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RBJ Elevates Michael Joyce And Steven Purpura To Managing Partner

November 20, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

BOSTON – November 20, 2012 – Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, LLC (RBJ&P), a full-service commercial real estate advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Michael Joyce and Steven Purpura have been named Managing Partners.

“Mike and Steve have been providing consistent leadership and guidance for the firm since its founding in 2001,” said Robert Richards, president, Richards Barry Joyce & Partners.  “They are recognized as leaders not only within the firm but also by the broader commercial real estate industry.  They each have a combination of market expertise, business experience and client focus that will help the firm’s continued pursuit of excellence.”

The new positions take effect immediately.  Both Mr. Joyce and Mr. Purpura will continue their roles as brokers within the firm.

Michael Joyce, Managing Partner

Michael Joyce is a member of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners’ Boston leasing group.  Prior to co-founding the firm, he was an executive vice president/partner at CB Richard Ellis/Whittier Partners.  He twice received the Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s “Landlord Deal of the Year” award; has been honored three times as a Top Five Producer among all Greater Boston brokers; and is a three-time recipient of the Colbert Coldwell Circle award (Top 2% producer) at CB Richard Ellis.  Michael graduated from Providence College with a B.S. in Accounting. He is a board member and trustee of the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF – www.rettsyndrome.org) and a board member of the Providence College President’s Council. He is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and the Commercial Brokers Association.

Steven Purpura, Managing Partner

Steve Purpura directs Richards Barry Joyce & Partners’ Cambridge leasing group.  He works with the leading landlords and tenants in the market, with a particular focus on large, mixed-use urban developments.  Prior to co-founding RBJ, Steve was with Trammell Crow Company. He has won the Commercial Brokers Association “Suburban Deal of the Year” award.  Steve graduated from William & Mary with a B.A. in Business and is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.  He is actively involved with the Asperger’s Association of New England (www.aane.org).

About Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, LLC
Richards Barry Joyce & Partners is a full service commercial real estate firm providing creative solutions for its client partners. The company’s focused team approach offers clients a competitive advantage in solving their local, national, and international real estate challenges. Richards Barry Joyce & Partners’ unique platform offers a full range of real estate advisory services including market analysis, capital markets solutions, financial analysis, corporate services, portfolio review, and consulting services.  For more information, please visit our website at www.rbjrealestate.com. Follow us on Twitter at @RBJ_Partners.


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