Back to Recent News

Press Release: Rackemann Hires Kerry A. Hurley as Executive Director

Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announces that Kerry A. Hurley has joined the firm as the new executive director. With 20 years of real estate industry experience, Hurley has handled a wide range of property management matters during her career, including contract negotiation, building management, and financial reporting. Previously, she served as general manager for Boston-based Oxford Properties, where she led the operations team of a 1.3 million-square-foot commercial office complex in the city’s elite Back Bay area. Hurley succeeds Thomas Corcoran, who served as Rackemann’s executive director for 21 years.

As an experienced Class A commercial high-rise real estate manager, Hurley directed multimillion-dollar capital improvement budgets for major renovations, reconstruction, and complex tenant turnkey and buildouts. She has experience in contract negotiations with tenants, owners, vendors, and partner prospects. Hurley also managed owner and tenant relations, lease administration, financial reporting, and sustainability initiatives.

At Rackemann, Hurley will draw upon her vast experience and professional network in the Boston real estate market to manage the firm’s overall business functions, including finance, HR, operations, IT, facilities, marketing, records management and staff.

Rackemann Managing Director Michael F. O‘Connell said, “We sincerely thank Tom for his many years of faithful and successful service, and we welcome Kerry to the Rackemann team. Her wide-ranging experience in commercial real estate and property management will be an asset to our firm, which has a longstanding reputation as a preeminent real estate firm. We are confident that her background and skills will help drive the firm’s strategic planning, practice management and business development activities.”

Hurley is affiliated with NAIOP, BOMA Boston, CREW Boston, The Back Bay Association, and Friends of Copley. She earned her B.A. in Sociology from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.

Posted In: News