Hartford, CT The Hartford chapter of the Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut (REFA-CT) has named Paul LaMonica, president.
LaMonica, senior vice president of Farmington Bank has over 35 years banking experience, primarily as a commercial real estate lender in the Tri-State and New England region. Over the last 20 years, he has provided over 1 billion in financing to some of the regions top investors and developers. LaMonica is a past senior CRE lender for numerous institutions including Farmers & Mechanics Bank, Citizens Bank, Liberty Bank and First Horizon Corporation.
LaMonica has specific expertise in land development and construction lending with projects financed ranging from $1 million to $40 million, including medical office buildings, apartment complexes, hospitality facilities and land development.
He is a past program committee chair for REFA, CT, as well as being a past president of the Middletown Exchange Club, a board member of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Middlesex Hospice Golf Committee, and serves as a corporator for Middlesex Hospital.
Mark Schuman, REFA executive director in commenting about the new president said that LaMonica provides a vast array of leadership qualities that will allow the Hartford Chapter of REFA to continue to serve as the premier association for real estate professionals
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