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EQUITY, INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

ORGANIZER INFO

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Director of Asset Management

MITIMCo

Amanda Strong is Director of Asset Management for MITIMCo, MIT’s Investment Management Company, where she is responsible for overseeing a portfolio of commercial real estate assets in Cambridge, MA. Previously, Ms. Strong was a Managing Director in the Asset Management group at Colony Capital, a Director for New Boston Fund’s Urban Strategy America Fund, and a construction lender for KeyBank, NA. She also has twelve years of experience in retail real estate with leasing and research experience from Marshalls, the Woolworth Corporation, and Staples, Inc.

Ms. Strong is a LEED AP Professional and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Babson College, an Advanced Professional Certificate in Real Estate from New York University, and a Master of Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Senior Director, Development

Pembroke

Megha manages day-to-day efforts of the Commonwealth Pier revitalization project, the multi-year undertaking set to transform and rejuvenate the 705,000 sq ft building and Pier with new amenities for greater public access to the waterfront, vibrant retail offerings, first-class event spaces, and a unique and flexible workplace. Focused on successfully completing project design and permitting, she manages a myriad of project consultants while closely collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, state and local officials, and Massport.

Megha was trained as an architect, and prior to joining Pembroke, worked in strategic real estate investment, development and advisory roles at local Boston firms. She has worked on several large projects in the Boston area, especially the Seaport, and continues to be excited about its transformation.