Goulston & Storrs Director Matthew Kiefer Begins Term as Chair of Boston Municipal Research Bureau

May 28, 2014Press Releases

Goulston & Storrs congratulates Matthew Kiefer, a Director of the firm, who has begun his term as Chair of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. Matthew’s term began when he introduced Mayor of Boston The Honorable Martin J. Walsh, who delivered keynote remarks at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Research Bureau’s Members and Directors, held March 7, 2014 at the Seaport Hotel. A longtime board member of the Research Bureau, Matthew assumes his post as Chair for a term of one year.

Matthew's practice focuses on obtaining site control and approvals from public agencies for complex urban projects. These include market-oriented and affordable housing, commercial and mixed-use developments, and facilities and master plans for health care, educational, cultural and other non-profit institutions. He is the co-Chair of Goulston & Storrs’ Medical, Educational and Cultural Institutions industry group and also co-Chairs the firm’s Climate Change Resilience Task Force.

“The Research Bureau will play an important role in the early years of the first new Boston Mayor in 20 years,” noted Samuel R. Tyler, President of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. “As we reengage more in economic development and related policy issues, Matthew as Chairman, with his deep expertise in Boston pubic policy and development and his long-term involvement in the Bureau, will help lead the organization to serve the best interests of the City of Boston.” 

The Boston Municipal Research Bureau is a nonprofit research organization established in 1932 to promote more efficient, economical and responsible government for Boston. Independent and nonpartisan, the Bureau develops objective analysis and accurate data to support sound management of city government and to bring an unbiased analytical perspective to the finance and public policy choices made in Boston.

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