Richard P. Beal Appointed Property Manager of the Berkeley Building

Richard P. Beal, a resident of Hingham, Mass. and Vice President at A.W. Perry, a commercial and residential real estate and investment and development company has recently been named Property Manager of the Berkeley at 420 Boylston Street in Boston.

Boston, MA, February 10, 2008 --( Known as “the Crowned Jewel of the Back Bay”, The Berkeley is a 115,000 square foot office building which was fully renovated by Perry in 1989. Among the buildings major tenants are Goody Clancy & Associates, Lux, Bond & Green, and Citizens Bank. An award winning building, the Berkeley features a glazed terra cotta façade, elegant lobby and six-story atrium and it offers an exciting and inspiring working environment.

Beal joined A. W. Perry in 2004. In addition to managing the Berkeley, Beal will continue to manage other Perry properties and to direct the company’s residential development division.

Beal is President-elect and Government Affairs Chair of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Boston (BOMA) and a director of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He recently earned his RPA, “Real Property Administrator”, professional designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute. He holds a BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and a Master’s degree from UMass Amherst. Previous to A.W. Perry, Beal spent 20 years in college athletics, coaching football and lacrosse.

More than 120 Years of Quality and Value
With offices in Boston and Hingham, A.W. Perry is an established leader in real estate investment, development and management in the metropolitan Boston area. Since 1884, A.W. Perry, Inc., a privately held real estate firm, has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to clients. A.W. Perry is an award winning property management firm, an experienced developer and an innovative investment builder. Under the direction of the family’s fourth and fifth generations, the company maintains a reputation of strength, stability and integrity.

Known for creating and nurturing long-standing business relationships, A. W. Perry has a portfolio of commercial and industrial property as well as a significant inventory of developable land. In addition to the Berkeley, A.W. Perry’s projects include several Downtown Boston office properties and South Shore Technology Park in Rockland and Hingham (which includes a 202,000 s.f. first class office/research complex leased to EMD-Serono, Inc. as well as a 327,000 square foot building recently sold to Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA.) The firm also has a proud history in residential development which includes Whiting Village, Stone Meadow Farm, The Homestead, Spring Meadow, and Windward Lane in Hanover, Deerfield Farm in Pembroke, and Deer Hill in Hanson.

The offices of A.W. Perry are located at Twenty Winthrop Square in Boston and Four Pond Park Road in Hingham, Mass. For more information, visit their website at or contact (617) 542-3164.

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Kerri Spurr Gallaway