Rob Samtmann


Rob Samtmann has been active in the commercial real estate industry as a Tenant Representation Broker or Landlord Representation Broker in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area since 1995. At present, he is now a managing Principal with Equity Retail Brokers. From 2022 to 2023, Rob served as President of the Retail Brokers Network, the largest professional retail brokerage network in the US.

In Rob’s career at Equity Retail Brokers, he has been fortunate to work with retailers including ShopRite Supermarkets, Shoe Carnival, Gander Mountain, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Babies R Us/Toys R Us, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Starbucks, Sherwin Williams, Friday’s, Party City, Vitamin Shoppe, Pep Boys, Firestone, FedEx, Movie Tavern, Pittsburgh Paints, Visions Federal Credit Union, Pet Supplies Plus, Quaker Steak & Lube, Wendy’s, PDQ, Wells Fargo, Travinia, Ten Thousand Villages, Thirsty Lion, Rite Aid, Alton Lane, Capriotti’s, Empire Beauty, Arby’s, PNC Bank, Verizon Wireless, Sleep Number, Lou Lou Boutique, Pet Valu, Primrose Schools, Red Robin, Rumble Boxing, Applebee’s, Lime Fresh, Pancheros, Outback Steakhouse, Ruby Tuesday, TGI Friday’s, STS Tire, Banfield Pet Hospital, Blue Pearl Pet Hospital, C2 Education, Oportun, Rumble Boxing, Noah’s, Kindercare, Buff City Soap, Landry Restaurants, Fluent, Wild Fork, Kid’s Empire, Sherwin-Williams, Expedia CruiseShips, Spenga, Bubbakoo’s Burritos, Kidstrong, Smokey Bones, Choice Hotels, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Laundrolab, Kids Empire, Teriyaki Madness, Hair Cuttery, Central Bark, and Young Chefs Academy.

Some of Rob’s landlord representation clients have included BET Investments, Tornetta Realty, Kimco, DDR, RREEF (pension fund advisor), AEW (pension fund advisor), Steve Guttman (former President of Federal Realty), Audubon Land Development, Pineview Properties, Gambone Development, CW Capital Asset Management, Super Valu, Excess Space, Pathmark Supermarkets, and Pennmark Management Company.

Throughout his real estate career, Samtmann has maintained it is imperative for an effective broker to work as well with the outside brokerage community as it is with the brokers in his or her own office. He holds his clients and the respective relationships in very high regard as he has grown to develop many friends in the business and believes these friendships are integral to a long and successful career.

Rob received a B.A. degree in Accounting at Bloomsburg University and a master’s degree in Business Administration at LaSalle University.