Who We Are
Bostonia was founded in 1998 to provide real estate and energy financings in the federal sector. The firm has expanded its services and industry coverage and has provided over $15B in financings for a range of real estate, energy, and sustainable infrastructure assets for both government and private clients. The firm prides itself on integrity and innovation with a focus on client service and partnerships, and its principals have created or participated in many financings, programs, and credit structures that were the first of their kind.
Anita P. Molino
Ms. Molino has over 30 years of experience as an investment banker and finance professional and is a co-founder of the firm. Ms. Molino has extensive capital markets experience focusing on real estate, energy, project finance, and the securitization markets. She has an extensive background with securitizations and asset-backed financings and has pioneered the introduction of a variety of credits into the capital markets, involving highly structured financings and several first of its kind. She has served as an advisor to several public and private entities relating to real estate, energy, and public policy. Ms. Molino is currently also serving as the Chief Compliance Officer for the firm’s broker/dealer entity. Ms. Molino received her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Copenhagen University, Denmark and her master’s degree in Industrial Technology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
Phone Number: 617.716.8255
Peter Y. Flynn
Peter Y. Flynn has over 25 years’ experience in finance and law and is a co-founder of the firm. Mr. Flynn has financed over $3 billion of energy efficiency, distributed generation, renewable energy, and other infrastructure projects in the federal, municipal, and commercial markets in the US and Canada. Mr. Flynn is a frequent speaker and author on topics including financing of complex energy and infrastructure projects, public private partnerships and service contract structures. Mr. Flynn serves as a member of the planning committee for the Department of Energy’s “Energy Exchange” training and trade show and is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Energy Services Companies. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and Syracuse University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.
Phone Number: 617.716.8265
Thomas F. Dooney
Thomas F. Dooney has over 30 years experience as an investment banker and professional manager in the financial services industry. Mr. Dooney has served in numerous executive management roles including Managing Director and Co-Head of the Municipal Group of First Union Securities, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer of CoreStates Securities Corp, Managing Director of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., and a Product Manager of Market Axess, an internet-based trading platform created by eight global dealers. He is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Phone Number: 610.420.3504
Josh R. Evans
Josh Evans is a Managing Director and leads the firm’s Credit Tenant Lease and Structured Lease Backed Securities practice. He specializes in structuring and placing creative debt solutions for commercial real estate owners and developers. Mr. Evans has more than 20 years of experience and has transacted on more than $3 billion of lease-backed financings for governmental, corporate, health care, industrial, university, and special purpose properties. Mr. Evans holds securities licenses 7, 63, 79 and SIE. He received a Masters of Business Administration from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University.
Phone Number: 617.716.8247
Scott J. Foster
Scott J. Foster has over 25 years of experience in federal energy and infrastructure project finance. Over the course of his career, Mr. Foster has completed over $5 billion of financings covering all asset classes essential to the U.S. Government, including information technology, telephony, and service contracts. Mr. Foster is a frequent speaker on financing government infrastructure projects and is the author of “Financing Large Infrastructure Projects” published in Submarine Telecoms Forum Magazine, and is the co-author of two papers presented at ASME Small Modular Reactors Symposiums: “The Business Case for Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)” and “The U.S. Federal Market as an Early Adopter of SMRs.” Mr. Foster holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters of Business Administration from Marymount University, and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Foster also served in the U.S. Navy/Naval Security Group Activity, with top security clearance, as a linguist and air crew member on aircraft carriers and land-based aircraft.
Phone Number: 703.887.0714
Director of Operations
Sherry Horn has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Ms. Horn has experience in accounting, compliance, finance, and business administration. At Bostonia, Ms. Horn is the Compliance Coordinator and is responsible for business operations. Ms. Horn has worked in several areas of business, including, North Bridge Capital as well as project-based work at Met Life, John Hancock and Fallon Hines & O’Connor. Ms. Horn was an asset manager at Copley Real Estate Advisors (now AEW Capital Management). She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston College School of Management.
Phone Number: 617.716.8249
Jesse G. Kula
Jesse G. Kula has over 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and provides advisory, structuring, and placement services for Bostonia’s clients. Mr. Kula has worked on over $1 billion of infrastructure transactions, including energy efficiency, renewable and alternative energy, and distributed generation projects. Mr. Kula holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in English from Northeastern University and a Master of Business Administration from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.
Phone Number: 617.716.8252
Joseph A. Polasek is a Senior Analyst with the firm and provides investment banking and asset management services for the Real Estate, Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Infrastructure Groups. Prior to joining Bostonia, Mr. Polasek successfully served in roles across asset management, compliance, sales, and business development within the renewable energy, tax equity, and real estate industries. Mr. Polasek graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southeast Missouri State University’s Harrison College of Business and Computing having received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrated in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Economics.
Phone Number: 617.716.8254