Rob is an Associate on the Equilibrium Controlled Environment Foods team. He supports investment due diligence, investor relations, and provides oversight of existing portfolio investments for Controlled Environment Foods Funds I & II.
Prior to Equilibrium, Rob was an analyst in the MetLife Investment Management Agricultural Finance group where he helped manage their agricultural mortgage portfolio. During his time at MetLife, he helped grow their agricultural debt portfolio to over $22B in assets under management and provide a best-in-class debt product to the agricultural industry across the US and Latin America while generating high quality returns for investors.
Rob holds a B.S. in Agricultural Science from Cornell University where he graduated cum laude. At Cornell, Rob held various research positions including as a research assistant in the aquaponics lab where he supported research that explored the productivity and economic viability of hydroponic and aquaponic strawberry cultivation.
In his free time, Rob is always looking for ways to stay active. On any given day he can be found rock climbing, in the yoga studio, or on the soccer pitch, if not just enjoying a nice day at the park.