Bob Parker, President
Global Commercial and Real Estate Manager
Houston, Texas 77060
Bob Parker is currently Global Commercial and Real Estate Manager for ExxonMobil’s Environment and Property Services. In this position, Bob is globally responsible for ExxonMobil’s corporate real estate requirements, surplus site dispositions, environmental risk management and environment law suits/ claims.
Bob began his career in the mid 1980’s as an Attorney for a large Washington, D.C. Law firm. He went on to join the Trammell Crow Company and built shopping centers in the Washington D.C. area. Bob joined ExxonMobil in 1990 and held a number of positions within the Mobil Land Development Company in Reston, Virginia.
In 1993, he moved to London, England to work for ExxonMobil’s Global Real Estate organization on an increasingly expanding international portfolio. By 1996, Bob joined ExxonMobil’s London-based Upstream New Business Development Company to negotiate oil and gas Production Sharing Agreements in Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan and Algeria.
Following the ExxonMobil Merger in 2000, Bob moved to Doha, Qatar to join ExxonMobil’s Gas Marketing organization where he successfully negotiated three large gas contracts that launched the Al Khaleej Gas Project.
In 2003, Bob moved back to London and Global Real Estate where he headed up ExxonMobil’s Europe, Africa, and Middle East Team. Bob was in this position until May of 2009 when his current Houston-based position became available.
Bob is President and founding Board Member of Surplus Property Roundtable, the premier forum for senior corporate managers responsible for the management and disposition of surplus industrial properties. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Houston Graduate School of Real Estate. Lastly, Bob is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Green Sense Farms, the largest vertical indoor farm company in North America.