Our Team

Founded in 1954 with the acquisition of a six-unit building, The Hamilton Company, owned by Harold Brown, has become one of the largest privately-held real estate organizations in New England.


Originally involved in residential development, The Hamilton Company, Inc. has grown into a full-service real estate firm, managing and leasing approximately 1,500,000 square feet of commercial space and in excess of 5,600 residential units, and developing and constructing both residential and commercial projects throughout Greater Boston. The Hamilton Company is supported by 170 full-time employees. The Company has full-time accounting, legal, architectural, construction, maintenance and property management departments to assist in the management and leasing needs of all of the Company's commercial and residential buildings.


Samara Z. Tilkin
Director of Architecture

Samara Z. Tilkin joined The Hamilton Company as the in-house Architect in 1995. Her work on both commercial and residential properties includes adaptive reuse projects, historic renovations and restorations, new residential construction, and corporate and interior design. She works closely with the developmental team balancing architectural quality and aesthetics with realistic expectations and budget constraints.

Prior to joining The Hamilton Company, Samara held positions with several renowned architectural firms in the Boston area, including Shepley Bullfinch Richardson and Abbott & ADD Inc. Architects. She also conducted a successful independent practice with a focus on accessibility design.

Samara holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Boston Architectural College where she graduated with high honors. She also attended the University of Waterloo School of Architecture Program in Ontario, Canada. Samara is certified as a LEED AP through the United States Green Building Council. She has been a member of the BSA/AIA and a Massachusetts registered architect since 1994.

39 Brighton Ave Boston, MA 02134

Phone - 617.783.0039

Fax - 617.783.0568

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm