RLB Announces Leadership Changes in Boston

December 10, 2019.

After almost 25 years of service, Grant Owen, Executive Vice President and Northeast Director, has stepped down from his roles with the firm. A veteran of RLB, Grant joined the firm in 1995; starting in RLB’s Honolulu office, before holding various positions in San Francisco, Seattle, Denver, and Boston.

“I am incredibly proud to have contributed to RLB’s growth and development in North America for the past 24 years,” said Grant Owen. “The talent and dedication of the Boston team is truly unmatched, and I look forward to seeing all they accomplish in the future.”

“We thank Grant for his many years at Rider Levett Bucknall,” said Julian Anderson, FRICS, FAACE, President of RLB North America. “He has done an excellent job, helping us build RLB’s reputation in our North America practice, and we wish him all the best.”

RLB announces new leadership in their Boston office

Going forward, the Boston office will be led by Michael O’Reilly, Associate Principal of the firm. Michael joined Rider Levett Bucknall in 2010 and is an integral member of the RLB Boston team. In his new role, Michael will oversee day-to-day operations and management for the office.

“We are happy to announce that Michael O’Reilly will be heading up the Boston office,” Anderson continued. “Michael’s expertise in cost planning and project management, coupled with his familiarity with the booming Northeast markets, makes him a natural choice to lead our Boston office into the future.”

O’Reilly stated, “I’m excited to have the opportunity to lead such a talented team as we continue to serve clients throughout the region.”

Michael holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Construction Management from the Queensland University of Technology. He is a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) and a member of the Association of the Advancement of Cost Engineering International.

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Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

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