Thursday, February 6, 2020 
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA

Real Estate Conference

Join us for the BBA’s inaugural Real Estate Conference. Lawyers, real estate industry leaders, government officials, and advocates will discuss the big issues in Boston real estate, including: regional planning, housing, working with municipalities, and updates from developers on major area projects and trends.

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Check-in

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

Lunch & Introduction to New Developments Around the City

  • Moderator: Daniel P. Dain – Chairman, Dain Torpy
  • Kristin Blount – Executive Vice President, Boston Office, Colliers International
  • Matthew Kiefer – Director, Goulston & Storrs
  • Bruce Lusa – Vice President, Multifamily Investment Sales, Colliers International
  • Darryl Settles – President & Managing Partner, Catalyst Ventures Development

1:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Break

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Focus on Housing I: Public Sector & Regulatory Perspectives from Key Municipal Players

  • Moderator: Amy Dain – Consultant, Dain Research
  • Christopher Cotter – Director of Housing, City of Cambridge
  • Sheila Dillon – Chief of Housing & Director of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston
  • Sonal Gandhi – Senior Policy Advisor, Boston Planning & Development Agency
  • Sarah Lewis – Director of Planning & Zoning, City of Somerville
  • George Proakis – Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, City of Somerville
  • Jeffrey Roberts – Zoning & Development Director, City of Cambridge

2:50 PM – 3:50 PM

Public Interface with Private Development

  • Moderator: Mary T. Marshall – Partner, Nutter
  • Nicholas Ariniello, Esq. – Commissioner, City of Boston, Assessing Department
  • Eileen Brophy, Esq. – Deputy General Counsel, Boston Planning & Development Agency
  • Kimberly Sherman Stamler – President, Related Beal
  • Madeleine Timin, Esq. – Senior Vice President, Regional General Counsel, Boston Properties, Inc.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Development Perspective of Boston Real Estate

  • Moderator: Rob Kubica – General Counsel, The Davis Companies
  • Stephen Davis – Managing Director, Development, The Davis Companies
  • Rebecca Lee – Member, Mintz
  • Lauren O’Neil – Senior Managing Director, Boston Office Co-Head, JLL Capital Markets

5:05 PM – 6:05 PM

Focus on Housing II: Views from the Practitioner, Grassroots, and Advocate Perspective

  • Moderator: Matthew Lawlor – Partner, Robinson + Cole
  • Kenan Bigby – Managing Director, Trinity Financial
  • Lisa Owens – Executive Director, City Life/Vida Urbana
  • Leslie Reid – Chief Executive Officer, Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Luc Schuster – Director, Boston Indicators

6:05 PM – 7:30 PM

Networking Reception

Pricing:

Members

  • Members: $330.00
  • Government/legal services: $200.00

Non-members

  • Non-members: $430.00
  • Conference + BBA Membership Bundle: $555.00

For questions about registration or to take advantage of the conference + membership bundle, please contact Daniel Tillman: 617.778.1948 | dtillman@bostonbar.org.

Matthew Lawlor (Co-Chair)
Partner
Robinson & Cole

Daniel Dain (Co-Chair)
Chairman
Dain Torpy

E. Renee LeFevre (Co-Chair)
General Counsel
Boston Planning & Development Agency

Hannah Kilson
Partner
Nolan Sheehan Patten LLP

Robert Kubica
General Counsel
The Davis Companies

Mary Marshall
Partner
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

THANK YOU TO OUR TITLE SPONSOR

THANK YOU TO OUR TOP LEVEL SPONSOR

THANK YOU TO OUR LAW FIRM SPONSORS

Boston Bar educational programs are sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please click here.

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