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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Mission | The Real Estate Finance Association (REFA), a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), is a commercial real estate business association providing members with high quality networking and educational opportunities. REFA strives to maintain its reputation for excellence by promoting the exchange of information between professionals in the real estate finance community, and fostering a platform for growth and development for its Emerging Leader membership.

What We Do | REFA hosts close to 30 events per year including speaking programs with industry leaders, the 500 person Annual Gala and networking events. REFA is committed to giving back to the community with the Annual REFA Charitable Golf Tournament and community service activities.

Who We Are | Formed in 1988, REFA currently has over 600 members and 80 corporate sponsors. Now in its 10th year, REFA has a strong Emerging Leader membership with over 240 members.

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Events & News

2016 REFA Charitable Golf Tournament Benefitting FamilyAid Boston and Rosie's Place.
This year's REFA Charitable Golf Tournament was held on Monday, July 18th at Blue Hill Country Club in Canton, MA benefitting FamilyAid Boston and Rosie's Place, two organizations dedicated to helping fight homelessness. For more information about the Tournament and to view photos, please click here!  

2016 REFA Gala Honoring John E. Drew., President & Founder, The Drew Company
We hope you can join us on Thursday, October 13th at the Westin Copley Place in Boston for REFA's Annual Gala! With over 550 in attendance, the Gala is REFA's signature event - one of the industry's best networking events. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jackie DiPersio at jdipersio@gbreb.com

REFA Membership - Join Today for 2016 at our Discounted Rate!
Join today to take advantage of REFA Benefits at a discounted rate including: access to membership director, discounts for educational programs and committee participation. Join REFA today!

Join REFA as a Corporate Sponsor: Corporate Sponsorship includes 2 Individual Members and 1 Emerging Leader Member. REFA currently has 80 Corporate Sponsors. To see our current list of sponsors, please click here.
Are you interested in being added to the list? Contact Adrienne Maley a amaley@gbreb.com to learn more.

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Upcoming
Education & Events

July 28th
REFA Women's Roundtable Luncheon
REFA Offices, One Center Plaza

August 3rd
Anatomy Of A Deal Program & Summer Reception
Goulston & Storrs, 400 Atlantic Ave., Boston

September 9th
REFA Fall Conference
Westin Waltham

September 27th
REFA Education: Interest Rates - Where are They Headed?
WilmerHale, 60 State St., Boston

October 13th
REFA Annual Gala
Westin Copley Place



Past Events

Click here for photos of past events!

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REFA Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our 80 Corporate Sponsors.
Interested in being added to this list? Join Today!

  • A.W. Perry, Inc.
    AEI Consultants
    AEW Capital Management
    Arbor Commercial Mortgage
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Beacon Communities LLC
    Berkadia
    Berkeley Point Capital LLC
    Berkshire Group
    Boston Financial Investment Management
    Boston Private Bank & Trust Company
    Bowditch & Dewey LLP
    Brookline Bank
    Cabot Properties, Inc.
    Cambridge Trust Company
    Capital One Bank
    Chase - Multifamily Lending
    Chestnut Hill Realty
    Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
    Citizens Bank
    CohnReznick
    Colliers International
    Colony Realty Partners
    The Davis Companies
    DLA Piper LLP US
    Eastdil Secured
    Eastern Bank
    Equity Office Properties
    Fantini & Gorga
    Fidelity Investments
    First American Title Insurance Co. National Commercial Services
    First Niagara Bank
    Goodwin Procter LLP
    Goulston & Storrs
    Greystone & Co.
    HFF
    Hinckley Allen
    Holland & Knight
    Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation
    KS Partners LLC
    Leggat McCall Properties
    Locke Lord LLP
    M & T Bank
    Marcum LLP
    McCarter & English LLP
    McCauley Lyman LLC
    Mintz Levin/ML Strategies
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    National Development
    Net Lease Capital Advisors
    Nixon Peabody LLP
    Novaya Real Estate Ventures
    Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
    O’Connell Hospitality Group
    People’s Unied Bank
    Pierce Atwood LLP
    PNC Real Estate
    Prudential Mortgage Capital Company
    PwC
    Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster
    Riemer & Braunstein LLP
    Ropes & Gray LLP
    Salem Five Bank
    Santander Bank
    The Schochet Companies
    Sharon Credit Union
    Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green
    Sherin and Lodgen LLP
    STAG Industrial, Inc.
    TA Realty
    UBS Realty Investors
    US Bank
    Walker & Dunlop
    Wells Fargo Bank
    WilmerHale
    WinnCompanies
    Workers Credit Union


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