Robert A. Winkel graduated from the University of Nevada (B.S. Accounting) in 1982, Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude) in 1986, and New York University School of Law (LLM, Taxation, with honors) in 1987. He practiced law with the law firm of Maupin, Cox & LeGoy (formerly Walther, Key, Maupin, Oats, Cox & LeGoy), specializing in corporate, transactional, and real estate law from 1985 to 2002.
In 2002 Mr. Winkel joined Barker-Coleman Communities first as Vice President and General Counsel, and later as President and Chief Operating Officer. After Barker-Coleman Communities was acquired by Lennar in 2005, he served as the Division President for the Homebuilding Division with the second largest market share in Northern Nevada.
Mr. Winkel returned to the practice of law in 2008 and remains “of counsel” to the Maupin, Cox & LeGoy law firm. In 2010, he became the Executive Vice President – Real Estate for the Fritz Duda Company, a real estate development and investment firm with commercial and residential holdings in the United States, and in Mexico and Australia.
Mr. Winkel serves on the Boards of Renown Regional Medical Center and Renown Health System. He has served on the Board of Directors of Edgewood Companies since 2008.