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Richard E. Charles

First Vice President

Richard E. Charles

First Vice President
201.712.5646
201.712.5650

Saddle Brook

250 Pehle Avenue
Suite 600
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
+1 201 712 5600

Professional Experience

Richard Charles is a 30-year veteran in commercial real estate. Having developed his real estate experience working in both the Manhattan and New Jersey office markets primarily as a tenant representative, Mr. Charles offers a rare combination of expertise and perspective to his clients. He has substantial real estate leasing, sales and consulting experience representing both to be invaluable to corporations in the development and implementation of their strategic real estate plans.

Mr. Charles is a member of CBRE’s national Life Science Group. In this role, he has assisted biotech and pharmaceutical companies in the evaluation and acquisition of both laboratory and manufacturing facilities.

Mr. Charles began his real estate career at the Edward S. Gordon Company in Manhattan where he was a consistent top performer. While in New York he taught a course in “Leasing and Marketing Commercial Real Estate” at the New York University Real Estate Institute. After 16 years in Manhattan he moved to the New Jersey office of the company and developed a following in the suburban marketplace while continuing to represent Manhattan based corporations. He was named a “Broker of the Year” by the Gale Company and was recognized by Equity Office for his representation of Saudi Aramco both in 2003. He was named “Dealmaker” by Tishman Speyer Properties in 2004.​​​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of  the Real Estate Board of New York
  • Member of Young Men's/Women Real Estate Association
  • Member of Regional Business Partnership
  • Former Director of Rotary Club of New York
  • Former Board member of Manhattan Council of Boy Scouts of America

Education

  • University of Bridgeport, Bachelor of Science, Marketing
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Master of Business Administration, Finance
  • New York University, Diploma Program in Real Estate Finance

  Partial Transaction List

  • L’Oreal USA, Inc., New York, NY Office, 389,000 SF
  • Kearfott Guidance & Navigation, Office, 338,000 SF
  • Gibbs College, Livingston, NJ, Office, 200,000 SF
  • Cardinal Health, Wayne, NJ, Office, 67,000 SF
  • Cardinal Health, Piscataway, NJ, Office, 58,000 SF
  • Diagnostica Stago, Parsippany, NJ, Office, 65,000 SF
  • Diagnostica Stago, Mt. Olive, NJ, Office, 42,000 SF
  • Dexia, Manhattan, NY, Office, 58,000 SF
  • BMW of North America, Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Office, 35,000 SF

 Clients

  • BMW of North America
  • Calvin Klein Cosmetics
  • Cardinal Health
  • Coty International
  • Dexia Group
  • Diagnostica Stago
  • Gibbs College
  • Heritage Capital Partners 
  • Investor Growth Capital
  • L'Oreal
  • Sanofi
  • Saudi Aramco Petroleum
  • Savitar Realty
  • Walder, Hayden, Brogan


Richard E. Charles

First Vice President
201.712.5646
201.712.5650

Saddle Brook

250 Pehle Avenue
Suite 600
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
+1 201 712 5600