As the owner of Monarch Investment and Management Group Bob Nicolls is responsible for the overall operations and performance of the company. Mr. Nicolls has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience and handles acquisitions, dispositions, property financing and asset management duties. His background includes his service as a Certified Public Accountant with auditing experience at a Big Eight accounting firm, and he has financial reporting experience with a Fortune 500 company. He also was involved in real estate lending, focusing on workouts and turnarounds on apartment buildings nationwide for a Chicago-based bank.
In 1992, Bob co-founded First Pacific Investments with two partners. The concept of that entity was to provide investors with a “cradle to grave” real estate investment and management service. In 2004, he solely founded Monarch Investment & Management Group, a full service real estate investment, management, and transactional company primarily focused on the acquisition of apartment communities. Monarch now owns over 53,000 apartment units, making it the largest owner of apartments based in Colorado and in the top 15 in the country.