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Monthly Meetings

2018 – May Meeting

Our main speakers were head of City Recycling Marissa Perez-Dormitzer and Mayor Jon Mitchell. As you can imagine, very lively. Next months June 7 meeting, last meeting until September, will feature Bristol Country Housing Court Magistrate Mark Jeffries. Bring a lot of questions about the eviction process.

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2018 – April Meeting

The meeting started with Constable Gordon Burgess talking about the essential duties of his job, Roland Hopwood talking about the importance of tenant screening and Board Members, landlords, and real estate salesman/broker John Ray and Linda Silveira talking about the local New Bedford and Fall River real estate market. Next meeting will be May 3rd…

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2018 – March Meeting

We had Tracy Medeiros Mongeon & Susan Coito of Bank 5 talking about the banking and mortgage services they provide. Attorney John Francouer spoke about using District Court instead of Housing Court for evictions. And our Headliners Ron Oliviera & Kevin Welch gave their insights into Leasing and being a Landlord. Next Meeting on April…

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Your View: Landlords want to help police make New Bedford safe

This letter is in response to Curt Brown’s article of Jan. 12, “Forging a better relationship between landlords, police in New Bedford.” Though we appreciated Curt Brown coming to our Greater New Bedford Landlord Association meeting on Jan. 11, (typically the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Cotali-Mar), I found the article…

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2018 – February Meeting

Mark Beaudette of Accu-Fordable spoke about changes in the Lead Paint Laws. There lot of questions from members that he was able to answer. Assistant City Solicitor John Flor and Police Chief Joe Cordeiro were in attendance and talked about the problem property ordinances. The discussion was very animated with a lot of give and…

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2018 – January Meeting

January’s meeting was very special. This was a beginning conversation between Landlords, Police & local elected officials with the goal to improve the city and figure out ways to help us to control our properties, help the Police and help ourselves. Attorney John Walsh (to the right of State Reo Bob Koczera) was speaking about…

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2017 – December Meeting

Our guest speakers at the December 7, 2017 finance meeting of the GNBLA were John Ray, Kevin Melo, Chris Gallo and Mark Fosella. Great news, John was speaking about the Landlord’s Association new Facebook page. Go see it. Chris & Mark are hard-money lender’s at Summit Properties. Kevin Melo is a mortgage officer at Bay…

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2017 – November Meeting

Elizabeth Terry spoke about all the programs at MassSave and showed us how to save money through subsidized improvements to our properties. Matt Perry at JM Insulation and Robert Leidhold of Duff Plumbing spoke about the programs from a Vendor’s standpoint. This program showed us how to improve our properties, save money and contribute to…

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October 2017 Meeting

The October meeting was a great give and take where we discussed issues related to relations between Police & landlords. Guest speakers were: left to right City Councilor Hugh Dunn, Police Chief Joseph Cordeiro, Attornet Andrew Ruff & Asst. City Solicitor John Flor.  

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Attorney Joe Michaud

Our September meeting’s featured speaker was Attorney Joe Michaud. Joe presented great information on “ownership entities for landlords.” Thank you Attorney Michaud!

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