REFA Webinar Recordings

Welcome to REFA Webinar Recordings! If you missed any of our REFA webinars these past few months, or would like to re-watch one you've already seen, please find the recording links below.

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Watch here: Annual Fall Conference
Keynote Speakers:
Joanne Chang, Owner, Flour Bakery + Café
Richard HenkenPresident & CEO, The Schochet Companies
Keynote Moderator:
Claudia Piper, SVP, Webster Bank 
Panel Moderator:
Maura Hodge, Partner, Audit, U.S. Sustainability (ESG) Practice Leader, KPMG 
Laura McDonough, Director, Private Investments, SCS Financial
Ben Myers, Vice President, Sustainability, Boston Properties
Brian SwettHead of the Boston Office, 

Watch here: 32nd Annual REFA Gala
Tammy K. Jones, Founder & CEO, Basis Investment Group
Kirk Sykes, Co-Managing Partner, Accordia Partners

Watch here: Fundamentals - Leasing 101
Jon Nichols, Associate, Goulston & Storrs
Nicole Riley, Counsel, Goodwin Procter

Watch here: Building a Diverse Organization
Mandy Eckhoff, Partner, Robinson + Cole
John Cruz III, President & CEO, Cruz Companies
Linda Dorcena Forry, Vice President of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations for the Northeast, Suffolk Construction
Thomas O'Brien, Founding Partner & Managing Director, The HYM Investment Group

Watch here: What's Driving Demand in Greater Boston's Unique Industrial Market
Bill Flynn, SVP, Net Lease Capital Advisors LLC
Bryan Blake, Managing Partner, The Seyon Group
Mallory Gonzalez, Director of Acquisitions, Berkeley Partners
Greg Lauze, Managing Partner, Northbridge Partners

Watch here: Re-Opening - What do the Impacts of COVID-19 on the CRE Industry look like now?
Webster Bank, 2020 REFA President
Thomas J. Jensen, MAI, Executive Director, Boston Appraisal & Consulting
Senator Barry Finegold (D), Massachusetts State Senator – 2nd Essex and Middlesex District
Liz Berthelette, Research Director, Newmark Knight Frank
Robert Brown, Executive Vice President & Division Executive, CRE, Brookline Bank
Mark Hickey, Director of Market Analytics, CoStar
Douglas Jacoby, CCIM, MAI, Executive Vice President Capital Markets, CBRE

Watch here: Reimagining the Future of the City, Mixed-Use Planning, and the Workplace
Elizabeth Lowrey, Principal, Director of Interior Architecture, Elkus Manfredi Architects
David Manfredi, CEO, Founding Principal, Elkus Manfredi Architects
Steve Samuels, Chairman & Principal, Samuels & Associates
Claudia Piper, Senior Vice President, Webster Bank 

Watch here: REFA College Connection
Greg Bohenko, Acquisitions Manager, Samuels & Associates
Sam Hallowell, Managing Director, Newmark Knight Frank
Naomi Mayeux, Senior Project Manager, National Development
Kevin Stone, VP, Senior Relationship Manager, KeyBank Real Estate Capital

Watch here: What's Next for Hospitality and Retail?
Nilesh Bubna, Founding Partner, Longpoint Realty Partners
Deepa Krishnamurthy, Formerly CFO of Linear Retail Properties
Vin Norton, Principal, UrbanMeritage
Alan Suzuki, Senior Director, JLL
Larry Trabulsi, Executive Vice President, CHMWarnick

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