New Member Spotlight Robie Suggs

November 14, 2022
Robie K. Suggs, Cincinnati Development Fund, Cincinnati, OH, Chief Lending Officer
Number of years in the industry: 40+ years in finance. Currently working in commercial real estate finance  in a Community Development Financial Institution CDFI
Contact information: /513-977-7289 (email is preferred.)

Member Spotlight Questions
1.       What do you hope to get out of your CREW membership and/or who do you hope to network with? 
Industry knowledge, networking and understanding the roles of other members

2.       What or Who is your ideal client/customer?
An experienced real estate developer, for profit or nonprofit, focused on affordable housing.  One that has some equity and understanding how to finance their deal. 

3.       What is your favorite aspect about your job?
Getting to know the client and their needs.

4.       What does your company contribute to the commercial real estate industry?
As a CDFI, we provide flexible lending vehicles for mixed use and residential properties.  We also provide technical assistance for newer developers in this space.

5.       What keeps you busy outside of work? Family, friends, and my Shih tzu Cooper.