Boston, MA – Synergy Investments (Synergy), a Boston-based real estate investment and development firm, has announced that Aengus McAllister has joined its Boston team as associate director of leasing.
“We are pleased to welcome Aengus to our firm as part of our plan for strategic growth,” commented Maura Moffatt, managing director of investments at Synergy. “Aengus will be a vital asset to our team as we continue to expand our portfolio and provide the highest level of service to over 400 tenants.”
Prior to joining Synergy, McAllister worked on the acquisitions team at AEW Capital Management in Boston. While there, he assisted in the financial evaluation and negotiation of a wide range of core commercial real estate assets in the $15 million to $150 million range. During his time at the firm, he was involved in the underwriting and acquisition of over $200 million of commercial real estate assets throughout the New England region. Adding to his extensive background, he served as director of business development at Vanguard Health Systems.
In his new role, McAllister will work alongside James Grady, senior director of leasing at Synergy, while he focuses on all asset and tenant functions relating to the firm’s growing portfolio. Notably, McAllister will be responsible for solidifying Synergy’s tenant base, coordinating lease transactions, and maintaining key broker relationships.
“I am excited for the opportunity to join one of Boston’s most innovative and well-respected real estate investment firms,” said Aengus. “I was attracted to Synergy’s talented leadership, deep market knowledge, and distinguished portfolio. I look forward to working alongside an industry leader like Jim Grady, maintaining Synergy’s high level of tenant retention, and contributing my unique skill set to the firm.”
McAllister received his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Iona College and his Master of Business Administration from Babson College. He is active in various charitable pursuits, including the American Ireland Fund and Self Help Africa, where he holds seats on each of the Young Leaders Boards. Additionally, he is an avid golfer, having represented Ireland and Leinster from 1998 – 2006, as well as finishing fourth in the World Universities Golf Championship in Italy in 2006.