Robert Rodriguez, Partner
Robert Rodriguez is a California native turned self-made entrepreneur with a passion for real estate. He started BarronKent in 2010 with partner Grietje Reuter. Together they have built a continuously expanding portfolio of nearly 100,000 square feet of commercial and residential properties.
Robert holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California and is the founder, owner, and CEO of multiple fast-growing, national companies. His profile includes Cassadyne Properties, Strategic IT Staffing, and Cambria Solutions, a national information technology and management consulting firm; awarded nine times for Inc. Magazines 5000 Fastest Growing Companies. Robert’s personal honors include the SHCC 2020 Entrepreneur of the Year and one of Sacramento Business Journal’s 2021 Most Admired CEOs.
Grietje Reuter, Partner
Originally from the Netherlands, Grietje Reuter moved to Sacramento in 1976 and settled into the community, making it her new home. She graduated from UC Davis and, in addition to her work at Cassadyne, has been a technology consultant specializing in human and social services. Contributing to the well-being and growth of cities became more than a passion when she, along with her husband and business partner Robert Rodriguez, helped build BarronKent.
She has been devoted to revitalizing some of Sacramento’s older establishments while helping to maintain the unique charm of the Capitol city. Her role focuses on guiding the acquisition process with strong value propositions and strengthening ongoing marketing efforts – pushing for ideas that are timeless and sustainable.