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Membership and Advisory Board

General Membership

Leadership of The Real Estate Council consists of a chairman and an advisory board.

The advisory board consists of no fewer than 10 members, plus the president of Boston College. Board members serve terms of two years and may serve more than one term. New members are selected by the advisory board in consultation with University staff. Board members provide leadership for the council and, in consultation with representatives of the University, define and implement the council’s programs.

General membership consists of Boston College alumni, parents, and close friends of the University. To inquire about general membership and to ensure that you receive invitations to the two annual events each year, please e-mail trec@bc.edu

Leadership

The advisory board consists of no fewer than 10 members, plus the president of Boston College. Board members serve terms of two years and may serve more than one term. New members are selected by the advisory board in consultation with University staff. Board members provide leadership for the council and, in consultation with representatives of the University, define and implement the council’s programs.

The chairman of The Real Estate Council is appointed by the president of Boston College with the advice and consent of the advisory board, for a two-year term beginning July 1.  The chairman will preside at meetings of the advisory board and of The Real Estate Council and will consult regularly with the president of Boston College on matters of mutual concern.

Robert E. Griffin, Jr. '80

Chair
Robert E. Griffin, Jr. '80
President, New England Area 
Cushman & Wakefield

Drake G. Behrakis '86
President and CEO
Marwick Associates

Kristin Steinkrauss Blount '86     
Senior Vice President
Colliers International

Patrick Carney '70, P'95, '98, '99, '05
Chairman and CEO 
Claremont Companies

Chair Emeritus
Joseph E. Corcoran '59, H'09, P'85, '86, '87, '98
Chairman 
Corcoran Jennison Co., Inc.

Michael J. Corcoran ‘86
President and CEO
Corcoran-Jennison Company

Timothy M. Corcoran, '82, JD'85
President and CEO
Corcoran Brokerage
President
Corcoran Law Offices

Brian F. Dacey '74
Managing Director
Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC)
Founder, Owner and Principal
Main Street Development Group                

Dennis W. Driscoll '81
Vice President and Principal
The Driscoll Agency, Inc.

John F. Farrell, Jr. P'90, '93
Chairman (Retired)
Automatic Service Company

John J. Flatley '86
President 
John J. Flatley Company

Thomas J. Hynes, Jr. '61
Co-Chairman and CEO
Colliers International

Daniel M. McDonough, Jr. '77, P'12,'14
Senior Vice President &
Director of Institutional Marketing
and Business Development
Henderson Global Investors

Holly L. Nelson '79

Denise M. Pampena '85
President
Graziano Construction & Development Company, Inc.

David B. Perini, JD '62
Commissioner,
Division of Capital Asset Management
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Robert J. Plumb
Managing Director
AEW Direct Investment
Group Acquisitions

Chris Westfahl '88
Managing Partner
Elevation Capital, LLC

Christian T. Wise '94
Senior Vice President
Guy Carpenter

Former Advisory Board Members

John (Jack) F. Corcoran '76,P'12,'07
President and CEO
John M. Corcoran and Company

Thomas F. Ryan, Jr. '63, P'98
President (Retired)
American Stock Exchange

Thomas A. Walsh '66
President (Retired)
Lynch, Murphy & Walsh, et al

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