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Sean Griffing

Director of Hospitality

Sean is a restaurateur-turned-real estate advisor who deepens our expertise in the hospitality industry. A co-owner of TRADE, the James Beard-nominated restaurant in Boston’s financial district, and Back Bay’s Porto, Sean brings a gift for listening and an intimate understanding of the amenities that appeal most to Boston-area tenants. As demand for restaurants continues to grow and evolve, he plays a pivotal role in advising our clients on both new and reimagined urban developments. Sean has represented many institutional landlords, including Beacon Capital, Tishman Speyer, Lendlease, Synergy Investments and MetLife as well as local retailers A Street Hospitality, Oakberry, Boston Veterinary Clinic, and AXL Spin.

A graduate of Northeastern University, Sean majored in Chemistry, honing his analytical mind and attention to detail. He and his wife Rebecca are the proud parents of two young girls. During his free time, Sean is an avid skier and cyclist. The latter of which he pursues with renewed intensity each August in support of the Pan Mass Challenge.

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