Meet Our Team

Richard L. Pilla – Principal

Richard L. Pilla specializes in the retail and banking real estate sectors. Mr. Pilla is a member of Retail Brokers Network’s (RBN) Executive Committee and Co-chairman of RBN’s Financial Institutions Specialty Council.  He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC),…

  • Office : 617.845.5001
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  • Fax : 818.301.5195

Walter G. Steinkrauss – Principal

Walter G. Steinkrauss has been in the retail construction, development and real estate field since 1981. He has completed over 100 big box projects and is experienced in shopping center development, junior anchored stores, banks, restaurants and gas stations. During his career he has held…

  • Office : 617.845.5002
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Matthew A. Giokas – Senior Associate

Matthew A. Giokas is an Associate at Paramount Partners, LLC.  Mr. Giokas specializes in retail real estate representing property owners, retailers, restaurants, and financial institutions. Mr. Giokas has successfully completed market analysis and regional rollout strategies for tenants entering and expanding into the market, along…

  • Office : 617.845.5003
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Samuel D. Obar – Associate

Samuel D. Obar specializes in the retail and banking real estate sectors. As part of Paramount Partners’ Financial Institutions Group, Mr. Obar provides strategic planning and real estate advisory services to community, national and regional financial institutions. Mr. Obar is a graduate of Bryant University, where he earned…

  • Office : 617.845.5240
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Michael J. Purchia – Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group

Michael J. Purchia provides strategic planning and real estate advisory services to community, national and regional financial institutions. Mike’s banking and real estate expertise turns mergers, consolidations, expansions and regulatory actions into successful reality-based implementation programs. Over the course of his career he has provided…

  • Office : 617.845.5241

Richard Buttermore – Senior Banking Advisor

Richard has over 25 years of banking experience in commercial and community banks in New England. Through the mergers of large commercial banks – from Shawmut through Bank of America – he successfully managed systems integration, product management and customer experience teams. Through each phase…

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Charlie Steele – Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships

Charlie Steele has joined Paramount as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships. Charlie was most recently the SVP Strategic Planning at Needham Bank. Charlie has broad banking experience as a CEO, CFO and SLO. Charlie has been involved in starting a successful de novo bank,…

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Zaine Venter – Managing Director, Analytics Solutions

Mr. Venter is responsible for IT, GIS services, and data management, processing, analysis, and modeling.  He has been in the IT field since 1997.  Before relocating to Indiana, Mr. Venter was a member of the Paramount Partners team and helped to refine and enhance the…

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Matthew J. Goppee – Marketing and Communications Director

Matthew J. Goppee is responsible for all marketing and outreach efforts at Paramount Partners, LLC. Working with both the Financial Institutions Group and Commercial Division, Mr. Goppee develops various marketing strategies, oversees Paramount’s social media, website, email campaigns, designs marketing collateral in the Adobe Suite, and…

  • Office : 617.845.5005

Lindsey Douglas – Design Assistant

Lindsey Douglas is responsible for creating graphic maps and aerials that help clients construct a better understanding of prospective sites and properties. She is currently attending Boston Architectural College and is working her way towards a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree. Her experience with analyzing and…