The Wilder Team

Proven Experience & Innovative Exuberance

Sit down with one (or all) of our Principals and not only will you leave more energized and enlightened, you’ll have thoroughly enjoyed your time together. Or meet with one of our young influencers and be bowled over by their smarts, their passion, and their vision. We’re committed to bringing the right combination of skills and personalities together for every client and for each project.

Principals

  • Andrew Lagrega

    Andrew Lagrega

    PRINCIPAL

    Andrew LaGrega began his 30+ year career with Wilder’s predecessor company, Wilder-Manley Associates, and became a founding partner of The Wilder Companies in 1990. Today, as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and in addition to directing all leasing activities portfolio-wide, Mr. LaGrega is responsible for overseeing the marketing-communications programs for both Wilder and its portfolio.

    Mr. LaGrega attended NYU, is an active member of the ICSC, and volunteers with Big Sisters, Big Brothers.

    alagrega@wilderco.com

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  • David Mallen

    David Mallen

    PRINCIPAL

    One of the original partners in the formation of The Wilder Companies in 1990, David Mallen started with the predecessor firm, Wilder-Manley Associates. Mr. Mallen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds a CGMA designation. As a member of the firm’s Executive Committee Mr. Mallen oversees all financial, administrative and strategic initiatives for Wilder and its property portfolio.

    Prior to joining Wilder, David worked as a CPA with a national public accounting firm where he provided auditing and accounting services to clients in the real estate industry. He is a member of the ICSC, The Urban Land Institute, AICPA, and MSCPA.

    dmallen@wilderco.com

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  • Thomas Wilder

    Thomas Wilder

    PRINCIPAL

    Tom Wilder started working with the firm’s predecessor organization, Wilder-Manley Associates, eventually becoming responsible for the management of over 10 million square feet of retail. Today, as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee Mr. Wilder oversees site acquisitions, all facets of development and redevelopment as well as property management for the Company’s operating properties.

    Tom is a graduate of Northeastern University in Mechanical Engineering. He is an active member of the ICSC and The Urban Land Institute.

    twilder@wilderco.com

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Leasing

  • Kerry Dowling

    Kerry Dowling

    SR. VICE PRESIDENT, Leasing

    With over 25 years experience leasing multiple property types throughout New England, Kerry Dowling is leading leasing strategies, merchandise mix recommendations, and executing lease deals on properties throughout the Wilder portfolio. She joined the company from WS Development where her responsibilities as Vice President of Leasing included overseeing a large leasing team. Kerry is a graduate of Boston College where she also earned a Master of Science Degree in Finance from the Carroll School of Management.

    kdowling@wilderco.com

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  • Deb Di Meo

    Deb Di Meo

    VICE PRESIDENT, Leasing

    Deb Di Meo joined Wilder from The Flatley Company where she served as a leasing agent working on all properties in the Flatley portfolio. She has over 25 years experience in the shopping center industry in both management and leasing gained from positions with Picerne Real Estate, Marathon and Equity Properties. Deb has extensive junior box leasing experience working with the TJ Maxx Companies, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bed, Bath & Beyond and others.

    ddimeo@wilderco.com

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  • Gary Robinson, CLS-CRX

    Gary Robinson, CLS-CRX

    VICE PRESIDENT, Leasing

    A part of The Wilder Companies' leasing team since 1996, Gary Robinson has national, regional, and local leasing responsibilities and has worked on all properties throughout the portfolio. Prior to joining the company, Robinson was a Retail Leasing Manager with Koll, a Director of Franchise Leasing for General Growth Properties, and a Leasing Representative for The Flatley Company. Gary received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts with a BBA in Marketing and his graduate degree with an MBA from Babson College.

    grobinson@wilderco.com

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  • Ryan Feinberg

    Ryan Feinberg

    DIRECTOR, Retail Leasing

    Ryan joined Wilder in 2010 and is involved with leasing properties across the portfolio, assists in all facets of retail leasing, trade show coordination, and social media strategies. He is an integral member of the leasing team with an enthusiasm for retail and brings a great energy to the team. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

    rfeinberg@wilderco.com

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  • Sarah Wilson

    Sarah Wilson

    Senior Leasing Representative

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  • Maria Salvatore

    Maria Salvatore

    Leasing Consultant

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  • Steven Miller, Jr.

    Steven Miller, Jr.

    Leasing/Marketing Coordinator

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New Business

  • Brian Cosentino

    Brian Cosentino

    VICE PRESIDENT, Acquisitions

    Brian Cosentino is responsible for developing retail real estate opportunities to expand the company’s portfolio of open-air centers and mixed-use developments throughout the East Coast. His focus is on existing center acquisitions where Wilder can reinvigorate centers through redevelopment, remerchandising, and with the addition of ancillary uses. Prior to joining Wilder, Brian worked on the transactions team at UBS Realty Investors in Hartford, Connecticut. Prior to UBS, he worked in various acquisition capacities at CBRE Global Investors and Hart Realty Advisers. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and Bachelor of Science in Economics from Clemson University.

    bcosentino@wilderco.com

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  • Bridget Beckeman

    Bridget Beckeman

    DIRECTOR, Retail Strategies

    Bridget Beckeman is responsible for coordinating and executing redevelopment and repositioning plans across Wilder’s portfolio to address the changing retail climate. Bridget is an integral part of the Business Development team and also works to expand relationships with investors seeking development partners or management and leasing services. Prior to Wilder, she was with Jamestown, covering the company’s NYC mixed-use portfolio, and was an analyst on J.P. Morgan’s Global Real Assets team. Bridget is a graduate of Harvard College.

