Robert Liu

  • Vice President Operations
  • Tampa Bay, Florida 34683
  • May 22, 2017
Full time Construction / Skilled Trades Real Estate

Personal Summary

Accomplished, solutions-oriented, and versatile professional, offering history of success inland planning, architectural design, construction management, and all phases of real estate development operations

Successful at managing multimillion-dollar project within diverse fields, along with a verifiable record of achieving project deliverables within the given schedule and budget. Skilled at overseeing all facets of real estate development and construction operations, from planning to architecture designs, for commercial and residential projects. Adept at leading and sales administration, business development, and cross-industry operations across China, Latin America, and the United States.

Work Experience

Deputy General Manager | Chief Planne
Hainan Ecological and Smart New City Corporation
  • Took charge of master planning as well as the outside architectural and engineering firms

  • Directly collaborated with government/regulatory authorities in gathering permits and approvals

  • Guided the operations on bidding, contract negotiation,and management on all sub-contractors’ work

  • Managed all aspects of construction from infrastructure, site to buildings and ensured timely completion within project requirement

  • Supervised the work performance of 16 in-house Planning and Design staff; while overseeing the work of 42 Construction Department personnel

Vice President of Commercial Division | Chief Planner | Chief Architect
China Real Estate Corporation (CRIC)
  • Administered all the commercial development projects on feasibility analysis and product positioning; as well as strategic planning, development recommendations, master planning and land-use planning programming, and architectural programming

  • Validated the feasibility and achievability for projects with $200K and above consulting fees per project

Career Highlights:

  • Created a master plan for a Sub-CBD in Lanzou, China, with a total 4.5 sq. mi. of land area and 22 million sq. ft. of building area, which secured additional investors and building developers

  • Earned 90% customer satisfaction rating for managing construction management consulting projects

  • Played an instrumental role in achieving 12% to 15% increase on net profit margins forthe Division

  • Attained 90% success rate within 6-month of project introduction by providing strategic planning and planning programming for large commercial projects, from 1.2 to 3.2 million sq. ft. building areas

President | Chief Operations Officer | Co-founder
The RSL Group, Inc.
  • Oversaw all facets of business operations from start to completion, including business development, request for proposal (RFP), as well as contract negotiations and management

  • Took charge of facilities and space planning in manufacturing floor layouts

  • Facilitated the training of staff and managed cost, profit, and loss

Career Highlights:

  • Successfully led over 40% of the US top 50 machine and tool companies in penetrating the China market

  • Achieved successful business development while increasing contracts by 300% in five years

  • Managed and completed six major projects, with a total amount of $38M

  • Boosted the annual net profit by 15% to 22% and tripled the company’s gross income

  • Obtained $62M on annual production line and equipment sales from Robotic Welding Assembly Lines for truck bodies; engine head and block production lines; 4000-ton stamping press; engine testing dynameters; and water treatment plants for the auto body paining lines

  • Led the negotiation of securing the exclusivity of master distributorship for one of the largest automakers in China, thus penetrating three major Latin markets, Colombia, Ecuador, and Dominican Republic while establishing the distribution system with local distributors

  • Applied strategic approach in selling over 800 heavy commercial vehicles within thefirst two years


Master of Science in Architecture Design
University of Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
Texas A&M University