Longview Investment Inc.

About Us

Longview Investments is a real estate investment and advisory firm based in Chicago, Illinois, with over 25 years of success in core, value-add and opportunistic investments. Longview’s experience in $3 billion of real estate transactions spans a wide variety of asset classes including multifamily, office, retail, student housing and for-sale housing. The Longview team brings expertise in asset management, capital raising, finance, strategic planning, acquisitions, joint venture structures, property management and executive leadership to every deal.

Bob Flannery

Founder and President
bflannery@longview-investments.com

Bob is a seasoned real estate professional with proven experience leading multi-billion dollar, vertically integrated investment and development organizations. He brings over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning, investment management, joint ventures and capital raising to Longview Investments. He has broad knowledge of multifamily, office and retail asset classes with demonstrated success in asset management, acquisitions, finance and property management.

Most recently, Bob was President of CA Residential, the multifamily development platform of CA Ventures. As President, he built a team of professionals with diverse expertise for a $3 billion national platform of Class A assets in major growth markets across the U.S. Prior to his promotion to President, Bob was Chief Operating Officer at CA and focused on strategic growth and best practices across the firm’s $10 billion portfolio.

Bob previously served as Chief Operating Officer at JRG Capital Partners and as Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. He has worked for many of the industry’s top firms, including Prudential Insurance, JP Morgan Chase and Sam Zell’s Equity Office. During his career, Bob has been involved in over $5 billion in transactions and has managed portfolios across the United States.

Bob is executive advisor and board member to several privately held real estate investment firms and proptech firms. He is also an Executive Council member at Cara, a workforce development and poverty alleviation non-profit based in Chicago, Illinois. Bob holds a BS in Finance from Northern Illinois University, an MBA in International Business from Wayne State University, is an Illinois Licensed Managing Broker and maintains dual citizenship with a European Union passport.

Bob Flannery Headshot

Bob Flannery

Founder and President
bflannery@longview-investments.com

Bob Flannery Headshot

Bob is a seasoned real estate professional with proven experience leading multi-billion dollar, vertically integrated investment and development organizations. He brings over 25 years of experience in executive leadership, strategic planning, investment management, joint ventures and capital raising to Longview Investments. He has broad knowledge of multifamily, office and retail asset classes with demonstrated success in asset management, acquisitions, finance and property management.

Most recently, Bob was President of CA Residential, the multifamily development platform of CA Ventures. As President, he built a team of professionals with diverse expertise for a $3 billion national platform of Class A assets in major growth markets across the U.S. Prior to his promotion to President, Bob was Chief Operating Officer at CA and focused on strategic growth and best practices across the firm’s $10 billion portfolio.

Bob previously served as Chief Operating Officer at JRG Capital Partners and as Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. He has worked for many of the industry’s top firms, including Prudential Insurance, JP Morgan Chase and Sam Zell’s Equity Office. During his career, Bob has been involved in over $5 billion in transactions and has managed portfolios across the United States.

Bob is executive advisor and board member to several privately held real estate investment firms and proptech firms. He is also an Executive Council member at Cara, a workforce development and poverty alleviation non-profit based in Chicago, Illinois. Bob holds a BS in Finance from Northern Illinois University, an MBA in International Business from Wayne State University, is an Illinois Licensed Managing Broker and maintains dual citizenship with a European Union passport.