Robert A. Kaplan has more than 20 years experience financing, developing, marketing and operating real estate, with a particular focus on housing and mixed-use properties that contain a commercial component. Mr. Kaplan has participated in the development of more than 4,500 residential units, and his expertise spans both rental apartments – market rate, government-assisted, and mixed income – as well as for-sale luxury condominiums. His product portfolio is similarly broad, and includes everything from walk-up apartments to renovated lofts to luxury high-rise rentals. Prior to founding Ansonia Properties in 2002, Mr. Kaplan was a founding principal of Everest Partners, where he was responsible for all facets of the acquisition, financing, operation and marketing of projects undertaken by the firm. Mr. Kaplan received a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Public Policy, both from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Tufts University.