Buckingham Properties is a real estate developer and property management company located in Rochester, New York. Our diverse portfolio includes office, industrial, retail, and residential properties totaling ten million square feet, as well as 200+ acres of development land. As a leading real estate developer, Buckingham has completed several notable projects in the Greater Rochester region, including Tower280 at Midtown, Edge of the Wedge, and Buckingham Commons.
Buckingham Properties has been voted Rochester's #1 property management firm and commercial real estate firm for the last five years. Our on-site facilities team takes great pride in each of our properties, going above and beyond every day to ensure the satisfaction of our tenants and residents.
Over the last five decades, Buckingham Properties has grown, adapted, and flourished, overcoming tremendous challenges, and reimagining what it means to be the area’s leading real estate developer and property manager. Our core values define our behavior and serve as a roadmap for our actions as we move into our next chapter.
We take ownership of our decisions, hold ourselves accountable for our actions, and stay true to our integrity.
We balance new ideas with our existing wisdom and expertise.
As leaders in the community, we are excited by opportunities and transformative change.
Real Estate for Lease
At Buckingham Properties, we’re more than just a landlord. Our tenants are our partners. We work with you through each step of the process to maximize your success. Whether you are looking for immediately available space, or planning for future growth, our team is with you each step of the way.
Superior Property Management Services
With Buckingham Properties, you’ll always have a face to a name. We manage and maintain all our properties with an exceptional property management team that offers a personal level of service that is unmatched.
Real Estate Consulting & Advisory
Buckingham Properties specializes in creative real estate solutions, including investment opportunities, build-to-suit options, and sale-leaseback transactions. Our services extend to real estate consulting, property brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, project management, and distressed asset repositioning.
Owner's Representative & Construction Management Services
Buckingham Properties is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive Owner’s Representative and Construction Management services. As the region’s top real estate developer and property manager, our team not only offers an exceptional level of technical expertise and project experience, but also a unique perspective that comes from decades of working within all facets of the real estate and construction industries.
Real Estate Development & Redevelopment
We are proud to be at the forefront of Rochester’s changing landscape. Buckingham Properties specializes in redevelopment and adaptive reuse projects. Our most recent project, Tower280, transformed Midtown Tower into downtown Rochester’s premier mixed-use destination.
Chairman & CEOAfter receiving a Masters of Architecture, Ken spent time working in New York, Chicago, and Boston before returning to Rochester to work at Buckingham.
Chairman & CEO
Ken loves sporting his custom Buckingham Bills jersey at company events. He shares his love of architecture and design each year by leading Canstruction Rochester, a design-build competition with giant sculptures made out of canned food!
PartnerRick has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, having started his career in commercial leasing over a decade ago. Rick has worked with hundreds of tenants, specializing in office and retail users, and now serves as a Partner of the company.
Rick has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, having started his career in commercial leasing over a decade ago. Rick has worked with hundreds of tenants, specializing in office and retail users, and now serves as a Partner of the company.
Chief Financial Officer, PartnerChris brings over twelve years of accounting experience to Buckingham. As CFO, he is responsible for managing all financial aspects of Buckingham’s portfolio. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science from Nazareth College’s School of Management.
Chief Financial Officer, Partner
Chris is known for his stylish assortment of socks and cufflinks. He enjoys a nice pairing of red wine with Raisinets while watching any of the “Bourne” movies.
Vice President of Construction and Development, PartnerWith eighteen years of experience, Aaron oversees all of Buckingham’s major development projects, as well as tenant construction and build-outs. Aaron studied Architectural Engineering at Alfred State University. He is skilled in evaluating building elements such as mechanical systems, infrastructures, existing conditions, and suitability for projects of all sizes.
Vice President of Construction and Development, Partner
Visit the office early in the morning and you’ll often hear the musical stylings of DJ Aaron – who enjoys all types of music – from old school rap to Disney classics.
Vice President of Leasing and Tenant Relations, PartnerTom is known for being the “go-to guy” with an approachable attitude and a commitment to meeting the needs of tenants. A graduate of Rochester Business Institute, Tom has over twenty years of industry experience and leads Buckingham’s in-house leasing team.
Vice President of Leasing and Tenant Relations, Partner
Tom would pry his phone out of an alligator’s mouth before letting a client’s call go to voicemail. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar and riding his motorcycle.
Senior Director of Corporate StrategyJohnna works closely with management team to drive executive strategies forward, focusing on leadership and organizational development.
Senior Director of Corporate Strategy
Johnna’s lifelong goal of being a Jeopardy! contestant has yet to come to fruition, so in the meantime, she’s content watching Real Housewives and listening to 80s pop.
Senior Director of FacilitiesAlex joined the Buckingham Team in January 2022 as Senior Director of Facilities. In this role, Alex oversees Buckingham’s facilities department and provides operational leadership.
Safety ManagerChris maintains the health and safety program for Buckingham, including oversight of life safety inspections the portfolio. He is responsible for maintenance and compliance of fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, emergency power and lighting systems and overall safety.
As Buckingham’s newest manager, Sean has already tackled the implementation of new accounting software, and he's almost always one of the first people to arrive at the office in the morning - so I guess we'll keep him!
Senior Leasing ExecutiveWith more than a decade of experience in real estate, Adam works with industrial and office tenants within the Buckingham portfolio.
Senior Leasing Executive
Adam is a fitness enthusiast – having both played and coached college football. While not working deals, you can find Adam participating in CrossFit competitions and enjoying Paleo chicken wings.
Associate Director of Residential Leasing
Sara is Buckingham's resident Disney fanatic! She even went to Disney for her honeymoon!
Julie relocated to the Rochester area from Texas! She's proud to say she is a distant cousin of Humphrey Bogart, and her uncle Peter played "Nick" in the Western drama, "The Big Valley!"
Leasing & Tenant RelationsOlivia is a Leasing Agent for Buckingham’s Luxury Residential portfolio including Tower280, 260 East Broad, The Residences at Alex Park, and Edge of the Wedge.
Leasing & Tenant Relations
As one of our newest leasing agents, Kamilah has jumped right into her new role leasing apartments within our Water Street portfolio. She lives right here in the City of Rochester!
Buckingham strives to be an employer of choice by maintaining a fun and team-oriented culture, while offering a number of benefits that suit our employees’ needs. Below are some of the benefits Buckingham provides:
Our team is dedicated to providing the best possible services to our clients, making every project an important one. We look for individuals who are willing to go above and beyond expectations in order to ensure our clients’ needs are fulfilled.
Only potential interviewees will be contacted. Buckingham Properties LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
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