Established. Experienced. Entrepreneurial.

With over $3.6 billion in assets, we have built a reputation for identifying opportunities and creating valuable and coveted properties across many industries. Bulfinch is a third-generation commercial real estate firm specializing in the acquisition, development, repositioning and management of properties. Our disciplined approach, entrepreneurial mindset, depth of experience and focus on meeting the needs of our tenants and partners have produced an enviable track record and roster of tenants and investors.

Meet the Team

Three Generations of Quality Performance

Bulfinch has been family-owned since our founding in 1936, and we continuously strive to uphold the legacy of our founder, Samuel W. Poorvu, who was known as much for his integrity as his pioneering developments. It’s with that spirit that we approach every real estate transaction with passion, ambition and dedication to superior service.

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Eric D. Schlager

Chief Executive Officer

Robert A. Schlager


Pamela G. Yang

Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer

Conor Brennan

Managing Director, Investments

Michael B. Wilcox

Managing Director, Leasing

Joelle M. Denham

Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer

Katherine F. Shoss

SVP, Director of Marketing

Mark J. Strangio

SVP, Corporate Controller

Robert M. Brierley

SVP, Director of Property Management

S. Lawrence Schlager

Chairman Emeritus

Mark R. Diorio

General Counsel Emeritus

Doug Avola
VP, Director of Construction
Jessica Aylward
VP, Senior Controller
Cassandra L. Bartman
Associate, Senior Property Accountant
Ronald C. Berry
AVP, Senior Financial Analyst
Kellie K. Biggins
Senior Associate, Senior Executive Assistant
Christopher D. Butler
Senior Associate, Assistant Controller
Norb F. Callahan
AVP, IT Manager
Patrick H. Capece
Associate, Property Accountant
Daniel E. Chen
Associate, Property Accountant
Hayley B. Copp
AVP, Controller
Victoria A. Donovan
Associate, Assistant Property Manager
Bridget M. Farimani
Associate, Administrative Assistant and Tenant Coordinator
Cayla E. Franco
AVP, Property Manager
Nicholas F. Hajjar
Associate, Tenant Coordinator
Hannah M. Jacobs
Associate, Investments
George D. Kassas
AVP, Property Manager
Sarah F. Kjellman
Associate, Administrative Assistant
Jon M. Mareno
VP, Director of Engineering
Catharine B. McGauley
Portfolio Manager
Charles M. Montemor
AVP, Senior Asset Manager
Kate E. O’Connor
Associate, Investments
Christina M. Page
AVP, Marketing Manager
Kerin O. Petitti
AVP, Legal Operations
Steve J. Rizzuto
AVP, Property Manager
David J. Sanchez Jr.
AVP, Tax Manager
Alexander W. Schultz
VP, Director of Asset Management
Griffin T. Scott
Associate, Senior Property Accountant
Lora E. Shea
AVP, Treasury Management
Michael S. Speciale
Senior Analyst, Investments
Philip B. Wilkes
Senior Associate, Assistant Controller
Raymond J. Witkos
AVP, Valuation + Performance

Property Site Team

Steve R. Berry
Regional Facilities Manager
Andrew W. Carr
Maintenance Technician
Augustin Chavez
Timothy F. DiGaetano
VP, Director of Field Operations
Odilio Escobar
Property Superintendent
Joseph H. Felton
Engineer I
Zane A. Freeman
Property Superintendent
Rolando Gamarro-Flores
Facilities Technician
Paul J. Howell
Lead Engineer
Rick G. Humphreys
Regional Facilities Manager
Rino A. Imbriano
Facilities Manager
Ryan M. Krouch
Facilities Manager
Jesus Monterola
Facilities Specialist
Jorge I. Munoz
Facilities Technician
Ian D. Smith
Building Engineer II
Paul L. Sullivan
Property Manager
Verma L. Taylor
Building Engineer II
Rob W. Waters
Chief Engineer



Founded in 1936

By Samuel W. Poorvu, a young Lithuanian immigrant.


Post Office Development

Focus on Post Office building and developing nationwide.


1940s Partnership with USPS Continues to Flourish

Poorvu develops facilities in more than 100 communities nationwide. The Wall Street Journal names Poorvu “The Post Office King of America.”


Second Generation Joins Bulfinch

S. Lawrence Schlager


First Office Development

250,000 SF New Chardon Street, Boston, MA.

1985 - 1990

Third Generation Joins Bulfinch

Robert A. Schlager and Eric D. Schlager


Significant Portfolio Expansion

Culminating in over $250 million of property acquisitions.


First Needham Place

Bulfinch develops First Needham Place, first spec office on 128 in Needham.


Bulfinch Develops Cambridge Place

300,000 SF of lab and office in Kendall Square, Cambridge.


Further Expansion in Cambridge

Bulfinch expands in Cambridge with (i) Harvard Square development leased to Harvard University and (ii) acquisition of 30+/- acres in West Cambridge developed into Cambridge Discovery Park with nearly 800,000 SF of state of the art biotech and office space.


Developer of the Year

NAIOP awards Bulfinch Developer of the Year.


Life Time Center

Bulfinch acquires old Atrium Mall and begins redevelopment and conversion into a state of the art Medical and Wellness facility known as Life Time Center.


Bulfinch Returns to Boston

Bulfinch made some big moves! We returned to Boston. We changed our look. We updated our website. But one thing that will never change is our commitment to discovering opportunities and delivering value.


Bulfinch Breaks Ground

Construction is underway at 400-500 Cambridge Discovery Park, a new world class 286,000 SF Class A lab, R&D and office development.


CDP Grand Opening

Cambridge Discovery Park Building 400-500 officially opened Q1 2020.


REFA Swain Award Recipient

The Bulfinch Companies is awarded the Robert S. Swain Jr. Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contributions made to the real estate industry.

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