Robert J. Shepard

Senior Property Manager
Albert B. Ashforth, Inc. – Management Services


Mr. Shepard is a Senior Property Manager for Albert B. Ashforth, Inc., The Ashforth Company’s management services division. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Nyala Farms Corporate Center, a five-building, 372,000 square foot office complex located in Westport, Connecticut. He is also responsible for Westport Corporate Office Park and other projects for a total of 676,000 square feet.

Mr. Shepard supervises building staff which includes building engineers, accounting staff and administrative support staff. He is also responsible for mechanical operations, lease administration, long-range planning and budgeting, financial reporting, and project and contract management for his properties. He has daily contact with building tenants while supervising tenant move-ins, build-outs and responding to tenant operational needs.

Prior to joining Ashforth in 2002, Mr. Shepard was a Building Manager for Minskoff Equities, Inc., Director of Operations for Triangle Services, and General Manager for Williamson, Picket, Gross, Inc., all in New York City.

Mr. Shepard is a member of Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA) – Southern Connecticut and holds a Real Property Administrator designation. He is also a vice president of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Youth Orchestra.