The connections you make through NAIOP will be integral to the success of your business.
“NAIOP gives me a great opportunity to work hand-in-hand with the best professionals in real estate, to really shape our industry for the better.”
– Steve Marsh
MIT Investment Management Company
Get the full benefit of NAIOP by participating on one of our volunteer committees, an exclusive benefit of membership. You'll develop lasting relationships with key business leaders, stay abreast of the latest industry developments, and help shape the agenda of the state's leading commercial real estate organization.
Want to learn more?
To get information about a specific committee, contact the committee chair. For meeting schedules, or to join, contact Debbie Osheroff at 781-453-6900 x3.
Marketing and Membership Committee
Provide strategic support and creative input to NAIOP campaigns and initiatives
If marketing is your forte and you enjoy working with creative and energetic individuals, this committee offers direct contact with the top decision makers in the Massachusetts real estate community, and is a terrific networking opportunity. Develop strategic marketing campaigns to promote membership, sponsorship, event attendance and other initiatives. Join a special outreach task force to welcome new members, or take park in the social media sub-committee.
Vice President: Danielle Simbliaris, Campanelli
Assistant Vice President: Alexandra Saccone, National Development
Create Cutting-Edge and Relevant Programs for Industry Professionals
Continue building NAIOP’s proud history of providing cutting-edge and relevant programs tailored specifically for Boston’s real estate professionals. Your creative thinking and contacts ensure members are challenged and inspired by a wide-range of NAIOP programs including our signature Main Event series, special seminars and the annual Business Conference.
Vice President: Matt Devine, Baynorth Capital
Assistant Vice President: Allen Breed, MIT Investment Management Company
Ensure CRE Professionals Stay Current in a Constantly Changing Industry
Knowledge is necessary - especially in the constantly changing world of commercial real estate. Help facilitate NAIOP Massachusetts University (NMU) - a vision incorporating the overarching idea of a recurrent focus on continuing education through three elements: relevent online and onsite courses, hot topic conferences, and timely workshops.
Vice President: Lauren O'Neill, HFF
Assitant Vice President: Bryan Lee, Transom Real Estate
Mix Business with Pleasure
Help plan and implement NAIOP’s signature annual Distinguished Real Estate Awards Gala, which publicly recognizes a deserving company for its significant contributions to the commercial real estate industry and is a top priority for the chapter.
Co-Chair: Ben Sayles, HFF
Co-Chair: Daniel McGrath, Berkeley Investments
Charitable Events Committee
Support NAIOP’s Commitment to the Community
Take an active role in demonstrating NAIOP’s commitment to the community. Help coordinate and implement charitable activities for the Chapter, including Community Connect and several donation drives that allow NAIOP to continue its tradition of supporting local charities. The Charitable Events Committee’s premier event is the Annual NAIOP Golf Tournament benefiting Heading Home.
Vice President: Deb Danik, Nitsch Engineering
Assistant Vice President: Alison Powers, CBRE New England
Bus Tour Committee
Design the Commercial Real Estate Market Tour of the Year
A nationally-attended event, the NAIOP bus tour provides the real estate community with a unique opportunity to learn about the latest deals and view the latest real estate developments in Greater Boston and surrounding suburbs. Help design the tour and all its associated events and publications.
Vice President: Kerry Olson Hawkins, CBRE/New England
Asst. Vice President: Wendy Pierce, Solomon McCown
Developing Leaders Committee
Plan Programs and Events for CRE Professionals Ages 35 and Younger
If you are 35 or younger, join your peers on this fun and friendly committee that plans a variety of educational, networking, and social events tailored to the unique needs and interests of younger professionals. This is an excellent way to get involved in NAIOP and to prepare for other leadership roles – both within and outside the Chapter – all while building your network!
Vice President: Derrick Goodwin, Margulies Perruzzi Architects
Assistant Vice President: Abby Middleton, Oxford Properties Group
Government Affairs Committees
Help Draft and Monitor NAIOP’s Government Affairs Agenda
Members of NAIOP’s Government Affairs Committees actively shape laws and policies affecting the commercial real estate industry. Your knowledge and interest in regulatory and legislative issues will influence NAIOP’s government affairs agenda and contribute to white papers and special events on critical topics affecting real estate development in Massachusetts. The Chapter maintains three Government Affairs Committees:
Assistant Vice President: Greg Sampson, Brown Rudnick
For information about the Government Affairs Committees, please contact Tamara Small at 781-453-6900 x5.