Robert G. Raville
Raville is an industry veteran with over 15 years of experience investing in, developing and managing telecommunications infrastructure assets. As President and CEO of CitySwitch, a private equity backed leader in wireless infrastructure ownership and development, Raville has directed a series of highly successful capital markets initiatives, raising both institutional equity and debt for the company’s operations. Since 2004, Raville has led CitySwitch; developing and operating hundreds of towers for wireless service providers, governmental agencies and railroad tenants. In 2010 Raville led the merger and integration of the company’s tower operating platform into to Global Tower Partners (GTP); the largest privately held tower company, where he remained as a member of the senior leadership team and oversaw tower and railroad development. GTP subsequently merged into American Tower Corporation (NYSE: AMT) where he served as Vice President, Property Strategy and Development and on the US Tower Leadership team. Previously he held various senior leadership positions at Unison Site Management, another large private equity backed wireless real estate firm, and in non-wireless industry specific roles in operations and sales management.
He received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia.