Gary Darman, Partner Mr. Darman, Saxon’s senior partner, has decades of real estate experience with a large portfolio of apartment, office and retail properties in joint ventures with several of the Northeast’s leading real estate firms. These partnerships own millions of square feet of office, retail and multi-family properties. Mr. Darman previously served on the Board of Directors of the Mirage Resorts, Inc., a leading hotel and casino company.

Donald S. Smith, Partner Mr. Smith is charged with the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to joining Saxon, Mr. Smith worked in management consulting and investment banking before running a development company active in the retail, office, industrial and residential markets. Mr. Smith holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

Robert Rechner, Director of Development Mr. Rechner is responsible for Saxon’s retail development and leasing activities. He has over 40 years experience in commercial real estate investment, leasing and management. Mr. Rechner began his career with R.M. Bradley & Co. and then spent over 20 years with Net Properties Management (later “Heritage”), which operated a large portfolio of office buildings and shopping centers.

Brian Leahy, Director of Acquisitions Mr. Leahy is responsible for Saxon’s acquisition and permitting of commercial development properties. Prior to joining Saxon, Mr. Leahy held leading real estate positions with Konover Development Corp., Home Depot, Shaws Supermarket and Trammel Crow. Mr. Leahy holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts.

Gene Beaudoin, Director of Retail Development Mr. Beaudoin is responsible for new retail development opportunities in northern New England. Mr. Beaudoin’s retail development experience dates back to the 1980’s and ranges from a position as the Vice President of Real Estate for First National Supermarkets to many years as a principal of retail development companies like Retail Development Corp and NEES. Mr. Beaudoin holds a BA from the University of Vermont.

Scott Haley, Director of Construction Mr. Haley is responsible for the company’s construction and property management activities. He has over 20 years of experience in the planning, construction, and development of retail sites across the northeast region with Ahold USA (formerly Stop & Shop). Mr. Haley holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Cliff Rahaim, Controller Mr. Rahaim is responsible for Saxon’s financing and accounting activities. Prior to joining Saxon, Mr. Rahaim was with AEW Capital Management, a leading real estate investment advisor, and The Hamilton Company, one of Boston’s largest property management firms. Mr. Rahaim holds a BBA in accounting from the University of Massachusetts School of Management.

David L. Arons, General Counsel Mr. Arons is responsible for providing in-house legal counsel to Saxon and its affiliates with respect to acquisitions, development, permitting, and transactions for residential and commercial properties. He has over thirty years of experience as an attorney in Massachusetts, including representation in a broad scope of real estate related matters before the Land Court, Superior Court, Probate Court, municipal boards and offices, and state agencies. Mr. Arons earned a B.A. at Brandeis University and a J.D. at Boston College Law School.

Keriann DeMoranville, Construction Mrs. DeMoranville is responsible for Saxon’s construction administrative activities. Prior to joining Saxon, Mrs. DeMoranville worked as an International Cash flow Analyst at Putnam Investments and as an Accountant Centric Representative for ADP. She holds a BS in Management Science with a concentration in Human Resources from Bridgewater State University.

Leanne Silvia, Accounting Ms. Silvia is responsible for Saxon’s accounting, human resources and administrative activities. Prior to joining Saxon, Ms. Silvia worked as a staff accountant at Abstrax LLC, a title examination company. She holds a BS in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Deborah Keating, Marketing Ms. Keating is responsible for Saxon’s advertising and marketing programs and also serves as tenant liaison, assisting retailers with their local marketing efforts. She has been in the shopping center marketing business for over 20 years and previously worked for DeBartolo, Simon Property Group and New England Development. Ms. Keating serves on the Board of Directors for Destination Plymouth and Jordan Hospital’s Philanthropy Department. She holds a BS from California State University.