    bbeckeman@wilderco.com

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  • Gardner Kelley

    Gardner Kelley

    New Business Analyst

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Development Services

  • Kelli Burke

    Kelli Burke

    VICE PRESIDENT, Development Services

    With experience in the public and private sectors, and the service and client sides, Kelli Burke brings a vast amount of experience to the Development Services at Wilder. Kelli is responsible for managing the development process from design, planning, and permitting to construction management and tenant coordination for both new and existing shopping centers throughout the portfolio. Before joining the company, Burke held positions at Sumner Schein Architects/Engineers, Samuels & Associates, and headed the Planning and Zoning Department in Old Saybrook, CT. Burke is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a degree in Civil Engineering.

    kburke@wilderco.com

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  • Eileen Boylen

    Eileen Boylen

    Construction Manager/Senior Tenant Coordinator

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  • Ethan Solomon

    Ethan Solomon

    Land Use Planner/ Development Associate

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  • Brad Lozier

    Brad Lozier

    Retail Project Manager

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  • Steven White

    Steven White

    Construction Manager/Tenant Coordinator

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  • Cynthia Bernadeau

    Cynthia Bernadeau

    Development Services Coordinator

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Property Management

  • Susan Lucas

    Susan Lucas

    SR. VICE PRESIDENT, Property Management

    With the company for more than 25 years, Susan Lucas oversees both property management and lease administration. She has managed all classes of retail properties including regional malls, mixed-use life style centers, and grocery anchored neighborhood centers. She leads the transitions team for new third-party accounts and is instrumental in the acquisition due diligence process. She acts as liaison to ownership groups and clients on management and reporting issues. Prior to Wilder she was a Senior Property Management with Boylston Properties. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

    slucas@wilderco.com

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  • Paige Quigley

    Paige Quigley

    Senior Asset Manager

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  • Amy Tetreault

    Amy Tetreault

    Senior Asset Manager

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  • Matthew Joyce

    Matthew Joyce

    Asset Manager

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  • Chrissie Kochanski

    Chrissie Kochanski

    DIRECTOR, Lease Administration

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  • Jessica Swist

    Jessica Swist

    Lease Administrator

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  • Julie Cunningham

    Julie Cunningham

    Property Administrator

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  • Heather Edukugho

    Heather Edukugho

    Property Administrator

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  • Michael Hayden

    Michael Hayden

    Property Administrator

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Marketing

  • Shelley Lord

    Shelley Lord

    VICE PRESIDENT, Marketing

    Shelley Lord oversees business-to-business and shopping center marketing for the Wilder portfolio. Prior to joining the company in 2001 she was Senior Vice President of Marketing for the outlet shopping center developer Charter Oak Partners, where she created the Maxi Award-winning marketing department and oversaw strategies for 3.8 million square feet of retail space nationwide. Additionally, Lord held marketing positions with The Rouse Company, Federal Realty Investment Trust, and served as a consultant for The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street program. She is a graduate of Ithaca College.

    slord@wilderco.com

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Accounting

  • Angelo Russo, CPA

    Angelo Russo, CPA

    SR. VICE PRESIDENT, Finance

    Angelo Russo joined The Wilder Companies in 2015 from WS Development where he served as Director of Financial Analysis. He is responsible for planning, directing and administering the company’s financial operations as well as overseeing the company’s accounting, human resource and information systems departments. Prior to WS Development, Angelo was the Controller at Vazza Properties and he earned his CPA certificate while working at Arthur Andersen & Company. Angelo is a graduate of Bentley College and a member of the AICPA.

    arusso@wilderco.com

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  • Maura Kelleher, CPA

    Maura Kelleher, CPA

    DIRECTOR, Finance

    Maura Kelleher joined Wilder in 2013 and oversees all accounting and financial reporting for Wilder’s corporate and investment entities including Arsenal Yards. Prior to joining the company, she worked in for Walter & Shuffain P.C. specializing in real estate clients. Maura is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she also earned a Master of Science Degree in Accounting.

    mkelleher@wilderco.com

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  • Robert Willey, CPA

    Robert Willey, CPA

    DIRECTOR, Accounting Services

    Robert Willey oversees all accounting and financial reporting for Wilder’s managed properties. Prior to joining the Company, he was an Audit Manager with the public accounting firm of Raphael and Raphael in Boston and was also an accountant and analyst at TJX Corp. Willey is a graduate of Salem State College.

    rwilley@wilderco.com

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  • Joshua Riordan

    Joshua Riordan

    Accounting Manager

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  • Rodi Bocolos

    Rodi Bocolos

    Senior Accountant

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  • Kendra Chase

    Kendra Chase

    Senior Accountant

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  • Katherine Colwell

    Katherine Colwell

    Senior Accountant

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  • Kristin Anderson

    Kristin Anderson

    Property Accountatnt

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  • Irene Chu

    Irene Chu

    Property Accountant

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  • Alec Pedranti

    Alec Pedranti

    Property Accountant

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  • Roderick Potter

    Roderick Potter

    Property Accountant

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  • Catarina Fontes

    Catarina Fontes

    AP/AR Associate

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  • Dawn McCarthy

    Dawn McCarthy

    AP/AR Associate

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Office Administration

  • Willo Cunningham

    Willo Cunningham

    DIRECTOR, Information Systems

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  • Lisa Caesar

    Lisa Caesar

    Office Manager

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  • Marita Beckwith

    Marita Beckwith

    Administrative Assistant

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