The Morgan Companies Names Rich Sutphin as Chief Operating Officer

The Morgan Companies is proud to announce that Rich Sutphin has joined the organization as the Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

“Rich is a trusted and experienced leader who consistently delivers results. He is uniquely qualified to drive the growth of our business and to keep our leadership team hyper-focused on operational excellence,” said Trey Morgan, President and CEO of The Morgan Companies. “I have complete confidence in Rich’s ability to align The Morgan Companies with the changing nature of the commercial real estate industry and the increasing expectations of our clients who represent world-class multinational brands.” Mr. Sutphin will assume responsibility for Morgan’s asset management, leasing, property management, human resources, accounting, financial services, construction management, and consulting services. He will also serve on the company’s operating and investment committees and play an integral role in the company’s long-term strategic planning and risk management functions.

Before joining Morgan, Mr. Sutphin served as Vice President and Market Officer for Regency Centers in Washington, D.C., where he and his team executed nearly 2,000 leasing transactions during his 13-year tenure. Some of his most notable achievements included overseeing the leasing, operations, and asset management of 42 shopping centers in the company’s portfolio, totaling nearly 6 million square feet. His work centered on redevelopments, renovations, and assisting the Mid-Atlantic transactions group with acquisitions and dispositions.

Mr. Sutphin is a George Mason University graduate with a degree in Industrial Organizational Management Psychology. A family man, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He enjoys both golfing and saltwater fly fishing.


For more than 40 years, the professionals at The Morgan Companies have produced more than 150 quality commercial developments for its principals, clients, and investors. The company has acquired and developed more than $1 billion of multi-sector assets throughout the Eastern United States. Morgan handles all phases of the complex development process from site selection and governmental approvals through financing and construction to leasing and asset management. The Morgan Companies specializes in national credit tenant-anchored properties, including shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, and medical properties. For more information, visit