Who We Are

Who We Are

Belfort Group is a Boston-based integrated digital marketing and PR agency with extensive experience developing multi-layered campaigns for corporations, colleges and universities, developers, municipalities and nonprofits. We help our clients turn their business challenges into opportunities. We are a true partner, treating client businesses the way we do our own.

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Public Affairs

We are the agency that secures city/town votes for rezoning/permitting initiatives for residential, commercial and mixed-use projects; launches grassroots influence campaigns to generate public consensus on local and state legislative issues; or attracts new tenants for commercial and residential properties. For public entity/municipality clients, we spark economic development campaigns; promote land-use opportunities; and bring the vision to life.

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Higher Education

We are the agency that turns around declining enrollment trends; creates and launches annual giving and capital campaign programs; spearheads new marketing strategies and activations; introduces new leadership to the community; and, promotes academic thought leaders around the world.

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Professional Services

For corporate clients, we drive business inquires through creative marketing strategies and integrated campaigns; enhance corporate reputation and thought leadership efforts; and train executives to utilize cutting edge sales techniques to drive business. For non-profit clients, we generate revenue through volunteer and donor activation campaigns; promote the impact on communities; and generate public support for the mission.

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From graphic design and brand development to website development and paid social media campaigns, creative design and digital integration are at the foundation of all that we do at BG. Our creative team is comprised of experienced graphic artists, brand visionaries, paid digital media experts, social media content creators, UX designers, website coders, creative writers, CRM and technology specialists and data analysts. We design compelling integrated campaigns and creative assets backed by performance data to drive business success.


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Best PR Firms in Boston

Ranked among the Best PR Firms in Boston by expertise.com and named to the Boston Business Journal‘s list of the largest PR firms in Boston.

"Working with Belfort Group has been extremely positive. I have never felt such a close working relationship with an outside group before. "

Peter Eden
President, Landmark College

"If I had to use three words to describe Belfort Group and my dealings with them it’s their quality of work, responsiveness, and the integrity of their advice. "

Robert C. Buckley
Senior Partner, Riemer & Braunstein LLP

"I love working with Belfort Group because it’s a lot like working with friends who have fun and exciting ideas and are willing to make things happen. Every day we have exciting conversations and we look at new ways to do things. I am constantly learning from them. "

Shauna LaFauci-Barry
Associate Director of Admissions, MIT Sloan School of Management

"Our work with the Belfort Group has been wonderful and complex…it’s been a very rich and rewarding collaboration. "

Nick Covino
President, William James College

"I am happy to say a few great words about our strategic partner that we’ve worked with over the past 20 years, Belfort Group…Phil Pennellatore and his team at Belfort Group have been with us every step of the way. "

Joe Fallon
Commercial Real Estate Executive

"If I had to focus on three words to describe the Belfort Group team I would say dedicated, highly committed, and extremely responsive. "

Annarita Meeker
Assistant Dean & Director of Graduate Accounting Programs, Merrimack College


Public Relations & Thought Leadership

Build visibility and awareness for your leadership and organization as a catalyst for growth.

Digital & Integrated Marketing

Leverage the right media mix for your goals – multichannel, omnichannel, traditional, digital or social – we know how to segment personas and blend activation for high impact.

Branding & Creative

Invest in a refresh, makeover or ground-up rebuild for your brand – our design and concept team activates ideas that resonate.


Cannabis Permitting & Grassroots Issues Mitigation

Belfort Group helps secure approvals for cannabis commercialization, educates stakeholders and builds support during the public permitting process in cities and towns all over Massachusetts.

Communicating College Closures, Mergers & Acquisitions

Belfort Group has decades of experience managing and orchestrating the release or mitigation of sensitive issues in the news. Our crisis communications team understands the higher education landscape and works with leading publications locally, regionally, and nationally that cover the space. When colleges are dealing with closures, mergers, acquisitions or other issues that require communication with the media and public, they call us.