Who We Are

Who We Are

We pride ourselves on conducting business with the same principles founder William Robin used when he started the company in 1947.  Relationships, hand-shakes, and a family driven environment are things that we value.  Being a small business allows us the flexibility to customize our services to our client’s needs, without locking them into the standard formulas, rates and costs that our corporate competitors offer, while still providing the same professional results. Robin Realty Company remains relevant, competing with our larger peers, and consistently ranking in the top 20 for commercial transactions of all commercial real estate firms Nashville, while only employing 4 agents.

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Charles M. Robin, CPM

Principal Broker

Charlie started working at Robin Realty Company as a child, learning from his father, William Robin.  After graduating from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Real Estate, Charlie began to take a larger role in the company, expanding its services from residential management to a full service commercial brokerage.  Charlie is a visionary, having the foresight to invest in downtown property 40 years ago, when downtown was fading.  He is the heart and soul of the company, going to unparalleled lengths to achieve his client’s needs.

Seth Harlan, CCIM


Joining Robin Realty Company in 2010 after spending two years launching a non-profit in South America, Seth is a 3rd generation family member of Robin Realty Company. Seth graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University. His focus is on landlord and tenant representation, commercial sales and leasing, and investment acquisitions with experience in all asset classes, retail, office, and industrial.

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Brooks Katzman


Brooks is in his 35th year of commercial real estate brokerage. During this time he has solely specialized in commercial transactions of varied sizes ranging from very small to in excess of $45 million. He was named a “Heavy Hitter in Commercial Real Estate”, in the Nashville Business Journal. He was with Edwin B. Raskin Company for 34 years from 1985 to 2019. In December of 2019 he moved his license to Robin Realty Company, LLC. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has a law degree with admission to the bar in three states, California, Wisconsin and Tennessee.

Brian Schlanger

Affiliate Broker

A graduate of Indiana University, Brian joined Robin Realty company in 2016, to work alongside his father.  With an unbeatable work ethic and attention to detail, Brian has learned the industry quickly.  His specialties include residential and commercial property management, residential sales, and commercial tenant representation.  Whether searching for space for a single office tenant, tracking a multi-million dollar sale, Brian puts forth incredible effort to represent his client’s interests.  

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