PRESIDENT & CEO
Richard Galvin is the President and Founder of
CV Properties, LLC, a Boston-based real estate development and investment firm. Mr. Galvin has over 30 years of experience in acquiring, developing, and managing commercial real estate throughout
the United States. Dick has developed and acquired more than 4.5 million square feet of office and residential projects valued at $2.5 billion.
Dick started his career at Trammell Crow Company
in 1984, one of the largest real estate development companies in the world. He spent the first eight
years of his career in Boston, eventually becoming a Partner in the Boston office, where he was involved
in the development of over 2.5 million square feet
of office and research & development space. He
then moved to Stamford, Connecticut in 1992 to
help found the Corporate Services business of Trammell Crow Company. Mr. Galvin was instrumental in growing that business into one of Trammell Crow Company’s largest subsidiaries.
Mr. Galvin left Trammell Crow Company in early
1999 to co-found NeXcomm Capital Partners, whose primary focus was the acquisition and development of technology related office buildings. NeXcomm
and its partners acquired and/or developed such signature projects as the Dallas InfoMart, a 1,200,000 SF building and the Los Angeles InfoMart, a 475,000 SF historic renovation of the former US Post Office building in downtown LA.
Mr. Galvin founded CV Properties in 2003 to focus on development activities in New England. Signature development projects include the GTECH corporate headquarters in downtown Providence, RI, the renovation of the former Verizon building located
in Post Office Square in downtown Boston, now the headquarters for Brown Brothers Harriman, a new 500,000SF state of the art building for State Street Bank at One Channel Center in Boston and the recently opened Aloft and Element hotels in Boston’s Seaport, the largest hotel project in
New England in the last 10 years.
Mr. Galvin received his BA in Economics from Brown University, and was inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame in 2002. He is formerly Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Fairfield Wakeman Boys and Girls Club, is on the Board of the Providence Foundation, A Better City, NAIOP, the Laboure Center in
Boston, and served as Honorary Chair of the 2014 Renaissance Charter School Gala. Recent awards
for Mr. Galvin and CV Properties include received
the Developer of the Year Award for 2012, by the Commercial Brokers Association of Boston, Boston Business Journal project of the year in 2012,
was inducted, along with CV Properties into the Massachusetts Building Congress Hall of Fame, and won the UMass Boston’s Chancellor’s Medal in 2016.
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