Richard Gordet > Ropes & Gray LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ropes & Gray LLP
BOSTON, MA 02199
United States




Rich focuses his practice on representing colleges and universities, endowments, tax-exempt entities, institutional investors, private equity funds, real estate funds and REITs with respect to their investments in real estate and natural resources. Rich has extensive experience negotiating and structuring funds, joint ventures, ground leases and unsecured and secured debt, as well advising on the acquisition, leasing, disposition and financing of real estate investments in the United States, Asia and Europe. Rich also has extensive experience advising real estate fund sponsors in connection with fund formations.


  • JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1996
  • AB, cum laude, Princeton University, 1987

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

Maintaining ‘vast experience across every product and structure’, Ropes & Gray LLP continues to hold a strong reputation in the New York and Boston real estate equity and finance transactional market. During 2021, Daniel Stanco acted for Annaly Capital in the $2.33bn sale of its entire commercial real estate portfolio and management team to Slate Asset Management. David Djaha and David Kaye, also in New York, routinely advise investment banks, private equity funds and developers. Co-heading the global practice alongside Stanco, John (Jack) Creedon is a recognized figure in Boston’s real estate market; he is joined by Richard Gordet and associate Effie George Floyd.