Richard S. Guralnick, CCIM, Vice President - Senior Commercial Broker


O,R&L Commercial, LLC
2 Summit Place
Branford, CT 06405
CELL: (203) 623-0922
DIRECT: (203) 643-1002
MAIN: (203) 488-1555

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Richard has been engaged in the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) market in Connecticut for over 25 years. At BGI Commercial Realty, Richard led a group of investors who acquired, developed, and managed multiple asset classes in New York, New England, Florida and Georgia.  These investments included Professional/Medical Office and Industrial/Flex properties as well as residential development projects.

As the investment business evolved Richard expanded the company’s operations to include brokerage services and it was during this time that he took the extensive 240 hour educational training offered by the Certified Commercial Investment Institute and attained his CCIM designation which is nationally recognized as Commercial Real Estate’s “Global Standard for Professional Achievement”.

Over his career Richard has provided both Tenant and Owner Representation services to many of the region’s best known and well respected companies and institutions and has participated in recent transactions within various asset classes.

Related Experience

Medical/Bio-Med-Pharma &Technology

  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • St. Raphael’s Healthcare Services
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • Clinical Data
  • Medtronic
  • Fresenius Medical NA
  • Evotec
  • CoreInformatics
  • Aria Dermatology Group
  • Saphlux, Inc.


  • Guardian Life Insurance
  • High Tower Advisors
  • Bank of America
  • Loomis Fargo
  • Reid & Reige, PC
  • Emerson Corp.
  • Oppenheimer
  • Metavante
  • Harris Corporation
  • Zero Gravity Marketing


  • Liebert Corp.
  • Gravy Master
  • LQ Mechatronix
  • Advance Research & Robotics
  • RDI Marine Manufacturing
  • Murphy Distribution
  • Trinity Solar

Retail Transactions

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Shop Rite
  • Benjamin Moore
  • Trailblazers/Denali
  • Leon’s Restaurant
  • Chabaso/Atticus Bakery
  • Stony Creek Brewery
  • Thimble Island Brewery

Professional Affiliations

Richard is active in the Connecticut chapter of CCIM where he currently serves on the Executive committee. Previously he was Chapter President, which was followed by a two year term as CCIM Institute’s Regional Vice President for New England & New York. Richard also is active in the Connecticut/Westchester Chapter of CoreNet Global (national association of corporate real estate executives) where he served for 5 years as Chair/Co-chair of the organization during which time the chapter was recognized by CoreNet Global as the “Best Small Chapter” in the nation. Previously Richard served for 10 years on the New Haven Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors and Executive Committees.


Colgate University Bachelor of Arts
Colgate/Rochester Master of Arts