President & CEO
Mr. Robert E. Hart is the founder, CEO, and President of TruAmerica Multifamily and chairs the firm’s Investment Committee. Mr. Hart brings his experience and industry expertise from his 28-year career in the multifamily industry. Throughout his career, Mr. Hart has overseen the acquisition and disposition of more than $9 billion in assets across the globe.
Previously, Mr. Hart served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Kennedy Wilson Multifamily Management Group from January 2000—June 2013 where he and his team acquired and sold more than 20,000 apartment units with a total transaction value of more than $4.5 billion.
Prior to his tenure at Kennedy Wilson, Mr. Hart served as a Senior Vice President of Portfolio Management for Heitman Capital Management, where he was involved in turn-around asset management and the disposition of a $500 million real estate portfolio for various pension funds, endowments and domestic & foreign lenders.
Mr. Hart holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Anderson School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.
For over a decade, Mr. Hart has served on the Board of Directors of Chrysalis, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a pathway for homeless and low-income individuals to find and retain employment in Los Angeles. He is also a member of the National Association of Home Builders Multifamily Division Board of Directors, the National Multifamily Housing Council Board of Directors, the Urban Land Institute, the Advisory Board of the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate and the Real Estate Investment Advisory Council.