Saracen’s operational philosophy is to opportunistically acquire, develop, and redevelop well-located life science, office, multifamily, and mixed-use assets within the urban, urban-infill, and suburban markets throughout the Greater Boston area. Saracen’s success is rooted in its in-depth knowledge of local leasing markets and its long-standing, favorable reputation within the business community.
Ted has formed and led development teams to acquire, permit, construct and lease over 5,000,000 sf of commercial office and multifamily properties. Notable projects include 117 Kendrick street (Needham Ma), Dedham Place (Office and Hotel), CenterPoint (Waltham), Mill and Main (Maynard, Ma), Stonybrook (Waltham, Ma), Wells Center (Newton, Ma), 2 Oliver (Boston), And One Washington Mall (Boston). Multi family projects include Acadia On The Charles, and 99 Tremont. Ted is a graduate of Colby College and holds a BA degree in Administrative Sciences, and lives in Dover MA with his wife and three children. Ted is the founder of the Spirit of Giving, a charity that has donated over 4,000 Christmas dinners to residents of Boston and Waltham. He participates in numerous charitable and industry organizations including the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Board of Overseers) the Pan Mass Challenge (30 year rider).
Cary Tarpinian has over thirty (30) years of real estate knowledge. Cary is responsible for coordinating all client leasing activities. Prior to Saracen Properties, Cary was employed with State Properties of New England where he was involved in leasing and brokerage. Prior to that, he was the Real Estate Manager at Star Market Company. Cary is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Nacore, and the Urban Land Institute. During his career, Cary has leased over 6 million square feet of office space. Cary is a graduate of the University of Maine.
Lisa Arya oversees all aspects of the management company, including accounting, finance, property maintenance/improvements and administration functions. Lisa has twenty-five years of property management experience. She has worked with Saracen Properties, LLC since 1994, after working for six years at JMB Properties Company, a Chicago based real estate development and management company. She has extensive knowledge of computers and extensive experience with various accounting software packages. Lisa has a B.S. degree in Business Economics from Merrimack College, she is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and holds an RPA® designation from BOMI International. Lisa is married and has three children.
Maureen has over twenty years of real estate accounting experience with Saracen Properties having begun her career as a staff accountant. Since 1998 Maureen has been the Accounting Manager, responsible for all accounting activities and financial report preparation. Maureen has extensive knowledge of Timberline, AMSI and Yardi accounting software. Maureen has a B.A. degree in Economics from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA and an M.A. from Anna Maria College in Paxton, MA.