Rob Leonard is the Executive Director and the majority owner of Colonial Capital, LLC. He has held this position since 2003 and is active in all aspects of the company.
In all, Mr. Leonard has over 30 years of experience in real estate lending, money management and raising capital. He serves on the Board of Directors for Pinnacle Bank Arizona. He Is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Arizona Private Lenders Association (APLA) and continues to serve on the board of directors, most recently as president for the organization. Additionally, Mr. Leonard serves on the board of directors of Pinnacle Bank AZ.
Prior to Mr. Leonard’s involvement with Colonial Capital , Mr. Leonard was President and co-owner of Main Street Financial Group, Inc. He served in that capacity from 1995 to 2003, During which time Main Street grew into an active real estate mortgage company with offices in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, averaging over $90 million in loan originations per year. .
Mr. Leonard served four years as Assistant Vice President for Valley National Bank, where he marketed investment management services for clients and originated all types of real estate loans while heading up a Priority banking division.
Prior to Valley National Bank, Mr. Leonard specialized in commercial lending and real estate lending at United Bank of Arizona.
Mr. Leonard received his Bachelors Degree from Arizona State University in 1981 and has been and continues to be a member of various professional and civic organizations, including the Arizona Association of Mortgage Brokers, Arizona Commercial Mortgage Lenders Association, the Executive Council (EC70 Foundation), and the Sun Angel Advisory Council.