Executive Board Member
Robert J. Thiergartner serves as Chief Operating Officer of Davis Partners LLC, a Newport Beach-based company that builds, buys and manages institutional-quality industrial buildings, multi-tenant business parks and office properties throughout Southern California. Mr. Thiergartner is involved in all aspects of the acquisition, development, management, sales, finance and accounting of Davis Partners’ commercial real estate business. Since joining Davis Partners in 1981, the company has acquired, arranged, negotiated and closed in excess of $750 million in acquisitions, loans and joint ventures.
Mr. Thiergartner works closely with Davis Partners’ founder, William Davis, on the strategic direction of the firm including its growth plans, direction of the development and acquisition practice and generational change.
Prior to joining Davis Partners in 1981, Mr. Thiergartner was an Audit Senior at Arthur Anderson & Co. where he was responsible for the audit and supervision of audit personnel for public and non-public commercial and real estate development, property management as well as construction companies and corporations.
Mr. Thiergartner received a Bachelor of Science in business administration with emphasis in accounting from California Polytechnic University, Pomona. He is a Certified Public Accountant in California and holds a Certificate in Commercial Real Estate from University of California, Irvine.
Additionally, he is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI), Vice Chairman of the Small Scale Development Council Blue Flight, sits on the School Board at Santa Margarita Catholic High School and is involved with Legatus International.