O’Sullivan Appointed President-Elect of the Home Builders & Remodelers of Massachusetts

Home Builders & Remodelers Association Announces 2024 Executive Committee, Industry Legend Awards

The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts 2024 Executive Committee, from left: Vice President/Treasurer Susan Kadilak,Immediate Past President Jeffrey Brem, President Michael Duffany, President-Elect David O’Sullivan and Vice President/Secretary Matt Teague. (courtesy photo)

WALTHAM, MA – The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts (HBRAMA) welcomed a new slate of senior officers and honored “legends of the industry” at the organization’s 63rd Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony, held Nov. 9 on Cape Cod with special guests including Lt. Gov. Kim Driscoll and state Sen. Susan Moran.

The 2024 Executive Committee is composed of President Michael Duffany, President-Elect David O’Sullivan, Vice President/Treasurer Susan Kadilak, Vice President/Secretary Matt Teague, and Immediate Past President Jeffrey Brem.

“I look forward to the privilege of leading our association of home builders, remodelers, and other industry partners as we work to produce the housing needed to overcome this historic housing crisis,” Duffany said. “In the year ahead, I will work with the Executive Committee to grow the ranks of our membership and build on our advocacy momentum on Beacon Hill, where we need action on sensible housing policies that will support home construction.”

At the event held at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, HBRAMA also honored four members with its prestigious Legend of the Industry Award, which was created in 2006 to recognize members across the state who drive change and innovation in the industry and who contribute to their communities. This year’s award recipients are:

  • Andrew Chaban, CEO of Princeton Properties in Lowell, who leads a company that manages over 7,000 apartments and is one of the foremost industry experts in rehabilitation and management of multifamily rental housing.
  • Susan Hawkes, Managing Director of TCC Real Estate in Boston, a longtime association member who has become Greater Boston’s preeminent real estate consultant specializing in design development, marketing and disposition strategy.
  • Brian Harding, Senior Sales Representative of Andersen Windows & Doors on Cape Cod & the Islands, who is an experienced, trusted voice for the entire southeastern Masschusetts residential and commercial building community.
  • Bruce Libby, President of Contemporary Structures Inc. in Ludlow, who operates a stair manufacturing business and has been a staunch advocate in the promotion of students entering the building trades in western Massachusetts.

HBRAMA 2024 Executive Committee profiles:

Michael Duffany is president of M. Duffany Builders, a family-owned and -operated construction company in Falmouth that has grown from two to 30-plus employees since it started in 1983. He is a past president and longtime member of the HBRAMA local affiliate Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod (HB&RACC). He was honored with a Legend of the Industry Award in 2019.

David O’Sullivan is president of O’Sullivan Architects in Reading. A graduate of the Boston Architectural College and licensed in six states, O’Sullivan has over 30 years of experience in both residential and commercial design. He is a past president of the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston affiliate of HBRAMA.

Susan Kadilak is the principal of Kadilak Homes, a design-build firm, and Kadilak Realty Group in Burlington. She and her husband, Paul, are co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated home renovation show “Renovation Rekindle.” Kadilak Homes has built or renovated hundreds of homes in the region. Kadilak also serves on the Board of Directors of the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston.

Matt Teague is the president of REEF Builders, a company that designs and builds exceptional custom homes across Cape Cod. Teague, a member of HB&RACC, has deep experience in both the construction and engineering industries, and is also a licensed real estate broker. REEF has completed over 1,500 residential building and renovation projects in the past 30 years, ranging from small cottages to large waterfront homes.

Jeffrey Brem is president of Meisner Brem Corp., a multi-disciplined, highly diversified planning, civil engineering and land surveying firm with offices in Westford and Salem, N.H. He is also the owner of Westford-based home builder Quality Green Homes. Brem is a 30-plus-year member of HBRAMA’s regional affiliate, the Northeast Builders and Remodelers Association.

About the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts

The Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts is a nonprofit trade association representing over 1,500 members who are single- and multi-family builders, developers, remodelers, suppliers and other allied professionals in the residential construction industry. HBRAMA is a member of the National Association of Home Builders with affiliated associations located in Greater Boston, Northeast, Central and Western Massachusetts, and Cape Cod, providing education, advocacy and networking opportunities for its members. For more information, visit HBRAMA.com.

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