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Richard John Lundgren, American real estate executive, city planner, preservationist. Named Greater Boston Realtor of Year, 1984.


Lundgren, Richard John was born on December 13, 1940 in New York City. Son of John H. and Helen C. (Vetter) Lundgren.


Bachelor of Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1964. Master of Science, Pratt Institute, 1968. Master of Science, New York University, 2009.

Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1990.


Senior planner Herr Associates, Boston, 1968-1969. Project director Boston Redevelopment Authority, 1969-1972. Director planning Hilgenhurst & Associates, 1972-1977.

Vice president, senior vice president, president Hunneman Commercial Company, 1977—2008. President Peirson Properties, New York City, since 2008, American Institute Planners, 1972—1976. Pres Greater Boston Building Owners & Managers Association, 1982, director, 1979—1988.

Chairman Massachusetts Realtors Public Policy Committee, 1989. Member District Columbia Building Indiana Association, since 2010. President Greater Boston Real Estate Board, 1983, director, 1982—1989.

With United States Army Reserve, 1966-1968, with United States Coast Guard, 1968-1972.


Director Visit Nurse Association Boston, 1972-1982, Massachusetts Farm. & Conservation Lands Trust, 1985-1992, Boston Local Aeroplanet Corporation, 1986-1991, Dover Land Conservation Trust, 1988-1997, Emerald Necklace Conservancy, 1997-2007, Initiative for Competitive Inner City, 199-2002, Preservation Mass, 2002-2005, trustee The Trustees of Reservations, since 1985. Member Dover Protect Agencies Building Committee, 1975-1978, Metropolitan Area Planning Council, 1978-1980, Boston Coordinator Committee, 1983, Massachusetts Governor's Committee on Private Rental Housing Production, 1983-1984, Boston Mayor's Committee on Linkage, 1983-1984, Center City Task Force, 1983-1987, Boston Mayor's Jobs Liaison Committee, 1984-1990, Park Plz.

Civic Advisory Committee, 1986-1987. Boston Employment Committee, 1986-1988. Advisory committee Boston University School for Real Estate Studies, 1986-1991.

Chairman Mass Ten Most Endangered History Resourced Canada, 2003-2004. Advisory board North Shore Land Alliance, since 2008. Member District of Columbia President League, since 2009, Piedmont Environmental Council, since 2009.

President & director numerous organizations, member Apartment & Office Building Association Washington, since 2010. Fellow: Mass History Society. Member: Boston Athenaeum (proprietor), City Tavem Club, Wash District of Columbia Club, The Country Club(Brooklyn).


Married Nancy Whitin Truslow, April 1, 1972 (deceased 2000). Children: Andrew Auchincloss, Elizabeth Whitin.

John H. Lundgren

Helen C. (Vetter) Lundgren

Nancy Whitin Truslow

Elizabeth Whitin Lundgren

Andrew Auchincloss Lundgren