The Heart of Richmond Honan


Lea Richmond III - Founder

Lea Richmond III heads up the Richmond Partners team.  He is the Founder and President of The Lea Richmond Company, The Richmond Development Company and Richmond Medical Partners.  For 40 years, The Richmond group of companies have been Georgia's largest full service real estate group specializing in Medical Office Building development and management.  Modern Healthcare Magazine has recognized the Richmond group of companies among the Top 10 providers of medical office facilities in the United States.

During his career, Mr. Richmond has recruited more than 2,000 physician tenants for successful physician, hospital, and company owned facilities throughout the Southeast.  His track record of high building occupancy rates (96%) and quality property management performance is unmatched in the industry.

In 1996, Cousins Properties acquired the Richmond companies to form Cousins Richmond.  The success of the Richmond companies and, in turn, the continuing success of Cousins Richmond has resulted in the development of more than 3 million square feet of healthcare oriented real estate under the direction of Mr. Richmond over the past 40 years.

Prior to starting his own companies, Mr. Richmond was a successful real estate broker.  As a commercial real estate broker, he sold numerous commercial real estate properties and structured several large investment ventures.

Mr. Richmond received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of the South and has been active in many civic and community affairs, such as coaching children's athletic teams, working with the homeless, leading religious education classes, and participating in Big Brothers of Atlanta and Rotary Club.  He has served as a board member of the Hospice of Atlanta, St. Ann's Catholic Church, and Northside Hospital Foundation Advisory Board.

Scott Honan - Co-Founder

Scott Honan has 28 years of real estate development and finance experience and is the Co-Founder and CEO of Richmond Honan Development and Acquisitions.  Mr. Honan and Mr. Richmond began working together in the late nineties with the various Richmond affiliates. Mr. Honan has had a primary focus in healthcare real estate development since 1997. Richmond Honan was founded in 2000 where Mr. Honan served in several capacities including Chief Development Officer, Executive Vice President, and President.  Together, they have co-developed over $350 million of medical real estate assets since 2004 and have transacted over $1 billion since 2011. Mr. Honan also acts as co-manager of various partnerships formed by Mr. Honan and Mr. Richmond. 

Prior to Richmond Honan, Mr. Honan owned and operated several integrated companies between 1991 and 1998 all specializing in construction and real estate development.  In 1996, Mr. Honan's construction company expanded into national tenant finish.  He built the first fully functional microbrewery constructed in an airport for Miller Brewing Company in conjunction with the Orlando Airport Authority.  Mr. Honan also expanded construction activities into Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana within two years.  From 1991 through 1994, Mr. Honan's company was centered in residential development and construction.  From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Honan consulted with development companies such as Nicklaus/Sierra, The Polo Club, Mobil Oil, and Arvida.

Mr. Honan has a B.S.B.A. from Old Dominion University with a double major in Real Estate Finance and Urban Economics.

He is a sponsor for the Georgia Games and is active with his Church, Northpoint Community, in Alpharetta, GA and the Children's Ministry.  Mr. Honan Co-Founded The Medical Chapels Foundation with Mr. Richmond and all the developed Richmond Honan projects have Judaeo Christian Chapels.  Mr. Honan is also the Founder of LifeHope, serving medical mission and ministry.


John Albers

Mr. Albers serves as a Partner / COO and is responsible for the overall mission of Richmond Honan and LifeHope.  John Albers is a Senior Executive with an extraordinary history of achievement.  Mr. Albers is a thought leader for business and government with an extensive network in Georgia and nationally.  John has a proven record of leading large teams, creating strategic plans, growing and managing clients in Fortune 500 companies. Throughout his career, John has been admired and recognized for bringing out the best in people and demonstrating personal character.  He is an engaging and inspirational leader that connects with people.  Mr. Albers is an accomplished public speaker with a acute ability to communicate and solve problems.  His experience spans the Fortune 500 to starting and growing small/medium businesses with a specific focus on healthcare and senior citizens.

Senator John Albers serves in the Georgia Legislature and has long been an active member of his community.  John is a board member for several corporations and charitable organizations.

Mr. Albers earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Louisville.  Mr. Albers also graduated from the University of Georgia, Legislative Leadership Institute.  He and his wife, Kari of 24 years, have two sons: Will and Ryan living in Roswell and are members of Roswell United Methodist Church.

Denny Darmodihardjo

Mr. Darmodihardjo serves as a Partner and Senior Development Officer focusing on the development pipeline, deal structures, and financing. With a career in finance spanning over 24 years, Mr. Darmodihardjo was instrumental in the structuring and placement of specific tranches of CMOs / MBSs that were underwritten by Morgan Stanley and other brokerages that were $250MM to $400MM in size.  After leaving Investec, a publicly trade multi-billion dollar SA investment bank, Mr. Darmodihardjo moved into Retail and I Banking in 2008 funding start ups with Rockwell Global.  Denny was integral in the success of structured deals through SPV’s in pre-IPO opportunities engaged in the financing for high profile technology related companies, as well as funding commercial real estate projects primarily in Eastern US and Europe.  

