Lisa Serafin

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Lisa is Immediate Past President of CREW-Boston (Commercial Real Estate Women – Boston) and a Board Member at MassHousing. She enjoys traveling and watching her children act, play sports and ski race.


A founding member of Redgate, Lisa leads Redgate teams providing strategic real estate services for institutional and investment and development clients. Lisa’s focus is on real estate asset optimization including land dispositions, land repositioning and execution of large, complex urban development. Her specific areas of expertise include pre-development strategy, financial feasibility, infrastructure, neighborhood relations and government approvals. Lisa has successfully structured partnerships and mechanisms for alternative financing to enable investment and development in projects that have a substantial public component. Lisa has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and her clients include major institutions and investors including MITIMCo, Simmons University, Westbrook and Biomed.

Prior to co-founding Redgate, Lisa was a National Director and Senior Vice President of Development at Jones Lang LaSalle where she was responsible for major project development as well as for evaluating potential real estate investments for the firm’s direct investment funds.


  • Columbia University| Master of Science, Urban Planning and Economic Development
  • Syracuse University | Bachelor of Science, Public Policy and Economics