Lesley Love is an Executive Advisor for Robertson Properties Group, and is currently responsible for the acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and development feasibility of investments including retail, multi-family, hospitality, mixed-use and special use assets primarily located in Southern California and Hawaii.
Prior to joining Robertson Properties Group in September 2012, Lesley was Senior Vice President/Regional Manager of Investments with iStar Financial beginning in 2007. Lesley was initially responsible for investments in Hawaii and Southern California, and subsequently responsible for the asset management and development of iStar’s Hawaii portfolio which included hotels, industrial, mixed-use, retail, luxury housing and land assets.
From 1997 to 2007, she was the Regional Manager of Originations at Fremont Investment’s Loan and placed over $2 billion in mostly bridge- and construction lending investments. Prior to Fremont, Lesley was Mortgage Lending Director and an Assistant Acquisitions Director at Westmark/TCW Realty Advisors in Los Angeles (predecessor to CB Richard Ellis Investors). Ms. Love began her career in the Commercial Real Estate Industry as an MAI Appraiser at the Hanford/Healy Companies in San Francisco.
Lesley earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Political Economy with a minor in City Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, then subsequently earned her MBA at the University of Southern California. She is a former member of ULI and the ULI Small Scale Development Council.