Robert B. Noggle, Attorney

Robert Noggle’s experience both in practicing law and business management has afforded him the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients. These include real estate investors, lenders, title companies, developers, property managers and more; foreign investors in US real estate, and; business owners concerning corporate governance, purchase and sales, loans, and vendor and customer contracts.

His background includes serving as in-house counsel for two commercial asset-based lenders as well as serving as COO of one; working for several title companies developing 1031 tax deferred exchange clients, and; opening his own law office in 2010 and assisting international and local real estate investors and corporate clients with real estate transactions including HOAs, 1031 tax deferred exchanges, FIRPTA and EB-5.

He is a co-author of a Kindle book: FIRPTA: A Guide to Working with Foreign Clients (with Sachie H. McQueen, Director of Business Development). He is a frequent speaker on real estate topics including 1031 tax deferred exchanges, FIRPTA, and foreclosures. His audiences have included Realtors, commercial brokers, escrow officers, and real estate investors. He has been a co-host of several different radio talk shows about real estate. In addition, he has been an instructor teaching communication skills and management at Mt. Hood Community College and Portland Community College in Oregon.

Robert was Secretary for the Portland Committee on Foreign Relations, local affiliate of the Council on Foreign Relations. For seven years he arranged for and hosted the monthly speakers including ambassadors and high-profile journalists such as Nicolas Kristoff, CIA officers and authors and attended the annual conference at the Council in NYC.
Robert graduated from the University of Oregon where he studied Chinese and majored in Asian history. He studied Japanese language and history at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.
He earned his JD at Lewis and Clark. He graduated from Iolani School in Honolulu, the alma mater of Sun Yat-sen, the father of the Chinese Republic.
Robert has lived on both US coasts, Hawaii, Korea and Japan.

Education:
B.A., The University of Oregon
J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School

Admitted to practice in Nevada and Oregon.

Memberships:
Asian Chamber of Commerce – Community Sponsor
Asian Real Estate Association of America – Market Sponsor for AREAA National Convention 2016
CCIM Institute, Southern Nevada and Los Angeles

Personal interests:
Acting and improv (studied with Second City in Las Vegas); studying shamisen (Sensei will confirm I do not practice enough); reading (Bucket List includes finishing Remembrance of Things Past and Tale of Genji); road trips to Area 51.

 

Sachie H. McQueen, Director of Business Development

Ms. McQueen has over 15 years experience in both international real estate and financial markets.

During her employment in Tokyo with Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley both in equity research and sales, her clients included investment funds in Hong Kong, Singapore, London, New York and Tokyo. Ms. McQueen also worked at Amazon Headquarters in Seattle where her responsibilities included US tax compliance for international vendors.

Ms. McQueen is a Nevada real estate licensee representing international investors. Her responsibilities include market and financial analysis, negotiations and coordinating transactions through to closing. She also has developed her own real estate portfolio.

Ms. McQueen is a speaker at Noggle Law’s classes and presentations on FIRPTA, EB-5, US taxes and working with international investors. She is also a co-author of a Kindle book: FIRPTA: A Guide to Working with Foreign Clients (with Robert B. Noggle, Esq.).

Ms. McQueen is originally from Tokyo, Japan and has lived in Paris, France, New York City, Las Vegas, Seattle and San Francisco Bay Area.

Languages:
Fluent in Japanese, conversational French and studying Chinese

Nevada Real Estate License

Memberships and Affiliations:
CCIM Candidate and member of Southern Nevada and Los Angeles
Asian Chamber of Commerce – Membership Committee and Community Sponsor
Asian Real Estate Association of America – Committee and Marketplace Sponsor for AREAA National Convention 2016

Personal Interests:
Shamisen – studying and performing in the Kabuki style. Honored with a nationally recognized stage name; performed at Tokyo’s famous National Theatre as well as at various community festivals including the Las Vegas Japan Festival in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

*NEW* Now available on Amazon globally:

FIRPTA: A Guide to Working with Foreign Clients

Robert B. Noggle, Esq.         Sachie H. McQueen