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Jeff Richards


Senior Vice President

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Tenant Representation


Jeff Richards represents the Salt Lake City office of CBRE as a Senior Vice President. Jeff joined CBRE in early 2007 and has since partnered with Rad Dye and Tom Dischmann. Prior to that Jeff spent seven years as an industrial specialist at Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT and Mansell Commercial Real Estate Services, Inc. With experience in all aspects of commercial real estate, Jeff specializes in industrial and flex lease negotiations, user building and land sales, investment property sales, and data center and clean room requirements. Jeff has been successful by offering a high level of service and unique solutions to suit his client's needs. His understanding of the market makes him a skilled negotiator and gives him the ability to simplify and resolve complex issues for his clients.

In 2018 our team completed:

Over 4.4 Million SF of Lease Transactions - Over 1 Half Million SF of Sale Transactions - Nearly 91 Acres of Land Sales


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


Licensed Utah Real Estate Agent

Licensed to sell partnerships and Tenant in Common properties through a Series 22 & 63 Securities Licenses




CCIM, Industrial Broker of the Year (2017)

CBRE Top 20% of Producers in U.S. (2017-2018)

Top 5 Producer, CBRE Salt Lake City (2007-2008, 2010, 2016-2018)

Top 10 Producer, CBRE Salt Lake City (2009, 2011-2015)

Top 5 Producer, CBRE Southwest Region Industrial & Logistics (2015-2017)

Coldwell Banker Commercial Circle of Distinction (2004-2006)

Top 5 Producer, Mansell Commercial (2001-2003)




University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts; Finance with Real Estate emphasis, graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.9 GPA in his major

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation