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Ron Friedman

Ron Friedman

Executive Vice President

Ron Friedman Executive Vice President
Boston 99 High Street 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Professional Experience

In September 2018, CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE) acquired CB Richard Ellis-N.E. Partners, L.P. (CBRE/New England), a long-standing joint venture with Whittier Partners Group and the leading full-service commercial real estate services operation in New England.

Ron is an Executive Vice President with the CBRE/New England Consulting Group. Prior to his role at CBRE/NE, Ron was a Partner of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, which was acquired by Transwestern in 2013. Prior to joining RBJ in 2001, Ron worked as a Partner Manager at MicroStrategy, a technology company in Northern Virginia. During his 17-year career in commercial real estate, Ron has advised a large number of occupier tenants both locally and nationally, from various business sectors including technology, software, non-profits and life sciences. Additionally, he has provided local expertise and guidance to both institutional and private ownership entities throughout Greater Boston.



  • Multi-Year Recipient of the Champions Club award - Transwestern
  • Multi-Year Recipient of CBA Office Deal of the Year award

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson
  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Member
  • Commercial Brokers Association, Member
  • BessieTartt Wilson Initiative for Children, Board Member


  • Dartmouth College, B.A. in Government, 1999
    • Four-year Member of Division I Baseball Team

Clients Represented

  • AEW
  • Avedro
  • BitSight Technologies
  • Cogito
  • CRV
  • DataDog
  • Drift
  • DynaTrace
  • Education Development Center
  • Flywire
  • Fuze
  • iRobot Corporation
  • NetCracker Technology
  • NRT
  • Olympus
  • Shift Communications
  • Tesaro
  • Turbonomic
  • Witricity
  • Zerto

Significant Transactions

Client Type
GMCR/Gutierrez Companies Lease 425,000 SF
TripAdvisor/Normandy Real Estate Lease 280,000 SF
Tesaro Lease 275,000 SF
iRobot Corporation Lease 250,000 SF
Nuance Communications/Chambers Street Properties Lease 200,000 SF
NBC Universal/Normandy Real Estate Lease 170,000 SF
Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare/Commonwealth Partners Lease 125,000 SF
Education Development Center Lease 120,000 SF
Olympus NDT Lease 120,000 SF
Aetna/Spear Street Capital Lease 105,000 SF
Circor International Lease 105,000 SF
Ron Friedman Executive Vice President
Boston 99 High Street 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110