Braintree, Saugus, MA (January 3, 2023) – The Peabody Companies, a group of award-winning property management and real estate firms, is delighted to announce that Vice President of Administration Doreen Donovan is the 2022 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) Boston Metropolitan Chapter No. 4.
Donovan accepted the award at the chapter’s annual meeting, which took place on December 1 at Granite Links in Quincy.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was created in 2009 as a vehicle for the IREM Boston Chapter to give back to the industry and acknowledge legendary individuals who have made significant contributions to the New England real estate industry by establishing a lasting impact on the industry, demonstrating a lifetime of commitment to advancement of the industry, and who are an inspiration to industry practitioners.
Donovan, who began her career in the affordable housing industry in 1984, joined The Peabody Companies in 2012 in her current role as VP of Administration. She is responsible for ensuring that all client properties offering affordable rental housing under one or more government assistance programs are leased and operated in strict compliance with program requirements.
“Doreen is unwavering in her commitment to the multifamily affordable housing industry,” said Melissa Fish-Crane, principal and CEO of the Peabody Companies. “Her knowledge of and enthusiasm for the important work we do is undeniable; congratulations are extended from the entire Peabody family.”
Donovan, a resident of Saugus, Massachusetts is also the recent recipient of the New England Affordable Housing Management Association (NEAHMA) Legacy Award.