Our Leadership Team
CEO and Co-Manager, Robbins Electra
CEO, Electra America
Joe is the CEO and Co-Manager of Robbins Electra. An expert in value-added and distressed real estate repositioning, and multifamily acquisitions, operations and disposals, Joe has overseen four successful multifamily portfolio builds totaling 100,000 units, with a value in excess of $7 billion, over the last 15 years. He was the original founder of Landmark Apartment Trust, which sold its portfolio in 2015 for $1.9 billion.
Joe and his partners returned to the private sector in 2015 to begin a new portfolio build under the Electra America brand. As CEO of Electra America, Joe oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, from finance to property management. An honors graduate of Cornell University, Joe holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Delaware Law School. He is active in numerous civic and charitable organizations, including AIPAC, Hillel, and The Cornell University Tower Club.
CFO & Principal, Robbins Electra
President & CFO, Electra America
As CFO and Principal of Robbins Electra, and President & CFO of Electra America, Jim is responsible for the financial day-to-day management of both companies. He has over 25 years of accounting, finance and operational expertise, and has been involved in 210 asset acquisitions and 180 dispositions totaling over $4 billion in asset value over a 15-year period. Prior to joining Electra America, Jim was the COO and CFO of Landmark Apartment Trust. A Certified Public Accountant, Jim holds a B.S. degree from Florida State University and a M.B.A. degree (Accounting) from the University of South Florida.
CEO and Co-Manager, Robbins Electra
CEO/Co-Founder, Robbins Property Associates
A seasoned real estate professional with over 25 years’ experience in leasing, acquisition and asset management, Steve is CEO and co-manager of Robbins Electra and CEO/co-founder of Robbins Property Associates. In these roles, he is responsible for the company’s management of over 20,000 apartment units in the Sun Belt.
Steve started his career with Sawyer Realty Holdings, a real estate investment and management firm specializing in multifamily housing with a portfolio of 80 properties along the Eastern seaboard. During that time he was directly involved with the acquisition of over 15,000 apartment units on the East Coast and was responsible for a full range of activities for over 3.2 million square feet of commercial property space. In 2009, he co-founded Robbins Property Associates with his brother, Mitchell Robbins. During the course of his career he has been involved in the asset management, acquisition, disposition and/or financing assignments for over 25,000 multifamily units.
CEO of Electra Real Estate Ltd.
Gil joined the company in 2006 and has held numerous positions since then. He has a vast experience in development, acquisition, operation, and disposals of properties in Israel and abroad.
COO & Principal, Robbins Electra
COO, Principal & Co-Founder Robbins Property Associates
As COO and Principal of Robbins Electra and Robbins Property Associates, Kristi is responsible for the operational day-to-day management of both companies. Kristi is directly involved with the multiple aspects of the company’s multifamily ventures, from acquisition through financing, operational integration, strategic initiatives, investor relations, financial performance, renovation process, physical maintenance, promoting the company culture and overseeing all facets of the company and property operations. She has been instrumental to the aggressive and successful growth of both Robbins Electra Management and Robbins Property Associates.
Kristi joined Robbins Property Associates in 2010 as one of the co-founders of the management company, working diligently to develop and expand the company’s management platform. During her tenure with Robbins Electra and Robbins Property Associates she has participated in the acquisition of over 67 assets totaling over $2.5 billion in asset value and over overseen the operational management of over 72 properties/ 25,000 units. She has over 20 years of diverse experience in multifamily and commercial real estate working with key national and international real estate companies.