Rob Martinson plays a lead role in developing long term relationships with debt and equity partners for Annex Student Living. As CIO, Martinson is responsible for overseeing all investment opportunities, managing and monitoring the organization’s portfolio, and developing strategies for growth. He is particularly interested in finding innovative ways to partner with public entities and private institutions to provide quality housing and amenities to further attract and retain the best students, researchers and faculty.
Throughout his career, he has worked on over fifty projects and transactions totaling more than $300 million including retail, office, industrial, flex, self-storage, multifamily and student housing. Martinson has over ten years of real estate experience spanning a broad range of roles including construction, project management, owner representation, financial analysis and development.
He received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also an active participant in Urban Land Institute events and is pursuing his CCIM designation.