Mr. Harrington is a co-founder and former member of the Board of Directors of Anchor Loans, where he has brought more than 20 years of experience as a real estate investor and mortgage broker. Prior to real estate, he was an attorney practicing real estate and bankruptcy law, and served as a partner of Boston-based law firm Member & Harrington for over a decade. Mr. Harrington retired from Anchor Loans in 2010, but remains a shareholder.
Mr. Harrington is also an accomplished professional poker and backgammon player. His achievements include winning the World Series of Poker, the WPT Legends Championship of Poker, the National Backgammon Championship, the Massachusetts State Chess Championship, and appearing on the cover of Forbes magazine. He has authored the “Harrington on Hold ‘em” series of poker books, which are currently the best selling volumes written on the subject. He credits poker and backgammon for sharpening his instincts and refining his understanding of equity while developing his conservative approach to transactions.
A Massachusetts native, Mr. Harrington holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and a B.A. in Government and History from Suffolk University.