Mr. Darmodihardjo received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Management with a core in Entrepreneurship from The Rochester Institute of Technology.

Craig Lynch

Mr. Lynch serves as a Senior Development Officer starting his medically focused development career in the the 1980's.  In addition to healthcare development, his career track has enabled him to gain global relationships in healthcare distribution, wholesale pharmacy, acute and post-acute procurement landscapes which has assisted in fortifying his medical related development roles.  To date his experience and skill sets include project identification, entity creation and management, equity syndication, debt financing, sales, leasing, asset and property management, disposition and consulting.  With project values exceeding $500,000,000 representing well over 1 million square feet, his efforts have inspired hospitals and physicians to rally around common patient care goals while executing and delivering on the tactical applications of all phases of highly successful and profitable medical office building development.

Mr. Lynch has been a court appoint receiver and has enjoyed consulting for such entities as Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance, Walt Disney World, Nielsen Media Research, and many others.

Attaining the Rank of Eagle Scout, Mr. Lynch remains involved in supporting the Boy Scouts of America.  He has been active in many ministries in his local church raising over $250,000 during his tenure.  He assisted in the development of Mary Queen of the Universe Shrine which has now been designated a Catholic Basilica.

Mr. Lynch graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Accounting. 

Sharon Holcomb

As Director of Operations, Ms. Holcomb is responsible for supporting and overseeing the Human Resources, Project Management / Development teams, Legal and Property Management in all their contractual needs.  Ms. Holcomb has spent the last 20 years in multi-family commercial real estate for a single developer. During this time she assisted in growing his company to 19x its original size. As part of that growth, Ms. Holcomb was directly responsible for creating the groundwork for company standards in regards to property management, accounting, human resources and real estate transactions.  Her experience has provided her a broad range of experience in all the many different aspects of contractual obligations a developer and property management company encounters.

Ms. Holcomb received her Bachelors of Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Science from the University of Georgia.

Kelli Hinton

Mrs. Kelli Hinton serves as the Company’s Controller and manages all accounting related functions. Throughout her career, she has worked almost exclusively in the real estate industry.  She began her career as an external auditor for various commercial and residential real estate clients, and later worked for one of the top multi-family real estate developers in various accounting capacities.  Mrs. Hinton has managed and helped to improve accounting functions within many real estate departments including development, construction, and property management, while working extensively with internal and external parties on accurate financial reporting.

Mrs. Hinton earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Accounting from Auburn University and is currently a Certified Public Accountant.

M. Scott Williams

Mr. Williams serves as Director of Development and Leasing responsible for all development / development related activities, leasing, joint venture and asset management efforts within the firm's acquisition and development pipeline.  He is an experienced real estate professional having spent the past 12 years in various capacities including brokerage, asset management and structured finance.  Prior to joining the Richmond Honan Team he served as an Asset Manager of performing and non-performing commercial real estate portfolios for several private equity funds and investment banks in excess of $1.13 billion covering multiple asset classes and property types.

Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration / Marketing from Auburn University and earned his MBA from Georgia State University.

Vincent Napolitano

Mr. Napolitano serves as Executive VP of Finance & Capital Markets. He has 24 years' experience on Wall Street. He has specialized and served as Chief Investment Officer for several Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) designed to acquire private stock, pre-initial public offering (IPO) in unicorn companies such as Facebook & Twitter. Mr. Napolitano also led banking teams that raised over $150 million in REIT products and participated in financing several billion dollars of real estate related IPO's.
From 2002 through 2011 he was Founder and CEO of Garden City Capital Management L.L.C. & PNI Global Partners Inc., which has owned and
operated a large Independent Offices of Supervisory Jurisdiction for several prominent National Firms. Prior to that, Mr. Napolitano spent several years
on the buy side as a Portfolio Manager of PTJP Partners Inc, a subsidiary of one of the largest family owned hedge funds based in NYC. Mr. Napolitano
holds an AAS in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Katherine Gibbs and has owned several prominent Long Island restaurants. Mr. Napolitano lives in Williston Park, NY with his wife Kathleen and their six children. He is very active in his community, serving on the Board of Directors for the local Little League.

Brian Titus - AIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C

Mr. Titus manages and oversees architectural design for development / re-development projects.  Mr. Titus has over 30 years of architectural design experience on diverse projects globally.  He has designed Corporate Headquarters (for BMG, Lucent, Morgan Stanley, Gap, Wachovia, JVC, etc.), Office Buildings (in the US, Japan, Spain, etc.), Museums (Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jewish Museum, Museum of Jewish Heritage Holocaust Memorial in New York and The Kawamura Museum of Art, Tsai-do Art and Architecture Gallery in Japan), Mixed Use (in the US, China, Japan, Germany, Singapore, etc.), Medical Office (for Northside, Vanderbilt, Emory, etc.) along with aviation, municipal, federal, military, and educational buildings worldwide

Mr. Titus received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture Studies from the University of Illinois in 1983 and his Masters Degree in Architectural Design from Clemson University in 1986.

