Robert Rives founded Professional Equities, Inc. (PEI) in 1969 and is the current chairman. His knowledge of the economic underpinnings of multi-family, office and mini-warehouse storage properties plus his decades of experience in real estate management enables PEI to accept multiple on-site engagements and quickly identify the action steps required to bring an asset to market competitiveness.
Rives is a founding member of the Economical Housing Organization, a non-profit group that provides housing for large and/or economically disadvantaged families. He is also a director of Rainbow Village which provides housing and employment opportunity for those with developmental disabilities.
A member of the Home Builders Association of St. Louis, Rives is a licensed real estate broker in Missouri.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University.