SMLA Events

Upcoming Events

    • 21 Jan 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Elks Lodge #188, 1945 Congress Street, Portland, ME
    • 101
    Registration is closed

    21st January 2020 Meeting

    Happy New Year and welcome to the first meeting of the new year and of the new decade! 

    We are kicking off the year with a great meeting that will touch on a variety of different topics.

    Annual Multi-Family Market Report

    Brit Vitalius, Principal of Vitalius Real Estate Group brokerage, will give his annual Southern Maine Multi-Family Market Report. The report covers pricing trends, regional activity, and rental rates.

    Real Estate Market Panel Discussion

    Three veterans of the multi-family market in Southern Maine will discuss the current market dynamic and values. 

    Dave Harrigan

    Maineland Consultants, President and Certified General Appraiser

    Mr. Harrigan is one of the best known and most experienced appraisal professionals in the state. His considerable expertise ranges from residential and commercial valuations to a thorough knowledge of industry regulatory issues.  He has also successfully completed a number of courses and seminars covering a wide variety of appraising disciplines including residential valuation, income property appraising, subdivision analysis and income valuation. Mr. Harrigan is a State Certified General Appraiser in Maine.

    Sean Rankin

    Bangor Savings Bank, VP of Commercial Lending

    Mr. Rankin is a commercial lender with Bangor Savings Bank. He has been one of the most active lenders of multi-family properties in the area for a number of years, including during his prior term at Androscoggin Bank.

    Brit Vitalius

    Vitalius Real Estate Group, Owner and Designated Broker

    Brit is the President of the Southern Maine Landlord Association. In 2018, Brit was recognized for his work leading the campaign which defeated Portland’s rent control referendum. For his efforts he received awards from the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, MEREDA, and the Greater Portland Board of Realtors.


    All registrations must be in no later than 10.30 AM on Monday, January 20th for food order and headcount purposes.

    ·       Registration before Friday, January 17th at 5.30 PM:

           Members - $30,   Non-members - $40

    ·     Registration before Monday, January 20th at 10.30 AM:

           Members - $35,   Non-members - $45

    Registration closes on Monday, January 20th at 10.30 AM.

    Event registration, plus join or renew your SMLA membership at

Past Events

19 Nov 2019 SMLA November Membership Meeting
15 Oct 2019 SMLA October Membership Meeting
17 Sep 2019 The 2019 Maine Landlord Class – Back to Basics
21 May 2019 SMLA May Membership Meeting
09 Apr 2019 SMLA April Membership Meeting
19 Mar 2019 SMLA March Membership Meeting
12 Feb 2019 CANCELLED: SMLA February Membership Meeting
15 Jan 2019 SMLA January Membership Meeting
13 Nov 2018 SMLA November Membership Meeting
16 Oct 2018 SMLA October Membership Meeting - FIRE PREVENTION
18 Sep 2018 The 2018 Maine Landlord Class – The Essentials and the Expert Tips
15 May 2018 May SMLA Meeting
21 Mar 2018 March SMLA Meeting
16 Jan 2018 January SMLA Meeting
14 Nov 2017 November SMLA Meeting
18 Sep 2017 The Maine Landlord Class – The Essentials and the Expert Tips
16 May 2017 May 2017 Monthly Meeting
18 Apr 2017 April 2017 Monthly Meeting
21 Mar 2017 March 2017 Monthly Meeting
21 Feb 2017 February 2017 Monthly Meeting
17 Jan 2017 January 2017 Monthly Meeting
21 Nov 2016 Portland City Council Meeting - Vote on Housing Package
15 Nov 2016 November 2016 Monthly Meeting
18 Oct 2016 October 2016 Monthly Meeting
20 Sep 2016 September 2016 Monthly Meeting
17 May 2016 May 2016 Monthly Meeting
19 Apr 2016 April 2016 Monthly Meeting
15 Mar 2016 March 2016 Monthly Meeting
16 Feb 2016 February 2016 Monthly Meeting
01 Jan 2016 January 2016 Monthly Meeting
17 Nov 2015 November 2015 Member Meeting
20 Oct 2015 October 2015 Member Meeting
15 Sep 2015 September 2015 Member Meeting
16 Jun 2015 June 2015 Members Meeting
19 May 2015 May 2015 Members Meeting
21 Apr 2015 April 2015 Members Meeting
17 Mar 2015 March 2015 Members Meeting
17 Feb 2015 February 2015 Members Meeting
20 Jan 2015 January 2015 Members Meeting
18 Nov 2014 November 2014 Members Meeting
22 Oct 2014 October 2014 Members Meeting
18 Sep 2014 September 2014 Members Meeting

WGME Coverage of "Fire Safety for Landlords" event 

Fire Safety for Landlords: A Free Public Event

Presented by the Southern Maine Landlord Association (SMLA)

Wednesday, November 19th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM

Location: King Middle School Cafetorium – 92 Deering Avenue, Portland

 The recent tragic fire in a multi-family on Noyes Street in Portland has many landlords evaluating fire safety protocols. The Southern Maine Landlord Association is hosting a public event for property owners to refresh themselves on important fire safety precautions and steps to take to ensure their properties and tenants are protected in the event of a fire. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Fire Code Review: Portland Fire Department, Captain David Petruccelli
  • Practical SolutionsFire Risk Management, Inc., Mark Cummings
  • Insurance Issues: Clark Insurance
  • Related Landlord Tips: SMLA President, Brit Vitalius

Postal Address:
306 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101

Phone: (207) 358-9853


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