LaMonica Paul REFA

HARTFORD: The Hartford chapter of the Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut (REFA-CT) has named Paul LaMonica, president.

LaMonica, senior vice president of Farmington Bank has more than 35 years banking experience, primarily as a commercial real estate lender in the Tri-State and New England region. Over the last 20 years, he has provided more than $1 billion in financing to the regions investors and developers. LaMonica is a past senior CRE lender for numerous institutions including Farmers & Mechanics Bank, Citizens Bank, Liberty Bank and First Horizon Corporation.

Mark Schuman, REFA executive director in commenting about the new president said that LaMonica provides a “vast array of leadership qualities that will allow the Hartford Chapter of REFA to continue to serve as the premier association for real estate professionals.”

The Real Estate Finance Association of CT is a Trade Association whose “mission is to expand the knowledge and contacts of real estate finance professionals in Connecticut by providing timely educational programs and networking events to foster the exchange of ideas and experiences.”