Bob Richards

Robert Richards

Executive Vice Chair

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    225 Franklin Street, Suite 300
    Boston, MA 02110
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Bob has represented numerous corporate clients in transactions nationally and internationally. He has successfully completed complex assignments in India, China, Singapore, Australia, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Denmark, as well as all major cities in The United States. He counsels tenant clients such as Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Forrester Research, Shire Pharmaceuticals and The Wyss Institute. 

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Bob was a founding partner and president of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, which was acquired by Transwestern in 2013. Prior to co-founding RBJ, he was a Principal at Trammell Crow Company. Before entering commercial real estate, Bob spent five years working as a sportscaster for CNN and WTBS in Atlanta. 

Bob has received the prestigious CoreNet Global Service Provider Leadership Award and was also awarded the Commercial Brokers Association “Life Sciences Deal of the Year” award twice, for his work with Shire Pharmaceuticals and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is frequently featured in the media, including the Boston Globe, New England Cable News and the Wall Street Journal, as an expert on the Boston commercial real estate market.

Bob is a member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute visiting committee. He also serves on the Board of Overseers at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, was appointed to the Lexington Economic Development Assistance Consortium by the town’s selectmen and is a member of the Dover Firefighters Relief Fund.