Dr. Andrea Chegut

Director, MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab Dr. Andrea Chegut is the Director of the MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab, which investigates innovative products and technologies, their financial value, and economic growth impacts in the built environment.  The lab is an interdisciplinary group of computational designers, urban planners, economists and statisticians that work to understand change… Read more

George Vallone, CRE

President of The Hoboken Brownstone Company As President of The Hoboken Brownstone Company (HBC) — a multi-faceted real estate development firm active along New Jersey’s Hudson River “Gold Coast” — George Vallone, along with his friend and Business Partner for 40 years – Chief Operating Officer Daniel Gans, has compiled extensive experience in urban housing… Read more

Jim Halliday

Managing Director, NB Development As Managing Director, Jim Halliday is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the Company. In leading the Senior Management Team, Jim is responsible for coordinating the efforts of all aspects and functions of the Company. In sharing functional responsibilities with the other members of the Senior Management Team, Jim has… Read more

Robert Cleary, CRE

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, BOSTON SPECIALIST & FACILITIES PORTFOLIO ADVISORY, Colliers International Bob initiated his real estate advisory practice focused on the downtown Boston office market in 1988 and was employed by Meredith & Grew, Inc. from 1995 – 2003 (Colliers’ predecessor). He rejoined the Boston team in October 2015 after more than a decade of… Read more

Noah Shlaes, CRE

President, Shlaes & Co. Noah Shlaes, CRE, is President of Shlaes & Co. Previously, Mr. Shlaes joined Newmark Grubb Knight Frank from Grubb & Ellis, where he led the Strategic Consulting group. Earlier, he worked at Arthur Andersen, culminating in his role as Director of Corporate Real Estate Services. Mr. Shlaes has advised international banks, utilities,… Read more

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