Culture & Careers

At Nickerson, we depend on each other, but also hold each other accountable. We work hard, work together and work it out.

Team First

We are a group of individuals who both depend on each other and hold one another accountable. We emphasize collaboration and teamwork to achieve excellence.

Creative Thinkers

We are solution-based individuals, resourceful and knowledgeable in our respective fields. Our creative thinking generates smart, quality results.

Positive Energy & Passion

We take pride in our passion for our work and our lives. This balance is vital to sustain our positive energy and innovative ideas.

Individuality & Diversity

We embrace each members’ individuality and perspectives, celebrating their uniqueness. Our diverse experiences elevate our creativity, which produces the best results.

OUR TEAM LEADERS

LISA NICKERSON

CEO & Founder

RINA PESELMAN

Director, Social & Media Experience

JOSEPH SOTO

Sr. Manager, Creative Services

MOLLY SILVIA

Sr. Manager, Strategic Communications

LISA NICKERSON

Lisa Nickerson is the founder and CEO of Nickerson, a full service marketing and communications agency with offices in Boston and Miami. Lisa and the Nickerson team were recently the 2019 PR Daily ‘Winner’ and 2020 PR Week ‘Finalist’ for Crisis Communications/Reputation Management.

Lisa was also recognized by Bisnow in 2018 as one of Boston’s “Most Powerful Women in Real Estate”, was featured on Chronicle in June 2018 as Greater Boston’s Real Estate Expert and was also the recipient of the 2016 PRISM Award for Marketing Professional of the Year. Notably, she was recognized as The Nashua Telegraph’s 91 Progress’ Entrepreneur of the Year at 17 years old.

Lisa is a multiple-industry award winner, a well-respected, sought-after speaker and moderator, and a devotee of professional and community service. Lisa is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), ULI | New England’s Advisory Board, ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Council Co-Chair and Communications Chair, Board Member & Founder’s Circle Chair of the Arts & Business Council, Board Member & VP of Sponsorship of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment, former SIOR New England Board Member & Communications Chair, and a member of CREW.

Philanthropic endeavors include Board Member and Development Chair of Housing Families Inc. since 2006 and various roles and now Board Member of the Joshua Frase Foundation since 1997.

Lisa received her BS in Marketing & Finance from Boston College. She maintains her Massachusetts Real Estate License and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration at Babson College. She received her Real Estate Certificate from Boston University.

LISA NICKERSON

Lisa Nickerson is the founder and CEO of Nickerson, a full service marketing and communications agency with offices in Boston and Miami. Lisa and the Nickerson team were recently the 2019 PR Daily ‘Winner’ and 2020 PR Week ‘Finalist’ for Crisis Communications/Reputation Management.

Lisa was also recognized by Bisnow in 2018 as one of Boston’s “Most Powerful Women in Real Estate”, was featured on Chronicle in June 2018 as Greater Boston’s Real Estate Expert and was also the recipient of the 2016 PRISM Award for Marketing Professional of the Year. Notably, she was recognized as The Nashua Telegraph’s 91 Progress’ Entrepreneur of the Year at 17 years old.

Lisa is a multiple-industry award winner, a well-respected, sought-after speaker and moderator, and a devotee of professional and community service. Lisa is an active member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), ULI | New England’s Advisory Board, ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative Council Co-Chair and Communications Chair, Board Member & Founder’s Circle Chair of the Arts & Business Council, Board Member & VP of Sponsorship of Boston Women in Media & Entertainment, former SIOR New England Board Member & Communications Chair, and a member of CREW.

Philanthropic endeavors include Board Member and Development Chair of Housing Families Inc. since 2006 and various roles and now Board Member of the Joshua Frase Foundation since 1997.

Lisa received her BS in Marketing & Finance from Boston College. She maintains her Massachusetts Real Estate License and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration at Babson College. She received her Real Estate Certificate from Boston University.

RINA PESELMAN

Rina Peselman has over 15 years of media and public relations experience, and has worked at multiple agencies throughout her career. With a background in hospitality and restaurant PR, Rina has witnessed the transition to influencer, blogger and social media marketing in those spaces. She has become adept at developing digital strategies to enhance brand recognition for clients, constantly adapting to implement new trends and social media platforms.

As Director of Media & Social Experience, Rina oversees digital content development and public relations for Nickerson’s partners. She maintains relationships with media and influencers across the globe within the hospitality and lifestyle industries.

RINA PESELMAN

Rina Peselman has over 15 years of media and public relations experience, and has worked at multiple agencies throughout her career. With a background in hospitality and restaurant PR, Rina has witnessed the transition to influencer, blogger and social media marketing in those spaces. She has become adept at developing digital strategies to enhance brand recognition for clients, constantly adapting to implement new trends and social media platforms.

As Director of Media & Social Experience, Rina oversees digital content development and public relations for Nickerson’s partners. She maintains relationships with media and influencers across the globe within the hospitality and lifestyle industries.

JOSEPH SOTO

Joseph Soto is Senior Manager, Creative Services and is responsible for managing Nickerson’s creative services team in our Boston office. Joseph graduated from Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and started his career as a graphic designer. His experience has since expanded from graphic design to brand development, web design and package design.

Joseph brings over seven years of experience to Nickerson, and has represented numerous brands across the life science, technology, hospitality and real estate industries. Prior to Nickerson, Joseph worked at KHJ, where he oversaw brand activation projects for Encore Boston, Benchmark Senior Living, Werfen Worldwide and GoodCell.

JOSEPH SOTO

Joseph Soto is Senior Manager, Creative Services and is responsible for managing Nickerson’s creative services team in our Boston office. Joseph graduated from Massachusetts College of Art & Design, and started his career as a graphic designer. His experience has since expanded from graphic design to brand development, web design and package design.

Joseph brings over seven years of experience to Nickerson, and has represented numerous brands across the life science, technology, hospitality and real estate industries. Prior to Nickerson, Joseph worked at KHJ, where he oversaw brand activation projects for Encore Boston, Benchmark Senior Living, Werfen Worldwide and GoodCell.

MOLLY SILVIA

Molly Silvia began her career as Marketing Manager at a residential brokerage in Washington, DC. In early 2019 she joined Nickerson, where she now serves as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, where she oversees content development and messaging for Nickerson’s partners. Throughout her time at Nickerson, she has serviced many commercial real estate AEC, hospitality, and lifestyle clients at the local, national, and international level.

Molly is a member of ULI New England, and ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Council. She received a Bachelor of Arts in both Rhetoric & Communication Studies and International Studies from the University of Richmond, where she served as a Public Speaking Consultant. Prior to the University of Richmond, she attended Phillips Exeter Academy.

MOLLY SILVIA

Molly Silvia began her career as Marketing Manager at a residential brokerage in Washington, DC. In early 2019 she joined Nickerson, where she now serves as Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, where she oversees content development and messaging for Nickerson’s partners. Throughout her time at Nickerson, she has serviced many commercial real estate AEC, hospitality, and lifestyle clients at the local, national, and international level.

Molly is a member of ULI New England, and ULI’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Council. She received a Bachelor of Arts in both Rhetoric & Communication Studies and International Studies from the University of Richmond, where she served as a Public Speaking Consultant. Prior to the University of Richmond, she attended Phillips Exeter Academy.