Asset Management

Paul Charos,Asset Manager

Paul Charos is responsible for the management of various commercial office, residential, and mixed use assets in and around the Cambridge and Boston area. 

Since joining Intercontinental in 1984, Mr. Charos has been responsible for lease negotiations, cultivating and maintaining tenant and unit owner relationships, developing, implementing and managing operating budgets, as well as providing oversight and construction management of tenant fit-outs, capital projects, vendor contract negotiations, contractor bid review and selection, and supervision of various building maintenance staff.

Mr. Charos received his BS from Suffolk University, is a member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and a member of the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA).

paulc@intercontinental.net

Lynn A. Burke,Asset Manager

Lynn Burke is responsible for the management of various commercial, retail and residential assets within Intercontinental's portfolio. Specifically, Ms. Burke is responsible for lease negotiations, tenant and unit owner relations, budget production, oversight of commercial tenant fit-ups, contract negotiations and supervision of building maintenance, management and leasing staff.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 1989, Ms. Burke was previously employed with the The Flatley Company as an On-Site Rental Manager and with Metro Realty Corp in Brookline (MA) as Rental Agent/Property Manager. Ms. Burke is a licensed Real Estate Broker in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island, a Notary Public and is a member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and The Greater Providence Board of Realtors (GPBOR).

Ms. Burke earned her BA in Communications from Boston College. 

lynnb@intercontinental.net

Joseph A. Sweeney,Regional Director, Asset Management

Joseph A. Sweeney is primarily responsible for the asset management of various properties located in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Pacific regions of the United States. He is responsible for increasing equity valuations and maximizing shareholder values through the development and implementation of appropriate asset strategies including optimum debt forms, lease terms, and capital investments. In addition, he is an active participant with the acquisitions group in the underwriting process for new out of state investments and developments. Mr. Sweeney is an active member of ICSC, BOMA and NAREIM.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2005, Mr. Sweeney worked at Copley Real Estate Advisors and AEW Capital Management, L.P. where he was an asset manager responsible for a $184 million portfolio of office, industrial and R&D properties totaling 2.4 million square feet. Mr. Sweeney has significant experience working with partners, negotiating and structuring joint venture agreements and dispositions. He is an active coach in several local youth organizations as well as an annual participant in the Pan Mass Challenge, a cycling event which raises funds to discover cures for all types of cancer.

Mr. Sweeney holds a BA in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the F.W. Olin School of Management at Babson College.

josephs@intercontinental.net

Christopher Tully,Regional Director, Asset Management

Mr. Tully is responsible for asset management of Intercontinental’s out-of-state real estate holdings. More specifically, Mr. Tully is responsible for managing high quality office, residential and mixed use assets; cultivating and maintaining tenant relationships; developing and managing operating budgets; forecasting short and long term space availability; and evaluating economic and demographic trends within the portfolio’s geographic area. In addition, he is an active participant with the acquisitions group in the underwriting process for new and out-of-state investments. Mr. Tully leads his team on all operations associated with commercial and residential properties in his region.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2006, Mr. Tully worked as an Asset Manager at ELV Associates, Inc., a privately held, fully integrated real estate investment firm. He was responsible for all leasing and management in New England, led the acquisition process for several commercial properties, and managed the initial phases of the construction and development processes for several New England projects. Previously, Mr. Tully was an Asset Manager for MGI Properties, a Boston based REIT, where he managed a portfolio of 21 assets including office, R&D, and industrial buildings.

Mr. Tully graduated from Lynchburg College in 1986 with a BS in Business Administration.

christophert@intercontinental.net

Matthew Flotta,Regional Director, Asset Management

Mr. Flotta is responsible for the asset management of Intercontinental’s real estate holdings in out-of-state markets and brings experience with a broad spectrum of assets and disciplines within the industry.  In addition, he is an active participant with the acquisitions group in the underwriting process for new and out-of-state investments.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2007, Mr. Flotta worked as a General Manager for CB Richard Ellis – New England, the largest full service real estate firm in the Boston Area. In this capacity, Mr. Flotta worked directly with clients such as Beacon Capital Partners and TIAA-CREF. Previously, Mr. Flotta worked as a Vice-President for Keller/Davis Company, where he oversaw both the fiscal and operational management of over 2.4 million square feet of office space consisting of 19 assets throughout the greater Boston area.

Mr. Flotta holds an MBA from the F.W. Olin School of Management at Babson College graduating summa cum laude. He is also an active participant in his community volunteering for youth soccer and has served on his town’s Zoning Board of Appeals. In addition, Mr. Flotta holds the Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) as well as the Certified Property Manager (CPM©) designations and has been member of the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA).

matthewf@intercontinental.net 

Shana L. Foynes,Asset Manager

Shana Foynes manages residential and commercial real estate properties. Specifically, Ms. Foynes is responsible for all various residential leasing, tenant turnovers, leasing renewal process, tenant relations, budget production, vendor contract negotiations and maintenance scheduling.

Ms. Foynes has been at Intercontinental since 1997 and works primarily with properties in the greater Boston area.

shanaf@intercontinental.net

Scott R. Kelly,Regional Director, Asset Management

Scott Kelly is primarily responsible for the asset management for several of Intercontinental’s Real estate holdings in the Northeast with his primary focus being in the office, industrial, and senior living sectors of the marketplace. He oversees the day to day operations of the assets, develops and maintains the operating budgets, fosters and maintains tenant relationships and monitors the market to evaluate short and long term trends in the industry.  In addition, he is actively involved with the acquisitions group in the underwriting process for potential new investments.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2001, Mr. Kelly spent two years at Gilbane Building Company as a Project Accountant, where he was responsible for job cost reports for the various projects he was working on, maintaining the purchase orders and subcontract files as well as handling the receipt of all office materials, services and equipment.

