As President of the New York region for JLL, Peter Riguardi leads all operations for the company in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut area. He is responsible for broadening the companys New York platform by developing key client relationships, leading major projects, maintaining senior real estate industry contacts and political relationships, and recruiting new talent. He oversees a team of approximately 1,700 professionals in seven offices throughout the tri-state.
Prior to joining JLL in September 2002, Mr. Riguardi was Vice Chairman and Principal of Colliers ABR Inc., a company that he helped form in 1994. He started his real estate career at GVA Williams in 1983, where he was the youngest Senior Vice President in the firms history. During his twenty-eight year career in commercial real estate, he has been actively involved in several of the largest and most noteworthy transactions in metropolitan New York City. Mr. Riguardi is consistently ranked by the New York Observer as one of New Yorks most influential real estate executives.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority - 1.6 million s. f. net lease of 2 Broadway
Bank of America
1.5 million s.f. lease at One Bryant Park
400,000 s.f. lease at 50 Rockefeller Center
177,000 s.f. lease at the GM Building
Beijing Vantone - 190,810 s.f. lease for China Center at One World Trade Center
MetLife - 410,000 s.f. lease at 1095 Avenue of the Americas
Jet Blue - 300,233 s.f. lease at Queens Plaza, Long Island City
General Motors Corp. - 114,300 s.f. renewal at 767 Fifth Avenue
1 million s.f. development site in Jersey City, NJ
760,000 s.f. acquisition of 2 Broadway
350,000 s.f. acquisition for Tokyo, Japan HQ
1.2 million s. f. headquarters - ground lease and development at 745 Seventh Avenue
720,000 s.f. lease at One New York Plaza
400,000 s.f. lease at 1221 Avenue of the Americas
373,125 s.f. lease at 750 Seventh Avenue
151,480 s.f. lease at 1633 Broadway
150,000 s.f. lease in Jersey City, NJ
85 Broad Street, MetLife Building - Oppenheimer & Company 270,000 s.f. lease
1285 Avenue of the Americas, UBS Building
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 543,969 s.f. renewal for building ownership
BBDO 323,368 s.f. renewal for building ownership
777 Third Avenue - Avon Products 246,500 s.f. lease for building ownership
51 West 52nd Street - Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 213,231 s.f. lease for building ownership
One New York Plaza
Wachovia Sublease to Morgan Stanley 720,000 s.f.
Wachovia Sublease of 400,000 s.f. to multiple tenants and AON for 221,000 s.f.
1515 Broadway - Leased over 1 million s.f. on behalf of ownership, including 900,000 s.f. to Viacom
450 W. 33rd Street - Associated Press 258,333 s.f. on behalf of building ownership
2 World Financial Center - 700,000 s.f. sublease on behalf of Merrill Lynch including:
Mass Mutual/Oppenheimer 189,981 s.f.
Thatcher, Profitt & Wood 180,000 s.f.
Commerzbank 155,185 s.f.
State Street Bank 150,000 s.f.
Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance Inc. 49,599 s. f.
452 Fifth Avenue to IDB Group/Midtown Equities
140 Broadway to DIFA on behalf of Morgan Stanley
The REBNY Building at 12 E 41st Street on behalf of Morgan Stanley
100 Maiden Lane sale by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Advisor to Merrill Lynchs Tokyo headquarters for 390,000 s.f.
Represented Coryo Securities in the sale of its 470,000 s.f. headquarters building to Hewlett Packard in Seoul, Korea
Represented Tiffany & Co. for Ginza retail location in Tokyo, Japan
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Advisor in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center Mr. Riguardi has overseen JLLs assignment with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as On-call Development Advisor. This has been a sensitive and complicated assignment that has been ongoing since January of 2004. Under his direction, this assignment has included the development agreement with Silverstein Properties International, and the structuring of both the Port Authoritys Headquarters lease and the City of New Yorks lease at 4 World Trade Center, totaling one million square feet.
Hallmark Crown Center
Development advisor for the Hallmark Crown Center Kansas City, MO
Developed the New York area occupancy strategy
Degrees in Marketing and Finance from Iona College.
Mr. Riguardi serves on the Board of Governors for The Real Estate Board of New York and is an active member of the organizations senior leadership. He is also on the Board of Directors of The Regional Plan Association, on the Board of The Rabin Medical Center of Israel, and is a member of The Partnership for the City of New York. He is a member of the Iona College Board of Trustees and has been an honoree for The Rabin Medical Center of Israel, Met Council, Muscular Dystrophy, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Special Olympics, United Way, and The Police Athletic League.