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James Holbrook


Managing Director

James Holbrook is responsible for leading the national business for Payson Smith Holbrook, Inc., representing the firm’s most important clients.

Specialties: Strategic leadership of national accounts including Tenant Representation (with a particular focus in high volume transaction management), Agency Leasing, Project Management and Property Management. His property level expertise surrounds primarily industrial real estate including: Industrial agency and tenant representation, site selection, investment sales, leasing, acquisition, disposition and build-to-suit properties and portfolios.

Years of Experience: 9 years

Experience: James has completed over $100M in projects and 10 million square feet of property in the past five years with landlords such as Prologis, IndCor Properties, Duke Realty, Rechler Equity, Terreno, First Highland and many more. James has been actively involved in business since he was fifteen years old when he interned at Merrill Lynch. He has also interned at Citigroup Investment Services, with concentration studies in annuities and mutual funds, in downtown Manhattan while attending school at Pace University. After his second year at school at Pace University, he was recruited to build a gym management corporation in downtown Manhattan called Complete Body Development. He successfully helped turn a small personal training company with $300,000 in revenue into a competitive fitness organization with three locations and over $2 million in revenue. With careful consideration, James choose to business enterprise in real estate at the age of 20 years old, a passion discovered through New York City commercial real estate negotiations. While managing his career, James is attending Harvard University to finish his Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Economics.

Key transactions:

  • Completed Restructure and Sale of Proposed $56M Complex 40R Smart Growth Development Project.
  • Completed Leasing Activity of 2,045,879 Square Feet across 48 Transactions in 2010.
  • Completed Leasing Activity of 471,969 Square Feet across 14 Transactions in 2011.
  • Completed Leasing Activity of 2,084,018 Square Feet across 51 Transactions in 2012.
  • Completed Leasing Activity of 2,284,856 Square Feet across 57 Transactions in 2013.
  • Completed Leasing Activity of 1,900,584 Square Feet across 57 Transactions in 2014.
  • Education: Pace University, 2002-2005; Harvard University Extension School, 2012 to Present

 

Community and Personal Information:

Enjoys golf, sailing and quality time with his family.

Resides in Plymouth County, Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters.

Direct Contact Information

60 State Street, Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
O 617 279 0029 | D 617 279 0022
F 617 279 0028
jholbrook@pshcre.com


 

Ralph Mulford


Corporate Counsel

Ralph K. “Chip” Mulford is responsible for leading the national legal review for Payson Smith Holbrook, Inc., representing the firm’s most important clients.

Specialties: Strategic leadership of national legal review including Leases, Purchase Agreements, Governmental Submissions and Presentations for Permitting, Tax Credits, Environmental Consulting and Corporate Law. His property level expertise surrounds primarily real estate development including: retail permitting, agency and tenant legal representation, site selection, investment sales, leasing, acquisition, disposition and build-to-suit properties and portfolios.

Years of Experience: 45 years

Experience: Chip has completed over $1B in projects over his career for local and national developers.

Key transactions:

  • Completed Restructure and Sale of Proposed $56M Complex 40R Smart Growth Development Project.
  • Education: BA Boston College, 1966; JD Boston College Law, 1969;

Community and Personal Information:

Admitted in Massachusetts
Enjoys high end automobile racing and classic cars.
Resides in Bristol County, Massachusetts with his wife.

Direct Contact Information

60 State Street, Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
O 617 279 0029 | D 617 279 0048
F 617 279 0028
rmulford@pshcre.com


 

Gary Mills


Project Management

Gary is responsible for leading the national project management team for Payson Smith Holbrook, Inc., representing the firm’s most important clients.

Specialties: Strategic leadership of national construction management including design-build review, procurement, contracts and project execution. His property level expertise surrounds primarily real estate development including: tenant improvement execution, property maintenance oversight, and project completion.

Years of Experience: 30 years

Experience: Gary has completed over $50M in projects over his career for local and national owners.


 

Community and Personal Information:

Massachusetts Construction Supervisor
Enjoys golf, boating and his family.
Resides in Plymouth County, Massachusetts with his wife.

Direct Contact Information
60 State Street, Suite 700
Boston, MA 02109
O 617 279 0029 | D 617 356 8162
F 617 279 0028
gmills@pshcre.com