CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Bob Hanson is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Weigand-Omega Management, Inc. A graduate of the University of Kansas with a MS in Management from Wichita State University, Bob has devoted his entire career to real estate investments and property management. In 1971, as a regional manager for Jack DeBoer and Associates, Bob managed in excess of 3,000 apartments throughout the U.S. In 1973, he joined the Littlestone Company where he ultimately held direct responsibility for all of the firm’s holdings west of the Mississippi including approximately 36,000 apartment units as well as shopping centers, motels and office buildings.
Bob is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), past President of the local Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and a past President of the Wichita Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), where he serves on the Executive Committee. In 1991, Bob was appointed to the Kansas Governors Task Force on Housing. In 1999, he received the Certified Property Manager
(CPM®) of the Year Award from the Wichita IREM Chapter. He has served as a management consultant to investor groups for both existing properties and acquisition programs, and has been called as an “expert witness” in several legal proceedings and has served as Receiver for many bankruptcy and legal proceedings.
- Certified Property Manager (CPM®)
- Licensed real estate broker in the State of Kansas
- Past President of the Wichita Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
- Member of the Wichita IREM Executive Committee
- Past President of the local Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
- Appointed to the Governor’s Task Force on Housing in 1991
- Consulted for investor groups for both existing properties with management problems as well as acquisition programs
- Served as an “expert witness” in several legal proceedings and was appointed as receiver on numerous occasions
- In 1971, as a regional manager for Jack DeBoer and Associates, managed in excess of 3,000 apartments throughout the United States
- Joined the Littlestone Company in 1973
- As Vice President, he was instrumental in the planning and staffing for takeover of 36,000 units for the receiver of the Kassuba Bankruptcy.
- In November of that same year, Littlestone assumed the management of 5,000 units for the receiver of the Hilco bankruptcy.
- At the time, the Littlestone Company managed approximately 41,000 units nationally as well as shopping centers, motels and office buildings.
- Bob had direct operating responsibility for all of the real estate west of the Mississippi plus Florida properties.