J. Richard Lee, Managing Director

Rich Lee Profile

O,R&L Commercial, LLC
2 Summit Place
Branford, CT 06405
CELL: (203) 530-6809
DIRECT: (203) 643-1006
MAIN: (203) 488-1555

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Mr. Lee co-founded this full-service Real Estate Company comprised of brokerage, property management and construction divisions. He successfully marketed the company to be a leader in the real estate and construction industry in Connecticut. The brokerage division has been recognized nationally in Barron’s and in the New York Times for its successful marketing of millions of dollars of distressed and foreclosed real estate.

For the past twenty years, O,R&L Commercial has been leasing and selling commercial real estate in the state of Connecticut. Approximately 2,000,000 square feet of it has been in the markets of New Haven, Fairfield, New London and Hartford counties. His clients include a range of corporation’s both locally and nationally, private individuals, investors, developers, and partnerships.

Related Experience

  • The Tower Business Center, Hartford, CT 350,000 SF
  • Warner Lambert Corp., Avon, CT 175,000 SF
  • Branford Commerce Park, Branford, CT 120,000 SF
  • International Paper, Middletown, CT 105,000 SF
  • CiDRA Corporation, Wallingford, CT 90,000 SF
  • Bank of Boston, Wethersfield, CT 88,000 SF
  • One Forest Parkway, Shelton, CT 86,000 SF
  • Three Shaws Cove, New London, CT 70,000 SF
  • 10 Research Parkway, Wallingford, CT 70,000 SF
  • Vero Electronics, Wallingford, CT 60,000 SF
  • Dun & Bradstreet, Shelton, CT 56,000 SF
  • Southern N.E. Telephone, West Hartford, CT 55,000 SF
  • Yankee Energy Systems, Meriden, CT 45,000 SF
  • Fleet Realty Capital Corporation, Branford, CT 35,000 SF
  • State of Connecticut, Hartford, CT 30,000 SF
  • The Marlin Company, New Haven, CT 25,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Realtors
  • Connecticut Association of Realtors
  • Greater New Haven Board of Realtors
  • CORE Network – World Wide Real Estate Services (Board Member)
  • Sachem Bank (Organizer)

Community Involvement

  • Goodwill/Easter Seals of Greater New Haven (Board Member)
  • Guilford Art Center (Board Member)
  • Organizer, Sachem Bank


University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Bachelor of Arts Economics