Robert graduated from California State Polytechnic University with Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance and Law in 1984. He was employed at First Interstate Bank until 1985 when he started his career in the real estate investment industry as a broker for Cambio Investments, Inc. He was involved in brokerage activities and won an award for the most successful new agent in 1985 and 1986. Robert joined a startup investment firm, CapitalVest Realty, Inc., in 1986 and was involved in many facets of that company’s growth and development. Those areas of involvement include structure, asset management, property management, property acquisition and disposition, general brokerage and capital funding for new projects. Robert formed Clippinger Investment Properties, Inc. in 1994 and has owned and operated the company ever since. His activities include brokerage activities, asset and property management including renovation and lease up management for newly acquired assets and capital formation for new real estate investments and asset management for over 150 investors. In addition, Robert is the former Chairman of the Board of Directors for Gateway Business Bank where he also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee and served as President of the Trulis Business Park Association and the Laguna Niguel Business Center Owner’s Association. The latter are both non-profit associations formed to operate communities of primarily office properties in San Clemente and Laguna Niguel. Robert has developed real estate portfolios for clients and partnerships in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Sacramento markets. Robert developed award winning mixed use property in Sacramento and managed the renovation and sale of luxury condominiums in Downtown Sacramento. Robert has managed the renovation of historic national monument residential properties in Los Angeles. Robert Clippinger has maintained a strong commercial brokerage presence in Orange, Los Angeles and Sacramento markets.