Meet the RE/DEV Advisory Team
Adrian “Dre” McCray
Dre is an entrepreneurial leader with business acumen and a demonstrated history of implementing growth initiatives, managing real estate investment portfolios, directing multi-functional teams, creating strategic alliances and delivering client centric results. He is a Licensed General Contractor, Author, CEO, Developer, Investor, Motivational Speaker, Realtor, HUD 203k Consultant and was a Certified Residential Appraiser for 10 years. Dre brings his wealth of real estate experience in buying, selling, renovating, developing, appraising, investing and managing commercial and residential real estate to the RE/DEV team. He is a managing member of the Advisory Board and will be responsible for the day to day operations and strategic growth of RE/DEV and other RE/DEV affiliates. Dre is married, has five kids, attended and studied economics at Harvard University Extension School.
Luz is an experienced dynamic bilingual leader with a plethora of real estate and mortgage savvy. Her strong determination, focus and commitment helped her overcome obstacles many would succumb to. At the age of 4 she lost her mother to cancer and at the age of twenty one, newly married in a foreign country her first child was born severely disabled. Despite the huge almost insurmountable odds she forged ahead and is currently a Real Estate Broker/Owner of Prominent Real Estate, Investor, Developer and Mortgage Banker. She has helped countless numbers of people in the Latin community who didn’t know or didn’t believe they could own a home become homeowners and achieve the American dream. She is a managing member of the Advisory Board and will be responsible for business development and implementing strategic objectives. Luz is married and has three children.
Cherryfield Development Corp
Bob is a Developer, Real Estate Broker and Licensed General Contractor. Bob’s expertise lies in developing residential subdivisions including 40B condominium projects. Since 1991 when he started Cherryfield Development Corp Bob has honed his skills with all aspects of developing real property from selecting simple Form A lots to working on complex projects with building departments, community organizations and government officials. His ability to orchestrate the myriad of details associated with developing multi unit projects combined with his passion to help families obtain homeownership is second to none. He attended Suffolk University and studied Liberal Arts. Bob is married and has two adult children.
Kevin is a Licensed General Contractor, EPA and OSHA Instructor, former Union Construction Superintendent and current CEO of K Glass Construction. Kevin is well versed in project hazard analysis, OSHA safety and health standards, quality control, sub-contractor coordination, scheduling and meeting deadlines. He has worked on projects such as Verizon Wireless, Marriott Cambridge, Angel Memorial Hospital and Morton Medical Center. He attended Northeastern University and studied Construction Cost Estimating and Building. Kevin is married and has one child.
Meghan Grugnale, Esq.
Grugnale & Schlesinger, PC
Meghan L. Grugnale Esq., is an Attorney and Vice President for Grugnale and Schlesinger PC in Woburn, MA. Meg established Grugnale Law Office, LLC as the Massachusetts branch of Phenix Title Services, LLC in 2007. She has represented an asset management company managing Wells Fargo’s REO assets, dozens of investors from rehabbers to property developers to hard money lenders since 2008 and specializes in complex commercial and residential real estate transactions. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2003 with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science and received her Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2006. Meghan is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, the Massachusetts Real Estate Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Grace Community Insurance
Varnel is a Financial Advisor, Tax Accountant, Investor and Real Estate Broker. He holds Series 6 and 63 licenses. Varnel is a multi faceted entrepreneur who has provided accounting, tax and consulting services to small businesses and individuals since 1991. He is prolific in retirement planning, income tax planning, investment planning and most importantly income protection planning. A former Mortgage Broker, he is an excellent bilingual communicator and has been on many mission trips to help the poor and needy. Varnel has a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Management/Accounting from UMass Boston, a Master of Science in Taxation and Business Planning (MST) from Northeastern University and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary. Varnel is married and has three children.
Roy S. Brown
Roy S. Brown Architects
Roy is a registered Architect in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Roy was certified as a Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official in 2011 and was certified in 2014 as a House Doctor with the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist Massachusetts Local Housing Authorities with capital Improvements. He is very adept in his trade and has worked on numerous large scale projects including, Charter, Elementary and High Schools, Car Dealerships, Corporate Buildings, Government Buildings, Housing Authorities, Condominium Conversions, Senior Centers and Churches. An avid hiker, Roy has hiked in the White Mountains and competed in several Triathlons. Roy has a Bachelor of Arts from Harpur College and has a Master of Architecture from New Mexico University. He is married and has three adult children.