Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA)Elects Benjamin Brennan to Board of Directors

PORTLAND, Maine (June 17, 2021) Benjamin Brennan of Portland, and Sales Executive for KONE Elevators has been elected to the board of directors of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers.

An active member of MEREDA, Ben serves on its Local Issues Committee and most recently took a leading role as co-chair of its DevelopME, working to engage the membership and create professional development opportunities within MEREDA for the next generation of industry professionals. 

As a Sales Executive for KONE Elevators, located in Westbrook, ME, Ben is responsible for new equipment business development & project management and partners with stakeholders of new and existing real estate developments.   From providing AIA continuing education, design assistance and pre-construction services to ensuring smooth transition through all stages of project execution, Ben is involved throughout a project’s life cycle.

A graduate of the University of Maine, Ben was hired in 2013 by KONE to deliver energy efficient elevator solutions to the Northern New England market.  As a green energy advocate, Ben’s interests lie in finding a medium between green technology & affordability.

“We’ve seen Ben become really engaged in a short amount of time, and are impressed by his can-do attitude and interest in MEREDA’s initiatives,” says Shelly R. Clark, Vice President of Operations for MEREDA.   “We welcome Ben’s enthusiasm and look forward to his active participation in furthering MEREDA’s mission of promoting responsible real estate development throughout Maine”.

For further information, please contact MEREDA’s Vice President of Operations, Shelly R. Clark at 207-874-0801 or visit

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