BOSTON—Veteran commercial real estate broker Elliot Ravech, founder of Elliot & Company and previously of Peter Elliot & Company brokerage firms, passed away on Feb. 6 while in Florida. He was 76 years of age.
Mr. Elliot, of Chestnut Hill, MA and Old Orchard Beach, ME, is survived by his wife Marilyn (Levy) Ravech, sons Andrew and Brenton and his wife Marcy Ravech, sister Norma and grandchildren Max, Alyssa and Zachary Ravech.
Expressions of sympathy in his memory may be donated to the Boston Children’s Hospital League, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.
Mr. Ravech founded Elliot & Co. in 2002. Prior to founding Elliot & Co., he was a principal at Peter Elliot & Co., a diversified real estate firm with offices in Boston, New Jersey, Atlanta, New York and Dedham, Mass., from 1975-2002. The company focused on leasing, investment and property management. The firm also specialized in development, development consulting, real estate advisory work, work-outs and arbitration.
Between 1970 and 1975, Mr. Ravech worked with real estate development company Marlboro Investments/Kanavos Enterprises. While there, he helped develop such high-profile properties as Dedham Plaza in Dedham, Mass., Marlboro Plaza in Marlboro, Mass., and Holiday Inns in Dedham, Marlboro and Peabody, Mass., and Parsippany, N.J. He also had a hand in the development of 545 Boylston St. in Boston and the 1,200-acre Marlboro Industrial Park in Marlboro and Northborough, Mass.
Prior to that, Mr. Ravech worked with Lilly Construction, assisting in the development of apartments in Boston, Chestnut Hill, and Brookline, Mass., and The Chase Building at 535 Boylston St. in Boston. Mr. Ravech also invested in and helped take took public InterSpec Corp., an importer of high-end custom-made plastic bags for specialty and department stores.