Four leases for 30,772 SF secured at newly renovated 111 Founders Plaza in East Hartford, CT

Tom York

EAST HARTFORD, CONN. (May 14, 2019) – On behalf of the owner, Merchant 99-111 Founders LLC, Goman+York Property Advisors have successfully negotiated four leases totaling 31,772 SF of office space at 111 Founders Plaza.

  • The Law Offices of Howard Lee Schiff leased 13,208 SF – Founded in 1958. the firm’s practice is dedicated to consumer legal collections throughout the six-state New England region. John Cafasso of Colliers represented HLS.
  • Premier Research International will be relocating from nearby Riverbend Office park into 11,000 SF at Founders Plaza. Premier provides biotech research for the pharmaceutical and medical equipment device industries. The Founders space will be utilized for professional offices.
  • Allied Barton Security Service expended and renewed their lease which now total 3,820 SF. Jon Putnam of Cushman & Wakefield represented ABSS.
  • Stewart Recruitment Group has relocated from Hartford Square North into 3,000 SF.

Tom York, a principal at Goman+York Property Advisors and agent for the property for over 21 years, handled the transactions for the ownership.

111 Founders Plaza has recently completed major enhancement projects including a new cafeteria, exercise facility, lobby, and mail/vending room.

Situated directly across from Hartford’s Central Business District, 111 Founders Plaza is a 250,000 SF office high-rise offering best in class amenities including a full-service cafeteria, fitness facility, common conference room, dramatic river and skyline views and ample free parking.


Goman+York Property Advisors, LLC, provides expert advice and high-value services to landlords and tenants, owners and investors in the commercial real-estate industry. The East Hartford, Connecticut-based company delivers “real world,” customized real-estate solutions for all its clients. It consistently exceeds clients’ expectations.