BOSTON, MA – The Chiofaro Company has announced four new additions to its team.
Ryan Barrett will join the Leasing Team as a Leasing Associate. Ryan will be responsible for leasing office space across the portfolio, including International Place. He will work with existing and prospective tenants on leases and ensuring their working environments support their growth and advancement.
Prior to joining the Company, Ryan was a Leasing Representative at David S. Brown Enterprises where he was responsible for leasing their 3 million square foot office portfolio in Maryland. Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration-Entrepreneurship from Bryant University where he also captained the football team. He then went on to attend Endicott College, earning a Master’s Degree in Education, while holding the position as Assistant Football Coach.
Katherine Shields will join The Chiofaro Company as a Marketing Associate, supporting the leasing and programming efforts of the team at International Place and across The Chiofaro Company’s portfolio. Prior to joining the team, Katherine managed marketing efforts for several hospitality and residential businesses in Georgia. Katherine earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Colorado State University.
At the beginning of this year, The Chiofaro company also welcomed Jesicka Labud as Senior Project Manager, who is overseeing and directing all tenant improvement build outs from lease inception to move-in, coordinating all aspects of design and construction for tenants as well as building capital improvements. She is also part of the Lobby renovation project management team at International Place. As a project manager, Jesicka brings more than 17 years of experience in the AEC fields. Chiofaro also welcomed Mario Almeida as Assistant Controller, maintaining accounting operations and financial reporting functions.
Earlier this year, Chiofaro Company announced a $100 million transformative reinvestment in International Place, the 1.8M SF iconic office complex in Boston’s downtown. The comprehensive reimagination celebrates the prominence of International Place in Boston, as well as the pivotal role it has played in the evolution of the city. The project will position International Place as the best workplace environment for the next generation, and the growth of the team signifies similar progress internally.
“Ryan, Katherine, Jesicka, and Mario will bring fresh energy and an updated perspective to our leasing, marketing, and operations efforts,” said Don Chiofaro Jr., Vice President of The Chiofaro Company. “Our approach to managing and operating International Place is grounded in personal and collaborative engagement with our tenants to deliver truly the best value – and this team will help make it happen.”