9600 Blackwell Road
Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
phone: 240-499-9688

email RPerlmutter@argodevco.com

Argo Development Company was founded in 1996. Since inception, the firm has completed over two million square feet of development and acquisition projects throughout the Washington, Boston and New York metropolitan areas.

The firm has strong ties to the Washington real estate community since 1981 and has executed projects valued over $3 billion.

The firm is privately held and works cooperatively with financial and development partners in many of its projects.

Richard Perlmutter

Prior to founding Argo, Richard Perlmutter was a senior vice president of South Charles Realty and South Charles Investment, both subsidiaries of Bank of America. He was responsible for over 500 transactions totaling over $1.5 billion of real estate. Among his major projects, he was responsible for several master-planned communities and extensive office projects throughout the mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States. His expertise ranges from financial engineering to multi-phase project management.

Mr. Perlmutter has a B.A. in Environmental Design from the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduate study at the University of California, Los Angeles and J.D. from the School of Law, University of Oregon.

Mr. Perlmutter has experience working as a lawyer for the United States Senate and real estate developer for several small and large real estate companies. He is active in community and professional affairs. He is a trustee of the Urban Land Institute, governor of the Urban Land Institute Foundation, chair of mission advancement of the Urban Land Institute-Washington District Council, board member of the Robert H. Smith School of Business of the University of Maryland, board member of USA Canoe/Kayak, and board member of Carl M. Freeman Associates. He also is a member of the District of Columbia Bar.

Expertise in Real Estate Acquisition, Development and Financing


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