Rob McSween is the founding partner of McSween Advisors. Prior to McSween Advisors, he was co-founder and senior partner of Artis Advisors, a real estate investment banking firm focused on capital raising. Mr. McSween was Managing Partner of MMI Advisors, LLC, a predecessor company to Artis Advisors, specializing in real estate restructuring and capitalization following the 2008-2009 great recession.
From 2007 through 2009, Mr. McSween was a Managing Director at Strategic Value Partners, a hedge fund based in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he oversaw real estate investment in Asia with a primary focus in Japan and India. From 1993-2006, Mr. McSween was Senior Managing Director at ING Group in New York. At ING he formed and served as Managing Partner for ING Realty Partners, L.P. and ING Realty Partners II, L.P., which made aggregate property investments of more than $2.5 billion from 1997-2005.
Mr. McSween also directed acquisitions and asset management for ING’s proprietary account of more than $1.4 billion in real property, sub-performing and non- performing loans acquired from the Resolution Trust Corporation and other financial institutions, participating loans and loan securitization. Prior to ING, Mr. McSween was a Managing Director at Citicorp, where he directed an investment banking team that executed more than $6 billion in large loan syndications throughout the United States and Canada. He also formed Citicorp’s Commercial Securitization Group in 1991, which facilitated the distribution of performing and restructured sub-performing loans in rated, privately placed structures.
Mr. McSween received his secondary school education at Groton School and earned BA and MBA degrees from Tulane University. He is a member of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) and served as its Chairman in 2003. He holds Series 7 and 63 securities registrations and is affiliated with Stonehaven, LLC, a broker dealer in New York.