K. ROBERT “BOBBY” TURNER
Bobby Turner is Chairman and CEO of Turner Impact Capital, one of the nation’s largest social impact investment firms with over $1 billion of capital committed to creating for-profit, innovative and durable solutions to many of today’s most daunting social challenges.
Over the past 25 years, Mr. Turner has established himself as one of the country’s most prominent private equity real estate investors as well as a pioneer in the area of social impact investing. As former Chairman of Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, he was responsible for launching several groundbreaking funds facilitating more than $6 billion in real estate investments in underserved communities that have helped define the “triple bottom line” or “social impact” investment movement.
Mr. Turner’s investment platforms have included partnerships with Earvin “Magic” Johnson focusing on building community serving retail and affordable workforce housing in densely populated, ethnically diverse communities; Andre Agassi, focusing on the development of learning friendly, environmentally responsible charter school facilities; with Eva Longoria and Chris Paul “CP3”, focusing on the preservation and enrichment of affordable workforce housing; and the Turner Healthcare Facilities Fund focusing on reducing healthcare disparities in underserved communities by improving access to high-quality community serving healthcare services.
Mr. Turner is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania (B.S., Finance) where he serves on Wharton’s Board of Overseers and where he has endowed a number of initiatives focused on social impact and triple bottom line investing.