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Rockport Mortgage’s Senior Vice President honored for her commitment to advancing affordable housing

GLOUCESTER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#FHA–Rockport Mortgage Corporation today announced that Linda Pellegrino, Senior Vice President, was recently named Professional Woman of the Year by the Institute of Real Estate Management’s (IREM) New England Chapter #4.

The Professional Woman of the Year Award was established in 2014 to celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of women in the real estate industry who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, as well as the exceptional commitment to their careers, their communities and the industry at large.

In nominating Linda for this prestigious award, Gregg Jenner, Senior Regional Manager of the Simon Companies and a past president of the Boston Chapter of IREM, noted “Linda has restructured, preserved and changed the lives of families living in more than 134 developments. She is responsible for over $1 BILLION dollars of refinancing proceeds and the preservation and revitalization of housing developments throughout New England. Her work has greatly improved living conditions for so many.”

Linda joined Rockport Mortgage in 2002 and is responsible for the origination and structuring of HUD-insured mortgage loans, with a concentration in the recapitalization and preservation of affordable housing communities.

“Linda’s deep expertise in affordable housing and FHA financing is simply unmatched,” said Dan Lyons, Managing Partner of Rockport Mortgage. “She is a role model and mentor to both women and men in our industry, and I am delighted that her passion and professionalism are being recognized by IREM.”

Pellegrino will be honored on Thursday, December 5th at The Liberty Hotel, Boston. For more information, visit

About Rockport Mortgage Corporation

Consistently ranked as one of the top FHA lenders in the country for multifamily loan closings, Rockport Mortgage has aided clients in successfully structuring and executing strategic financing solutions for both multifamily and healthcare facilities in 38 states across the nation, totaling over $7.5 billion in loan proceeds. For further information, please call (978) 283-2038 or visit

About IREM

IREM is an international force of 20,000 individuals united to advance the profession of real estate management. Through training, professional development and collaboration, IREM supports its members and others in the industry through every stage of their career. For more information, visit


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