Richard Bowers

Richard-Bowers_smallEducation
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
Bachelor of Science – Engineering

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Master of Business Administration – Real Estate

Real Estate Experience

  • Leasing Manager, Peachtree Corners Development
  • Leasing Agent, Office Development – Cousins Properties, Inc.
  • Vice President, Office Properties Division – Arthur Rubloff & Co. of Georgia
  • President – Richard Bowers & Co., Established January 1, 1980
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Winner of the Top Producer Award for Arthur Rubloff & Co. in 1978 and 1979
  • Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Lifetime Member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors Million Dollar Club
  • In 1986, received Phoenix Award; 2001, received Silver Phoenix Award
  • In 1993, elected President of The Commercial Network (TCN), a worldwide network of strong, locally owned, independent brokerage firms in major metropolitan centers comprised of 62 offices and 1,200 professionals
  • In 1994, Richard was re-elected to his second term as President of TCN
  • In 2000, received the Lifetime Excalibur Award from the American Cancer Society and an American Cancer Society Patient Navigation Resource Sponsor from Northside Hospital
  • In 2001, endowed the Georgia State University Richard Bowers Real Estate Professorship
  • In 2002, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from GSU
  • Received the 2002 Atlanta Business Chronicle land deal of the year award for the 6.73 acre urban land sale to GSU for University Commons; a 2,000 unit, 2,000 car student housing development containing 1.2 million square feet
  • In 2008, received the Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business Alumni Award for service
  • Personally completed over 1,600 requirements throughout Metro Atlanta, in excess of 16 million square feet of space either leased or sold. Richard Bowers & Co. has also served more than 10,000 real estate requirements in excess of 80 million square feet since our inception

General Information

  • Corporate sponsor for the Atlanta Senior Invitational National Senior Tournament since inception in 1990
  • Tennis Sponsor and Enthusiast: Ranked nationally 7th 50 – Doubles; 18th 55 – Singles
  • Major West Point contributor, General Omar Bradley Level
  • Member of the United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society of Metropolitan Atlanta since 1996 and member of the United Way Ivan Allen Society
  • Serves on Board of Director for the Georgia Tennis Foundation, Inc., and is Chairman Emeritus of TCN Worldwide. He previously served on the Board of Directors for the Georgia State University Foundation & Board of Directors, and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors
  • Richard currently serves on the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Board of Advisors
  • Major contributor to Habitat for Humanity
  • Awarded the 2012 West Point Society of Atlanta’s Distinguished Graduate Award
  • In 2015, inducted into the Georgia Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Featured in the February 2016 edition of Atlanta Magazine’s article “Faces of Atlanta”. Click to view article.