PETER MCLOUGHLIN (CEO)

Peter McLoughlin is a Principal and Founder of Boston Property Ventures, LLC (BPV). Since beginning the Boston Property Ventures family of companies under the name of Boston Property Development in 2001, Mr. McLoughlin has acquired and developed over $100 million in residential and commercial properties in the Greater Boston area.

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Peter McLoughlin is a Principal and Founder of Boston Property Ventures, LLC (BPV). Since beginning the Boston Property Ventures family of companies under the name of Boston Property Development in 2001, Mr. McLoughlin has acquired and developed over $100 million in residential and commercial properties in the Greater Boston area.

Peter began his career in 1996 as a commercial lender at GE Capital. From 1997-1999, he was an analyst at CIBC World Markets (New York) in its Mergers and Acquisitions Group, where he focused on financial modeling, valuation, and the acquisitions and sales of small-to-medium-sized companies ($20MM – 1BN). Peter then served as Vice President of Datek Online Holding Corp. from 1999-2000, where he assisted in raising $800 million in private funding and the development and execution of an international expansion strategy.

A Quincy native, Peter returned to the Boston area in 2001 to found Boston Property Ventures, LLC and begin acquiring real estate. Since then, he has been the managing partner in the acquisition, construction, and development of several hundred residential and commercial units in the Greater Boston Area.

Peter graduated fourth in his class from Northeastern University, from which he holds a B.S. in Finance and Accounting. Peter is a regular speaker at regional real estate seminars and forums, including Marcus & Millichap, Harvard University, and many local real estate investor associations. He regularly volunteers his real estate development and investment expertise to Heading Home, Inc., a Cambridge-based nonprofit devoted to ending homelessness, and serves on the organization’s fundraising committee. In addition, Peter is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Quincy After School Child Care, Inc., a nonprofit organization providing programs on education, nutrition, and health for Quincy children, as well as Board Member of Titus Sparrow Park in Boston’s South End, where he devotes his time to fundraising efforts.

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RICH MCDONALD (President)

Rich is a Principal and Co-Founder of Boston Property Ventures, LLC (BPV). In his current role as President, Rich oversees BPV’s contracting services division. Rich has been in the general contracting business for over 20 years completing a wide range of renovation and construction projects.

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Rich is a Principal and Co-Founder of Boston Property Ventures, LLC (BPV). In his current role as President, Rich oversees BPV’s contracting services division. Rich has been in the general contracting business for over 20 years completing a wide range of renovation and construction projects.

Rich has overseen extensive residential renovation projects in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he worked with the world’s most contemporary designers customizing kitchens, bathrooms and interiors for Hollywood’s elite. Rich has managed the repositioning of the Oak Lawn Apartments, a 157-unit apartment complex in San Antonio, Texas; has overseen the build-out of several commercial buildings in Boston’s financial district; and has general-contracted residential repositionings throughout Greater Boston.

Rich is a former collegiate hockey player at the United States Air Force Academy. A native of Quincy, Rich remains extremely involved in the Boston and South Shore Communities

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BLAKE CUNNINGHAM (CFO)

Blake Cunningham is the Chief Financial Officer at Boston Property Ventures, LLC, where he is responsible for the firm’s finance, accounting, and tax operations.

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Blake Cunningham is the Chief Financial Officer at Boston Property Ventures, LLC, where he is responsible for the firm’s finance, accounting, and tax operations.

Blake graduated from Elon University, where he studied accounting and business management. Following graduation from Elon, Blake began his professional career with Ernst and Young in the audit practice within the Boston office. While at Ernst and Young, Blake was promoted to Experienced Senior, which entailed the management and oversight of multiple audit engagements across numerous industries.

Following Ernst and Young, Blake took a consulting role with Corporate Finance Group, Inc. (CFGI) in the Boston office. While with CFGI, Blake was promoted to Consulting Manager and was responsible for execution and oversight of technical accounting projects as well as multiple interim finance and accounting roles.

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JON HANSON (SVP of Development)

Jon Hanson is SVP of Development at Boston Property Ventures, LLC. Since joining BPV in 2013, Jon has been instrumental in the development of over $60MM in successful projects.

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Jon Hanson is SVP of Development at Boston Property Ventures, LLC.  Since joining BPV in 2013, Jon has been instrumental in the development of over $60MM in successful projects.

Jon has experience designing and managing commercial, institutional and health care projects of different scope and scale upwards of 100,000 square feet. Prior to working at BPV, he worked as a project manager with Silverman Trykowski Associates, Inc., working with various clients such as Jamestown Properties, Steward Health Care, and Gold’s Gym. Prior to joining STA, Jon worked as an Architectural Designer at Menders, Torrey & Spencer, Inc. (MTS) in Boston specializing in architecture and historic preservation. While at MTS, Jon gained experience working with institutional clients such as MIT, Boston University and The Whitehead Institute and working on the preservation of many historic properties including Boston’s Old North Church, H.H. Richardson’s Robert Treat Pain Estate, and Longfellow’s Wayside Inn.

