First Female Broker Breaks to Build Brands
BOSTON – JUNE 11, 2010 — Monica Cost recently announced her move from commercial real estate to running her communications and brand firm full time. Cost was the ―first Black female commercial real estate broker in Boston for any major real estate firm and the first Black broker for the firm’s New England Area. One might attribute her entry into the brokerage game and successes thus far to a positive personal brand.
Monica Cost a History Maker
The first black female real estate broker for a major real estate firm in Massachusetts, Monica Diane Cost was born in Atmore, Alabama to Veronica Mason Hairston and Chalmers Hairston, III. Growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cost attended Samson Freedman Pre-School, Anna Blankiston (A.B.) Day School, Abington Friends School, and Baldi Middle School.