The Marcus & MIllichap Advantage

Since 1971, Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services has been the premier provider of investment real estate brokerage services. With more than 1,700 investment professionals throughout the United States, Marcus & Millichap is the largest brokerage firm focused exclusively on investments. By specializing 100 percent on investments and organizing our sales force into property specialty groups, we provide clients with superior market knowledge and transaction expertise targeted specifically to the unique requirements of each property type. Having pioneered the industry’s most powerful marketing system, the essence of Marcus & Millichap’s value proposition is our ability to “make a market” for each property through expanded market exposure, which generates the broadest buyer interest and results in maximum value

We combine comprehensive market research, state-of-the-art technology and communications systems with access to the industry’s largest pool of private and institutional investors. The result is the most efficient process for matching buyers and sellers locally, regionally and nationally. We offer investment expertise in all major property types, including apartments, retail, office, industrial, single-tenant net-lease, seniors housing, hospitality and lodging, manufactured home communities, self-storage and land.


The team of Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater, CCIM and Seth J. Richard focus on the representation of private investors and developers in the acquisition and disposition of retail assets throughout the Northeast US. They are each uniquely well versed in structuring complex acquisition and disposition strategies. Both are committed to establishing value on their clients’ behalf while maximizing returns for investors in all situations. Together, L.A. and Seth have over 36 years of experience in the real estate industry. Within the past year, the team has closed over $450 million in commercial real estate transactions, including Marcus & Millichap’s largest retail sale in New England. L.A. and Seth are dedicated to long-term working relationships built on industry expertise you can trust, with proven results in maximizing value as well as creating and preserving wealth

Seth J. Richard

Vice President Investments National Retail Group
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Laurie Ann (L.A.) Drinkwater CCIM

First Vice President, Investments Marcus & Millichap
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