Northstar Announces Executive Leadership Change – Kirstin Brown Named New President

Tom Fanning will continue to provide leadership and guidance to the management team and work full time servicing his clients

Northstar, a real estate services firm providing project management and development management services, announced a strategic leadership transition. Tom Fanning, a co-founder and President of Northstar since its establishment in 2010, is stepping down from his role as President. In alignment with the company’s succession plan, Tom will transition into a pivotal role, providing leadership and guidance to the management team and working with clients on ongoing and future projects.  

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A conversation with our Intern, Gene Mongan: His View from the Construction Site

Northstar is committed to mentoring and nurturing the next generation of talent with a passion for pursuing careers in project management. As part of our internship/co-op program, we collaborate with institutions such as Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and CREST (Commercial Real Estate Success Training) to identify exceptional candidates.

We had the pleasure of introducing Gene Mongan to our team for the past six months. Gene joined us from Northeastern University, where he recently graduated with a degree in Architecture with a minor in Business Administration. Gene began his graduate degree studies in Architecture this fall. We took the opportunity to sit down with Gene to gain insights into his experience as a part of our Northstar team throughout his internship.

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Northstar Celebrates Pat Burns’ 5-Year Anniversary

Please join us in congratulating Pat Burns on five years with Northstar!

Pat is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in project management, facility-related operations, and maintenance. His expertise spans various aspects of project management, including tenant fitouts, permitting, core and shell, and cost analysis. Currently, he works on the Sanofi account and a prominent wealth management company. 

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John Townsend Featured in NEREJ’s Ones To Watch – Industry Leaders Spotlight

Our life science leader, John Townsend, was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Ones To Watch – Industry Leaders Spotlight issue.

Below is the excerpt from what he had to say about what accomplishment he is most proud of. 

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Northstar Honors Our Tom Grady and Dan Landry on Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day dates to 1919 and is dedicated to honoring our nation’s military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We thank our veterans, past and present, and their families for the service and sacrifice they make every day. We are indebted to you for all you have given to our great country.

We want to also thank and recognize two Northstar employees, Tom Grady and Dan Landry, veterans of the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps, respectively.

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Northstar Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Team Northstar knows its way around a construction site, but we aren’t usually the ones swinging a hammer, pick or sledgehammer and doing the actual building.

On a warm fall morning, ten team members had the opportunity to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston, where we worked on a home as part of The First Malden Habitat Homes in Malden, Massachusetts. Our tasks on this day were assisting with framing walls for the house, setting wall panels, and grading an area to receive a garage slab.

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A conversation with our Co-op, Tamara Nikotina: Her View from the Construction Site

Northstar believes in mentoring and fostering the next generation of talent who are interested in a career in the project management field. As part of our co-op program, we partner with Northeastern University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and CREST (Commercial Real Estate Success Training), to identify candidates.

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Lisa Hamilton and Natasha Marcuard Featured in NEREJ’s Women in Commercial Real Estate

Two of Northstar’s talented shareholders, Lisa Hamilton and Natasha Marcuard, were recently featured in the New England Real Estate Journal’s Women in Commercial Real Estate Spotlight issue.

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Please join us in congratulating Chris Packard on his 10th Anniversary at Northstar!

As one of Northstar’s Principals, Chris has 22 years’ experience in development and project management within the commercial real estate, institutional and multifamily sectors, specializing in multifamily development.

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