Arlington Group is a commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm founded in 2010 by Larry Doyle and Rick Heilmann. Arlington provides personalized real estate services to select owners and tenants throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Before founding Arlington Group, Rick and Larry worked together for many years at Preferred Real Estate Investments in Conshohocken, PA. Between them, they have more than 50 years of commercial real estate experience.
Arlington Group will canvas, investigate, search and dig for the best possible solutions for every client. We leverage our in-depth market knowledge to identify the best opportunities, and we protect each client’s interests by maintaining the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.
The Arlington Team
Lawrence Doyle, Jr.
Larry began his career with Preferred Real Estate Investments in 1996. He became a partner at Preferred at the age of 28, and was tasked with establishing Preferred's presence in New Jersey. Larry recruited all sales and support personnel to staff the New Jersey office and directed day-to-day activities for all of Preferred's activities in the state. Under Larry’s leadership, his team acquired, developed, and facilitated the sale of more than two million square feet of commercial space.
Larry is involved in numerous charities. He founded and funds the Doyle Family Scholarship at Archbishop Wood Academy and is on the Board of the Greater Philadelphia Catholic Schools.
Larry is married with four children and is an avid fisherman and skier.
Rick Heilmann, SIOR
Rick has more than 33 years of commercial real estate experience. He began his career with McBride Corporate Real Estate in the 1980's, moved to Sitar Realty in the 1990's, then joined The Garibaldi Group in the mid-2000’s after gaining valuable experience on the development side of the business with Preferred Real Estate Investments. He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial real estate and is a licensed broker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Rick has been a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1997, and served as the President for the Chapter in 2015. In 2010, Rick created the Arlington Group with Lawrence Doyle.
Rick graduated from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, VT, in 1980 with a degree in Business Administration He is actively involved with Saint Michaels and was awarded the “Alumnus of the Year” in 1996. Rick is active in the Catholic Church and in the community volunteering as a CCD instructor, a Eucharistic Minister and serving on the rent stabilization board in his township.
Rick and his wife Maureen live with their three sons in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Mike began his commercial real estate career with CBRE as an industrial broker in the Philadelphia market in the early 1990’s. He relocated to South Florida to work with Liberty Property Trust, helping to grow REIT's Florida operations, focusing on acquisitions and leasing for the company. In 1998, Mike moved back to Philadelphia and joined Preferred Real Estate Investments, focusing on all aspects of the company's real estate portfolio. Eventually, Mike became a partner with Preferred, ultimately becoming the company's President when the firm transitioned to Preferred Unlimited, focusing on equity investments, specifically in proppant technology for the oil & gas industry. Mike left Preferred in 2013, and launched Waltzing Matilda USA, a designer and manufacturer of high quality lifestyle products for companies such as Apple, Sundance, Urban Outfitters, Faherty Brands and others. In 2018 Mike sold the company and joined the Arlington Group.
Mike is a graduate of Villanova University. He is married with four children.
Prior to beginning his commercial real estate career, Frank served for 16 years on active duty in the US Marine Corps, after which he joined the FBI as a Special Agent for seven years. Frank resigned from the FBI and joined Preferred Real Estate Investments in 2001. Frank was teamed with Larry Doyle and Rick Heilmann in Preferred’s New Jersey office from 2001 to 2006. During this period, Preferred's New Jersey team was responsible for the acquisition, leasing, and sales of more than two million square feet of commercial space. From 2006 until 2010, Frank joined O’Neill Properties Group as the director of commercial sales and leasing. Following this position, Frank served as the operations manager for International Raw Materials in Australia from 2010 until 2014. Frank joined the Arlington Group in 2014.
Frank is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a licensed pilot and flight instructor. Frank is a licensed broker in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.