Floyd Rowley, CPA, CCIM

Floyd Rowley

Founding Broker

Floyd graduated from Duke University and began his career with Coopers & Lybrand, CPA’s, where he was in charge of real estate developer audits, including the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, various manufacturers, WPEC TV, and two tax-exempt mutual funds in Palm Beach. Before moving to Reno in 2000, he worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for 17 years, consulting for AMB, Bechtel Investments, Catellus, Sun Microsystems, PacTel Properties, Prometheus, Rouse and Trammell Crow, performing strategic asset management assignments to buy, sell or finance commercial investment properties.

Floyd arrived In San Francisco in January 1983 to be the regional controller for the developer of the 750,000 square foot 333 Bush Street high-rise. Later, at Oakland City Center, he was instrumental in negotiating and closing the sale of the 486,000 square foot Clorox Building. As CFO for JMA Properties in the late 1980’s, he secured $112 million in financing for 13 properties. His Bay Area career culminated with his appointment in 1997 as Senior Vice President for Shorenstein, where he managed all of the Company’s administration, consisting of a staff of 80 and a $10.8 million annual operating budget.

Floyd has continuously maintained his active CPA license since 1979 and achieved his CCIM designation in 2007. He obtained his Nevada real estate salesperson’s license in 2003 and his Nevada broker’s license in 2018.

Community Involvement

Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Community Outreach Committee: August 2018 – Present
Board of Directors, KNPB Channel 5, Reno’s public television: March 2016 – Present
Board of Directors, Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum: 2007 – 2012
Board of Governors, Montreux Golf & Country Club: 2005 – 2013

Floyd also completed two years of service to the Galena / Steamboat Citizens Advisory Board, six years on the board of the Reno Philharmonic Association, where he served as chair of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee, and the Board of the Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum, where he handled the purchase of the Museum’s building.

Education and Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts from Duke University 1977, emphasis in accounting
Certified Public Accountant – licensed continuously since 1979
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) – since 2007
Nevada Real Estate Salesperson – licensed continuously since May 2003
Nevada Real Estate Broker – effective September 2018

Affiliations and Memberships

American Institute of CPA’s
BANN,  the Builders Association of  Northern Nevada
Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada
NAIOP, Transportation & Governmental Affairs Committees
National Multifamily Housing Council
Nevada Builders Alliance
Nevada CPA Society
Northern Nevada Executive Council, founder (www.NNEC.biz)
Operation Downtown
Prospectors’ Club
Regional Alliance for Downtown
Truckee Meadows Tomorrow