|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|June 24, 2010|
|Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) Announces Addition to its Board of Directors|
|The Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA) is pleased to announce that Paul E. Peck of Drummond & Drummond has been elected to its Board of Directors.
Paul Peck began his legal career in 1986 in his home state of Connecticut before moving to Maine in 1988. Paul joined Drummond & Drummond in February of 1992 and is currently licensed in Maine and Connecticut.
Paul has an extensive and varied legal background having spent the first 15 years of his practice primarily as a litigator during which he represented clients in business and real estate disputes, family and criminal matters, and personal injury. Paul now concentrates on creditor rights including workouts, commercial and civil foreclosures, and commercial collections; business law including business formation, acquisitions and sales and litigation; and real estate law, including acquisitions, sales, litigation, and development.
Paul is a real estate development entrepreneur having developed two condominium projects at Sugarloaf; The Timbers and Timberline Lodges, and two timeshare resorts including Rangeley Lake Resort.
Paul graduated from Hartwick College in 1983, with a dual major in Economics and Political Science, and from Suffolk University School of Law in 1986.
Paul is an active member of the Portland business community and is a member of the following organizations: Portland Chamber of Commerce, serving as its President from 1998-2000; Portland Community Police Advisory Board; and Portland Economic Development Plan Task Force. Paul is very involved with his children's athletic activities, serving on his community's Little League and football Board of Directors, and coaching both youth football and baseball. Paul is an avid skier (Sugarloafer), water skier and golfer.
Shelly R. Clark, Business & Operations Manager of MEREDA, says, “Paul brings great energy and enthusiasm to his committee work and we are excited to have that same energy now at the board level.”
For further information, please feel free to contact Shelly R. Clark at 207-874-0801 or visit www.mereda.org.
Founded in 1985, MEREDA is an organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers, whose mission is to promote an environment for responsible development and ownership of real estate throughout the State of Maine.
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