Robert F. Nielsen
Inducted into Hall of Fame:
Hall of Fame Location:
2010s, I, 2, B
Bob Nielsen served as NAHB Chairman of the Board in 2011. A home builder from Reno, Nev., Nielson is president of Shelter Properties. He was president of the Builders Association of Northern Nevada in 1986 and president of the Nevada Home Builders Association in 1988. Nielson is an NAHB Senior Life Director.
From 1999 to 2001, Nielsen was a member of the board of directors of the San Francisco Federal Home Loan Bank, and in 2003-2004, he was a member of the Fannie Mae National Advisory Council. Nielson was reappointed to the board of directors of the San Francisco Federal Home Loan Bank in 2007. He was instrumental in the creation of the Nevada Low Income Housing Trust Fund and was also one of the founders of the Affordable Housing Resource Council.