Robbie Kelley is a Managing Director in Business Services, specializing in Facility and Residential Services. He joined the firm in 2021.


Robbie has more than 13 years of experience advising clients on sell and buy-side mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Solomon Partners, he served as a Director at Truist Securities and Piper Sandler where he was focused on advising facility and residential services clients.

Select M&A transaction experience includes Pavement Partners, a portfolio company of Shoreline Equity Partners, on its merger with Brothers Paving; Legacy Service Partners, a portfolio company of ZBS Capital, on its growth equity investment from Gridiron Capital; GTCR on its acquisition of Senske Services; OMERS Private Equity on its acquisition of Pueblo Mechanical & Controls; Freeman Spogli & Co. on its acquisition of NearU; Linear Roofing on its sale to Capital Construction, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners; Eden Technologies on its sale of Alder to Orion Group, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors; Ridgemont Equity Partners on its acquisition of Crete Mechanical Group; Morgan Stanley Capital Partners on its acquisition of Fairway Lawns; Summit Companies, a portfolio company of CI Capital, on its sale to Blackrock Long-Term Private Equity; Reedy Industries, a portfolio company of Audax Group, on its sale to Partners Group; LightBay Capital on its acquisition of Village Realty; JOBS, a portfolio company of Keystone Capital, on its sale to Valcourt Building Services, a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co.; Premier Roofing on its sale to Aurora Capital Partners; Harvest Partners on its acquisition of Yellowstone Landscape; Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning, a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners, on its sale to AVALT; Heartland Landscaping, a portfolio company of Great Range Capital, on its sale to Sterling Investment Partners; Five Star Food Service, a portfolio company of PNC Riverarch, on its sale to Freeman Spogli & Co.; QSI Facilities, a portfolio company of Gridiron Capital, on its sale to Cushman & Wakefield.


Robbie is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, and was a member of the Men’s golf team.


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