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Anna Pfau
Hartford Membership Committee

CBRE Capital Markets

Prior to joining CBRE | Capital Markets, Ms. Pfau attended the University of Connecticut and graduated in May 2011. As an undergraduate, she completed the Real Estate requirements at UConn and was involved in the Real Estate Society. Anna interned at Northeast Utilities in the Corporate Property management department where she assisted in the purchase of a right of way. Since joining the Hartford DSF team in May 2011, Ms. Pfau has been involved in over $3 Billion dollars of commercial mortgages on behalf of institutional borrowers and lenders.

Stuart Manley
Hartford Membership Committee

GHD Services, Inc.

Project manager for multi disciplinary projects, including environmental investigations under Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and federal (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act -RCRA) regulatory programs. Developed and implemented remedial design for petroleum and solvent impacted properties. LEP of record for verification of properties subject to the Transfer Act. Additional project initiatives include green energy (hydroelectric) and dam safety projects.

Jeff Matrullo
Hartford Membership Committee

McCarter & English LLP

Jeff Matrullo represents private developers and institutions in commercial real estate matters involving acquisition, disposition, leasing and financing.

For acquisition and disposition matters, Jeff handles everything from title to due diligence to strategic deal structuring involving retail, office and multifamily projects as well as environmentally impaired properties.

In leasing matters, Jeff represents both landlords and tenants, nationally and locally, in retail, office and industrial leasing transactions including those involving new construction or significant renovations to existing structures.

Jeff also helps banks, institutional lenders and borrowers throughout the country structure complex financing transactions involving acquisition loans, construction loans, permanent loans or leasehold mortgage syndicated loans. Jeff’s financing work includes syndicated loans involving multiple lenders and participants and financing incorporating such collateral types as retail centers, units within a common interest community, office buildings and equipment.

Jeff serves in leadership roles within the real estate industry and his community. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Center’s Next Generation Planning Committee and is an elected member of the Board of Education for the Town of Cromwell, Connecticut.

Jeff has been recognized by Chambers USA for 2017-2018.  Jeff has also been honored by the Connecticut Law Tribune as one of the New Leaders in the Law for 2016, which selection recognizes those who stand out as a new leader in the Connecticut legal profession whose achievements to date distinguish them from their peers.

Melissa Ferrucci
Hartford Membership Committee


Melissa Ferrucci, CPA, is an audit senior manager with CohnReznick with over 13 years of experience. Melissa works closely with management and clients to provide financial auditing services, as well as value added recommendations. Melissa is responsible for the management, planning and supervision of audits and financial reporting for commercial real estate clients. She is also responsible for the management of several large for-profit affordable housing engagements, many of which are financed by Connecticut Housing Finance Authority and Department of Housing and Urban Development. In addition, Melissa has a background in tax preparation and review and works closely with the tax department on real estate tax compliance.

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Sharon Alleman
Hartford Member Hosting

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

As a Senior Vice President - Wealth Management with UBS since 2011, Sharon's strongest asset is the relationships she's established with her clients. Drawing on her experience and knowledge, she can offer customized wealth management advice and personalized service. She works closely with her clients to develop an investment strategy tailored to their needs. This ensures that she has a thorough understanding of her clients objectives, and that her clients have realistic expectations and an understanding of the risks and rewards inherent in their investments.

Sharon is a Certified Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager with her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses as well as her Life and Health Insurance License. Prior to coming to UBS she was a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, beginning in 2008. Before then she was a Vice President with Chicago Title Insurance for 14 years.





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