Robert J. Lowe
Chairman Emeritus (2003-2006)


Bob formed Lowe in 1972 and over 45 years has led the company through development, investment and management of more than $28 billion of real estate.

Bob is very active in the community serving as Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of the Los Angeles Metropolitan YMCA; Chairman Emeritus of the Real Estate Roundtable; Life Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of Claremont McKenna College; Chairman and Co-Founder of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy of Claremont McKenna College; and Director of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Bob was Chairman of the New Los Angeles Marketing Partnership, formed to promote the good and positive attributes of the city; past member of the California Economy Strategy Panel; and past Director and member of the Executive Committee of the Economic Development Corporation of Los Angeles County. Bob’s honors reflect his dedication to our community and the real estate industry and include the City of Hope “Spirit of Life” Award; National Entrepreneur of the Year for Real Estate and Construction; Los Angeles Mayor’s “City of Angels” Award; “Distinguished Citizen Award” presented by the Boy Scouts of America; and, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Business Leader Award. He was recently inducted into the Stanford University Real Estate Hall of Fame.  

Education:  Claremont McKenna College, BA cum laude; Stanford University, MBA