Bob Bach is a partner in the Denver office and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Bach served as the Chair of the Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of HRO prior to its combination with Bryan Cave.  His leadership experience provides unique insights into the challenges that clients face every day.

He has a broad-ranging practice, which includes the representation of owners and developers in all aspects of real estate transactions including public REITs such as Dividend Capital Total Realty Trust and Industrial Income Trust as well as regional developers such as EverWest Real Estate Partners and Red Peak Properties. His experience also includes all aspects of real estate lending, as well as the workout of troubled loans for regional and national lenders. Mr. Bach also represents developers and investors in all types of partnership, joint venture and fund formation. In addition, he represents high net worth individuals and provides them advice on a number of matters, including real estate. Mr. Bach is a senior member of the firm's Real Estate Private Equity and REITs team.

Mr. Bach is recognized as one of the region’s most prominent real estate attorneys and is consistently recognized in Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers in America.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2007–2016
    • Best Lawyers in America, "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, 2016
    • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2006–2016
    • Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2004–2016
    • Law Week Colorado, Best Lawyers, 2006–2008
    • Denver Business Journal, Who’s Who in Law and Accounting, 2003–2006
    • Denver Business Journal, Power Book, Metro Denver’s Top Business Newsmakers, 2005
    • A Fortune 50 financial services company, Colorado Community Board Member, 2004–2014
    • G.H. Phipps Construction Company, Strategic Advisory Board, 2009–2016
    • Denver Zoo, Board of Trustees, 2006–2016; Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2008; Vice Chair, 2013-2015
    • Downtown Denver Partnership, Denver Civic Ventures Board, 2007–2012; Finance Committee, 2005–2012
    • Young Americans Bank, Board of Directors, 1998–2008; Chair, Executive Committee, 2006–2007; Chair, CEO Search Committee, 2007
    • Denver Police Foundation, Board of Directors, 2007–current; General Counsel, 2008–current
    • Denver Business Journal, Who’s Who in Law and Accounting, 2003–2006
    • Denver Business Journal, Power Book, Metro Denver’s Top Business Newsmakers, 2005
    • A Fortune 50 financial services company, Colorado Community Board Member, 2004–2014
    • G.H. Phipps Construction Company, Strategic Advisory Board, 2009–2016
    • Denver Zoo, Board of Trustees, 2006–2016; Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2008; Vice Chair, 2013-2015
    • Downtown Denver Partnership, Denver Civic Ventures Board, 2007–2012; Finance Committee, 2005–2012
    • Young Americans Bank, Board of Directors, 1998–2008; Chair, Executive Committee, 2006–2007; Chair, CEO Search Committee, 2007
    • Denver Police Foundation, Board of Directors, 2007–current; General Counsel, 2008–current
    • Denver Zoo, Board of Trustees, 2006–2016; Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 2008; Vice Chair, 2013-2015
    • Downtown Denver Partnership, Denver Civic Ventures Board, 2007–2012; Finance Committee, 2005–2012
    • Young Americans Bank, Board of Directors, 1998–2008; Chair, Executive Committee, 2006–2007; Chair, CEO Search Committee, 2007
    • Denver Police Foundation, Board of Directors, 2007–current; General Counsel, 2008–current
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Representative Experience

  • Representation of industrial REIT in acquisition of more than 10,000,000 square feet of industrial space across the country for aggregate acquisition cost in excess of $500,000,000
  • Representation of industrial REIT in connection with multiple "forward commitments" to purchase more than 1,000,000 square feet of space under construction
  • Representation of industrial REIT in connection with multiple Borrowing Base Revolving Line of Credit facilities totaling over $1,000,000,000
  • Representation of major apartment developer in connection with $100,000,000 loan from Fannie Mae secured by multiple residential developments
  • Representation of hotel developer in restructure of $400,000,000 credit facility secured by assets in ten jurisdictions
  • Representation of major ski area owner/developer in $175,000,000 financing of hotel/condo project in Vail, Colorado
  • Representation of sponsor in formation of multiple real estate investment funds
  • Representation of RedPeak Properties in acquisition of multi-family projects totaling more than $100,000,000 in the aggregate
  • Representation of major ski area owner/developer in $123,000,000 financing for condominium and mixed use in Vail, Colorado
  • Representation of Alliance Commercial Partners in acquisitions/dispositions of more than 50 properties involving more than $500,000,000, including purchase and disposition of properties in Arizona, California and Colorado.
  • Representation of RedPeak Properties in $100,000,000 plus financing of apartment portfolio in Denver, Colorado
  • Representation of Vlasic Family Limited Partnership in acquisition of multiple buildings in Denver, Colorado
  • Counsel to bank group in connection with $90,000,000 construction loan secured by condominium and hotel development in Aspen, Colorado
  • Counsel to bank group in connection with $50,000,000 construction loan for national “flag” interval ownership and condominium project in Beaver Creek, Colorado
  • Representation of bank group in $300,000,000 credit facility to national office developer