The Bierbrier Development management team consists of professionals whose depth of knowledge and experience spans all aspects of commercial development, leasing, and property management. This dedicated and responsive team headed by company Founder and President, Len Bierbrier, has the expertise and resources to insure its developments are welcomed by the local community and provide a robust platform for the success of its retail tenants.


Len Bierbrier

President

lbierbrier@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Len Bierbrier, President of Bierbrier Development, Inc., founded the company in 1974. Mr. Bierbrier is actively involved in all facets of Bierbrier Development’s shopping center portfolio. He is a member of the New England chapter of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Real Estate Finance Association (REFA) of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, and the Urban Land Institute. Additionally, Mr. Bierbrier has been an instructor of Real Estate Development at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Mr. Bierbrier holds a B.A. and law degree from McGill University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.



NIKKI PALMACCIO

COMPTROLLER

npalmaccio@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Nikki Palmaccio, Bierbrier Development’s Comptroller, joined the firm in 2017 with over 12 years of real estate accounting and finance experience. She brings extensive high level financial management experience to the firm, having served as a Controller at both WinnResidential and The Davis Companies and as an Associate at a Boston-based retail shopping center REIT. Mrs. Palmaccio earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Duquesne University and has received a certificate in Real Estate Finance from Boston University.




FRANK GISO

CORPORATE COUNSEL

fgisoiii@gmail.com

Frank Giso represented Bierbrier Development for 30 years while actively practicing law as a partner at Choate Hall & Stewart. Following retirement from Choate in 2014, Mr. Giso joined Bierbrier Development as Corporate Counsel. Mr. Giso brings wide-ranging transactional experience with a commercial real estate practice focus including entity creation, advice on tax implications and advice and documentation of transaction management issues in the area of real estate. Mr. Giso served as chairman of the Real Estate Department at Choate from 1990 to 2000 and, during his career at Choate, he represented a wide range of clients including national REITs, non-profits, lenders, and developers. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer. Mr. Giso received his undergraduate degree in economics, magna cum laude, from Brown University and graduated magna cum laude from Cornell Law School.




RONALD DATTOLI

SENIOR PROPERTY MANAGER

rdattoli@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Ronald Dattoli, Senior Property Manager at Bierbrier Development, joined the company in 1984. Mr. Dattoli oversees tenant and vendor coordination, tenant construction build-out, maintenance and repairs and overall management of properties in the Bierbrier portfolio. Prior to joining Bierbrier Development, Mr. Dattoli worked as a systems manager for Pfizer. He is a graduate of Aquinas College.




LORI MEADE

REAL ESTATE ACCOUNTANT

lmeade@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Lori Meade, Real Estate Accountant, joined Bierbrier Development in 2015. Mrs. Meade is responsible for assisting the CFO in General Ledger posting, maintenance and month-end closings, as well as, lease maintenance. Mrs. Meade brings over 20 years of real estate accounting experience to the Bierbrier Development team. Prior to joining Bierbrier Development, she worked as an Accountant at Boyd Smith and Cambridge Street Realty. Mrs. Meade holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University.




RILEY MERRITT

LEASING MANAGER

rmerritt@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Riley Merritt, Leasing Manager at Bierbrier Development, joined the company in 2018. Mr. Merritt is responsible for marketing current vacancies, lease negotiations, and working with current and potential tenants expanding in the Boston market. Prior to joining Bierbrier Development, he worked as a sales representative for EnerNOC and Transit Realty Advisors, a local real estate  brokerage and development firm. Mr. Merritt earned his B.S. in Business Marketing from Bentley University.




MAURA HICKEY

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

mhickey@bierbrierdevelopment.com

Bierbrier Development is pleased to announce the appointment of Maura Hickey as Marketing and Communications Manager. Ms. Hickey will be responsible for managing marketing and communications initiatives and strategies and creating brand awareness for Bierbrier’s portfolio. She brings over 15 years of marketing experience, having previously worked as a Sales and Marketing Manager in real estate for West One Enterprises Ltd., Canada. She held other marketing positions at DELL and Lionbridge, and was a Business Lecturer at Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, Finland. Ms. Hickey has a B.S. in Management Science from Trinity College Dublin and a M.S. in Marketing from the University of Cincinnati. She volunteers as the Vice President of Social Media for the American Marketing Association Boston.