Andrew Chaban, Princeton Properties
Andrew Chaban – Chief Executive Officer, Princeton Properties – Lowell, MA
Nominated as a “Legend of the Industry” by the Northeast Builders and Remodelers Association (NEBA)
Andrew joined Princeton Properties in 1994 and is today considered to be one of the foremost industry experts in the field of rehabilitation and management of multifamily rental housing.
He is responsible for the financial health of the company which currently manages more than 7,000 apartment units spread across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. He oversees acquisition, development and construction or rehabilitation of apartment properties as well as managing the accounting and finance functions of Princeton Properties.
Andrew first joined the Northeast Builders Association in 1993 and quickly began making an impact on the association taking over the presidency of NEBA in 2007. He has served as the President (1999) of the Rental Housing Association of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board.
Additional industry service on a national level has included: MA State Representative to NAHB- 2004 and 2008 and National Area Chairman for NAHB Area 1 – 2009 to 2010. Andrew has chaired the following NAHB Committees: Housing and Finance, Federal Government Affairs, Association Planning, Multi-family Council Board of Trustees, Resolutions Committee, Public Affairs, State and Local Government Affairs and has served as Vice Chair of NAHB’s Budget and Finance Committee for five out of the last twelve years.
Certainly, an exhausting resume of service to the industry but he has also an impressive community service resume. He is a member of the Tufts University Tisch College Board of Advisors, a past member of the Tufts University Trustee Building and Grounds Committee and Past Chair of the Board at the Pike School in Andover, MA.
Generous not only with his time but his financial resources as well, Andrew has been a supporter of the Be Like Brit Foundation which included travelling to Haiti to work at the Foundation’s orphanage. He has financed the renovation of a portion of the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club and has chaired the fundraising effort for the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center.
And as if that was not enough, Andrew is a Vice President of Board 130 of the International Association of Accredited Basketball Officials and is a certified basketball referee. If you can’t find Andrew in his office, he is most likely refereeing a high school basketball game.
Andrew was chosen by Bankers and Tradesman of Boston as one of the “125 Leaders Making a Difference” and was the recipient of the 2002 B’Nai Birth Man of the Year award.
A resident of Andover MA with his wife Chrissy of 29 years, they have two sons, Alex and Max.