President Enable clients to achieve growth and greater performance through new business concepts and business process engineering. Selected recent engagements include:
· Belgrade Place, LLC-Development consultant for 40 unit apartment building in Boston, MA. · Cornerstone Development Co.-Development consultant for 88-unit multifamily development in Wareham, MA. · RRCI-Financial consultant for low income housing tax credit project in St. Thomas, USVI. · Sage Hotel Corporation-Analyzing, advising and negotiating a Joint Venture to develop a $150 million mixed use development in the Fenway area of Boston. · Conroy Development Corp-Comprehensive Permit consultant for 250 unit development in Stoughton, MA. · Chicopee, MA-Prepared a report for the Town on the status of its housing stock and recommended future policies. · Housing Partners, Inc.-Providing development consulting services for various clients with projects in Rockland, Boston, Beverly, Fitchburg, Newbury, Framingham, Norwood and other locations. · Housing Partners, Inc.-Assisting in the acquisition of financing, approvals and equity; cost estimating, design, bidding and construction management; negotiating management and service agreements for two affordable assisted living developments totaling 300 units. · The Community Builders, Inc.-Managed the development of residential projects in Chatham, MA and Edgartown, MA.
THE COMMUNITY BUILDERS, INC., Boston, MA.2003-2004 Northeast Regional Director
Managed the development operation in New England and New York for national, non-profit affordable housing developer. · Prepared plan to reorganize offices and redeploy resources in the Northeast region to improve productivity and reduce losses. · Oversaw the development of twelve affordable housing developments. · Managed twenty project managers and support staff in five offices. · Developed and implemented the annual business plan for the Northeast Region.
LEA GROUP, INC., Boston, MA 1994-2002 Principal, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Led finance, marketing and operations for this family-owned regional engineering/architecture firm. · Prepared proposals, marketed services, negotiated contracts and maintained client relationships valued at $50,000 to $1M per contract. · Managed projects up to $20M involving lender and owner representation and project coordination. · Consulted on regulatory issues, peer review and project coordination for public and corporate clients. · Led the development and marketing of a computerized building maintenance information system for large organizations. Generated over $1M in first year sales then sold for 5x ROI. · Prepared building evaluations for new REITs, securitizations, acquisitions and other transactions valued at several hundred million dollars. Expanded client base to institutional level.
RECOLL MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, Boston, MA. 1991-1993 Vice President, Fleet Bank Managed and disposed of non-performing real estate assets of the former Bank of New England. · Asset manager for 2,290,000 square feet of retail space in eleven malls and centers from Maine to Texas. This activity resulted in the recovery of almost $125M by RECOLL. · Rehabilitated and re-leased twelve industrial and six residential properties nationwide, which were sold for $15M.
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, Franklin, MA. 1990-1991 Senior Account Officer-Division of Liquidation
Special Assistant to Assistant Managing Liquidator for New England region. Enabled senior management to recover over One Billion Dollars from failed banks and subsidiaries. · Managed seven failed corporations and twenty-one foreclosed properties, recovering over $25M. · Managed $70M loan workout portfolio as Mortgagee-in-Possession. · Participated in the negotiation and sale of an equipment leasing portfolio to G.E.C.C. for $725M, the largest single recovery in the history of the F.D.I.C.
CHARLES EISENBERG & CO., INC., Boston, MA. 1987-1990 President
Principal of real estate and planning consulting firm · Consultant to banks, governments and developers on workouts, feasibility and marketing issues. · Re-financed and leased 70,000 square foot suburban office building. · Member of consulting team that revised the Haverhill, Massachusetts Master Plan.
RELATED COMPANIES NORTHEAST, Boston, MA. 1986-1987
Vice President/Development of The Related Companies, N.Y. Developed projects in New England · Managed the development of four large condominiums including historic and waterfront sites.
THE DRUKER COMPANY, Boston, MA. 1980-1986 Financial Vice President Responsible for all project financing and development of suburban properties. · Financed $200M of real estate, using mixed debt/equity instruments and pension fund participations. · Developed/leased over 750,000 square feet of commercial real estate worth over $60M.
THE BEACON COMPANIES, Boston, MA. 1978-1980 Project Director Managed development of residential properties. · Developed 300 units of elderly housing in two projects.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 1999-Present Instructor, Program in Real Estate Studies
Teach Real Estate Market Analysis course to students in certificate programs. · Course designed to be immediately applicable to real estate professionals. · Course credits apply towards certificate requirements in real estate finance and management.
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 2003-Present Adjunct Professor Teach International Business Management and Operations to Undergraduates · Upper level one-semester course required for degrees in Business or Finance.
Harvard University, M.B.A. with Honors
Cornell University, M.A. in Government/Planning
Brandeis University, B.A. Magna Cum Laude with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa
MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS Chairman-Newton Economic Development Commission. Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Refinancing Committee-Greater Boston Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly Chairman-Newton Centre Revitalization Task Force Member-Newton Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee Fellow-Brandeis University Trustee (1987-1991)-Brandeis University Participant-Harvard Business School Alumni Association Community Action Program Member: Real Estate Finance Association of Greater Boston Urban Land Institute Citizens Housing and Planning Association