Robert H. Baldwin Jr.
Managing Principal

Bob is Managing Principal of QPD with a background of over 30 years in real estate development and experience managing projects ranging in scope from $1 million to $75 million.

Prior to founding QPD in 2007, Bob served as Senior Vice President and Director of Development Services at Paradigm Properties in Boston, MA. Managing this affiliate of a major Boston real estate investment management company, Bob’s group provided comprehensive real estate advisory services and solutions for non-profit institutional clients in urban areas, principally Boston. Clients included schools, museums, health centers, and human service organizations.  Bob also played an active role in the acquisition of commercial properties for Paradigm’s real estate fund portfolio.

Bob’s familiarity with public process comes from his six years of experience as Deputy Director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA). While at the BRA, Bob managed the City of Boston’s involvement with industrial and waterfront development, including planning, site selection and assembly, financing, permitting, and property management.

Bob holds a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, CT and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Anderson School at U.C.L.A.

Lindsay Richard

Lindsay has been managing comprehensive real estate development projects for charter schools and non-profit organizations since 2009. Over the last decade, she has had hands-on ownership of delivering facilities for charter schools, managing projects ranging in cost from $1 million to $50 million.

Prior to joining QPD as a Principal, Lindsay worked at Level Field Partners, helping charter schools across the country access affordable, quality facilities. Having previously worked in-house as an operator at KIPP DC, Lindsay has a deep understanding of the unique needs of charter schools. She is a mission-driven leader with a passion for helping organizations build affordable facilities that enable successful programmatic implementation.

Lindsay began her career in commercial brokerage where she spent several years representing tenants in site finding and lease negotiations, primarily in the non-profit sector. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from Boston College.

Pat Forbes

Pat has, for over 30 years, enjoyed a diverse real estate career encompassing the non-profit, public and private sectors on a national level. She has provided senior leadership in the areas of acquisition, leasing, development advisory services, planning permitting, and construction oversight for corporate, academic, hospitality and non-profit clients.

Prior to joining QPD, Pat was also a member of the Development Services Group of Paradigm Properties, managing the administrative and marketing needs of the Group along with direct client service to charter schools, private schools and non-profit human service agencies. Pat also served as a Project Executive at Diversified Project Management focusing on New England area academic clients. Pat’s projects have ranged in scope from $1 million to over $25 million.

Pat lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts and graduated from Franklin and Marshall College. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Boston Children’s Chorus and the Board of Directors of Joyful Voices of Inspiration. An active vocalist in the Boston area, Pat sings with the Boston Pops Gospel Choir, Joyful Voices of Inspiration and NEC Millennium choir.