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Kropper was born in Needham, Massachusetts, to Nancy and Jon Kropper. His father was an employee of Polaroid Corporation and Wang Laboratories, and his mother is a homemaker, artist, and philanthropist. As a child, Kropper also lived in Ireland and Scotland. He was a member of the Boy Scouts and earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
Career and activities
Kropper founded Domania, a website that allows users to research housing prices and comparables; the company was acquired by LendingTree in 2004. He also founded Bank on Real Estate, Bank on Renewable Energy, and WindPole Ventures, which provided wind resource information to power traders and wind developers and operators.
Kropper serves as co-chair of Massachusetts Citizens for Immigration Reform, an immigration enforcement and reduction lobbying organization. He is a Founding Fellow with the New England Clean Energy Council.
Kropper has two daughters.
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