Legends of the Industry

2018 Honorees

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Ron Bonvie

Principal at Bonvie Homes

Ron Bonvie, Principal at Bonvie Homes

Ron Bonvie, Principal at Bonvie Homes in Mashpee has been an active member of the Greater Boston Association since 2001. He has built winning lifestyle communities throughout Massachusetts, most notably Southport on Cape Cod. Ron has been highly engaged in the National Association through the 55 Plus Housing Council. He has served on Conservation Committees and Zoning Boards and in 2010 Ron was honored as “Citizen of the Year” by the Mashpee Human Services Committee.

Pictured – Ron Bonvie, left receives his Legends award from BRAGB member Scott Colwell

Ted Mahoney

President, Fairview Millwork

Ted Mahoney, President, Fairview Millwork

Ted Mahoney, nominated as a Legend by both the Boston and Cape Cod Associations, is the President of Fairview Millwork. He has served as president of the Boston Assoc. three times and was the NAHB Area 1 Vice Chair for 4 years. He is currently Chair of the National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of NAHB. Ted was Builder of the Year In 1992 and 2014 with the Boston group and was inducted into the BRAGB Hall of Fame in 2017.

Pictured – Ted Mahoney, left receives his Legends award from BRAGB member Paul Sullivan

Lillian Montaldo

founder of Lillian Montaldo Signature Properties

Lillian Montaldo, founder of Lillian Montaldo Signature Properties

Lillian Montaldo, founder of Lillian Montaldo Signature Properties has served on the Northeast Home Builders Board for over ten years. She has earned the designation as one of the “Top Five” Realtors in the country and regularly is a guest speaker at real estate seminars throughout the world. She has sold more than 2.5 billion dollars’ worth of real estate throughout her career and has raised money and served on Boards on a variety of charitable foundations.

Pictured – Lillian Montalto with her Legends award presented by Mark Leff of NEBRA

Gail Lucier

Lucier Development LLC

Gail Lucier, Lucier Development LLC

Gail Lucier, a member of HBRAWM since 1985 was the owner, along with her husband Renee of Peachtree Design Group. Together they built over 500 single family units in the Western Mass. area. Gail currently builds under the name of Lucier Development LLC. Nationally Gail has served on the NAHB Legal Action Committee and was appointed as a NAHB National Director in 1993. In 1990 and 1991 her company received design awards from both the City of Springfield and the Forest Park  Historical Commission. Currently residing in Amelia Island, FL Gail remains a member of the HBRAWM.

Pictured Gail Lussier who was unable to attend the event

Honoring Past “Legends of the Industry” Inductees

2017 — Alan J. Green, Mark Leff, Harry Saucier

2016 — Henry J. Comosse, Douglas King, Michael “Mike” Limperis

2015 — Stephen Dixon, Thomas J. Piekarski, Kevin Giblin

2014 — William “Bill” Almeida, Dale Halchak, Gilbert G. Campbell, Martin Israel

2013 — Russ Leonard, John S. Marini, Paul T. Cummings, John Bologna, Leonard F. Gengel

2012 — Joseph R. Kakley, Theodore Steinhilber, Maureen DiPalma, Melvin Fink, Hamilton (Tony) Shepley

2011 — John Slavin, Dr. James Walsh, Julie Sprindzunas, Paul J. Moriarty, Robin Ward

2010 — Elizabeth Kovach, Andrew Crane, Carl Foley, Donald Johnston, Finley Perry

2009 — Harry F. Smith, Charles P. Magri, Raymond E. Laplante, James Derderian Jr.

2008 — Donald A. Baker, Charles L. Calabrese, Michael Cole, Yvon Cormier, Richard Lussier, Kevin B. Sweeney

2006 — C. Joseph Grignaffini, Albert Laplante, Gerald J. Lussier