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Carlos Febres-Mazzei Named ULI Chair 

Carlos Febres-Mazzei

Boston – Carlos Febres-Mazzei has been named chair of the Boston/New England District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He assumed his role on July 1.

Under his leadership, ULI Boston/New England will continue leveraging and expanding existing diversity and inclusion programs such as Pathways to Inclusion, the CREST internship opportunity, and the Commercial Real Estate DE&I summit.

Febres-Mazzei is founder and managing principal of Quaker Lane Capital, a Massachusetts-certified minority business enterprise focused on emerging urban infill submarkets within Greater Boston and Philadelphia. 

Prior to launching Quaker Lane, he spent 12 years at major brokerage firms as a capital markets advisor. 

He has been a member of ULI for over 12 years, having served as vice chair on the Urban Development/Mixed-Use Product Council (Red Flight), the local Boston market council and young leaders group. He also served on the 2018 fall meeting host committee and formation committee for the ULI NEXT initiative. 

Febres-Mazzei was named to ULI’s Global “40 Under 40” in 2014 and the Boston Business Journal’s “40 under 40” in 2012. 

He will succeed Matt Pullen, executive managing director at Newmark Knight Frank, who served as district council chair.