Mr. Kelly earned a BS in Management from Providence College.

scottk@intercontinental.net 

Deborah Goncalves,Assistant Asset Manager

Ms. Goncalves assists in the asset management of Intercontinental’s national portfolio of commercial office, retail, and multi-family properties. Her responsibilities include: assisting in writing monthly and quarterly management reports; performing valuation analyses of leases and projects; reviewing and analyzing operating budgets; and administering leases. In addition, Ms. Goncalves also assists in the acquisition process for new out-of-state investments.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2008, Ms. Goncalves worked for CB Richard Ellis as an Assistant Real Estate Manager on a mixed portfolio of Class A office and industrial buildings for various owners in Newport Beach and throughout Orange County, California. Previously, she worked at Boston Properties as a Tenant Coordinator supporting several Property Managers on a large portfolio of suburban office buildings.

Ms. Goncalves holds a BA from the University of Rhode Island and holds certificates in Commercial Real Estate and Real Estate Finance from Boston University and is an active member of the Boston Chapter of the CREW Organization. 

deborahg@intercontinental.net

Nicole Griffin,Assistant Asset Manager

Ms. Griffin assists in the asset management of Intercontinental’s national portfolio of commercial office, retail, industrial and residential properties. Her responsibilities include: reviewing monthly reports submitted by third party managers; writing and reviewing management reports; performing valuation analyses of leases and projects; reviewing and analyzing operating budgets; and administering leases. In addition, Ms. Griffin also assists in the acquisition process for new out-of-state investments.

Prior to joining the asset management team at Intercontinental, Ms. Griffin worked in the management office at Ten Faxon, one of Intercontinental’s residential assets in Quincy, Massachusetts. Ms. Griffin holds a certificate in Real Estate Finance from Boston University.

nicoleg@intercontinental.net

Lydia Waugh ,Assistant Asset Manager

Ms. Waugh assists in the asset management of Intercontinental’s national portfolio of commercial office, retail, and residential properties. Her responsibilities include reviewing monthly reports submitted by third party managers, writing and reviewing management reports, performing valuation analyses of leases and projects; reviewing and analyzing operating budgets; and administering leases. In addition, Ms. Waugh also assists in the acquisition process for new out-of-state investments.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2015, Ms. Waugh worked in property management at One Kendall Square in Cambridge (MA) and spent a year working for Cushman & Wakefield. 

Ms. Waugh graduated from Denison University in 2012 with a BA in Economics and Political Science. 

lydiaw@intercontinental.net

Thomas Ball,Asset Manager

Mr. Ball is responsible for the asset management of Intercontinental’s real estate holdings located throughout the West Coast. In addition, Mr. Ball will be responsible for lease analysis, overseeing capital planning and budgeting, real estate tax and insurance review, implementation of business plans, as well as researching local market dynamics. In addition, he will be an active participant in the acquisitions group throughout the underwriting process of new investments.

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2015, Mr. Ball worked as an Asset Manager for CBRE Global Investors, one of the world’s largest real estate investment management firms. In this capacity, Mr. Ball managed all asset management duties for various properties across the U.S. Previously, Mr. Ball worked at GE Capital Real Estate, where he oversaw the asset management and disposition of various assets in the U.S. and abroad.

Mr. Ball earned his BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and his MBA and MRED from the University of Southern California. 

thomasb@intercontinental.net

Harrison Wax,Assistant Asset Manager

Mr. Wax works in Intercontinental’s West Coast Office located in Los Angeles. Mr. Wax assists in the asset management of Intercontinental’s real estate holdings throughout California, including office, residential, industrial and retail assets.  Mr. Wax helps implement each asset’s business plan while overseeing capital improvement projects, leasing and overall property operations. In addition, Mr. Wax also assists in the acquisition process for new California investments. 

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2016, Mr. Wax worked as an Acquisitions Analyst at The Lighthouse Group, LLC where they specialize in value-add, multifamily assets in several national markets.   In this capacity Mr. Wax specialized in underwriting and due diligence. Previously, Mr. Wax worked at Coastline Real Estate Advisors, Inc. where he managed renovations of many value-add, multifamily properties throughout Southern California. While at Coastline he also managed an apartment portfolio in Los Angeles. 

Mr. Wax earned his BS in Business Management from The University of Arizona: Eller College of Management.  

harrisonw@intercontinental.net

Kimberly May,Asset Manager

Ms. May is responsible for the asset management of Intercontinental’s real estate holdings located throughout the West Coast. In addition, Ms. May will be responsible for lease analysis, overseeing capital planning and budgeting, and implementation of business plan, as well as researching local market dynamics. In addition, she will be an active participant in the acquisition group throughout the underwriting process for new investments on the West Coast

Prior to joining Intercontinental in 2017, Ms. May was an Associate at CenterSquare Investment Management in the Newport Beach office where she was responsible for helping lead new acquisitions in addition to carrying out asset management responsibilities and overseeing the implementation of the business plan for new acquisitions in the western region of the United States across all property types.  Previously, Ms. May was an Acquisitions Associate at TIAA-CREF in San Francisco where she helped source, underwrote, and managed the due diligence and closing process for new acquisitions totaling more than $540 million across the four major property types in the San Francisco Bay Area and Pacific Northwest. Prior to TIAA-CREF, Ms. May was an Acquisition Associate Director at UBS Realty Investors in San Francisco where she worked on the Acquisition team acquiring institutional quality real estate and participating mortgage opportunities on the west coast totaling more than $1.2 billion.

Ms. May holds a BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in Real Estate and Marketing. Ms. May was also a member of the University of Pennsylvania Softball Team – NCAA Division I. In addition, Ms. May holds an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Currently, Ms. May is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, and the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks. 

kimberlym@intercontinental.net