Dana Rowan, CRE

Managing Partner, The Exeter Companies Dana Rowan has over 40 years of real estate experience working on investment, development and advisory projects. He has particular expertise repositioning value-add properties; master planning and developing large urban and exurban land assemblages, restoring and creatively redeveloping select historic properties and developing attractive waterfront projects in aging and obsolete […]

Melissa Reagen, CRE

Portfolio Manager, Nuveen Real Estate As Portfolio Manager, Melissa oversees all of the investment and portfolio allocation decisions for the U.S. Strategic Alternatives Fund. Prior to the portfolio management role, Melissa led a team of research and strategy professionals focused on the U.S. real estate market at Nuveen Real Estate which helped inform all investment […]

Alexandra Toteva

Director of Planning and Design, Harvard Allston Land Company Alexandra Toteva is the Director of Planning and Design at the Harvard Allston Land Company (HALC) where she oversees planning and design efforts for the development of the Enterprise Research Campus in Allston. Prior to joining HALC, she was at Sasaki, an international interdisciplinary design firm, […]

Josh Davis

Executive Director of Club Operations, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston Josh currently serves as Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s Executive Director of Club Operations.  Prior to assuming this role, Josh served as Education Director at the Edgerly Boys & Girls Club in South Boston, and Director of both the Dearborn and Orchard Gardens […]

Mark J. Duclos, SIOR, CRE, FRICS

Co-Founder and President of Sentry Commercial Mark Duclos, SIOR, CRE, FRICS, is co-founder and President of Sentry Commercial.  He has more than 36 years of experience as an industrial specialist and in corporate services. He has held the SIOR designation for more than 19 years and currently serves as the Immediate-Past SIOR Global President. Mark […]

James Scott

Research Scientist and Director, Real Estate Technology Initiative, MIT’s Center for Real Estate James Scott is a Research Scientist and Director of the Real Estate Technology Initiative at MIT’s Center for Real Estate, with a primary focus on real estate automation and technology. The Real Estate Technology Initiative is an interdisciplinary research platform that identifies real […]

Kairos Shen

Executive Director and Associate Professor of the Practice at MIT’s Center for Real Estate He oversees the Master of Science Real Estate Development degree program as well as the Center for Real Estate’s industry relations and partnerships. In addition to his administrative role, Mr. Shen also teaches and is a proponent for the Center for […]

Lori Mason Curran, CRE

Real Estate Investment Strategy Director, Vulcan With 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Lori Mason Curran leads the formulation of investment strategy for Vulcan’s real estate portfolio. She has an extensive background in the valuation of commercial real estate and her ongoing market research is used to inform acquisition, disposition and overall investment decisions. […]

Julie Whelan, CRE

Global Head of Occupier Thought Leadership/Vice President, CBRE Julie Whelan leads a global team of researchers tasked with identifying major trends impacting commercial real estate occupiers across all industries. Julie also works directly with CBRE professionals across the Advisory & Transaction Services business to advise clients on real estate markets and strategies around the world. […]

David Waite, CRE

Partner, Cox, Castle Nicholson, LLP David is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Cox, Castle Nicholson, LLP.   David has practiced land use and environmental law for over thirty years. He is recognized as one of Southern California’s leading entitlement lawyers.  He serves as a trusted strategic advisor to his clients, assisting developers and […]

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate