Beth Rubenstein is the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) Deputy Commissioner for Real Estate, with responsibility for leading the agency’s real estate acquisition, disposition and leasing efforts. Beth and her team collaborate with other state agencies on Governor Baker’s Open for Business initiative to maximize the use of Commonwealth-owned real estate assets and create opportunities for economic development, affordable housing and new tax revenues. The team also manages the procurement of leased space for the use of state agencies.
Prior to joining DCAMM, Beth served as Deputy Director for Real Estate at the Massachusetts Port Authority, where she focused on real estate projects in East Boston and the Seaport District. From 2010 to 2013, as Director of Campus Planning and Development at UMass Lowell, Beth led the University’s planning and real estate efforts as the campus carried out an ambitious capital program. From 1997 to 2010, Beth was Assistant City Manager for Community Development for the City of Cambridge, MA, where she led the city’s economic development, affordable housing, zoning and land use, and transportation and environmental planning efforts.
Beth holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison and a master’s degree from Harvard University. She also serves on the Board of Directors of CEDAC, a quasi-public agency that provides technical assistance and funding to community-based development corporations for the production of affordable housing.