Bob Lee joined Lincoln Property Company in 2012 after a successful 14 year career as Broker/Sales Manager in the Fairfield, New Jersey office of Grubb & Ellis Company. Prior to that, he joined CB Richard Ellis in 1982 and spent 17 years in their New York City and northern New Jersey offices. From 1987 through 1988, he held the position of Sales Manager in the Downtown Manhattan office before moving to CB’s midtown office.
He has represented a prestigious corporate client list including Allstate Insurance Company, Constellation Reinsurance Company, Scor Reinsurance Company, Tudor Investment Corporation, ISA Communications, Intercontinental Exchange Partners and Motorola, Inc. He has done multiple lease transactions with United National Group, Keybank, HSBC Bank, Aetna Insurance Company, Bridge Capital Advisors, Sorema N.A. Reinsurance Company, Foster Wheeler Corporation, and 30 office lease transactions around the country for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter.
One of his most notable transactions included the representation of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter on a 325,000-square-foot, 20-year office lease at the World Trade Center in New York City. On the agency side, he represented Equitable Real Estate Investment Management in the leasing of over 100,000 square feet at Mountain Heights Center in Murray Hill, New Jersey and Sunbelt Management Co. on a long term 115,000-square-foot lease in Bridgewater, New Jersey to Biovail Pharmaceuticals.
He has represented St. Paul Insurance Company, National Medical Care, JDA Software, Seaboard Securities, Wachovia, Swett & Crawford, Sylvan Learning Systems, Tyco International, Verizon Communications, Nortel Networks and Fujitsu Business Communications Systems, among others, in the negotiation of leases as tenant representative. He has represented ITT/Starwood in the negotiation of two leases totaling 107,000 square feet, Aspen Technology in a 42,000-square-foot long term office lease in New Providence, New Jersey and Tyco Telecommunications in the 155,000-square-foot, $80 million long-term disposition of first class office space in Morristown to MetLife. Bob has represented Mars, Inc. in a 22,000-square-foot office lease in Mount Arlington, New Jersey, and Mazda Motor of America in the leasing of 14,150 square feet at 440 Route 22 East in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
He qualified for CB Richard Ellis’ Colbert Coldwell Circle as one of the top three percent of 2,300 CB Richard Ellis brokers in the country. He is a licensed broker in New Jersey and had been Director of the Office Group while at Grubb & Ellis, managing 20 office leasing brokers in New Jersey.
- 2017 – Present : Lincoln Property Company, Parsippany, NJ – Senior Vice President
- 2012 –2017: Lincoln Property Company, Parsippany, NJ – Vice President
- 1998 – 2012: Grubb & Ellis Company, Fairfield, NJ – Senior Vice President/Director, Office Services Group
- 1982 – 1998: CB Richard Ellis, New York City and New Jersey – Vice President
- Member of Park Avenue Club, benefiting local charities
- Past Member Real Estate Board of New York, Downtown Rental Conditions Committee