History

  • March 28, 1938

    March 28, 1938 Harry A. Gilbert, the original founder of The Gilbert Companies, Incorporated, which became Thayer & Associates, Inc., was among the first to receive the Certified Property Manager® designation in 1938 when he received CPM® Key Number 15.
  • June 23, 1985

    Douglas G. Thayer, Harry A. Gilbert’s grandson became a Certified Property Manager® when he received is designation as a CPM® (Key Number 10,174).
  • 1987

    In 1987 two of the four shareholders of The Gilbert Companies Incorporated, Donald F. Thayer, Jr. and Douglas G. Thayer, Harry A. Gilbert’s grandson, established Thayer & Associates, Inc. as a successor to The Gilbert Companies Incorporated.
  • January 1, 1991

    Douglas G. Thayer, CPM®, became President of the Metropolitan Chapter Number 4 of The Institute of Real Estate Management®.
  • June 23, 1993

    Thayer & Associates, Inc. proudly became an Accredited Management Organization®.
  • July 23, 1993

    Thayer & Associates, Inc. received its license as a Corporate Real Estate Broker.
  • June 27, 1996

    Donald F. Thayer, Jr., one of the two co-founders of Thayer & Associates, Inc., retired on June 27, 1996. Mr. Thayer was joined by his family, friends and colleagues at the Bay Tower Room, atop 60 State Street, to celebrate his retirement.
  • May 1, 1999

    Candice M. Morse (Thayer), Harry A. Gilbert’s great grand-daughter and Douglas G. Thayer’s daughter, joined Thayer & Associates, Inc.
  • April 2000

    Thayer & Associates, Inc. moved its offices back to the same location in Porter Square as its predecessor, The Gilbert Companies, Incorporated, which operated from that location dating back to the 1930’s.
  • April 1st, 2008

    Thayer & Associates, Inc. became the first organization ever to have four generations of Certified Property Managers when Candice M. Morse (Thayer), Harry A. Gilbert’s great grand-daughter earned her designation as a CPM® (Key Number 20,415)
  • January 1, 2016

    Candice M. Morse (Thayer), Harry A. Gilbert’s grand-daughter and Douglas G. Thayer’s daughter, will follow in her father’s footsteps and become President of the Metropolitan Chapter Number 4 of The Institute of Real Estate Management®.
  • Today

    Several of the clients that Thayer & Associates, Inc. retained from The Gilbert Companies Incorporated have remained clients to this day, almost thirty years later.
  • Today

    Several Members of Thayer’s professional staff have received the recognition of the New England Chapter of Community Association Institute (CAI-NE) and of The Boston Metropolitan Chapter # 4 of The Institute of Real Estate Management®, including Portfolio Manager of the Year, Manager of the Year and Certified Property Manager of the Year.
  • Today

    Several Clients of Thayer & Associates have received recognition of the New England Chapter of Community Association Institute and of The Boston Metropolitan Chapter # 4 of The Institute of Real Estate Management, including awards for Landscaping and Problem Solving.