Rob is a Director in Duff & Phelps’s Alternative Asset Advisory practice and is based in the New York office. Rob has more than 15 years of experience in the alternative investment space. Rob is responsible for providing consulting services to alternative investment vehicles for a diverse client base including hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, fund of hedge funds, commodity pools and cryptocurrency funds. With extensive knowledge and expertise as an alternative investment auditor and fund accountant, Rob is able to provide leverage for investment managers and fund allocators. Rob performs research and analytical consulting services in the areas of valuation, fund accounting, internal controls, financial reporting, and fee validation Throughout his career, Rob has managed engagements for both emerging manager and multi-billion dollar investment companies with different investment strategies, such as leveraged/distressed credit, relative value, global macro, multi-strategy, direct lending, private equity, long/short equity and digital assets/cryptocurrency. Rob is responsible for supervising, training and developing engagement teams and is part of the firm’s business development initiatives. Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, Rob spent over a decade between KPMG and the former Rothstein Kass as a Senior Manager in their audit department. During his tenure as an auditor, Rob worked closely with clients understanding their internal controls, business processes and procedures with a heightened focus on key audit risk areas such as portfolio valuation and financial reporting. Rob also has 3 plus years of experience working in Hedge Fund Administration. Rob is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Rob is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York, New Jersey and Maryland. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey State Society of CPA's.