Brian is the President of Fitzgerald & Company, Inc. and was born February 9, 1964 in Springfield, MA. He grew up in Springfield and graduated from Cathedral High School in 1982 then from UMass/Amherst in 1986 with a BA in History. Brian started in real estate in Newton, MA in 1986, formed his own real estate company with partners in 1990, and then the Fitzgerald & Company in 1992. Originally, the business was real estate appraisal, but the business is now a brokerage that also owns and manages a real estate portfolio of apartment, retail and office properties. Brian joined the ROCA/Springfield advisory board in 2010 after meeting Molly with then ROCA board member Vincent Daboul. Brian is married to his wife Laura, they have three children: Maggie, 16, Hannah, 14, and John, 13–who are active in field hockey, hockey and lacrosse. Laura is a middle school math and science teacher now at Yeshiva Academy in Longmeadow. Brian and his family reside in Longmeadow, MA.