September 20, 2013 (Braintree, Mass.) -- Peabody Properties, Inc. –
a full-service real estate firm managing in excess of 10,000 housing units
across New England – today announced that Lisa Leary has been named Director of
In her new role, Leary will work in close partnership with the firm’s Vice President of Administration and Quality Assurance to develop, maintain and implement corporate policies, oversee employee training programs and address firm-wide organizational and administrative needs. Leary will also be responsible for ensuring that individual property managers institute the highest standard of supervision, maintenance and care at each of the firm’s 113 managed properties.
In addition to her new role with Peabody Properties’ Administration and Quality Assurance team, Leary will continue to serve as Regional Property Manager of Mishawum Park in Charlestown, Leisure Towers in Lynn and Jaycee Place in Lowell, a position she’s held since first joining the Braintree-based real estate firm in 2010.
According to Peabody Properties Principal and Chief Operating Officer, Melissa Fish-Crane, Leary has been an active member and proponent of the firm’s Best Practices Committees since she first began her tenure. “For the past three years, Lisa has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to excellence. During her tenure, Peabody Properties has been recognized for its high standard of managerial excellence in the field,” said Fish-Crane. “Her dedication to the firm, its policies and procedures and her outstanding track record as Regional Property Manager made her a natural candidate for Director of Administration position. We’re pleased to acknowledge Lisa’s work with this new role.”
Leary has worked in the field of property management for more than 17 years and has served as Boston Chapter President of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) since December 2012. She holds designations as a Certified Property Manager (CPM) from the Institution of Real Estate Management (IREM), Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) from Spectrum Enterprises, Inc. and the National Affordable Housing Professional-Executive (NAHP-e) from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). Leary lives with her family in Nashua, New Hampshire.
About Peabody Properties, Inc.
Headquartered in Braintree, MA, Peabody Properties, Inc. is a full-service real estate firm, managing in excess of 10,000 units of housing throughout New England, with divisional offices in New Jersey and Florida. An award-winning privately held corporation, Peabody Properties was incorporated in 1976 and is under the direction of Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane. In 1995, Peabody Properties recognized its long-term commitment to Resident Services as a unique area of expertise within the field of property management and established a new and separate entity. Peabody Resident Services, Inc. is dedicated solely to the development of support services and programs for residents of affordable housing. Peabody Properties is designated as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), is certified by the Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) and was named one of the Best Places to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal in 2013. For more information please visit http://www.peabodyproperties.com.