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Rethinking real estate one transaction at a time. Thirty-nine percent of U.S. energy consumption is attributed to the built environment. We can do better than that. Join the cause for a healthier planet.

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Team Leaders:
Craig Foley is the founder of Sustainable Real Estate Consulting Services, a LEED Green Associate and chief sustainability officer for LAER Realty Partners. Craig’s combination of real estate and energy management skills give him a unique perspective about sustainable energy solutions and subject matter expertise on greening the MLS and high-performance home valuation and marketing. As a real estate broker, he has sold several high-performance projects in and around Greater Boston.
As a real estate consultant, he has partnered with a broad range of companies including Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Elevate Energy, and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. Craig was one of five people in the U.S. to receive the EverGreen Award by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in 2013. He also serves as an advisory board member for the NAR Green Resource Council and is a certified instructor of the NAR Green Designation. His committee work at NAR includes chairing the Sustainability Advisory Group in 2019. He also serves on the Energy Advisory Council for Fannie Mae.
Phil Massa has been a Realtor for close to fifteen years and became GREEN Certified by the National Association of Realtors in June of 2018. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University, and starting a career in the mutual fund industry, he began his Masters in Business Administration studies in the evenings at Northeastern University. Phil was subsequently recruited to serve on the Senate Ways and Means Committee, the committee responsible for drafting the Senate’s version of the Commonwealth’s budget, and named Deputy District Director to the Chairman. Upon the Chairman’s elevation to the role of Senate President, Phil was promoted to District Director and became responsible for not only the senatorial district’s needs, but those of other Senator’s across the state. After receiving his Masters in Public Administration from the John W. McCormack Institute, he received an appointment to the Superior Court where he managed a civil session with a caseload of approximately eight hundred civil actions. Upon completing twenty five years of public service in our State House and Superior Court House, Phil now devotes all his energies to real estate sales and consulting. His combination of business, legal, and public policy skills put him in a unique position to understand the role of public/private partnerships and enable him to adapt to the numerous issues that arise in the course of a real estate transaction or development project.