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Adam S. Robinson

Founder and President, RAF Pacifica Group

Robinson is founder and president of RAF Pacifica Group, a commercial real estate investment firm that acquires and renovates industrial and office properties. Robinson manages $1.99 million in investments through lease-up strategies in a total of 35 sites around San Diego County. In 2017, RAF Pacifica broke ground on six North San Diego County Industrial, office, creative, R&D and retail space, totaling over $360 million in new commercial development. Projects include a build-to-suit development for San Diego Hat Company. Robinson is affiliated with multiple organizations, including CCIM and SIOR.

ALMA MATER: University of San Diego

BUCKET LIST: Wants to drive a race car on the Nurburgring.

ADIVCE: “Do what you love.”

AFTER HOURS: He is passionate about spending time with his kids.

OUTREACH: Currently a trustee of the Quail Botanical Gardens.