Professional & Outstanding ideas of our passionate team makes us unique in every sense.
Began Real Estate, Investment and Business career at 15 Land Acquisitions for KB Homes (founded by family)
Became President of Holly Development
General Partner of Blake Properties and developed home subdivisions A developer in Michigan and California.
Over 2 million square feet owned or sold under contract
A 13D holder in Lion Country Safari and sold it for a substantial profit
Was a major shareholder of Savings and Loan in San Diego Involved in development of Ampitheatres and owned a concert promotion firm
Reviewed purchase of General Growth Properties for shareholders and managed a stake in Fairfield properties
Reviewed the assets for major shareholders in the Walt Disney Company
Managed major stake in the Newhall Land and Farming. Raised a billion dollars for a possible acquisition.
General Partner of ESA Associates, an investor and 13D holder of Del Webb. Offered buyout with Commercial Bank of Kuwait and the Kuwait Royal Family
Was a partner with William Simon (former Treasury Secretary) in U.S. Petroleum.
Managing Partner of Ventura County Land Company, which is 4,000 plus acres of Moorpark, California
Initial partner of Marina East Holding, a billion dollar development in Marina Del Rey, California
Founder of American Home Services and American Home Data
Inventor/Program Designer/Founder of the modern Real Estate (MLS) Multiple Listing System.
Became a photographer/filmmaker. Built a million image stock photo library and thousands of hours of video programming. Was the most downloaded photographer on the Internet and mentioned as one of the top 25 in the world.
Handled takeovers/offers for major film properties, including Cannon Pictures and the Dino De Laurentis Film Library. Founded Celebrity Wire, Extreme Sports Channel, Music Video One, All Media Content and others.
Managed over 80 web properties, a cable channel and a news feed which reaches millions daily.
Celebrity Wire owned a major stake and founder/investor in Hutch Media which was sold
CEO and Founder at Celebrity Wire 2008 – Present (7 years) Celebrity Wire is a unique provider of entertainment news, celebrity stories, fashion and movie reviews. Founded by executives with a history in the film business and agency photography, Celebrity Wire brings an insider perspective to celebrity news. Celebrity Wire provides continuous news and red carpet feeds to viewers around the world and attends a number of major international film festival events. In addition Celebrity Wire creates original programming concepts for the Internet, wireless industry, newspapers and broadcast customers. Celebrity Wire prides itself on direct relationships it has in the entertainment business and with celebrities. The company only attends events as an invited guest and believes in presenting positive and interesting artist stories and interviews.
The Founder of Blake Broadcasting
University of Michigan, Stanford University University of California, Los Angeles, Medill School Of Journalism and a number of courses
Mergers and acquisitions
Music Publishing and Distribution
Publishing Organizations American Society of Magazine, Photographers American Photographic Artists, Recording Industry of America Association, Copyright Alliance
Senate Commissioner for Insurance and Banking at California State Senate 1986 – 1990 (4 years) Task Force member
Lead Youth For Reagan (1980) at Republican Presidential Task Force 1980 – 1989 (9 years) received a commendation medal from President Reagan
ADDITIONAL PROJECTS: Bob Blake Film/Photo Experience Between 1985 and 1990: Mr. Blake traveled the globe taking professional photographs. In 1990 he developed and was published in over 150 calendars with Scandecor, Landmark Calendars and Rhino Publications. He became CEO of Panda Pictures, which invested in film companies and projects. Mr. Blake was the only person to photograph the worlds oldest living Panda in the cage with him. With Cyberphoto he built one of the first and largest photo digital libraries and was one of the very first on the Internet. Between 1996-1998 Robert Blake photos were commonplace on the Internet and by the year 2000 he was recognized as the most individually downloaded photographer on the Internet. He briefly ran Cannon Pictures and attempted to acquire it with investor partners. He was named Chairman of Photobid with over a million images and films. He has written several songs and photos have been in numerous magazines posters and album covers and currently working on two books and a script. Bob Blake has managed the filming and development of over 5,000 entertainment and related news stories.. he has worked and is working on several broadcast television projects as an Executive Producer. He is a dedicated husband and father of four children.
We are grateful for all the important partners we work with everyday and we are also very grateful to the substantial list of advertisers that support our content and networks and are the basis for our continued success. Many (if not most) of the fortune 500 have advertised with us including such wonderful companies as Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Volvo, Audi, McDonalds, Proctor and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson, The Coca Cola Company, Pfizer, Merck, Microsoft, Apple, Universal Studios, MGM, Disney, AT&T, Verizon and many, many more.