Preservation of Affordable Housing
Board Chair Georgia Murray is widely experienced in property ownership and management, having served as director at Boston Financial, a real estate investment company and in senior positions in Property Management, Asset Management and Investment and Acquisitions.
She has served as the president of the Multifamily Housing Institute, a trustee of the Urban Land Institute, and a director of the National Multifamily Housing Council. She was a member of the executive committee of the Commonwealth Housing Task Force.
In addition to her housing experience, Murray was chair of the board of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit created to build a vibrant civic space in Boston on the land atop the “Big Dig” tunnel, and guided it through its strategic planning process to create public art space in the City.
She was on the board of Capital Crossing bank and its predecessor company since 1988, participating in the strategy which took the bank public in 1995, and its sale to Lehman Brothers in 2007. She became a founding board member of First Commons Bank, a de novo community bank located in Newton, MA in 2009 and served until 2013. She also serves on the board of Franklin Street Properties, a publicly traded REIT with a national portfolio.