Jessica Hughes of Tishman Speyer to Serve as NAIOP President
Needham, Massachusetts (December 21, 2021) – At its recent Annual Meeting earlier this month, NAIOP Massachusetts, The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, elected its 2022 Officers and Directors, who include the principals of many of the region’s leading commercial real estate firms.
Jessica Hughes of Tishman Speyer was elected President of NAIOP Massachusetts for 2022. In this capacity, she will work closely with NAIOP staff and Chapter leadership to guide the organization. Tom Andrews of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, who served as the 2021 President, will serve as Board Chair. Patrick McMahon of Federal Realty Investment Trust becomes President-Elect. Kirk Sykes of Accordia Partners will serve as Treasurer, and Doug Manz of HYM Investment Group becomes Secretary.
NAIOP Massachusetts also elected the following industry leaders to the Board with terms ending in 2024: Herby Duverne of Rise Together; Carlos Febres-Mazzei of Quaker Lane Capital; William Gause of Leggat McCall Properties; David Greaney of Synergy Investments; Erin Harvey of EQT Exeter; Doug Karp of New England Development; Dara Kovel of Beacon Communities; Rob Kubica of The Davis Companies; Marci Loeber of Griffith Properties; Michael Murphy of Fidelity Investments; and Tony Richards of MassHousing.
“NAIOP is the voice of the commercial real estate development industry in Massachusetts, and I am excited to serve as the 2022 President,” said Hughes. “It is a particular honor to be part of a diverse Board that is 41% women and people of color and to help steer an organization that is so committed to improving the industry and the broader community.”
“We are honored to work with professionals like Jessica in our efforts to advance and grow the industry,” said Tamara Small, CEO of NAIOP. “We look forward to working with her, our members, and our Board to address the needs of commercial real estate professionals while focusing on advocacy, DEI, education and professional development.”
NAIOP Massachusetts, The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners, and investors of office, research & development, industrial, mixed use, multifamily, retail, and institutional real estate in the Commonwealth. NAIOP advocates for policies that advance the commercial real estate industry while providing outstanding education and networking opportunities. For more information, visit www.naiopma.org.