The UMF Team

Respect and dedication to delivering the best in service, value, and ultimately the highest yield has been our mantra from the beginning. Working as a team, our experienced, diligent professionals take great pride in going the extra mile to make deals happen.

The most knowledgeable team of investment professionals

Rich Cawley President | Click for more
Matt Cawley Senior Director | Click for more
Kurt Cawley Senior Director | Click for more
Jim Barry Senior Associate | Click for more
Joe Shertick Director | Click for more
Dan Mason Senior Associate | Click for more
John Cawley Associate | Click for more
Jacob Yish Associate | Click for more

Rich Cawley

President

rcawley@umf.com
617-529-1141
Licensed in: CT,MA,NY,RI,FL

Rich Cawley founded United Multi Family (UMF) in 1998. As the company’s President, he is responsible for heading one of the most active middle-market investment sales teams in the Northeast. Since founding the firm, UMF has completed over 1,300 transactions totaling over $2 Billion in sales. Rich brings extensive experience as an owner and developer of multifamily properties to UMF and applies his experience daily to ongoing transactions. Rich attended Northeastern University for Civil Engineering. Rich’s two sons, Matt and Kurt, are members of the UMF team.

Matt Cawley

Senior Director

mcawley@umf.com
917-946-5425
Licensed in: CO,CT,MA,NY,NJ,PA

Matt Cawley is a Senior Director at United Multi Family and has been the head of the New York office since 2014.  He represents owners throughout New York and Connecticut.  Matt is additionally licensed in the states of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. To date, Matt has personally closed over 60 transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $220 million.  Matt’s sales were highlighted in August 2017 with the sale of a 462 unit, 14 building portfolio in Bridgeport, CT for $30.5 million.  Matt received his BA in Economics at Middlebury College where he was also a 4-year member of the varsity football team.

Kurt Cawley

Senior Director

kcawley@umf.com
617-804-7041
Licensed in: CT,MA,NH

Kurt Cawley is the Senior Director of UMF's Boston Office, representing owners of multifamily properties throughout Greater Boston. Kurt joined UMF in 2014 and has taken on significant assignments, including the sale of large multifamily portfolios, project-based Section 8 properties, tax credit properties, and mixed-use assets. Prior to joining the firm, Kurt worked at Metropolitan Valuation Services where he was responsible for the valuation of commercial real estate projects in New York City and the surrounding boroughs. Kurt received his B.A. in American Studies at Colby College where he was a member of the Colby Football team.

Jim Barry

Senior Associate

jbarry@umf.com
617-804-0137
Licensed in: MA

Jim Barry is a Senior Associate at United Multi Family, focused on connecting with investors and owners of Multifamily assets throughout Massachusetts. Prior to joining UMF, Jim worked in distribution sales along with a background in financial services. Jim graduated from The Catholic University of America in 2015 with a B.S. in Business Administration and played club hockey all four years. In his spare time, Jim enjoys playing hockey, golf, skiing and attending local sporting events. Having grown up in Milton MA, Jim brings the UMF team a strong knowledge of the surrounding markets.

Joe Shertick

Director

jshertick@umf.com
860-965-4179
Licensed in: CT,MA,RI

Joe Shertick is a Director at United Multi Family.  He represents owners in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island and runs the REO Division for the company.  Joe joined United Multi Family in 2003 and is the longest tenured agent at the company after the president Rich Cawley.  To date for UMF, Joe has personally closed over 150 transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $80 million.  Joe’s sales are highlighted by the sale of a 52-unit building in Hartford, CT for $2,300,000.  Joe has been in the real estate brokerage industry since 1985, working at multiple real estate companies across the Northeast before starting at United Multi Family.

Dan Mason

Senior Associate

dmason@umf.com
203-446-3527
Licensed in: CT,MA

Dan Mason is a Senior Associate at United Multi Family and represents owners in Connecticut and Western Massachusetts.  Dan is a valued team member and has completed a number of transactions since joining UMF in 2018.  Dan has been in the real estate industry since 2001, working as an investor, broker, and manager of multifamily and mixed-use commercial properties across the Northeast. Being a landlord himself for the past twenty years, Dan brings additional market and building knowledge to the owners he represents.

John Cawley

Associate

jcawley@umf.com
6178944676
Licensed in: NH

Jacob Yish

Associate

jyish@umf.com
978-914-5817
Licensed in: MA

Jacob is an Associate at United Multi Family, focused on connecting with investors and owners of multifamily assets throughout the North Shore and Merrimack Valley. Prior to joining UMF, Jacob worked for United Postal Service as a member of their regional distribution team. He is most passionate about helping clients reach their investment goals. Jacob received his BA in Management from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College, where he was also a 4-year member of the varsity baseball team. Having grown up on the North Shore, in Byfield, MA, Jacob brings a strong knowledge of the surrounding region to the UMF team.