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Jared Penny

Mr. Penny serves as Director of Construction and oversees all design and construction endeavors.  Mr. Penny has accumulated over 18 years of industry experience in various capacities.  Prior to Richmond Honan, he was recruited by Winter Construction to oversee the development of Forsyth County's Courthouse and Detention Center which was valued at over $100 Million.  Mr. Penny was also responsible for development projects totaling over $250 Million having oversight and management responsibilities of pre-construction, superintendents, schedulers, estimators, quality control managers, safety officers, owner's representatives, and project managers.

Mr. Penny received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Georgia State University and earned his MBA in Building Construction and was awarded the DBIA scholarship from Georgia Tech in 2009.

Mark Keeler

As Vice President of Construction for Richmond Honan Mr. Keeler is responsible for all interior tenant build-outs as well as assisting in vertical construction and campus development.  In 1993 Mr. Keeler became the President of EBC International.  In 2000 Mr. Keeler was recruited by Wells Real Estate as Project manager responsible for the acquisition and physical due diligence for over $1 billion of commercial real estate and managed TI for major construction projects within the existing portfolio totaling over 500,000 SF of space.  In 2004 he joined Richmond Honan and has since completed tenant improvement build-outs in 14 properties totaling in excess of 1 million SF including the renowned Northside Tower in Atlanta, GA, The Pediatric Center in Alpharetta, GA, Cypress Woods In Houston, TX, Apopka in Apopka, FL, and University Community Hospital in Tampa, FL.

Mr. Keeler attended the University of Georgia for 3 years and completed his BBA in Real Estate Development from Georgia State in 1990.

Stanley C Sharp III

Stan Sharp has over thirty five years experience in leasing medical and general office space.

In 2001, Mr. Sharp formed HealthOne Realty Advisors to provide leasing, building acquisition and development expertise to medical practices spanning a wide variety of specialties. Mr. Sharp has been fortunate to practices such as Georgia Urology, The Physicians Spine and Rehabilitation, and Cobb Pediatrics to name just a few. He worked with Atlanta Cancer Care for ten years assisting them in renewing and relocating the offices. Prior to forming HealthOne Mr. Sharp was a Senior Vice President/Senior Managing Director ofa regional medical real estate company where he oversaw the company’s leasing activities. Among his accomplishments while overseeing leasing operations, Mr. Sharp was responsible for a full floor sublease at the Sheffield Medical Building between The Emory Clinic and Piedmont Hospital, he was involved in a master lease of a building to Southern Regional Hospital and he procured the leasing and management of Piedmont Hospital’s owned off-campus clinic buildings.

Mr. Sharp has been involved as principal in a number of real estate companies where he was involved in leasing and investment sales. Between 1979 and 1985 he worked with Cushman & Wakefield of Georgia as a leasing agent.  At C&W Mr. Sharp worked on such diverse projects as the regional headquarters of a transportation company to work on a museum for The Coca Cola Company which became the Wonderful World Of Coca Cola. During his career he has represented the leasing, sales and consulting needs of countless tenants whose ranks include PruCare, ABC Home Health, Piedmont Hospital and The Shepherd Center.

Mr. Sharp attended Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College) and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration. Mr. Sharp is currently a licensed real estate broker in Georgia . He is married and has a 4 year old grandson that keeps him on his toes.

Roger Brown

Mr. Brown has an extensive 34 years of real estate experience comprising of a broad spectrum of responsibilities.  Mr. Brown entitled, planned and developed master planned communities in Southern California for Chevron, Land Company, Pacific Coast Homes and Huntington Beach Company.  This included the development of a 300 acre oil field into a retail / commercial development project in Fullerton, CA., a cleanup and development of an oil tank farm to a residential community in Bakersfield, CA., a 1700 acre property in the hills of Whittier, CA. for threatened and endangered species together with planning of future development, overseeing a high rise hotel in San Bernadino, CA. and an outdoor mall in Huntington Beach, CA.

In 1995, Mr. Brown then transferred to Atlanta to assist Chevron Marketing in site acquisition and development of new gas station sites, and redevelopment of existing stations in the Southeast Region of the United States.  In 1998 Mr. Brown was recruited to be a Regional Director of Real Estate for CVS Pharmacy.  During his 15 tenure, he was responsible for adding or relocating approximately 450 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Minnesota.  He was awarded the Chairman's Award and promoted to Director.  In 2013 Mr. Brown was recruited to work directly with the CEO and CFO of Taco Mac Restaurants and was responsible for new site selection and development, and redevelopment of existing structures.

Mr. Brown has sat on the City of Alpharetta Design Review Board as Vice Chairman for the past 18 years, has been a speaker at ICSC events, and has been Chairman and President of professional organizations, including the Chamber of Commerce and sat on the board of a Credit Union.

Mr. Brown received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Colorado and earned his MBA from California State University.