Kurt Richter

Vice Chair • United States

Kurt Richter Washington DC Tenant Representation
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Kurt Richter

Vice Chair • United States

Kurt Richter joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Tenant Advisory Group in 2009 in the Washington, D.C. office. He brings with him over 30 years of commercial real estate experience that has primarily focused on tenant representation. Kurt is a senior member of Cushman & Wakefield’s National Not-for-Profit Practice Group and the Legal Sector Advisory Group. Over the past five years, Kurt has transacted over 4.5 Million SF of transactions for his clients. Additionally, transactions undertaken on behalf of his clients have been awarded either D.C. or Virginia’s Leasing/Sale Deal of the Year seven times, and Dallas Leasing Deal of the Year in 2015.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Kurt served as a Senior Vice President for Trammell Crow Company and as a Senior Vice President for CB Richard Ellis, as a result of the CB Richard Ellis and Trammell Crow Company merger in 2006.

Areas of Specialization

  • Not-for-Profit Advisory Group
  • Legal Sector Advisory Group

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member of DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA)
  • Member of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association (CREBA)


Bachelor’s Degree, Vanderbilt Universit


  • GWCAR & Washington Business Journal, 2004 Deal of the Year, Patton Boggs
  • GWCAR & Washington Business Journal, 2013 Deal of the Year, Washington Design Center
  • NAIOP, Best New Lease, 2015 - Fannie Mae Headquarters
  • CREBA Leasing Transaction of the year 2015, Fannie Mae Headquarters
  • WBJ Best Real Estate Deals, 2015, Fannie Mae Headquarters Sale
  • D Magazine’s Best Office Lease Award of 2015, Fannie Mae Operational Hub Dallas, TX
  • Dallas Business Journal Suburban Office Deal of 2015, Fannie Mae Operational Hub Dallas, TX
  • CREBA, #1 Leasing Agent of the Year 2015 (Tie)
  • NAIOP, Best New Lease, 2018 - Fannie Mae Operational Hub Reston, VA
  • CoStar Power Broker 2015, 2018

Recent Major Leasing Transactions

  • Fannie Mae Operational Hub, Reston, VA - 850,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae Headquarters, Washington, DC - 750,000 SF
  • American Psychological Association, Washington, DC - 600,000 SF
  • Jones Day, Washington, DC - 350,000 SF
  • Squire Patton Boggs, Washington, DC - 350,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae Operational Hub, Dallas, Texas - 330,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Reston, VA - 186,000 SF
  • American College of Cardiology - 180,000 SF
  • King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC - 140,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Dallas, TX - 123,000 SF
  • Washington Design Center - 120,000 SF
  • MedStar, Washington, DC - 115,000 SF
  • Fannie Mae, Washington, DC - 87,000 SF
  • Thompson Coburn LLP, Washington, DC - 30,000 SF
  • Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids Foundation, Washington, DC - 27,000 SF
  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Washington, DC- 20,000 SF
  • The College Entrance Examination Board, Washington, DC - 20,000 SF
  • Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, & Untereiner LLP, Washington, DC- 20,000 SF
  • Brookings Institution, Washington, DC - 17,000 SF
  • Enterprise Community Partners, Washington, DC - 17,000 SF
  • The Legal Aid Society, Washington, DC - 13,000 SF

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