John Barry


Vice Chairman

Job Functions: Executive, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation


John is a Vice Chairman with CBRE's Boston Consulting practice, focusing on the Downtown Boston market. John has been a commercial real estate broker in Boston for the past 33 years. He was a Founding Partner of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners, which was acquired by Transwestern in 2013. Prior to co-founding RBJ, John was a Partner at Meredith & Grew, then a Principal at Trammell Crow Company.


He has represented landlords and tenants in many of Boston’s largest lease transactions. He is an eight-time nominee and three-time recipient of Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s “Deal of the Year” Award.


John graduated from Amherst College, B.A.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type