Robert Ambrosi presently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer with both ARC Properties, Inc., and ARC Property Trust (ARCTrust), Inc., based in Clifton, New Jersey. Established in 1985, ARC Properties specializes in the acquisition and development of investment properties and net lease opportunities throughout the United States with a focus on the New York to Washington D.C. corridor , while ARCTrust functions as an unlisted public net lease property REIT (real estate investment trust).
Robert Ambrosi boasts more than 25 years of professional experience in the purchase, development, and ongoing administration of international real estate projects. To date, Mr. Ambrosi’s extensive real estate work has resulted in the acquisition and development of over 200 investment properties, collectively valued at more than $2 billion. Mr. Ambrosi began his real estate career as an analyst with the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. Robert Ambrosi subsequently served as Vice President of Marcil Properties, Inc., between 1976 and 1978. A Canadian investment firm, Marcil Properties facilitated the acquisition of real estate in the United States for foreign investors. In 1979, Robert Ambrosi cofounded Tibor Pivko + Company, a real estate advisory firm with activities across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.
Robert Ambrosi attended Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, where he earned a Master’s degree in Finance. Mr. Ambrosi holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). He also maintains a Senior Certificate in Real Estate through New York University. In addition to his ongoing responsibilities as an executive, Robert Ambrosi acts as a frequent guest lecturer regarding issues of international business. Mr. Ambrosi receives regular invitations from a variety of academic institutions that include the graduate schools at Rutgers University and Duke University.
Robert Ambrosi’s success with ARC Properties has resulted in numerous industry accolades. Awards include the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Award for the Adaptation and redevelopment of Historic Buildings in 1991, the National Phoenix Award given by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2001 for the remediation and development of a previously contaminated site, and the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 given by New Jersey Institute of Technology. Additionally, Robert Ambrosi ranked as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000. Mr. Ambrosi also serves on the NJIT College of Architecture and Design’s Advisory Board and is a founding member of Franklin Bank.