After a career as an international flight service manager for TWA based in New York, Parker made the move to Essex in 1989 and built herself a career in commercial real estate.
What Penn Johnson started with only a desk, a friend and a phone in 1996 grew into The Stamford Mortgage Co., which has now served well over 5,000 households and originated more than $2 billion in residential mortgage loans.
Garret Smith, a serial entrepreneur who has worked in the banking industry for years, has developed a new, national marketplace for banks and other lenders to sidestep loan brokers and their loacalized networks as they seek to diversify their loan portfolios.
As CEO of the Connecticut Main Street Center, Patrick McMahon works with its 80-member communities on strategies to help landlords fill vacant spaces and build housing and mixed-use developments in walkable and transit-oriented neighborhoods.
Connecticut’s economy has had a rough few years, but incoming CBIA president Chris DiPentima thinks the state his headed for good times in 2019. It just needs a few things from state leaders in order to get there.
Branford native Maria Salatto-Gilhuly helps clients satisfy approximately 500 liens a year, primarily in cities such as Bridgeport, West Haven, Hartford and Danbury.
Elizabeth Post-Marner designs corporate interiors to help companies maximize their efficiency, but on the home front she’s finding ways to squeeze the most efficiencies out of energy consumption. The longtime Westchester County resident is using Passive House strategies to design a new home in Stamford for her own family.
Vacancies in the 37.6-million Greater Hartford retail market fell from 11.1 percent to 10.6 percent in the past year, according to an industry report.
After a career on Madison Avenue working on ad campaigns for clients including Coca-Cola, John Knuff now pitches Connecticut communities on the benefits of housing production.
For the last three decades, Richard Welch has held a variety of roles in the insurance industry in Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Randy Vidal has kept a finger on the pulse of southwestern Connecticut’s commercial real estate market for nearly half a century.
Al Alper has been working in the cybersecurity space for close to three decades. In 1991, he founded Wilton-based Absolute Logic, an information technology and security firm that provides cybersecurity, compliance, technology support and consulting to businesses of all sizes.
She’s only been a member for five years, but Lisa Lugauskas is on a fast track to leadership at Connecticut’s largest organization for women in the commercial real estate industry.
Jessica Curtis helps small restaurant groups make the leap to the national stage.
With all of the expenses banks and credit union rack up just to cover the cost of doing business, it’s hard to consider paper as a huge driver.
Al Mirin started out in the real estate industry as a financial analyst, advising investment and leasing brokers on the fundamentals of their pending deals.
The MetroHartford Alliance has named David Griggs as the organization’s new CEO and president.
Before entering commercial real estate, Tom Pajolek worked in the corporate world as a brand manager for Georgia Pacific.
Laura Pirie works with developers, academic institutions and communities in her role as founder of New Haven-based architects Pirie Assoc.
Earlier this year, Wendell Davis became the new regional administrator for the New England region of the U.S. Small Business Administration.