A native of Charlotte, Rob graduated from East Carolina University. He is a licensed real estate broker in North, South Carolina and Georgia and holds the distinguished CCIM designation. After a brief career in the environmental industry, he joined his family’s real estate business, MECA Properties, and is the third generation of Pressley’s to be affiliated with that firm.
Rob is President of Coldwell Banker Commercial MECA. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, he is very active in the brokerage and development of real estate. During his career as a practicing broker Rob has completed hundreds transactions in the areas of land, investment, retail, office and industrial real estate. His clients include small and large corporate entities, investors, developers, non-profits and various governmental entities.
Rob is also an active principal of Firmitas Development and is currently involved in the development of several mixed use projects in Charlotte area and has, over the last 17 years, been very involved in MECA’s redevelopment of the South End neighborhood. He is also a member of ULI, CNU, ICSC and CCIM Institute.
As a volunteer, Rob is Immediate Past President of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors where he has been an active member since its inception. In addition to his service to the real estate industry, Rob has been an active member of a number of non-profit community organizations including Boy Scouts, Community School of the Arts, Charlotte Chamber, Metrolina Business Council and Charlotte’s City Committee. He is a past recipient of Charlotte’s 40 under 40 award.
Rob is married to wife Valerie and together they have three young daughters, Morgan, Camden and Sheldon.