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Gregory Cahill, SIOR

President & CEO,
Black Oak Property Advisors, Inc.

Contact Details

Black Oak Property Advisors, Inc.
One International Place, Suite 1400
Boston, MA
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Phone: (617) 535.7773

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Education

College of the Holy Cross

Areas Of Practice

Brokerage Management, Consulting, Corporate Services, Distribution & Logistics, Investments, Landlord, Sale/Leasing, Tenant Representation

Bio

Gregory H. Cahill joined Lincoln Property Company in 2007 and is a
Senior Vice President based in the Boston, Massachusetts office.
With over 30 years of commercial/industrial brokerage experience, Cahill has
completed a multitude of real estate assignments on behalf of clients throughout the
Greater Boston area, the United States, and overseas. His clients have encompassed
institutional, local, and regional owners and users.
Major projects have included the representation of Cisco Systems, Inc. in
transactions for over 2 million square feet of existing buildings and the largest single
commercial land purchase in recent years for a 3 million square foot master planned
campus in Boxboro and Littleton, Massachusetts.

Mr. Cahill represented Exodus Communications in multiple transactions, including
a long-term lease for 335,203 SF with an aggregate value in excess of $100 million.
He was involved in multiple transactions exceeding 400,000 SF on behalf of Princess
House (formerly a division of Colgate Palmolive).
Other important relationships included online grocer ShopLink (over 400,000
SF leased), Solectron (in excess of 275,000 SF leased), and he participated in the
corporate relocations of Albany International and Kendall Company (totaling more
than 300,000 SF leased).
His team represented the American Red Cross (ARC) of Massachusetts Bay with
its disposition of a 90,000 SF headquarters to Beth Israel Hospital, and went on to
negotiate on behalf of the ARC the acquisition of two (2) new headquarters (totaling
more than 160,000 SF). On behalf of AEW Capital Management, Cahill’s team was
responsible for more than 1.8 million SF of leasing, and he represented USAA Real
Estate in the complete re-leasing of its single Greater Boston asset (totaling more than
300,000 SF).

A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, MA), Greg began his career
while a college undergraduate first leasing apartments and then selling residential
homes in the Worcester area. Aft er graduating, he joined the Boston commercial real
estate firm, Ryan Elliott & Company, Inc. While there (1981-83), he contributed to
the leasing for Copley Place, Boston, a mixed use development including two hotels,
retail and 850,000 SF of office. His contributions at Ryan Elliott also involved the sale
effort of 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA, which was successfully re-positioned for
development as the largest multi-tenant office building on Rte. 128/I-95.
From 1983-2007 he was a Senior Vice President of Nordblom Company/
CORFAC International, a full service real estate brokerage, development and property
management entity.
While at Nordblom Company, Cahill was actively involved in CORFAC International,
an international real estate network with member firms throughout North America,
South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. He is a three (3) time recipient of that
organization’s largest size R&D transaction, as well as recipient of its largest office
referral award. He served on numerous CORFAC committees, and in 2006 was
named both Vice Regional Coordinator and Chair of its Professional Development
Subcommittee.

Throughout the course of his career, Greg has been quoted in various print
media and written numerous articles for publication. He has been a member of the
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1996. Membership requires
substantial achievement, as well as high ethical conduct and personal integrity.
Nationally, he served as Chairman of SIOR’s Research and Publications Committee and
is a past Trustee of the SIOR Educational Foundation. He serves on SIOR’s Professional
Standards Committee.
Mr. Cahill has been involved with many local civic and charitable endeavors, and has
served as a member of New England Baptist Hospital’s (NEBH) Board of Visitors.
He is currently a member of NEBH’s Finance Committ ee. He is a past President of
the Alumni Association at the College of the Holy Cross. In 2011 he was awarded the
College’s highest alumni honor, the In Hoc Signo award. He is a past Corporator of the
Rivers School and served as President of the American Lung Association of Boston,
Vice President of the Bay State Executive Association, President of the Holy Cross
Club of Boston, President of the Rivers School Alumni Association, Co-Chair of the
Fessenden School Annual Fund, and Director of South Shore Daycare, Inc. He is a
Corporator of USF Bank Corp, the mutual holding company of UniBank for Savings.