Our History

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1975

Upon graduating from Bucknell University, Bob Robotti began his professional career in public accounting. As an auditor, Bob was first exposed to value investing when he was assigned to the account of Tweedy Browne. When he finished his work, Bob spent many hours talking to Joe Reilly Sr., a retired partner of the firm originally known as Tweedy, Browne & Reilly. This set the foundation of the value investing philosophy that pervades Robotti & Company Advisors' investment approach to this day.

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1980

Bob Robotti begins managing outside capital for friends and family.

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1983

Bob Robotti and Dan Eng launch Robotti & Eng, Inc. at 26 Broadway in New York City focused on uncovering undervalued opportunities in pink sheet equities.

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1992

The Firm Launches its Separately Managed Account Strategy.

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1995

The Firm changes its name to Robotti & Company.

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2001

Robotti & Company Advisors' registers with the SEC as a registered investment advisor.

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2005

Isaac Schwartz launches Robotti & Company’s international investing initiative.

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2015

Robotti & Company Advisors' moves to its current location at 60 East 42nd Street across from Grand Central Station in New York City.

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Today

We continue to apply the same value focused approach to manage capital for individual and institutional clients