Peter Pappas

Peter-Pappas

Peter founded Pappas Properties in 1999 after seven years as partner at The Harris Group. While there, Pappas led his team in developing a number of successful projects including Phillips Place; Ballantyne, a 2,000-acre mixed-use community; Morrocroft, a 178-acre multi-use project; and 330 South Tryon. Prior to The Harris Group, Pappas was a vice president with The Bissell Companies and president of its land development subsidiary, Investment Mortgage Company….
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Dara Kovel

Dara Kovel

Dara Kovel has served as the Chief Housing Officer of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority since January 2010. She received both her Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from Yale University. She went on to work as the Vice President and Regional Director of Mercy Housing, Inc. for ten years. She also served as the Regional Director of Jonathan Rose Companies from 2005 to 2009….
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Hal Ferris

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Hal has over 30 years of real estate development, management, and construction experience. As a Principal of Spectrum Development Solutions and previously Lorig Associates LLC, a regional real estate development and management firm, Hal has led the development of urban mixed use mixed income projects, historic renovations, affordable housing and collegiate services….
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Marty Jones

MartyJones

The MassDevelopment Board of Directors unanimously chose Marty Jones as the Agency’s new President and CEO in 2011. Ms. Jones, previously the president of Boston building, development, and property management company Corcoran Jennison, has spent decades in the real-estate industry. She got her start at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in both the Washington and Boston offices.

At Corcoran Jennison, Ms. Jones managed staff and project teams for new development projects that transformed communities, directed asset management for multifamily portfolios, chaired a joint venture between Corcoran Jennison and Beacon Communities, and directed all aspects of the Westminster Company, a 175-employee operation with 66 properties and 5,000 apartment units in North and South Carolina.

A member of the Board of Directors of MassEcon and the New England Council, and a national trustee of the Urban Land Institute, Ms. Jones graduated from Brown University and resides in Winchester….
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Victoria Davis

Victoria Davis

Before joining Urban Atlantic, Victoria Davis served as Deputy Director of the Maryland Housing Fund. Prior to this service, she was responsible for troubled loan resolutions and disposition of a large portfolio of land, multifamily and single-family properties for MNC Financial-South Charles Realty. She also worked with Trammell Crow Residential, overseeing acquisition, development and asset management of multifamily market rate and mixed-income developments.

She holds an MBA in Finance from American University, an MS in Engineering & Construction Management from University of Texas and a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland. She is the Chair of the Green Building Committee of the Maryland-National Capital Building Association and a former instructor with the Johns Hopkins University Master of Real Estate Science program…
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