Daria McLean is an integral member of the Gibson Sotheby's International Realty team. She entered the field of real estate sales after a successful career in high-profile positions in fundraising, special events and television, working with high net worth donors, celebrities and corporate leaders in Boston and New York. The diversity and broad range of contacts she has made, and her extensive business, marketing and social networking skills make her highly effective in transactions with discerning buyers and sellers in the luxury real estate market in Boston.
Having lived in the Boston area for almost twenty years, she has an intimate knowledge of Greater Boston, its special people, places and things that make Boston such an incredible place to live. Daria is teaming up with seasoned professionals as part of her marketing strategy. Daria is dedicated to help her customers refine and achieve their goals. Whether a first-time buyer, seasoned investor or empty nester, she will give them her time, attention and loyalty, building lasting relationships.
Most recently Daria was the Director of Development at The Boston Public Library (BPL) Foundation raising funds for the BPL and 26 neighborhood branches. She worked closely with BPL Trustees, Board of Directors, major donors and government officials. Prior to the BPL Foundation, she consulted with non-profit and for-profit organizations including CitiBank, The Catered Affair and Boston Lyric Opera. She also served as the Development Special Events Coordinator at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston for many years where she coordinated all the fundraising events for BWH in Boston as well as launching all the BWH fundraising activities in Palm Beach. In New York, she worked on two award-wining television shows, music videos and commercials.
For many years, Daria served as president of the Board of Trustees at the 56 unit condominium complex where she lives in Boston's Back Bay. She was directly involved in the building's 1.2 million dollar restoration.
Her knowledge of Boston and the surrounding suburbs is extensive due to her professional, civic and social involvement in the community. Daria is an active member of the Badminton and Tennis Club in Boston, MA and the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, MA. Other organization where Daria has made a long term commitment include, The French Cultural Center/Alliance Française of Boston, The Friends of Brigham & Women's Hospital, The Friends of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay, and Women in Development of Greater Boston. She is also a member of the Greater Boston Association of Realtors of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. Daria earned a B.A. from Skidmore College.
Daria McLean is a member of the growing team in Boston's strategically and uniquely placed Back Bay office located on the corner of Dartmouth and Newbury Streets.