SOUTHFIELD — Robert D. Horne has joined REDICO as senior vice president of Investments for the Southfield-based real estate development and investment company.
Horne has 28 years of experience in commercial development, land development and investment transactions. In this newly created position, he will assist REDICO in expanding its national real estate portfolio in commercial properties. Horne will also be active in working with REDICO’s affiliate company, American House in the development of its signature senior living communities in select locations throughout the country.
Joining REDICO from Dodge Capital LLC in Winnetka, Ill., a company he founded in 2002, Horne will leverage his vast Midwest real estate network and is establishing REDICO’s first full-time Chicago office.
Horne will assist in the execution of REDICO’s strategic acquisition plans while also helping grow the company’s property portfolio in the target areas of the midwest and southeast. An expert in raising equity, structuring debt and managing all aspects of the development process in retail, office and commercial properties, Horne will work with Chief Investment Officer Dietrich Knoer.
Prior to founding Dodge Capital, Horne served as a senior vice president at Jones Lang Lasalle; and vice president with Arthur Hill & Co. He launched his career in real estate with Homart Development, where he developed both office and retail properties around the country.
Horne earned his MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a BA from Boston College. He is a board member of the Chicago Foundation for Education and the Lurie Children’s Hospital Foundation and is active in many civic and professional organizations in Chicago.