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M. Alperin


His decision to go to college in Boston was influenced by his sports loyalty to the Celtics and Red Sox.


B.A., Political Science, Tufts University


With a background as a mortgage broker and a founder of National Development, Tom plays a leadership role in the firm’s strategic planning and financing activities and serves as the firm’s President. As an active participant in the market over the past 37 years, Tom is very involved in networking in the real estate and business community and plays an important role in initiating investment and development opportunities for the firm.   He also serves as an investment committee member of the firm’s affiliated Charles River Realty Investment Funds.  Tom is also an active participant in his community and is involved in a number of non-profit organizations. He enjoys playing tennis and spending time with his wife and three children and lives in Boston.

Professional Affiliations

  • Director and Past Chairman, NAIOP Massachusetts
  • Past Director and Treasurer, Greater Boston Real Estate Board
  • Member and Past Chairman, Massachusetts Assisted Living Association
  • Member, Real Estate Finance Association of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board

Charitable and Community Activities

  • Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation Board Member
  • Co-Chair United South End Settlement's Real Estate Committee
  • Past Trustee, Tufts University and Chair of its Real Estate Committee
  • Past Trustee, Boston Medical Center
  • Past Co-Chairman and Trustee, Hebrew Senior Life; current Capital Campaign Committee Member
  • Past Trustee, Newton-Wellesley Hospital