Rochelle R. Dobbs
Ms. Dobbs was appointed to the Board of Directors of Residential in December 2016 and was appointed Chair of Board on May 22, 2018. Ms. Dobbs has over 26 years of commercial real estate finance experience. Since 2010, Ms. Dobbs has served as President of R Dobbs Partners LLC, a New York-based consulting firm focused on commercial real estate transactions including debt restructures, distressed debt purchases, and debt/equity originations. From 2000 to 2010, Ms. Dobbs was a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Structured Finance (US) and Head of CMBS Capital Markets at Banc of America Merrill Lynch (“BAML”), a leading financial institution. At BAML, Ms. Dobbs was involved in the building of origination and servicing platforms designed to deliver a wide range of products and services to public and private clients in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining BAML, from 1995 to 2000, Ms. Dobbs was a Managing Director and Head of Loan Origination at Chase Manhattan Bank (“Chase”) where she managed a nationwide origination group for Chase’s newly created commercial mortgage backed security business. Ms. Dobbs was a member and served on the Board of Governors of Commercial Mortgage Securities Association. Ms. Dobbs holds a Bachelor of Arts - Economics from New York University in New York City.