Robert K. Barth

Robert K. Barth


Robert Barth has over 40 years of experience in real estate investment, finance and development. For the past 30 years, he has been partnered with Stanley Black in acquiring over 200 properties consisting in excess of 7 million square feet of buildings. He currently oversees the management and operation of this portfolio located principally in California and the western states.

Robert graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor of Science degree and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. He began his career in 1973 by acquiring industrial and commercial properties and in 1985 joined with Stanley Black in vastly expanding the portfolio.

Bob is the co-founder of California Republic Bank and currently serves as Chairman of the Board and is a major shareholder. The Bank manages assets in excess of $3 billion. He also serves on boards of several privately held companies. 

Bob is a member of the Board of Directors and Investment and Finance Committees at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where in 2010, he endowed the Barth Chair in Cancer Genetics. Additionally, he has served on the Board of Vista del Mar, Orangewood Children's Foundation, Harvard University Committee on University Resources, and the USC Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders.