Job title: Vice President of Facilities and Capital Planning
Company: Peabody Properties, Inc.
Location of Headquarters: Braintree, MA
Years with Current Company: Three
Years as a BRAGB Member: Three. I was a member back in the late 90’s when I got my CSL.
Birthplace/Hometown: Boston, MA
Family: Married (Wife Dorothy “Dori” Bryan-Ployer)
College Attended: Boston University (one year-withdrew due to family emergency)
First Job Unrelated to Field: Dishwasher at Ramada Inn – Allston (high school)
First Job in Current Field: Maintenance Administrator. Cornu Management Company – Boston, MA. Based at Mission Park Apartments / Boston Medical District
How Did You Get Into the Business: Was asked to create a computerized work order tracking program for property management / development company.
What's Your Company's Newest or Most Noteworthy Product or Service: Peabody Properties, Inc. (PPI) is one of the region’s premiere full-service real estate firms. We provide clients the highest degree of customer service with a focus on improving their overall bottom line. At Peabody…”We Put The Home In Housing!”
Keys to Success: Hard work, laser-focused, determination, high-energy, positive attitude, make smart choices, innovative “out of the box” thinker, flexibility, willing to mentor, compassionate leader, consensus builder. If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life.
If You Had to Choose a Different Profession, What Would It Be: Teaching or Nonprofit Executive
Are You Involved In Any Other Organizations Besides BRAGB: Yes. National Apartment Association; Rental Housing Association – Boston, Institute of Real Estate Management - Boston, New England Affordable Housing Management Association, Citizens Housing and Planning Association, National Fire Protection Association, National Safety Council, National Society of Safety Professionals.
What's Something Most People Don't Know About You: I love to cook.
Hobbies: Golf, reading, time with family and friends
Favorite TV Show Currently on the Air: Blue Bloods
Favorite Sports Team: New England Patriots / Boston Red Sox
Favorite Novel: Don Quixote (Miguel de Cervantes)
Favorite Film: From Here to Eternity