Bob  Kaplan

Senior Vice President


Bob Kaplan joined CBRE Hotels in January 2011 as a Senior Vice President, bringing over 30 years of hospitality transaction experience to the CBRE hospitality services platform. Bob is recognized as one of the top hospitality brokers in the US, focusing primarily on providing hospitality brokerage services to southern California hotel investors, owners, lenders/servicers and developers.

Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Bob was Senior Managing Director with Colliers International Hotels/PKF Capital in Los Angeles. Prior to that, Bob was president and founder of Orange County based RMK Hospitality Advisors, which was established in 2003 after spending 6 years as Vice President of Real Estate at Newport Beach based Tarsadia Hotels. Prior to joining Tarsadia in 1997, Bob was a San Diego based broker with John Burnham & Co., specializing exclusively in the sale and marketing of hospitality properties.

Bob is a graduate of UCLA and has been licensed to sell real estate in California since 1980. Bob has established extensive industry relationships and demonstrated a successful transaction track record, both as a broker and principal.