Gina M. DeAcetis Powers is an attorney in Boston, Massachusetts and a Professor in the Markets, Public Policy, and Law Department in the Boston University Questrom School of Business. She also sits on the Boards of two charitable foundations. Gina is a Director of One Mission, a pediatric cancer foundation and also a Director of The Kennedy Center, a Charlestown foundation providing services, education, and opportunities for local families in need.
Gina has 20 years of experience in the areas of residential and commercial real estate with a focus on securitization, conveyancing and title examination/title insurance. She represents lenders, buyers and sellers in both residential and commercial real estate transactions.
Her real estate career began in 1996 as a recording clerk for the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds. Soon thereafter, Gina examined real estate titles for both residential and commercial properties before joining a residential real estate conveyancing firm in 1998.
In October of 2000, Gina left the firm and opened her own practice in downtown Boston.
Since 2005, Gina has also taught in the undergraduate Questrom School of Business at Boston University. Before joining as a full time faculty member in 2013, Gina was an adjunct faculty member teaching Introduction to Law. She presently teaches Real Estate Law, Law and Managing Risk (formerly known as Advanced Business Law), and Introduction to law.
Gina has been an instructor for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board teaching classes in Contract Law and Closing & Settlement Procedure. Additionally, she has appeared as a guest lecturer for the Real Estate Conveyancing course at New England School of Law. She is often called upon to educate new real estate brokers in the community.
Gina received her B.A. from Boston College in 1992 and her M.Ed. from Boston College in 1994. She went on to receive her J.D. from New England School of Law in 1996.
Gina and her husband, Jay Powers reside in Charlestown, Massachusetts with their 10-year-old daughter, Olivia, and their rescue dog, Scooter.