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Jonathan Varholak

Jonathan Varholak

Vice Chairman

Jonathan Varholak Vice Chairman
Boston 99 High Street 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Professional Experience

As a Vice Chairman with the CBRE Boston Consulting practice, Jon specializes in advisory and transaction services for office, R&D, laboratory and life science transactions for tenants and landlords in the Greater Boston Urban marketplace.Jon was a founding partner of Richards Barry Joyce & Partners in 2001, which was acquired by Transwestern in 2013. He was a managing Partner of Transwestern from 2013-2017.Prior to co-founding Richards Barry Joyce & Partners,Jon was a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield. Over his 26 years of commercial real estate work he has been involved in the lease and sale transactions of more than 17 MSF of office, R&D and laboratory transactions in Greater Boston.

Significant Transactions

  Recent Tenant Transactions    SF
  Foundation Medicine   580,000
  Beam Therapeutics   123,000
  BluePrint Medicines   100,000
  Epizyme   77,000
  Jounce Therapeutics   51,000
  Constellation Pharmaceuticals  48,000
  Semma Therapeutics   35,000
  Mersana Therapeutics  34,000
  Ribon Therapeutics   26,000
  Celsius Therapeutics   25,000
  Selecta Biosciences   25,000
  Tango Therapeutics   22,000
  Casma Therapeutics  22,000
  Gemini Therapeutics   12,000
  Werewolf Therapeutics   10,000



  • Commercial Broker Association “Deal of the Year” awards in Suburban Office, Life Sciences and Industrial categories
  • CoStar Group's “Top 25 Power Broker in the City” award, Multiple years
  • CBA's Multi-Million Dollar Lease Club Platinum Level designation award
  • 2017, 2018, 2019 recipient of top producer nationally for CBRE

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Member
  • Citizens Schools, Volunteer


  • Boston College, Bachelor's degree in Accounting, 1993
Jonathan Varholak Vice Chairman
Boston 99 High Street 33 Arch Street
28th Floor
Boston, MA 02110