Robert A. Kaplan
Founder & Principal
Robert Kaplan has more than 30 years of institutional and direct private real estate investment experience and has successfully completed transactions encompassing more than 4,500 apartment units. Mr. Kaplan’s experience spans acquisitions, development, finance, asset management and property operations. As Managing Principal at Ansonia, Mr. Kaplan utilizes his broad experience and market knowledge to direct all investment, finance and asset management activities for the company, as well as leading its property acquisition activities.
Prior to founding Ansonia in 2002, Mr. Kaplan was a founder and principal of Everest Partners where he led the firm’s investment and development activities including the acquisition of non-performing first mortgage loans and adaptive reuse of obsolete manufacturing buildings into vibrant residential and mixed-use properties. Previously, he acquired more than 2,200 units of multifamily housing in 18 states as a senior acquisitions officer for Related Capital, an affiliate of Related Companies in New York. Mr. Kaplan earned both an MBA and MA in Public Policy from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from Tufts University.