Michelle Rich Goode, Managing Partner
Michelle Rich Goode is President of Rich Commercial Realty, LLC, the only exclusive tenant representation firm in the Triangle. Michelle began her commercial real estate career in 1985 as a Leasing Agent for Highwoods Properties. In 1989, she founded Rich Commercial Realty, LLC, based on the principals of providing value-added services for commercial tenants and buyers. Rich Commercial Realty has been privileged to represent many local, regional, and national clients and is extremely proud of its track record over the past 24 years. During her career, Michelle has been awarded the Co-Star Top 20 PowerBroker Award 8 times, Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women’s Champion Award for Best Professional Service, as well as Woman of the Year in 2001, and the Pinnacle Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle is an active member of Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women (TCREW) and the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO). She has served as President for numerous professional organizations including Triangle Area Office Building Association (TRAOBA) and Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women (TCREW). She has also served on the Board for Triangle Commercial Realtors Association (TCAR), and the Executive Committee for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Michelle also dedicates her time and resources to several charitable organizations.
Michelle is a native of Garland, NC and a proud graduate of Meredith College and East Carolina University. She served on the Meredith College Board of Trustees for eight years and was Chair of the Board and Co-Chair of Meredith’s Capital Campaign. She holds the honors of Meredith’s Distinguished Alumna for Career Achievement and Philanthropy Award. Michelle currently resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband, Lloyd O. Goode, Jr