Firm sponsors Annual REFA GalaOctober 21, 2009
The firm was a program sponsor of the 21st Annual REFA Gala, held on October 21 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Real Estate Department members Ronald W. Ruth, Gary M. Markoff, Peter Friedenberg, John J. Slater III, Gary D. Buchman, Bethany A. Bartlett and Suzanne D. Wannattended the gala. In addition to the annual presentation of the Robert S. Swain, Jr. Distinguished Service Award, REFA presented William J. Poorvu of Harvard Business School with the special REFA Industry Appreciation.
The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB) is a commercial real estate trade association that provides informative programs and networking opportunities for commercial real estate finance professionals throughout the Greater Boston area. Formed in 1988, REFA last year hosted over 30 educational and networking events for its 550 members.