Robert G. Raville, Vice President, Railroad Development
Mr. Raville joined Global Tower Partners in September of 2010 as Vice President of Railroad Development.
In this role, Mr. Raville
leads GTP's railroad origination and development platform, with focus on acquiring rights to other railroad portfolios as well as ensuring targets for new sites leased and built on existing systems are met.
Prior to GTP Mr. Raville served as President of CitySwitch, LLC
, an affiliate company of Norfolk Southern Corporation ("NS") involved in new tower development, tower management and fiber optic duct leasing along the NS system from early 2008.
In this capacity, Mr. Raville
was responsible for managing the profit & loss, job cost, cash flow and increase of asset yield for the company, including all aspects of tower development, M&A activity and NS owned tower management.
From 2005 to 2008 Mr. Raville served as CitySwitch's Senior Vice President of Development.
In 2010, CitySwitch's
operating business and assets were sold to GTP
Prior to CitySwitch, Mr. Raville served as the Senior Site Development Officer and Senior Director of Acquisitions for Unison Site Management, a leading firm in the wireless lease acquisition market.
Based in New York City and later in Atlanta, Mr. Raville managed the Southeastern region for the company beginning in 2003.
Mr. Raville holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Virginia.