Robert Campbell graduated from the Franciscan University where he served as the Grand Knight of his University Knights of Columbus Council, #9804. He received his Florida Real Estate license from the Ed Klopfer School of Real Estate in 2008. An Honorably Discharged US Marine, he served in the Gulf War and was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon, campaign and unit decorations. He has successfully completed the first part of the Graduate, Florida REALTOR® Institute, the nation’s number one real estate designation. In October of 2008, Robert joined John R. Wood, the premier real estate company in Naples, Florida. Robert is a member of the “Sweatlock Team.”
Robert has worked in real estate and financing since 1994 with Pamrapo Savings Bank, Inc. (NASDAQ/PBCI). He began working with the bank’s real estate owned REO’s and bank leases. Robert then went on to serve as the Director of Marketing as well as a Loan Officer in the Hoboken , NJ Branch. He served on the Board of Trustees, Hudson County Economic Development Corp. from 1997 to 2001, helping small businesses get loans at below-market funding rates.
Robert enjoys sailing and has been active in many prestigious yacht races around the world, including the Newport to Bermuda Race and the ‘Round Ireland Race. He served on the Hudson County Operation Sail Commission in June of 2000. Since its beginning in 1961, Operation Sail has been producing tall ship events to commemorate significant times in our country’s history. He is a Captain with a Masters 50 Ton US Coast Guard near coastal rating. Robert owns the Jubilee, a 40 foot sailboat that he keeps in Naples, so don’t forget to ask him about a sunset sailing adventure!
On September 17, 2005, Robert was awarded the 9/11 Maritime Medal at the World Financial Center Winter Garden by then Secretary of Transportation, Norman Y. Mineta, for responding to the maritime evacuation of Battery Park City on September 11, 2001. He and his wife are both active in the Ave Maria Founders Club and Robert is an officer in the Ave Maria Oratory Knights of Columbus.