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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Events & News

2016 REFA Charitable Golf Tournament Benefitting FamilyAid Boston and Rosie's Place.
This year's REFA Charitable Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, July 18th at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, MA! Questions? Contact Jackie DiPersio.

2016 REFA Gala Honoring John E. Drew.
Save the Date! The 2016 REFA Annual Gala will be held Thursday, October 13th at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. This year's Robert S. Swain Jr. award will be presented to John E. Drew, Founder and President of the Drew Company.  

REFA Membership - Join Today for 2016!
Join today to take advantage of REFA Benefits including: access to membership director, discounts for educational programs and committee participation. Join REFA today!

Join REFA as a Corporate Sponsor: Corporate Sponsorship includes 2 Individual Members and 1 Emerging Leader Member. REFA currently has 80 Corporate Sponsors. To see our current list of sponsors, please click here.
Are you interested in being added to the list? Contact Adrienne Maley a amaley@gbreb.com to learn more.

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Upcoming
Education & Events

June 9th
REFA Industry Leaders Speaker Series: Bruce Johnstone, Fidelity Investments
WilmerHale, 60 State St., Boston 

Save the Date:
July 18th
REFA Charitable Golf Tournament
Blue Hill Country Club, Canton, MA

September 9th
REFA Fall Conference
Westin Waltham

October 13th
REFA Annual Gala
Westin Copley Place



Past Events

Click here for photos of past events!

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REFA Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our 80 Corporate Sponsors.
Interested in being added to this list? Join Today!

  • A.W. Perry, Inc.
  • AEI Consultants
  • AEW Capital Management
  • Arbor Commercial Mortgage
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Beacon Communities LLC
  • Berkeley Point Capital LLC
  • Berkshire Group
  • Boston Financial Investment Management
  • Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
  • Bowditch & Dewey LLP
  • Brookline Bank
  • Cabot Properties, Inc.
  • Cambridge Trust Company
  • Capital One Bank
    Chase - Multifamily Lending
  • Chestnut Hill Realty
  • Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
  • Citizens Bank
  • CohnReznick
  • Colliers International
  • Colony Realty Partners
  • The Davis Companies
  • DLA Piper LLP US
  • Eastdil Secured
  • Eastern Bank
  • Equity Office Properties
  • Fantini & Gorga
  • Fidelity Investments
  • First American Title Insurance Co. National Commercial Services
  • First Niagara Bank
  • Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Goulston & Storrs
  • Greystone & Co.
  • HFF
  • Hinckley Allen
  • Holland & Knight
  • Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation
  • KS Partners LLC
  • Leggat McCall Properties
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • M & T Bank
  • Marcum LLP
  • Mass Housing Investment Corporation
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • McCauley Lyman LLC
  • McGladrey LLP
  • Mintz Levin/ML StrategiesMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • National Development
  • Net Lease Capital Advisors
  • Newbanks
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Novaya Real Estate Ventures
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • O’Connell Hospitality Group
  • People’s United Bank
    Pierce Atwood LLP
  • PNC Real Estate
  • Prudential Mortgage Capital Company
  • PwC
  • Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
  • Riemer & Braunstein LLP
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Salem Five Bank
  • Santander Bank
  • The Schochet Companies
  • Sharon Credit Union
  • Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green
  • Sherin and Lodgen LLP
    STAG Industrial, Inc.
  • TA Realty
  • TSG
  • UBS Realty Investors
  • US Bank
  • Walker & Dunlop
  • Webster Bank
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • WilmerHale
  • WinnCompanies
  • Workers Credit Union


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