J. Richard Lee, Managing Director

Mr. Lee co-founded this full-service Real Estate Company comprised of brokerage, property management and construction divisions. He successfully marketed the company to be a leader in the real estate and construction industry in Connecticut. The brokerage division has been recognized nationally in Barron’s and in the New York Times for its successful marketing of millions of dollars of distressed and foreclosed real estate.

For the past twenty-five years, O,R&L Commercial has been leasing and selling commercial real estate in the state of Connecticut. Approximately 4,000,000 square feet of it has been in the markets of New Haven, Fairfield, New London and Hartford counties. His clients include a range of corporation’s both locally and nationally, private individuals, investors, developers, and partnerships.

Related Experience

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals, (Worldwide) 400,000 SF
  • The Tower Business Center, Hartford, CT 350,000 SF
  • One Long Wharf, New Haven, CT 300,000 SF
  • Warner Lambert Corp., Avon, CT 175,000 SF
  • Neurogen Corporation, Branford, CT 150,000 SF
  • Branford Commerce Park, Branford, CT 120,000 SF
  • International Paper, Middletown, CT 105,000 SF
  • CiDRA Corporation, Wallingford, CT 90,000 SF
  • Bank of Boston, Wethersfield, CT 88,000 SF
  • Labcorp of America, Shelton, CT 86,000 SF
  • Three Shaws Cove, New London, CT 70,000 SF
  • 10 Research Parkway, Wallingford, CT 70,000 SF
  • Vero Electronics, Wallingford, CT 60,000 SF
  • Hartford Healthcare, Plainfield, CT 58,000 SF
  • Dun & Bradstreet, Shelton, CT 56,000 SF
  • Yankee Energy Systems, Meriden, CT 45,000 SF
  • State of Connecticut, Hartford, CT 30,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Realtors
  • Connecticut Association of Realtors
  • Greater New Haven Board of Realtors
  • CORE Network – World Wide Real Estate Services (Board Member)

Community Involvement

  • Goodwill/Easter Seals of Greater New Haven (Board Member)
  • The Foote School (Board Member


University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Bachelor of Arts Economics

O,R&L Commercial, LLC
2 Summit Place
Branford, CT 06405

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