Albert Rex is Partner, Director of the Northeast Office of MacRostie Historic Advisors, a national historic tax credit consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Boston. The firm has been actively involved with developers, lenders, and investors on over $2 billion of historic projects in 39 states. During his 20-year career, Albert has focused on the economic impact of historic rehabilitation. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1992 from the University of Rhode Island. He received his Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation from Boston University in 1994 and did MBA coursework at Babson College.
Prior to joining MacRostie Historic Advisors, Albert was working as an independent consultant providing historic consulting services and due diligence for commercial and non-profit real estate clients and worked in the non-profit sector. As executive director of the Boston Preservation Alliance, 1998-2004, he was one of four authors of the Massachusetts Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit legislation and helped with its passage in 2003. Albert was also Executive Director of the Friends of the Wentworth, which saved the historic Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, NH. He has remained active in the effort and serves on the Legislative Committee of Preservation Massachusetts, the statewide preservation advocacy organization. The committee is focused on preserving and expanding the state tax credit program. Albert was also a founding member and on the board of Save Fenway Park. Albert currently serves on the Board of the New England Chapter of Autism Speaks.