Robb Sikes MBA

Branch Manager/Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 219917
Cell: 520-245-0662


Originally from Michigan, Robb began his career in finance at Deloitte, the largest public accounting firm globally. With a strong Midwestern work ethic, and over 25 years of financial, management, accounting, human services, and academic professional experience, Robb is your solid strategic partner! He earned an MBA in Accounting and Human Resource Management, a BSBA in Accounting, and a BA in Finance. Robb is also a Professor in the Commerce Department at The University of Arizona and a former Professor in the Business Department at Pima Community College. His professional financial and human services vitae include Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Director of Human Resources, Director of Corporate Compliance, and Corporate Controller.

In 2009, Robb resigned his position as Corporate Controller in Scottsdale with a large financial servicing company to begin a new venture in lending in Tucson. He was fortunate to have an amazing mentor and has been enjoying growth in this profession ever since! Working with stellar clients, awesome agents, and professional peers has certainly helped keep Robb energized, as well as his “always happy mode!”

In 2017, Robb had the honor of being appointed by the Superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (AZDFI) to serve a two-year term on the Mortgage Broker Testing Committee. Robb is also a Certified Instructor for the Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE), teaching at Hogan School of Real Estate, and enjoys being able to provide continuing education courses to real estate agents in the Tucson metropolitan area.

Client/Business Approach

Utilizing an internal and external client-centric approach in all loan strategies and transactions, Robb has been able to develop and maintain a stellar core team of referring business partners, clients, and peers! He listens to his clients and, collaboratively, works together towards a winning loan strategy! Both realtors and clients are thrilled when Robb shows up to the closing! He attends closings—a best-business practice—as he feels the client should be supported throughout the entire loan process: Start to Finish!

Personal Note

Robb is very athletic, an avid volleyball player, and a CrossFitter! CrossFit has both transformed his body and life! Having studied over 13 languages and cultures, Robb has found great joy in how we interact in life, and as humans! He’s a volunteer, board member, writer, affiliate, and sponsor for numerous not-for-profit organizations including The University of Arizona, Women’s Council of Realtors, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, New Mexico Department of Public Health, University of New Mexico, University of Michigan, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, and several mobile health clinics in New Mexico and Arizona servicing the indigent, rural, and impoverished populations.

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In accordance with Section 326 of the USA Patriot Act of 2001, Residential Bancorp NMLS ID: 210853 is required to obtain a copy of the documents used in identifying our new account customers. This notice is being provided to you for adequate notice given under this act. I acknowledge this is not a formal application, under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, or a commitment to lend. Your loan officer will contact you to complete your application and determine which products may best suite your financial needs. Final loan approval will be subject to a complete application, complete sales contract when you find a home (purchase transactions only), a property appraisal, determination by the lender that the property meets underwriting and commitment conditions, and a verification of your income, employment, assets, credit history and any other information necessary in compliance with lender’s underwriting guidelines. If you supplied your social security number in the Pre-application, you are permitting the lender to order a credit report in connection with your request for credit.