- Central (North Texas)
- Central (South Texas)
- Southeast (Florida)
- Southern California
- Senior Housing
Michael Boujoulian, Managing Director (New England)
Michael Boujoulian is responsible for Alliance’s development activity in the New England region. He manages all projects from the deal sourcing and negotiation phases through programming, capitalization, design, construction, operations and disposition. During his career, Mr. Boujoulian has worked on the development of thousands of conventional rental units in eastern Massachusetts, including many under Massachusetts affordable housing law, Chapter 40B. Before joining Alliance, Mr. Boujoulian served as Senior Vice President for Cabot, Cabot & Forbes, where he successfully introduced multifamily development to a historically commercial development company, including direct oversight of more than 1,000 units of luxury product in Greater Boston. Prior to that, Mr. Boujoulian served as a Development Associate for JPI Development’s New England office, directly managing various stages of underwriting, permitting, design and construction. He graduated from Babson College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, majoring in Real Estate studies. He is a member of NAIOP and ULI, and Vice Chair on the Arlington, MA Town Building Committee.
Brad Hamel, Senior Vice President of Operations (East)
As Senior Vice President of Operations – East, Brad Hamel is responsible for the oversight and expansion of the company’s upstart portfolio in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Additionally, Mr. Hamel supervises operations for 5,000+ units in the Southeast region. He has more than 14 years of multifamily experience and began his career at Gables Residential in Atlanta. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. Hamel directed business development activities for Riverstone Residential Group throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. In this capacity, he contributed to the addition of 10,000+ units to Riverstone’s management portfolio. He has held multiple positions in the multifamily industry, including providing operational oversight for Riverstone’s portfolio in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Mr. Hamel studied at The Pennsylvania State University and holds a real estate license in New York.
Elizabeth Karl, Regional Vice President of Operations (Northeast)
Elizabeth Karl is Regional Vice President of Operations in Alliance’s Northeast region with responsibility for identifying new business opportunities and overseeing community operations. Prior to joining Alliance, she was Director of Asset Management for a Mid-Atlantic owner/operator, where she managed a 5,000-unit portfolio. Ms. Karl’s multifamily background encompasses major renovations, asset repositioning, lease-up execution, managing ancillary income programs, acquisitions and dispositions. She holds an MBA in Real Estate and Urban Development from The George Washington University and a BA from Bucknell University. Ms. Karl is a board member of the Real Estate and Finance Alliance at GW and also serves as a mentor for undergraduate students interested in real estate careers. She is an active member of Commercial Women in Real Estate – DC (CREW-DC) and was the recipient of the chapter’s 2015 Rising Star award.
Clark McLaughlin, Executive Director of Business Development (East)
As Executive Director of Business Development – East, Clark McLaughlin is responsible for Alliance’s overall expansion efforts across the eastern United States. Working with Alliance’s current and potential clients, Mr. McLaughlin identifies new management opportunities to grow Alliance’s third-party management platform. Prior to joining Alliance, Mr. McLaughlin was the Executive Director of Asset Management at Summit Equities LLC, a private-equity real estate investment firm based in New York. While working at Summit, he oversaw the asset and property management divisions for the company’s portfolio, comprised of class A retail and multifamily communities. Mr. McLaughlin holds a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University – Commerce and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Relations from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Mr. McLaughlin holds his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) licensure from the CCIM Institute, his Certified Property Manager (CPM) licensure from the Institute of Real Estate Management, and his Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designation through the National Apartment Association.
John Sweeney, Business Development Manager (Northeast/Mid-Atlantic)
As the Business Development Manager in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, John Sweeney is responsible for supporting and expanding the regions’ third-party management divisions. Before joining Alliance, he worked in various asset and portfolio management roles in CBRE’s New England region. While working at CBRE, he collaborated on real estate investment trusts and portfolios for a number of institutional clients consisting of industrial, medical and retail properties. As an East Coast native, Mr. Sweeney leverages his extensive professional network to cultivate new and existing relationships in Alliance’s upstart Northeast portfolio. He is a licensed Massachusetts real estate salesperson and graduated from The University of Rhode Island with a BA in Political Science.