Robert D. Owens, President/CEO of O,R&L Facility Services

Bob Owens Profile

Robert D. Owens President/CEO


Robert D. Owens is the President/CEO of O,R&L Facility Services with over 25 years of professional experience in commercial real estate marketing, management and construction.  He founded the company in 1990 and currently employs over 1,000 full time employees with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Florida with over $8 billion in real estate net worth. With unique marketing and industry foresight, Owens has created an organization that combines all of the vital expertise for state-of-the-art facility development and operations.

O,R&L offers large public and private facility owners with a single resource that they can rely on for all of their facility and real estate needs. Our comprehensive real estate services include master planning, site selection, site acquisition, facility design, design review, construction estimating, construction management as well as facility management and maintenance.

Owens has carefully built his staff of best-in-the-industry professionals, who utilize innovative technology and best practices that continually result in total client satisfaction.  O,R&L’s success cannot be attributed to one specific relationship or event, its remarkable success is the result of Owens’ overwhelming commitment and dedication to be the absolute best and most innovative firm in the industry.


  • O,R&L Orlando Mentoring Executive Forum - Founder
  • Florida Hospital Foundation - Member, Winter Park Memorial Hospital Board
  • Professional Opportunities Programs for Students (POPS) - Treasurer/POPS Mentor
  • Winning Ways/Rising Stars Annual Basketball Clinic - Major Funding Sponsor
  • US Green Building Council - CT Chapter Member 
  • Downtown Orlando Partnership - Member
  • Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) - Member
  • International Facility Management Association (IFMA) - Member
  • Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) - Member
  • Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) - Member
  • University of New Haven-Sports Facility Management Masters Degree Program - Member
  • University of New Haven Business School Advisory Board Member & Guest Lecturer
  • CT Yankee Greyhound Racing, Inc. - Member Board of Directors - 1983-2005
  • CT Yankee Motor Inn, Inc. - Member Board of Directors - 1983-1989

Community Enrichment

  • O,R&L Scholarship for Scholastic Achievement - est. 2002
  • O,R&L Orlando Mentoring Executive Forum - est. 2010
  • Winning Ways/Rising Stars Annual Basketball Clinic - est. 2010
  • Professional Opportunities programs for Students POPS Mentorship Program - est. 2011