $2.5B. He has sold over 70 assets in excess of $4.1B in that same time period. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.

Bob has over 30 years of real estate experience and has been with SteelWave for 23 years.

Prior to joining SteelWave, Bob worked at Maxim Property Management (formerly The Prometheus Company),  Trammell Crow Company, and Coldwell Banker & Company.


  • Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis
  • Licensed real estate salesperson in California
  • Real Property Administrator (RPA)
  • CPM Courses Completed – 302, 400, and 500