Robert Brierley


BOMA

Managing Director and Executive Vice President

About

Professional Summary

Robert Brierley joined Colliers International in 2013 and is the Managing Director of the Real Estate Management Services (REMS) group and Executive Vice President. He brings more than 27 years of property, asset and project management experience to the team. Rob leads business development for REMS and provides strategic leadership.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Prior to joining Colliers, Rob served as vice president of operations at Brookfield Office Properties in Boston. He was responsible for managing a portfolio of 2.1 million square feet of Class A commercial real estate at 53 and 75 State Street with a combined value in excess of $1 billion and an annual operating budget in excess of $50 million. Rob was the driver of a number of corporate and regional initiatives during his tenure at Brookfield, including chairing Brookfield’s Global Operations Best Practices Sub-Committee and a Connected Real Estate pilot program. Prior to Brookfield, he held leadership positions with Equity Office Properties and Beacon Properties.

NOTABLE ASSIGNMENTS

  • Provided property, asset and construction management services for a number of prestigious Class A properties in Boston, including: 53 State Street, 75 State Street, One Post Office Square and 225 Franklin Street.
  • Locally managed the repositioning and sale efforts of 53 State Street. Project included $14.5 million in renovations and upgrades to the elevator cabs/equipment, installation of turnstiles, replacement of lobby finishes, roof replacement, plaza renovations and corridor/restroom upgrades. Sales price: $610 million.
  • Performed financial analysis and prepared pro forma operating budgets in conjunction with Brookfield’s $9.3-billion acquisition of Trizec Properties office portfolio.

Accomplishments

  • 2014 BOMA International "Chairman's Award"
  • 2014 BOMA Boston "President's Award"
  • 2008 BOMA Mid-Atlantic Region Board “Outstanding Regional Member of the Year Award”
  • 2005 BOMA Boston “Executive Member of the Year Award”
  • BOMA International – Named a BOMA Fellow as part of the inaugural class in 2012

 

PROPERTY AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

  • Numerous Boston local TOBY Awards
  • Numerous regional TOBY Awards
  • Boston local and regional Earth Award
  • BOMA360 Designations
  • ENERGYSTAR Designations
  • LEED-EB O&M – Gold Designations

Services:

  • Real Estate Management Services

Property Type:

  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Retail

Skills:

  • Property and Facilities Management
  • Operational real estate
  • Financial Analysis
  • Consultancy Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Asset Resolution Services
  • Asset Management
  • Mixed-Use Properties

Clients:

  • GLL
  • Tritower Financial
  • The First Church of Christ - Scientist
  • Marwick Associates
  • Gilbane
  • Equity Office
  • Brookfield
  • Boston University
  • Sanofi
  • Federal Realty
  • MITIMCO
  • Beacon Properties

Education:

Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Harvard/BOMA Emerging Leaders in Real Estate Certificate Program

University of Rhode Island, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Memberships & Involvements:

  • BOMA International, Chair and Chief Elected Officer (CEO) (6/17-Present)
  • BOMA International, Chair-Elect (6/16-6/17)
  • BOMA International, Vice Chair (6/15-6/16)
  • BOMA International, Executive Committee
  • BOMA360 Council, Chairman
  • BOMA Boston, Past President (2006/2007)
  • BOMA Boston Board of Directors, Member
  • BOMA International Government Affairs Committee,  Member
  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board,  Past Chairman (2013)
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce,  Member
  • Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Development Committee,  Member
  • NAIOP,  Principal Member

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