Rob Speyer is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tishman Speyer. Over the past decade, Rob has grown Tishman Speyer into a leading global real estate investment management firm with assets under management of $50 billion. Under his leadership, Tishman Speyer has delivered more than 44 million square feet of development and redevelopment across 30 international markets, serving the needs of 2,100 industry-leading tenants around the world.
Rob is the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, appointed by Mayor Bloomberg in 2006 and reappointed by Mayor de Blasio in 2014. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Partnership for New York City. In 2013, Rob Speyer became the youngest ever Chairman of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the city’s premier industry association, and served as Chairman for five years.
Rob serves on the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City, where he was Co-Chairman of the Construction Committee overseeing its restoration and renovation. He is also a member of the Shanghai Mayor’s International Business Leaders Advisory Council. An emeritus member of the Board of Visitors at Columbia College, Rob graduated magna cum laude from Columbia in 1992 and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.