Bob received his engineering degree from The City University of New York in 1962. He subsequently joined General Electric, and in 1967 moved overseas with his family to start up nuclear plants in India, Spain, and Taiwan. Upon returning to the United States he established his own company, providing training and engineering services to nuclear plants in the United States. After a brief attempt at retirement, in 1995 he joined his wife Judie, already a successful broker, in opening Alain Pinel Realtors in Carmel. Bob now divides his time providing management assistance to Alain Pinel agents and staff in both the Morgan Hill and Carmel offices; and consulting many of his old clients.