Robert L. Billingsley is Vice Chairman of Cassidy Turley, one of the largest commercial real estate services firms in the US. Since 1971, he has provided strategy and advice to major tenants and owners in New York City. Mr. Billingsley is Vice Chairman of the Regional Plan Association, the oldest infrastructure planning think tank in America and also a member of the board of directors of the Grand Central Partnership.
He is a 1968 graduate of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he was a student of Jan Karski. He is a former member of the university’s board of governors and board of regents. In 1994, he received the John Carroll Award, the highest honor a Georgetown Alumnus can receive. In 2009, he was Chair of John Carroll Weekend in New York City. In 2011, he was the honoree at the Georgetown Wall Street Alliance Dinner. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the Jan Karski Educational Foundation. In 2012, President Komorowski awarded him the Knight’s Cross for his work with the Jan Karski Centennial Campaign.
Mr. Billingsley lives in Manhattan with his wife Janice. They have two daughters, both Georgetown graduates.