In his role as Executive VP of Retail Development, Robert (Bob) manages various aspects of the retail development process for Crossroads, including site identification, feasibility analysis, entitlement procurement, and design/budget coordination. Bob is also the CEO of Supermarket Consulting Group (SCG), an independent advisory firm which provides market research, feasibly studies, and other advisory services to a variety of retail operators and developers, including Crossroads. Bob has over 30 years of experience as an Executive with some of the region’s largest supermarket chains. He is also a principal of Inner City Development, a firm which focuses upon the development of supermarket-anchored shopping centers in low-income urban neighborhoods utilizing various non-traditional financing programs including New Market Tax Credits, Economic Development Grants, PILOTS, Redevelopment Area Bonds and Community Development Block Grants, as well as public-private partnerships. Bob is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, on the Advisor Board of Morris-Middlesex County Habitat for Humanity, and is a graduate of Rutgers University with a B.A. degree in Economics and Finance. Bob has been with Crossroads since 2012.