Our People

Performance is everything.

Our dedicated team of 100+ professionals has a long record of achievement. Their skill, experience and passion enable seamless management of our portfolio, mastery of market opportunities and responsiveness to our investors. They also empower each other, rewarding accomplishment, nurturing careers and making HRE a great place to work.

Robert Schmitt

Robert Schmitt
Principal | EVP | Fund Manager

Mr. Schmitt is the Fund Manager of Hampshire’s Core Fund Platform at The Hampshire Companies and a member of the company’s Investment Committee.  Mr. Schmitt's involvement with the Hampshire real estate portfolio has ranged from disposition, acquisitions and refinancing to negotiating tenant renewals, new leases and shopping center expansion projects.  Mr. Schmitt also supervises leasing and property management teams on several properties where Hampshire functions as a third party manager.  Prior to his affiliation with Hampshire, Mr. Schmitt was an Asset Manager with Legg Mason Real Estate Advisors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  At Legg Mason, he was responsible for managing a portfolio of real estate investments for pension fund clients including equities, joint ventures and mortgages.  Mr. Schmitt has a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Boston University.