Shenehon Center for Real Estate

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Real Estate Advisory Board Roster

Bill Beard

Bill Beard

Development Principal

Beard Group

Bill chartered the Beard Group, a full-service real estate development company specializing in redevelopment and mixed-use projects, in 1990. Services include owner representation in concept development, site acquisition, financial analysis, governmental approvals, construction and project management. Bill acts as the group’s president/CEO in addition to facilitating the acquisition and execution activity of the principal team.


Chuck Caturia


Senior Vice President




Chuck is part of CBRE’s Global Corporate Services, a worldwide leader in combining the sophisticated market intelligence and unrivaled expertise required to plan, execute and manage real estate projects and portfolios. Chuck has spent more than 25 years representing clients in complex acquisition, development and disposition projects which


Jim Gooley


Director of Real Estate Development, Senior Living

Ryan Companies


With more than 30 years of broad commercial real estate experience, Jim’s background spans diverse product types and extensive work with due diligence, contract negotiation, leasing, sales, land acquisition, and property management. He has a deep understanding of the senior living market and is focused on expanding a portfolio of distinctive senior communities.


Blake Hastings





Oppidan is a national property development firm offering a full range of real estate services including construction and project management, asset management, and brokerage services to the retail, industrial, commercial, residential, senior housing, and mixed-use markets. As president, Blake oversees Oppidan’s strategic direction, client relationships, operations and geographic/service line expansion.


David Marquis


Senior Director, Corporate Real Estate



After training as an architect, David joined Target’s real estate department more than 25 years ago. Today, he leads a real estate team responsible for delivering retail and non-retail facilities to support Target’s growth.


Tim Murnane


President and CEO

Opus Holding, LLC


Tim oversees all operations of the companies collectively known as The Opus Group: Opus Development Company, Opus Design Build, and Opus AE Group. He has nearly 40 years of experience in commercial real estate and has developed more than 20 million square feet of office, industrial and retail projects.