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Georgia Murray

Georgia Murray led several businesses at Boston Financial, a real estate investment company, between 1973 and the sale of the company in 1999. As a senior partner, she was responsible for raising equity from both retail and corporate investors, and the oversight of property and asset management. Since it sale, Georgia has participated in many activities that promote the creation and expansion of affordable housing, and has been a member of the board of the Preservation of Affordable Housing since 2005.

Georgia was an active board member of Capital Crossing bank and its predecessor company, participating in the strategy which took the bank public in 1995, and its sale in 2007. In 2009, Georgia became a founding board member of First Commons Bank, a de novo community bank located in Newton, MA. She participated in the capital raising effort, and served on the Loan Committee. She resigned from the board in 2013.

In 2005, Georgia joined the Board of Franklin Street Properties, a publicly traded REIT with a national portfolio. She currently serves as the Lead Director, and is chair of the compensation committee and serves on the governance committee.

Georgia is a Board Member of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, and served as the first Director of the Inner City Economic Forum (ICEF) from 2004-2005.

In 2009, Georgia was elected to the Board of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit that was created to build a vibrant civic space in Boston on top of the “Big Dig”. In February of 2011 she became chair, and served in that position until December 31, 2015.

Active in working to elect great women to political office since 2006, Georgia became a founding member of Women Invest To Elect in April 2015, and currently serves on its Executive Committee. The membership is dedicated to encouraging women to engage in advancing progressive causes by supporting great progressive candidates, with and emphasis on women, who are standing for US Senate.

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