With 25 years of experience in economic development and corporate advisory, Bob Farley serves corporate, public sector and real estate industry clients. Bob’s work involves economic development organizational improvement, public sector real estate planning, development consulting, securing public sector grants, project financing, and political advisory assistance.
Prior to joining Greyhill, Mr. Farley served as a Senior Vice President for Hillwood Development, one of the largest real estate developers and investors in the country. He oversaw Hillwood’s pre-development consulting services domestically and internationally. Clients included Fortune 1000 companies, federal governments, and global logistics and transportation firms. Previously, Mr. Farley served as National Practice at Deloitte & Touche, and was a Partner at Fantus Consulting. He worked on corporate site selection and economic development consulting at both firms. Mr. Farley has also held senior staff positions with the Lt. Gov of Texas and the Texas Department of Commerce.
Mr. Farley has spoken and presented to over 200 organizations in his career, including professional forums, universities, government agencies, and visiting dignitaries. He has served as a board member of several organizations, including the International Development Council, Austin Municipal Utility District, and the Reston Neighborhood Association. Mr. Farley has been interviewed by Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and many others.
Mr. Farley is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Syracuse University. He also holds both an MPA and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.