Bob Carli

Senior Vice President, Design Services

 As Senior Vice President of Design Services for VanTrust, Bob Carli is responsible for the planning, design and coordination of development projects across all VanTrust offices. This includes coordination and interaction with internal and external development services team members, including landowners, government agencies, tenants, brokers, architects, engineers, construction managers, and property managers. He is responsible for the successful execution of each project and its design, from the initial concept through completion. 

Bob was brought up in the architecture business and worked in his father’s architecture firm through high school, college and post-graduation. In addition to his apprenticeship with his father, Bob has more than 30 years of experience with other organizations specializing in design, construction and real estate development. He has overseen all aspect of the development process, from initial project feasibility through design, construction, and project completion. 

Prior to joining VanTrust, Bob was responsible for the acquisition, design, and construction of over 40 vehicle dealerships for the Van Tuyl Group. Bob spent over 12 years at Opus West Corporation, where he was responsible for the design of over 21 million square feet of commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, and multifamily complexes throughout the Southwest. 

Bob graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He formerly taught design and perspective drawing at Rio Hondo College. Bob is a licensed architect in the State of Arizona. 

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