Born and raised in Clifton, NJ. Bob graduated from Clifton High School and played baseball and football (Captain). Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Prior to starting his real estate firm, Bob spent years abroad, as the president of the international division of a public company based in Paris, France.
He opened Blue & Gold Homes in 1995 with the idea of focusing on the Active – Adult segment of the Real Estate Market. To date, Bob has built and sold approximately $140,000,000 worth of real estate.
Bob is also co-founder of Builder Funding and Blue & Gold Holdings.
A third-generation real estate developer, Grant is the managing partner of Blue and Gold Homes, a developer of communities for people 55+ on Long Island and Upstate New York. Blue & Gold, has built nearly 1,000 homes in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, as well as Putnam County, New York. As managing partner, Grant has managed the sales and construction of approximately $150,000,000 worth of Real Estate.
Currently, Grant is the Chairman of The Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI), and a member of their Board of Directors. The Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI), formed in 1941, is an association of building industry professionals who are dedicated to making Long Island a better place to live and work, by creating a balance between the economy, the environment and the achievement of the American Dream of Ownership in all of our communities.
LIBI represents builders, remodelers, commercial, residential, multi-family developers, rental buildings as well as general contractors and professionals serving Long Island.
Additionally, he is a Board member of the Long Island Housing Partnership. The mission of the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP) is to provide housing opportunities for those who, through the unaided operation of the market, cannot afford safe and decent homes. LIHP accomplishes this mission through development, technical assistance, community lending, education and advocacy.
LIHP established partnerships with federal and state agencies, local municipalities, Long Island businesses, other not-for-profit organizations and community groups to provide affordable housing and support services for low- and moderate-income Long Islanders. Since its founding 29 years ago, LIHP has assisted approximately 30,000 individuals and families.