Name: Lenny Owens | Title: Executive Vice President
Years in CRE: Over 30 years | Years with M&A: 24
Approximate # of deals: Over 450 | Largest transaction: 862,000 SF
Why M&A?: I was looking to find a company with a down-to-earth corporate culture that excelled in professionalism, integrity and commitment. Above all, I wanted to work with colleagues I admired and from whom I could learn. In M&A, I got all that and more. It’s a family–a big, happy, hardworking family.
Awards: 2001 CBA Broker of the Year, 1997, 1999, 2003, 2004 Office Deal of the Year
Organizations: United Way Real Estate Industry Leadership Committee, CoreNet, past Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and past President of the Commercial Brokers Association
Alma mater: Millikin University
When Lenny enters a room his strong, yet relaxed, presence makes people take notice. It is the mark of a great leader. He’s a big-picture guy who uses creativity, logic and instinct in his leadership roles, be it in business, community service or family relations. He is disciplined, organized and goal oriented. He can also tear down the house with his sense of humor and readily joins in on the ongoing M&A office pranks.
For most of Lenny’s 30-year career in the real estate industry, he has focused exclusively on tenant representation. This is where he believes he can bring the most value to our clients. Known to be an inspired and skilled negotiator, Lenny has been recognized numerous times by the industry for his participation in some of the largest and most intricate commercial real estate transactions in the Greater Boston area.
Lenny Owens thinks creatively to get the transaction accomplished. He provides a strength that others don’t have.”