Robert Conn is Vice President, Acquisitions at Klingbeil Capital Management where his responsibilities include sourcing and underwriting for multifamily investments, as well as dispositions. Prior to joining Klingbeil, Robert was Assistant Vice President at Bivium Capital Partners as a member of the Investment team. Prior to his role at Bivium, Robert was with Essex Property Trust where as a Director he managed the underwriting and due diligence of apartment acquisitions, developments, and preferred equity investments. While at Essex, Robert was part of the team that executed the company's $16 billion merger with BRE Properties. Robert previously practiced real estate and corporate law at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, advising clients in the structuring of real estate transactions and in corporate operational matters. Robert received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.