Founders

Robert Epstein
Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner

Robert Epstein
Chief Executive Officer and Founding Partner

Robert oversees all aspects of the company’s operations and provides visionary leadership. Robert and his brother and partner David have grown The Abbey Group from a company specializing in Back Bay condominium conversions in the 1970s into a preeminent Boston based real estate firm creating residential towers and large scale retail and commercial developments for the 21st century.

Robert’s reputation as a knowledgeable and innovative developer led to his appointment by former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis to several key advisory committees, including the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and the Strategic Initiatives Committee of the Massachusetts Industrial Finance Agency. As a co-owner and managing partner of the Boston Celtics, he serves as an Alternate Governor of the National Basketball Association.

Robert serves on a number of community organizations and boards. He is a graduate and current Trustee of Bard College as well as on the Board of Governors of the Longy School of Music of Bard College. He is a National Commissioner and Regional Executive Officer of the Anti-Defamation League, a Trustee of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, a Trustee Emeriti of the Citi Performing Arts Center, a Trustee of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, a member of the President’s Advisory Council at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Visitor of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.