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​Current responsibilities
As Managing Director, Rich co-leads JLL’s Corporate Advisory Services group in Silicon Valley and oversees the firm’s Palo Alto office.

Rich’s team specializes in representing the requirements of startup companies in all sectors, leading negotiations and integrating the full scope of JLL’s services to meet the tenant’s requirements.

Rich is recognized as one of Northern California’s top tenant rep brokers, he has advised and represented the region’s top high growth companies with over sixteen and a half (16.5) million square feet of transactions for the past 23 years.

Specialties
Tenant Representation & Real Estate Portfolio strategy

Industry specialties
Software
Medical device

Years of experience
23 years

Experience
Rich has been leading and developing organizations throughout his career and was instrumental in building The Staubach Company & Trammell Crow Company tenant representation platforms in the Bay Area.

Rich is consistently recognized for his creative negotiating strategies, entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding customer service and has represented clients in every major market throughout the United States.

Key clients

  • Silicon Valley Bank (SVB)

  • Cadence

  • PeopleSoft

  • EA

  • Renesas

  • Silicon Valley Financial Group

  • Atheros Communications

  • Boston Scientific

  • Juniper Networks

  • Infinera

  • Xerox (PARC)

  • Gunderson Dettmer

  • Battery Ventures

Education
B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame.
M.A. from the University of Southern California.

Affiliations

  • Board Member New Vista Partners (Eastern Europe R.E. Fund)
  • Past Board Member of International Children’s Games – San Francisco
  • Captain of the University of Notre Dame Basketball Team (1980) and played in Final Four (1978)
  • Member of Silicon Valley Leadership Group