About Avanru

Avanru Development Group's interest is in improving the quality of life of our families, friends and neighbors through community-minded planning, great design and high-quality construction & property management. Please feel free to email us your comments and suggestions about how we can best achieve these goals.

Officers and Board Members

Jack Franks - President & CEO



Owner/operator of multiple start up business ventures ranging from restaurants, lounges & sports bars to real estate development, construction and rehab projects.  Involved in all areas of business from hiring key personnel to management, training, marketing and day to day operations.  Currently focused on workforce housing development in New England.


Joseph Illuzzi - Executive Vice President



Joe brings over 30 years of real estate development and business experience to ADG.  Born and raised in central Vermont, his extensive knowledge of the region has been instrumental in the growth of the company as other sites regionally are acquired for future development.  In addition to real estate development, Joe has experience in communications as well as the food, beverage and marketing industries.  Active in his community, Joe enjoys refurbishing military vehicles, snowmobiling in Canada and spending time with family and friends.


Development Division

Laura N. Carlier, Esq. - Vice President of Development



Laura brings to Avanru a background in real estate law, land use and development law, and affordable housing development. Her favorite part of working in this industry is seeing the final constructed product and the many lives it impacts for the better.  She serves as a Board Member for Camp Allen in Bedford, NH and enjoys giving back to her community. 


Brian Beauregard - Construction Management 



Brian is an architectural studies graduate of Norwich University.  He brings 5 years of architectural experience to ADG with several multi-family development projects currently under construction. Representing ADG as the Project Manager/Owners Rep, we welcome him to the team.  




Jerod Walters - Director of Facilities

Property Maintenance 



Through Tip Top Landscaping & Property Maintenance LLC, Jerod brings decades of maintenance experience to our team.  He manages all aspects of this process at all ADG portfolio locations.



Lindsay Vigliotti - Director of Compliance & Leasing

Property Management 


603-757-3485  for Leasing or application questions. 


Lindsay brings experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as the designations NPCC (Novogradac Property Compliance Certification) and RSC (Residential Service Coordinator). 


Addie Hazen - Resident Services Coordinator & Occupancy Specialist

Property Management



Addie brings 15 plus years of experience in residential and commercial leasing to ADG. With National Association Leasing Professional & Resident Services Coordination (RSC) certifications, her favorite part about working in this field is working with people and finding them apartment homes. 


Victoria Milne - Occupancy Specialist

Property Management


603-762-1597 for Leasing or application questions.


Victoria has served a dedicated six years in the military with a deployment under her belt.  With experience as an analyst working in law-enforcement, she enjoys strategic development and working with community partners.


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In the News

Walpole, NH.

May 2024


ADG has completed construction in Swanzey, NH with our 84 unit workforce housing development.  The 10 Perry Lane complex is now fully occupied and we're accepting applications for 12 Perry Lane. We recently received our occupancy permit for our 42 unit workforce housing complex located at: 32 Spring Street Newport, NH and we're accepting applications for that facility. 


We are currently under construction for Phase I of Hillsborough Heights Apartments bringing 42 units to Hillsborough.  With vacancy rates at 1% or less statewide, affordable housing is a priority for our team. We are looking forward to helping solve this housing crisis by producing 21st century housing with our cutting edge technology.  Our development platform allows us to build the next generation of housing in half the time with energy efficiencies beyond 2030 standards. 


Ribbon cutting event with Governor Chris Sununu Nov 15, 2019: 




Avanru Development Group Ltd. is poised to expand development operations throughout New England in 2024.  With a focus on Commercial and Residential development, we have added several key members to our management team.



Abenaki Springs Aerial Artist's Rendering of (3) completed phases - Click on Photo to Enlarge.