Robert Breslau

Partner, Real Estate Investment Group, and Board Advisor

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With a tenure at Stiles totaling more than 35 years, Mr. Robert Breslau has played a critical role in the company’s growth and success. Most recently, he was Chief Development Officer, where he directed the company’s overall development strategy and expansion initiatives for its diverse product types, including multifamily, retail, office and mixed-use. Transitioning from Chief Development Officer to Partner, Real Estate Investment Group in 2024, he is solely focused on driving business development initiatives, fostering new relationships, and exploring new markets for expansion of the company’s development platform.

Since joining Stiles in 1988, Mr. Breslau has held progressively responsible roles across various real estate domains, including development, leasing, analysis, sales, and property acquisition. Under his leadership, Stiles has expanded its presence both within and beyond Florida, establishing multiple offices and a robust development footprint across the Carolinas, particularly in the top-tier markets of Charlotte, Raleigh, and Nashville.

Mr. Breslau’s expertise in retail development has played a pivotal role in the company’s success. Notably, in 2012, he spearheaded Stiles’ expansion throughout the Southeast with a focus on North Carolina. Known as “The Publix Guy,” Mr. Breslau nurtured Stiles’ relationship with the grocer, resulting in the development of over 40 Publix-anchored centers across Florida and the Carolinas, including the inaugural Publix in Charlotte. Concurrently, he helped guide Stiles’ retail development strategy for various retail project types, including large-format, urban and mixed-use centers, solidifying its position as a key growth category for the company.

Mr. Breslau holds a Master of Public Administration along with a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University. A Florida resident for most of his life, he currently resides in Davie Florida with his wife Patricia.

In addition to his professional achievements, Mr. Breslau has been actively involved in various professional affiliations, serving on numerous International Council of Shopping Centers boards and committees, holding the designation of Certified Retail Property Executive, and contributing to the Florida State University Real Estate Foundation Board of Directors. He also participates in community service through roles such as the Broward County Planning Council and most recently on the Town of Davie Planning and Zoning Board. Furthermore, Mr. Breslau shares his knowledge and insights through teaching and publishing endeavors. He serves as a Guest Lecturer at the Florida State University College of Business, an Evans Jennings Endowed Chair Speaker, and a Guest Speaker at Nova Southeastern University College of Business.