Rochelle R. Dobbs
Ms. Dobbs was appointed to the Board of Directors of Residential in December 2016 and was appointed Chairman 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.