Bob Ballard

Bob Ballard

Executive Managing Director

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    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10104-6178
    United States

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    +1 212 841-5961

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Profile

A native New Yorker, Robert F.R. Ballard joined C&W in 1968.  He won The Real Estate Board of New York’s prestigious “Most Ingenious Broker of the Year” award in 1974 for leasing The Great Hall at 25 Broadway to the U.S. Postal Service. He authored the Directory of Manhattan Office Buildings, published by McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1978, and maintains a file of every Manhattan office building.  In 2013, he represented NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation in a 221,180 SF lease at 55 Water Street.

Awards & Associations

  • Mr. Ballard won The Real Estate Board of New York’s prestigious “Most Ingenious Broker of the Year” award in 1974 for leasing The Great Hall at 25 Broadway to the U.S. Postal Service.
  • He authored the Directory of Manhattan Office Buildings, published by McGraw-Hill Book Company in 1978, and maintains a file of every Manhattan office building.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • East Side House Settlement, Honorary Member
  • The Municipal Art Society of New York, Member
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Member
  • The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Member

Assignments

Notable Transactions

    • New York Telephone Co. for a proposed switching center in Chinatown: 26 adjoining parcels totaling approx. 110,000 SF
    • New York Telephone Co. for a proposed switching center at Eleventh Ave. and 42nd Street. Three adjoining parcels totaling approx. 67,780 SF
    • The Continental Corporation for its 41 story, approx. 982,000 SF headquarters at 180 Maiden Lane: 2 parcels totaling approx. 40,918 SF; plus 305,580 SF of air rights, plus the bed of De Peyster Street.  Subsequently coordinated the development on behalf of The Continental Corporation, with the architect, builder, city agencies, and served as Exclusive Leasing Agent.
    • Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc. for its 35 story, approx. 1,167,022 SF office building, One Seaport Plaza:  Block 74, comprising 39,759 SF plus 120,000 SF of air rights, and served as Exclusive Leasing Agent.

Clients

  • American Reinsurance Co. 
  • AXA Reinsurance Co. 
  • Baker, Weeks & Co. 
  • Corroon & Black
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 
  • Federal Reserve Bank of NY 
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. 
  • Home Insurance Company
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank 
  • Lloyds Bank 
  • Nomura Securities International
  • NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation
  • Prudential-Bache Securities 
  • The City of New York 
  • The Coca Cola Company  
  • The Long Term Credit Bank of Japan 
  • Tokio Marine Management 
  • U.S. Postal Service