On Team Tobin since 2016
Robert DeTorres leads Tobin Construction. He is a key member of our senior management team, who adds a dimension and view of our actions that guarantee successful achievement of our efforts. He combines his expertise in Construction, Facilities and Project Management, along with diverse training in the technical trades (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing). Robert brings a wider perspective and years of experience into the Building and Facilities Management at Tobin, including all our shopping centers, facilities and buildings whether ours or our clients. Robert is also accomplished in budgeting, pre-design, bidding, contract management, permitting and compliance, construction management, property management and financial accountability.
Prior to joining Tobin, he was the General Manager at The Highland Group Inc. for eighteen years. Robert studied architectural and building sciences/technology at the University of Miami and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from Florida International University.
He is a team leader, skilled in training and directing a variety of personnel and outside contractors, to create a cohesive team. He is a Florida Licensed Building Contractor (CBC 058494), Florida Licensed Home Inspector, Certified Development, and Design and Construction Professional (CDP).
Outside of work, Robert is devoted to his wife Karen and their family and serves as the Choir Director of a young adult contemporary choir at his church. He is an avid Harley Davidson owner and loves taking road trips to interesting places.
“Businesses that grow by development and improvement do not die. But when a business ceases to be creative, when it believes it has reached perfection and needs to do nothing but produce no improvement, no development, it is done.” – Henry Ford