Sue Hawkes
Managing Director
The Collaborative Companies

Sue Hawkes served as the Senior Vice President for the Codman Company in Boston for 13 years before joining The Collaborative Companies as partner and managing director in 1997, acquiring TCC and Velocity Marketing, her auction division, in 2008. Ms. Hawkes is a recognized leader in the new construction industry, consults throughout the country, and is a regularly featured speaker at the National Association of Home Builders annual convention. Active in the building industry, she served on the National Association of Home Builders Executive Committee (NAHB), as Chairman of the New England Builders Conference, and as Trustee of both the Institute of Residential Marketing and the National Sales and Marketing Council, the latter of which she has chaired. Ms. Hawkes is certified to teach all four levels of the NAHB Sales and Marketing Designation (MIRM).

Ms. Hawkes has also served as President of the Builders Association of Greater Boston. She has been involved in culminating over $5 billion inr esidential sales transactions throughout her career, representing most of Boston’s premier development firms. Her extensive construction background and diverse marketing expertise has made her insight invaluable to ground up developments, both urban and suburban.

Ms. Hawkes was awarded the NAHB “Bill Molster Award” for industry excellence, the highest honor awarded by the NAHB. She was honored by her alma mater, St. Lawrence University, as recipient of the Alumnae Leadership Award.