Rob Speyer has served as Chairman of the Mayor's Fund Advisory Board since 2006. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Tishman Speyer, one of the world's pre-eminent real estate developers, with properties throughout North and South America, Europe, China and India.
Rob is Chairman of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), the city's premier industry association, and is active in numerous civic initiatives throughout New York City. As Co-Chairman of the Construction Committee of the St. Patrick's Cathedral Landmark Foundation, he is helping to oversee the renovation of the country's most renowned cathedral. Rob currently sits on the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital; the Board of Visitors of Columbia College (emeritus); and the Board of Trustees of the Citizens Budget Commission.
He also serves on the International Advisory Board of the Fudan University School of Management in Shanghai; Peking University's International Advisory Committee in Beijing; the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Roundtable; the International Advisory Council of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and the International Advisory Board of The Atlantic Council.