Frank Wuest, NAIOP Research Foundation Trustee, Passes

August 22, 2016

Frank Wuest died on August 13, 2016, while participating in a fundraising swim in Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. At the time of his passing, Frank was president of Marcus Partners in Boston, Massachusetts, having established a successful career in real-estate investment and development.

Passionate about Boston, its people, and its landscape, Frank loved leading the development of vibrant, mixed-income, mixed-use communities. His work included well known developments such as University Park at MIT and Radian in the Leather District of Boston, which he completed while at Forest City Enterprises, where he was for many years president of the Boston office and Head of the Science + Technology Divisions. 

Frank was a longtime member of NAIOP, having served on the Corporate board of directors and executive committee, as chairman of the Membership and Chapter Relations Committee, and as a member of the Industry Trends Task Force. He was a current member of the Capital Markets I National Forum, as well as a trustee for the NAIOP Research Foundation. Frank was past president and an active member of NAIOP Massachusetts.

Donations can be made to the Frank C. Wuest Memorial Fund, established through Fidelity’s Charitable Gift Fund. For details on how to donate, please call Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund at 1-800-952-4438 or visit Please reference The Frank C. Wuest Memorial Fund, Giving Account #1098999.