Richard J. High is Chairman of the Executive Committee of John M. Corcoran and Company and serves as the President of Corcoran Development. Rick is responsible for developing the business strategy and direction of the Company’s acquisition, development, financing and asset management efforts. Prior to joining the Corcoran Companies in 1982 Rick was the Director of the Office of Housing and Neighborhood Development for New Haven, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of City and Regional Planning degree from Harvard University. He is a member of the Real Estate Finance Association and a Director of the National Multi-Housing Council.
Kevin S. Young joined Corcoran Management Company in 1987. He oversees the operation of the management company's portfolio. Kevin is responsible for all of CMC's day-to-day operations including staffing, financial performance, operating practices, capital improvement planning and customer service. He maintains a streamlined and efficient organization and develops and implements property performance plans. Kevin also supports the company's development and acquisitions team with property assessments and due diligence. His industry experience includes extensive work with various types of third party owners and government agencies. Kevin is a graduate of Boston College and earned the Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation.
Cheryl Penn joined Corcoran as Senior Vice President of Asset Management in 2016 before transitioning to her current role as Chief Financial Officer. Cheryl is responsible for directing the financial affairs of the Company and its affiliates. She is a CPA and CGMA with an extensive background in accounting and finance, including positions with previous employers as Controller, Director of Finance, and Chief Financial Officer. She began her career in public accounting where she was an Audit Manager at Arthur Andersen. Cheryl holds a B.S. in Accounting and Computer Science from Boston College; The Carroll School of Management Honors Program.
Carol Buonopane has been with Corcoran Management since 1983. She is responsible for the establishment, implementation and maintenance of a centralized document management system for the development, management and accounting divisions of the company. Carol earned her Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management in 1988. She is a graduate of Middlesex Community College, with a degree in Business Administration. She also attended Burdett College.
Nancy Gaudet joined CMC in 1990. She directs the day to day operations at the properties and is responsible for staff development and training, strategic planning, and business partnerships. Nancy oversees brand identity for new acquisitions, and market lease ups for the company. She serves on the Board of Directors for NEAHMA and chairs the Committee of Energy and Sustainability. Nancy earned her bachelor’s degree from Fitchburg State and her Master’s Degree from Northeastern University. She holds a Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation, a National Affordable Housing Provider (NAHP) certification and a Certificate in Green Property Management (CGPM).
Nathaniel Nichols has worked at Corcoran Management Company since 1988. He is responsible for management strategies, financial planning and profitability, risk management and business development. Nat directs the day to day operations at the company’s properties and headquarters. He serves as a liaison with third party owners and government agencies. Nat is a graduate of Kenyon College and earned his MBA at Babson College. He has his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation, a Certified Public Housing Manager (CPHM) designation, and is certified as a Tax Credit Manager.
Jamie Beaulieu oversees a substantial portfolio of apartments of multi-family housing including both family and elderly communities. He directs the management of operating budgets for twelve properties, meets with investors and property owners, monitors rental and maintenance operations, and ensures resident and customer satisfaction. A graduate of Bridgewater State College with a degree in Business Administration, Jamie earned his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management in 2009. He has been a dedicated member of Corcoran Management since 2003.
Cynthia Buckley began her career with CMC in 1990 as a Leasing Consultant and Corporate Marketing Specialist. She later managed market-rate, affordable and condominium communities throughout Massachusetts until 2003 when she became the company’s Director of Sales & Marketing. Cynthia develops marketing strategies for the company’s market-rate and affordable portfolio, new acquisitions and lease ups. She is certified in Yieldstar Revenue Management, holds the designation of Certified Professional of Occupancy from NEAHMA and serves on the Board of Directors for the Rental Housing Association of Greater Boston. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Colby College.
