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CLE - Intersection of Private & Public Sector for Real Estate Development: State Legislative & Agency Perspectives

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

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Over the past year there has been a greater focus on the players involved with state legislation and at state agencies. After this seminar attendees will have an understanding of who to talk to for private and public sector real estate development.   

Panel I: State Legislation

This panel will discuss local involvement with the legislature, special acts for disposition of land, and procurement issues.

Kathleen O'Donnell, Esq.
Attorney at Law

Joshua Krintzman, Esq.
Senate Counsel Office

Panel II: State Agency

This panel will discuss development initiatives of their agencies and the procedures for working with each agency on real estate matters, including development projects and the disposition by sale or lease of property owned by the Commonwealth.

Joe Orfant
Chief Bureau of Planning & Resource Protection,
Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

April Anderson-Lamoureux
Assistant Secretary for Economic Development,
Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

Martha McMahon, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel,
Division of Capital & Asset Management

Panel III: Quasi Public Authority

This panel will discuss unique real estate issues affecting MassPort, MA Development Finance Agency and MA Water Resources Authority.  Learn about what each agency looks for, their legal and real estate procedures and other important issues.  

Lowell Richards
Chief Development Officer,
Massachusetts Port Authority

James Atkinson, Esq. 
Senior Staff Counsel
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Teresa Patten, Esq. 
Counsel/Board Secretary
Massachusetts Development Finance Agency

**Please join the panelists and attendees for a cocktail reception immediately following the program.   


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