Board of Directors
Robert E. Kenney
Mr. Kenney was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors in 2017. He is President of Kenney Development Company, a leading real estate firm engaged in development, urban planning and consulting. Mr. Kenney also serves as a Trustee of the Greater Boston YMCA and Chairman of the Housing Development Corporation of Wellesley.
Mr. DiSchino joined the Board of Directors in 2008 and was elected Treasurer in 2010. He is President and CEO of Barkan Management Company, a leading manager of residential properties in Massachusetts. Mr. DiSchino is also past President of the Rental Housing Association.
Mr. Papantonis was elected as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors in 2017. He is an engineer and President and founder of Nauset Construction, a full-service construction company providing pre-construction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services throughout New England.
Mr. Fish was elected as Clerk of the Board of Directors in 2017. He is President, CEO, and co-founder of Dellbrook | JKS, a full-service general contractor and construction management firm specializing in healthcare, renewable energy, and municipal projects.
Jordan P. Krasnow, Esq.
Michael E. Liu, AIA
Kimberly Sherman Stamler
After serving for over five years as Chair of the Family Selection Committee, Kurt Spring was elected to the Board of Directors in 2018. He is a Managing Director at Equity Resource Investments, a real estate private equity firm, where he is Head of Asset Management. His expertise includes investor and management reporting, performance modeling, and identification of value enhancement, liquidity, and new investments.
Lark Jurev Palermo
Ms. Palermo was appointed as President and CEO of Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston in November, 2005. She has an extensive background in housing, nonprofit management, and real estate development. From 1986 to 1992 Ms. Palermo was a partner in the real estate department of Wilmer Hale LLP. She is the former Commissioner of the Division of Capital Asset Management and a past President of the Board of Trustees at The Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She is a current member of the Town of Brookline Zoning Board of Appeals.