After retiring from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel, Reuben Pate joined Block & Company in 1985. During his 25 years of military service he served as a Pilot, flying a variety of multi-engine aircraft and helicopters, with two years of combat service in Vietnam. He had tours as an Inspector General and served on the Staff and Faculty of the Army Command & Guard Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Reuben later transitioned from flying to playing a major role in military Installation and Base management.
During his 30+ years at Block & Company, Reuben has served as a Senior Property Manager, overseeing the work of other property managers while managing over 100,000 square feet of commercial property including retail, medical office, office, and office/warehouse property. Currently, Reuben is the Senior Vice President of Development/Construction at Block & Company, Inc., Realtors. In this role he has overseen the development of over five million square feet of commercial property and is involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate field.
Reuben is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and of Northwest Missouri State University with a Masters of Business Administration. He served nine years as a member and three years as president of the Board of Directors for the Fairway Woods Homeowners Association.