Mr. Ritchey brings a unique, multi-disciplined scope of services to the benefit of his clients throughout the Washington, DC Metropolitan Region. With thirteen years of industry experience in acquisitions, development, marketing and finance, he offers his clients a diverse skill set with a rare combination of attention to detail and market analytics along with highly effective negotiation and communication skills.
Mr. Ritchey is considered a leading expert of the greater Washington, DC commercial real estate market as well as the national data center sector. His clients include many of the most sophisticated owners and occupiers of office, data center, and other mission critical facilities throughout the globe. In the last two years alone, he has successfully completed of over 1.2 million square feet of transactions valued at over $370 million.
Prior to joining CBRE, he served as a Development Executive with Clark Realty Capital, LLC where he was responsible for acquisitions and dispositions within the Washington Metropolitan Region as well as select national assignments. While at Clark, Mr. Ritchey was also actively involved in managing pre-development functions for a number of the firm’s landmark development projects.
Mr. Ritchey began his career as a commercial real estate broker for The CAC Group, San Francisco’s leading boutique commercial real estate services firm where he focused on office leasing, investment sales and tenant representation. During his tenure with The CAC Group, he represented a wide range of clients from institutional investors and major corporations to national law firms. Mr. Ritchey’s experience in the technology driven San Francisco Bay Area office market also provides him with an in-depth understanding and strong relationships within this important industry sector.
Mr. Ritchey holds a Masters in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in European History from Washington and Lee University where he was a four year letter winner and captain of the varsity football team.
Mr. Ritchey lives with his wife and two children in Washington, DC. He is active in numerous civic and charitable organizations throughout the greater Washington, DC Region.