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


Robbie has more than 14 years of experience advising clients on sell and buy-side mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Solomon Partners, he spent most of his career at Piper Sandler where he was focused on advising facility and residential services clients.


  • HeartLand, a portfolio company of Sterling Investment Partners, on its sale to Pritzker Private Capital
  • Tech24, a portfolio company of HCI Equity Partners, on its growth investment from Vestar Capital Partners
  • Legacy Service Partners on its growth investment from Gridiron Capital
  • Summit Companies, a portfolio company of CI Capital Partners, 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 Group, 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, a portfolio company of CIVC Partners
  • Ned Stevens, a portfolio company of Incline Equity Partners, on its sale to AVALT
  • HeartLand, 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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