Thursday, October 11, 2012

5:30 PM / The Sheraton Hotel

We hope you can join us for the 24th Annual REFA Gala which will be held on Thursday, October 11th at the Sheraton Boston Hotel at 5:30 p.m. This signature event brings together over 500 of the most influential leaders and decision makers from Boston’s commercial real estate finance community.  By participating in the REFA Gala you are supporting  REFA’s mission of providing thought leadership, education, advocacy, and networking to commercial real estate finance community.

Joseph F. Fallon, founder, president, and CEO of the Fallon Company,
is this year’s Robert S. Swain Jr, Distinguished Service Award recipient. This award is an annual recognition of an individual who has made an oustanding contribution to the real estate industry either by lifetime example or specific achievement.

Since 1993, Fallon has developed billions of dollars in commercial real estate through numerous projects in Boston, including the Fan Pier, the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, the Park Lane Seaport, One Marina Park Drive, Fifty Northern Avenue, and Eleven Fan Pier Boulevard. In addition to his contributions to the real estate industry in the Greater Boston area, Fallon’s company also contributes to the overall community by supporting numerous non-profit organizations, such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, The Boston Harbor Alliance, and Save the Harbor / Save the Bay.


Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
New England Development

Banners Sponsor
Robinson & Cole LLP

Dessert Sponsor
Riemer & Braunstein LLP

Dinner Wine Sponsor
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Flowers Sponsor
Goulston & Storrs

Gift Sponsor
CW Capital

Multi-Media Sponsor
Sherin and Lodgen LLP

Coffee Sponsor
People's United Bank

Program Sponsor
CB Richard Ellis | New England

Underwriter Sponsors

AEW Capital Management | Bingham McCutchen LLP | Brookline Savings Bank
CapitalOne Bank | Choate, Hall & Stewart, LLP
Colliers International | Colony Realty Partners | DLA Piper LLP (US)
Eastern Bank | Fantini & Gorga / Eastern Mortgage Capital | First Niagara Bank
Holland & Knight LLP | JP Morgan | Mintz Levin / ML Strategies
National Development | Nutter, McClennan & Fish LLP
Prudential Mortgage Capital | Rackemann Sawyer & Brewster
RBS Citizens, N.A. | Sullivan & Worcester LLP | TD Bank | US Bank
Wells Fargo | WinnCompanies

Patron Sponsors
A.W. Perry, Inc. | Boston University Center for Professional Education | Chestnut Hill Realty
Corcoran Managment | DiCicco Gulman & Company LLP
First American Title - National Commercial Services Division | GID Investment Advisers LLC Greenberg Traurig LLP | Jones Lang LaSalle | TA Associates Realty

Friend Sponsors
The Druker Company LTD | Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
O'Connell Hospitality Group, LLC | Massachusetts Convention Center Authority



  • BOMA
    Building Owners
    & Managers Association
  • CBA
    Commercial Brokers Association
  • GBAR
    Greater Boston
    Association of REALTORS®
  • REFA
    Real Estate Finance Association
  • RHA
    Rental Housing Association