Frank C. Smith, Jr.

Adjunct Professor, Real Estate Development

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.B.A., Boston University

Mr. Smith has worked for 35 years as a real estate developer and real estate development consultant. His consulting practice focuses primarily on banking and institutional clients. Assignments have included advising clients regarding restructuring of real estate mortgages and disposition of foreclosed real estate assets. The scope of his consulting practice includes oversight of the construction of commercial projects, land planning, feasibility analysis, reserve analysis, investment counseling, market studies, project valuation, adaptive reuse strategies, long-range capital budgeting, lease and contract negotiations, banking facilities analysis, and property management.

Smith has functioned as a development manager for a diverse client mix to undertake the planning and construction of real estate assets. He has managed the efforts of professional project teams in all aspects of the development process including planning, community approvals, design, construction management, project financing and leasing, and property management. His development experience extends to commercial, retail, industrial, residential, and institutional real estate projects.

Representative clients include Polaroid, MIT, Harvard, Dartmouth College, General Electric Credit Corp., Lotus Development, FDIC, Massachusetts Industrial Finance Agency, DD Bean, T.D. Banknorth, and numerous New England-based financial institutions.