Robert F. Savage is an investment partner of Valor Real Estate Partners LLP and serves on its Investment Committee.
Mr. Savage was formerly a founding partner and President of KTR Capital Partners ("KTR"), a leading private equity real estate investment and operating company focused on industrial properties throughout North America. KTR and its commingled investment funds were sold in May 2015 to a joint venture of Prologis Inc. and Norges Bank Investment Management.
Prior to founding KTR, Mr. Savage was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Trustees of Keystone Property Trust, (“Keystone” NYSE: KTR) an industrial real estate investment trust.
Mr. Savage was a partner in the formation of Keystone in 1997 and joined the firm in an executive capacity in November 2000. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Savage was a Partner at Hudson Bay Partners, L.P. a private equity firm. Previously, he worked from 1994 to 1997 in the Investment Banking Division at Merrill Lynch & Co. where he specialized in corporate finance and M&A advisory services for REITs, real estate private equity funds and hospitality companies. Mr. Savage started his career at Arthur Andersen LLP, in the workout practice and then joined in the Investment Management group at Jones Lang LaSalle.
Mr. Savage is a member of the Board of Trustees of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is also a member of the Policy Advisory Board at the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also a member of ULI, PREA and the Editorial Board of the Institutional Real Estate Letter. Mr. Savage received an A.B. in Urban Studies and Business Economics from Brown University.