Robert Moreyra founded Atlantic American Partners in 2000 along with Rick Michaels and Brad Gordon, and is a founding Partner of the firm’s private equity fund management and immigration-based investment businesses. Robert is also Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Forge Capital Partners, a real estate investment company that manages Community Reinvestment Partners II and Forge Real Estate Partners III, both private equity funds that invest in the Southeast U.S., principally in grocery-anchored shopping centers in areas designated to qualify under the Community Reinvestment Act.
Prior to founding Atlantic American Partners and Forge Capital Partners, Robert served as Managing Director of investment banking firms H. C. Wainwright & Co., First American Investment Banking Corporation and William R. Hough & Co., where he focused on public offerings, private placements, debt placements and restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions.
Robert has substantial real estate experience, having served for eight years as Chief Executive Officer of Pardue, Heid, Church, Smith & Waller, Inc., a consulting firm focused on project finance, underwriting, loan restructuring and market feasibility analysis. Under his leadership, Pardue, Heid grew to be the country’s largest privately held real estate consulting firm of its type. Robert later sold the firm to an industry consolidator. Prior to joining Pardue, Heid, Robert was with Trammell Crow Residential, one of the country’s largest and longest standing real estate development firms, with over 225,000 units completed in major markets.
Robert received his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida, Graduate School of Business and is a graduate of Florida International University, where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Finance. He has served as a member of the University of Florida’s Graduate School of Business Advisory Board, numerous corporate Boards of Directors, and is a member of FINRA. Robert is a frequent lecturer on the topic of real estate finance and investment.