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Hartford Past Presidents

Paul LaMonica
Hartford Chapter Past President

ION Bank

Paul has 35 years of banking experience concentrated in Connecticut.

He began his career in Middletown CT with Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank and held various positions during his 18-year employment. He formerly worked at Citizens Bank, Liberty Bank and First Horizon Corporation. As a commercial lending officer for over 20 years, concentrated in Commercial Real Estate, Paul has financed over $750MM of investment CRE in the local CT market, Western NY and New England over the last 10 years.

An experience construction lender recent projects include medical office in Farmington, New Britain and North Haven, apartment projects in Stamford and Simsbury and residential subdivision projects in Middletown and Farmington. Past President of the Middletown Exchange Club, member of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Middlesex Hospice Committee, REFA and serves as a corporator for Middlesex Hospital.

Timothy Mitchell
Hartford Chapter Past President


Timothy B. Mitchell is a Vice President in the Hartford, Connecticut office of CBRE/New England. He has over 25 years of professional experience in the preparation and review of commercial real estate appraisals, feasibility studies, rent analysis, market studies, partial-interest analysis, property-assessment valuations, easements, consulting assignments, right-of-way valuations, and diminution-in-value from full and partial takings.



John Clark
Hartford Chapter Past President

CIGNA Realty Investors

John Clark is a managing director and a member of the investment committee for Cigna Realty Investors. He serves as the head of debt and equity originations and is responsible on a national basis for all activities related to real estate equity acquisitions and commercial mortgage originations. As a division of Cigna Investment Management, Cigna Realty Investors pursues real estate lending and joint venture investments in major markets across the United States, and invests in real estate private equity funds. Currently the company's real estate investment holdings total approximately $5 billion. Clark joined Cigna in 1997. Prior to his current position, he held various positions in asset management, acquisitions and mortgage originations within the organization.






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