Ben is the Team Leader of Property Care for Historic New England and is responsible for the maintenance and preservation of 36 historic house museums and landscapes open to the public. In this role, Ben oversees all project planning and implementation and has spearheaded a project to standardize and document the preservation and conservation approaches used in the form of white papers. Previous to joining Historic New England in 2004, Ben was Deputy Director of the Historic House Trust of New York City where he cared for 24 historic sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Ben started his career at the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust in Philadelphia, PA after receiving his MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2004, Ben was a participant in the Attingham Summer School Program in England.