Speakers

Christopher Coes
Vice President of Land Use and Development Smart Growth America , Washington D.C..

Over the past nine years, Christopher has advised cities on community revitalization and sustainable and equitable economic development. In addition, he has facilitated numerous deal-making opportunities that have produced over $1 billion in new smart growth real estate deals.

At the summit, he will speak on the Attainable Housing and Social Equity Initiative, Opportunity Zones, and techniques that will allow local communities to develop place-based, market-driven strategies aimed at encouraging economic growth while ensuring accessibility and social equity in great walk-able urban places.

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Amy Dain
Ma Public Policy Analyst

Amy Dain, Massachusetts housing researcher / author has spent twenty years working on state and local policy issues in Massachusetts. Notably, she wrote “Housing and Land Use Policy in Massachusetts: Reforms for Affordability, Sustainability, and Superior Design”, organized StatNet, a network of city and town managers who meet to learn from each other about data-driven decision-making and recently created an intensive multifamily housing study for the MA Smart Growth Alliance.

Sandy Carroll
CEO Berkshire County Board of Realtors

Sandy Carroll's aim is to create an environment where Berkshire Realtors can thrive and the housing market is regulated and smooth running.

She oversees all facets of the database of properties for sale, manages thousands of hours of real estate education, industry events, and the development of latest industry news to keep Realtors up-to-date.  She works to create and maintain the standard contracts and forms used in our transactions, creates housing market updates, and manages a tech, transaction and complaint helpline.  Working with over a hundred volunteers, she coordinates efforts to make the housing market work in Berkshire County.

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Cortney Dupont
2018 President, Berkshire County board of Realtors

Cortney Dupont, a Realtor with Cohen & White Associates in Lenox was elected to led the Berkshire County Board of REALTORS in 2018 by her peers in the association.  She is relied upon in professional circles to be the one to open lines of communication, to make sure everyone is aware of issues and participating in a solution.

Cortney brings her talents and energy to the serving the industry as a whole by volunteering for Board of REALTORS. She was identified as a natural leader early on and has served in many volunteer capacities in the past several years, in addition to her extensive involvement in charitable projects in her southern Berkshire community.

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