Pinehills LLC Announces the Promotions of Deborah Sedares to President; Diane Kimmerle to Executive Vice President

The announcement was made by John Judge, who had held the position of President prior to his recent retirement.

January 24, 2022     Press Releases

PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS – The Pinehills, a mixed-use community located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, announced the promotions of Deborah Sedares to President and General Counsel of Pinehills LLC, and Diane Kimmerle to Executive Vice President and Controller, Pinehills LLC. The announcement was made by John Judge, who had held the position of President prior to his recent retirement from The Pinehills after 24 years.

In announcing the promotions of Sedares and Kimmerle, Judge said, “I am so proud of all we have accomplished together at The Pinehills over the past 24 years. And I know that with my retirement, the team at The Pinehills will be in great hands with Deborah and Diane leading the way.”

Deborah Sedares has been Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Pinehills LLC for 24 years and is adding to her role as she takes over as President. Prior to joining The Pinehills, Sedares was Secretary and General Counsel for the Providence and Worcester Railroad Company, General Counsel for the Worcester Redevelopment Authority, and Assistant General Counsel for the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority. With the promotion, Sedares assumes the role of chief operating officer for the company, while continuing management and oversight of regulatory compliance, conveyancing, contracting, and community association governance.

Diane Kimmerle, previously the organization’s Vice President and Controller, is promoted to Executive Vice President and Controller, Pinehills LLC. Kimmerle oversees the financial side of The Pinehills including project reporting, forecasting, and financial and treasury management for the land development company, its subsidiaries, and other related businesses.

Prior to joining The Pinehills in 2008, Kimmerle was Corporate Controller for The Community Builder, Inc. in Boston, and Metropolitan Properties of America, Boston.

Tony Green, Managing Partner for Pinehills LLC adds, “The Pinehills will continue to flourish with Deb and Diane at the helm. They have been integral to our success during their years holding key positions on the leadership team here at The Pinehills as VP/General Counsel and VP/Controller. We will have a seamless transition and know that they will continue to build on that success. They are invaluable members of The Pinehills family, and we look forward to continuing our work together toward the future.”

About The Pinehills:

Over two decades and more than 2,200 families ago, The Pinehills began in Plymouth, MA. Now this well-established village is one of the nation’s most celebrated examples of thoughtful community planning and design. More than 100 awards, including “Community of The Year,” “Best Mixed-Use Community in The U.S.,” “Best Master-planned Community in the U.S.,” and “Best Smart Growth Community in the U.S.,” recognize The Pinehills for its quality and environmental stewardship. Holding true to the village’s original vision—a robust sense of community, active open space, and intimate neighborhoods—The Pinehills includes more than 3,000 acres, 2200 homes, and more than 25 shops, restaurants, and services at the Village Green, all open to the public, including Mirbeau Inn & Spa, and The Market. The community was designed, and continues to be developed, under the visionary partnership of Steve Karp, Douglass Karp, and Steve Fischman of New England Development; Tony Green, Managing Partner of The Pinehills; Dan Green of The Green Company; and Tom Wallace of Wallace Associates

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