Bob LeFever transferred the discipline and skills that made him a savvy FBI agent into a remarkably successful real estate career, with over 38 years of real estate industry experience. After achieving top producer status, Bob started his own full service brokerage firm in Florida. His company gained national attention and was quickly acquired by Merrill Lynch. Bob rapidly climbed the corporate ladder, ultimately being named President of Merrill’s Southern California operations.
From there, he was selected as President of the Southern California division of Coldwell Banker, where he spearheaded over 20 acquisitions – two of which were amongst the largest acquisitions in North America. These consolidated companies resulted in a gross revenue of nearly $550 million.
Bob’s Experience and Accomplishments Include:
- Regional VP – Beverly Hills Division – Merrily Lynch Realty
- Partner – Prudential California Realty
- COO – Prudential Atlanta Realty
- President and COO – Coldwell Banker Southern California
- Senior VP – NRT
For the past six years, Bob has led his own consulting group helping national sales companies and franchises grow per person productivity and profitability. His services aid these companies with planning future growth in sales productivity, identifying new office locations and consolidating operations for increased profitability. In addition to a challenging career, Bob is a family man with three sons and five grandchildren. He and his wife of 35 years, Laura, enjoy traveling across the nation and Europe. Bob has received numerous awards and accolades including recognition for his fundraising efforts totaling $550,000 for Cure Autism Now. Bob has also proudly served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity and assisted the organization in building 27 homes in San Juan Capistrano in one year. Bob is a recognized public speaker and has been featured as keynote presenter at many real estate conferences.