Real Estate Advisory Services
Barry M. Abramson

Barry Abramson has over 30 years of experience in real estate advisory, development, disposition, acquisition, urban redevelopment, and economic development.

This experience has entailed strategy formulation, market and financial feasibility analysis, valuation, and development, marketing and transaction implementation for a broad range of complex projects across the country and abroad on behalf of property owners, investors, developers, financial institutions, public agencies, and nonprofit institutions.

Mr. Abramson has developed specialized expertise in public-private development, negotiating and structuring acquisition, disposition, development, and financing for numerous challenging projects resulting in deals that balance the needs of private real estate developers and financing sources with those of public, non-profit, and community sponsors and interests.

Prior to establishing Abramson & Associates, Inc., Mr. Abramson was Senior Vice President of Leggat McCall Advisors, the advisory arm of a major regional full service brokerage company, and its successor firm, Bonz & Company.

His advisory experience also includes serving as Director of Real Estate Advisory Services for the New England Region for Laventhol & Horwath, a national consulting and accounting firm, as well as work throughout the country while based in other offices of that firm.

Development and acquisition experience includes his work for the F. D. Rich Company of Boston, a regional developer, for whom he managed pre-construction for a 400,000 SF mixed-use waterfront development and evaluated other developmental acquisitions.

For the Boston Redevelopment Authority, Mr. Abramson project managed creation of a comprehensive market analysis and development strategy for the City's commercial core, Downtown Crossing, culminating in a billion dollar program of development, and participated in the strategy's implementation through coordination with the development community and structuring of project public financing.

Mr. Abramson also worked with numerous public and business development organizations in New York City, including the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the New York City Public Development Corporation, the Nassau Street Mall Improvement Association, and the US Army Corps of Engineers, on projects entailing commercial revitalization, economic development, and planning.

Mr. Abramson holds a Master of Science in City Planning from Pratt Institute, and a Bachelor of Arts from Queens College of the City University of New York.  His professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute and Citizens' Housing and Planning Association.