Jon received his Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College (BAC), where he received the Alpha Rho Chi Medal in recognition of his leadership. He has continued to serve the BAC community in multiple capacities such as the Press Coordinator and member of the construction team for the 2009 BAC/Tufts U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon entry, a member of the BAC’s Board of Trustees, Treasurer of the BAC Alumni Association, member of the Student Development Committee and a Studio Design Instructor.

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Maggie Follen (Controller)

Born and raised in Boston, Maggie joined the BPV team in 2011 and has worked in all company branches, from construction to property management, development, and lending. She brings over 15 years of accounting experience in construction and property management to the team. Maggie was named BPV’s Financial Controller in 2014.

Aidan Johnston (Senior Associate)

Aidan joined the team in September 2012 and has, over the years, become a valuable member of the BPV team. Originally from Ireland, Aidan attended the Waterford Institute of Technology, ranked as one of the country’s top 10 colleges.

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Aidan joined the team in September 2012 and has, over the years, become a valuable member of the BPV team.

Originally from Ireland, Aidan attended the Waterford Institute of Technology, ranked as one of the country’s top 10 colleges. Aidan studied at the School of Business, from which he graduated with second-class honors in business. He is currently completing his Certified Management Accountant exams.

Since Aidan’s arrival at BPV, he has aided the company’s growth by devising effective analytical tools, monitoring company financials, overseeing open developments with budgets in the excess of $15m, forecasting economic predictions while upholding overall objective, and focusing on business stability. Aidan has also led the implementation of an efficient financial platform suitable for handling the demands of construction projects over $20 million.

Aidan’s growth and experience within the company continues as he diversifies his role across the business, absorbing knowledge as a junior lender within our Capital division.

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Alex Blake (Senior Associate)

Alex Blake moved to the Boston area from County Meath, Ireland in 2012. He studied Property Economics, Valuation and Surveying at the Dublin Institute of Technology and proceeded to look for opportunities in a fast paced, growing real estate market—which he found with BPV.

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Alex Blake moved to the Boston area from County Meath, Ireland in 2012. He studied Property Economics, Valuation and Surveying at the Dublin Institute of Technology and proceeded to look for opportunities in a fast paced, growing real estate market—which he found with BPV.

Since arriving at Boston Property Ventures, Alex has honed his skills in many of the subsidiary companies. From his start as an Accounts Receivable Specialist for Boston Property Management, LLC (BPM), he graduated to become the Financial Controller for BPM & Solutions Group, Inc. (a rooming house company) as well as moving into a Financial Analyst and Modeling Analyst for Boston Property Ventures.

In his current role, he serves as Financial Controller for BPV, where he oversees the financial side of property management, engages in annual property budgeting, serves as a bank management specialist, and provides monthly and annual reporting packages for all property portfolios as well as handles the preparation of annual tax return files. His role also includes Financial Analyst and Modeling Specialist for BPV, where he identifies profitable projects for development and construction firms, forecasts construction costs and potential sale values for finished projects, and liaises with lending institutions on project financing.

Having come from a farming family and background, Alex has remained grounded and committed in his work. In his short time in Boston, Alex has become quite involved in his local community. For three years he sat on the board of his local GAA (Irish football) team. He’s also an avid golfer and soccer player, having played at University level.

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Kevin Pitts (Associate)

Kevin joined the BPV team in June of 2015. Prior to joining the company, he worked as the Home Delivery Manager for Roche Bros. He attended high school at Whitinsville Christian School and college at Worcester State University, where he studied accounting. Kevin is very involved with his community: he coaches track at Natick High School and is a member in the local theater group. A financial analyst, Kevin works in the construction and property management departments. He plays a pivotal role in day-to-day operations, specializing in BPV’s daily bookkeeping.

Michael Murphy (Associate)

Originally from County Meath, Ireland, Michael moved to Boston in 2012 after completing his degree in Property Economics from the Dublin Institute of Technology. He began his career with Boston Property Ventures in 2014. Michael focuses on the construction side of the business, where he communicates with subcontractors, processes accounts payable, and keeps BPV’s accounts receivable current. Outside of work, Michael’s main passion is sports—he is an avid Manchester United fan and passionately supports hometown Boston teams.

Naoual Kermez (Associate)

Naoual Khermez specializes in distressed assets and real estate purchases. Her extensive experience in evaluating large and diverse portfolios as well as lease analyses enables her to provide both individual and institutional clients with an accurate detailed assessment of property value and up-to-date feedback on the state of the market, market trends, comparable sales, and property values.

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Naoual Khermez specializes in distressed assets and real estate purchases. Her extensive experience in evaluating large and diverse portfolios as well as lease analyses enables her to provide both individual and institutional clients with an accurate detailed assessment of property value and up-to-date feedback on the state of the market, market trends, comparable sales, and property values. She also provides clients with a realistic outlook on what they can expect to achieve in today’s market. Naoual has been an exclusive marketing consultant for numerous developers and has helped reposition many properties in the greater Boston area. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors and is a licensed Massachusetts Real Estate Broker.

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