Professional Profile: Robert Burnham 1966

Bob Burnham - 1966

Name: Bob Burnham - 1966

Company: Suburban Development Corp.

Location: Hartford, Conn.

Birthplace: New York, 1925

EDUCATION: B.A. from Adelphi College; LLB from New York Law School Bob has been developing major real estate projects since graduating from Law School in 1951. Starting in Stamford, where be was associated with many commercial, industrial and residential complexes, his successful endeavors include the New Haven Shopping Center and the Burr Corners Shopping Center in Manchester. He has also developed and retains several apartment projects in Danbury, Bloomfield, West Hartford and Stamford. Under construction is a 372-unit garden apartment complex in New London. On the drawing boards are shopping centers in Conn. and Mass., along with the redevelopment plan of the Groton Central Business District. Bob is a member of the NAHB, the ICSC, and a Trustee of the Hartford Conservatory of Music. His music love stems from his being a drummer with the Glenn Miller Memorial Band between 1943-1946. When asked to relate his most exciting recent project, Bob replies, “According to my teenage daughters, my co-producing the Beatles visit to the Boston area this summer.”