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Vice President and Senior Counsel

Kate was a pastry chef before law school.


B.A., University of Southern Maine
J.D., Northeastern University School of Law


Supports and implements the acquisition, financing, leasing, permitting and asset management activities of the firm. Prior to joining National Development, Kate was a junior partner at Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, and represented a variety of real estate developers and owners, banks, life insurance companies, pension funds, real estate investment trusts and other institutional lenders in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

In her spare time, Kate enjoys travelling, biking, hiking, cooking and yoga.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, New England Women in Real Estate (Co-Chair, Public Strategies Committee)

Charitable and Community Activities

  • Participates in charity fund raising recreational events