Christopher Butkovich is responsible for the operational oversight of a diverse group of multifamily assets. His extensive experience includes working with third party ownership groups and investors, and managing market, affordable, elderly, tax credit, 40(b) and retail spaces. With a portfolio of over 2,800 apartments, he oversees financial budgeting, capital improvements, property maintenance, contractor management, marketing and leasing, administrative and operational policies and procedures, investor reporting and partnership, resident relations, staff supervision, support and development, and all other day-to-day operations for his portfolio. He also participates in acquisition due diligence and asset disposition. With Corcoran since 2000, Christopher is a graduate of Merrimack College with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration concentrating in Finance. He is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Frank Corcoran joined Corcoran Management Company in 2002 with over twenty years of construction management experience. His primary role is to assess and recommend capital expenditure needs, including preparation of property-specific, five-year capital expenditure plans. Frank obtains and awards contractor bids for the work and ensures the work is of high quality, on time and within budget. He oversees vendor compliances with all applicable laws and regulations, specifically hazardous materials, insurance, and warranties. Frank is a graduate of Boston College and holds a builder’s license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
As a member of the Corcoran team since 1998, Brian Gallagher has specialized in both market and affordable communities in the multi-family industry and has also supervised retail space. In supervising his 11 properties, Brian works to maintain strong relationships with property owners and investors, oversees property finances, supervises rental and maintenance operations, and promotes a high standard of living for his residents. Brian is a graduate of Boston College with a degree in Management. He earned his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Erik Lawrence joined CMC in 2003. He is a graduate of Salem State College with a degree in Business Administration. He manages a portfolio consisting of market rate and affordable apartment communities, condominiums, and commercial spaces. Erik oversees the property operations and finances of 11 properties and works closely with owners, investors, and board members. He has earned the designations of Certified Professional of Occupancy from NEAHMA as well as Certified Property Manager (CPM) from IREM.
Peter Mahoney joined Corcoran in 2007 beginning his career in a variety of roles ranging from Leasing Consultant to Property Manager for the Management arm of the company. In his current role as Director of Development Peter oversees the company’s development activities including site identification, permitting, design, and construction management. He is also involved in the asset management and existing asset acquisition aspects of the company’s activities. Peter received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University. He is a member of Real Estate Finance Association, Urban Land Institute and the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association.
Jeanmarie O’Brien rejoined Corcoran in 2017 as Director of Affordable Housing. Jeanmarie has extensive experience in the property management industry, overseeing multiple subsidy programs as property manager for Corcoran Jennison, Corcoran and more recently Regional Director for Trinity Management. Jeanmarie directs Corcoran’s Compliance Team in the preparation and implementation of Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plans and Tenant Selection Plans with the U. S. Department of Housing & Urban Development or State agencies. She oversees Low Income Housing Tax Credit, Section 8 project based, Tax Exempt Bond and MA 40B programs at the Company’s affordable and market-rate properties. Jeanmarie holds a BA degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston and the designations of Certified Property Manager (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management and a Specialist of Housing Credit Management (SHCM) with the National Affordable Housing Management Association.
Richard Robinson joined Corcoran in 2019. His role is to identify, understand and secure multifamily investments and developments. Having spent 30 years in the New England apartment market, Richard's unique expertise comes from strong relationships with owners and long-term knowledge of the best market opportunities for residential development and acquisition. Richard seeks to understand and evaluate investors' needs, and implement investment solutions with partners. He worked previously as EVP at Nordblom Company in apartment development and acquisitions. Before Nordblom Richard served as Executive Director at Institutional Property Advisors, Marcus and Millichap and, prior to that, was a Partner at Apartment Realty Advisors. He continues to serve as Trustee or Director of several RE Trusts and companies. Richard has a BA from Colby College in Economics and Administrative Science, is a Full Member in the Urban Land Institute and is on the Life Style Residential Council.
Gary Saltmarsh joined CMC in 1978 working within the Maintenance Department at a CMC property in Weymouth. He has held various other maintenance related positions within CMC and became the company’s Director of Maintenance Operations in 2003. Gary is responsible for the development of all maintenance policies and practices employed at CMC managed properties. He plans emergency maintenance response, negotiates utility contracts, and establishes contractor/vendor specifications for purchases. He holds certifications in CMC Training, Indoor Air Quality Assessments and Pool Operations.
Charlet Sherman’s responsibilities include the direction and oversight of the company’s computer hardware, software, communication and networking needs. She joined the company in 1994 and served as the company’s network administrator for 12 years before being promoted to her current role. Charlet graduated summa cum laude in Accounting and Finance from Bridgewater State College and is a member in the New England Yardi Affordable User Group.
Justin Young began his career with Corcoran Management in 1996. Since that time he has expanded his portfolio to include residential communities and commercial space. In working with a diverse multifamily portfolio featuring market-rate and affordable apartment communities, Justin has managed relations with third-party owners and investors, working closely with the Boston Housing Authority. He manages his properties' day-to-day rental and maintenance operations, fulfills financial and budgeting obligations, and promotes a safe, community atmosphere for all residents. A graduate of Assumption College, Justin earned his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation in 2006.