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Executive Director of Real Estate
Geoffrey Richards is the Executive Director of Real Estate for the UT System. He joined the UT System Real Estate Office in 2011 as a Senior Real Estate Officer, was promoted to Assistant Director of Real Estate in 2017, and then to Executive Director of Real Estate in 2021. Mr. Richards is responsible for a variety of real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leases, and easements. In addition, he is responsible for evaluating and processing real estate gifts and bequests of real estate.
Prior to joining the UT System Real Estate Office, Mr. Richards held the position of Vice President for a commercial real estate investment company in Austin, Texas. He handled dispositions, property management, and project management matters for the company. Mr. Richards graduated from Elon College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.