Before they occupy their new buildings, global corporations such as Amazon, Wayfair and Boeing rely on Gaston Electrical to provide them with reliable connections to the grid. Michael Weber and his brother William split the leadership duties for the company, which has 275 employees.
The investment management arm at Rockland Trust recently hit a huge milestone when it reached $4 billion in assets under management. That number will likely grow as Rockland continues to tap into new customers from its recent acquisitions. Leading the charge is Rockland Trust’s managing director and chief investment officer since 2005, David Smith.
McCall & Almy’s Julie Gray works with big institutional clients, such as Partners Healthcare, Northeastern University and Berklee College of Music, on real estate projects that are changing the physical environment of Greater Boston for decades. Gray has brokered transactions topping 800,000 square feet in the past year alone.
Prior to joining the South Shore Chamber of Commerce as president and CEO, Peter Forman spent over 20 years in government as a member of the House of Representatives, sheriff of Plymouth County, undersecretary of administration and finance under former Gov. Paul Cellucci and chief of staff to former Gov. Jane Swift.
Ryan Enright has been active in Boston commercial real estate since 1997, and during that time he’s brokered more than 800 transactions in the core downtown neighborhoods. Enright joined JLL Boston’s downtown leasing team nearly five years ago, after 17 years representing Equity Office Properties’ Boston portfolio.
Roxann Cooke is the New England regional director of JPMorgan Chase, which recently made a big splash in the state by pledging to open 50 retail branches in the Greater Boston area. Approximately 30 percent of branches will be in low- to moderate-income communities.
Michelle Apigian is a leader in Massachusetts’ “passive house” movement, spreading the word on how tightly-insulated building envelopes can deliver energy savings to building owners.
After graduating from the University of Rhode Island, Sam Hanna figured the best way to leverage his finance degree would be to start a career in banking. Three decades later, Hanna is still in the industry and is now senior vice president and director of middle market banking for Webster Bank, where he has worked for the last eight years.
With the convergence of new technological innovation, we are seeing a drastic shift in how we interact with each other and the environment, CBT Architects Associate Principal Sae Kim says, and it’s changing how he – and we – are seeing cities.
Seeing a need for bankers and other industry professionals to improve their communication and presentation skills, Stacey Shipman in 2006 launched the company now known as Engage The Room. Shipman said she never intended to be in this particular line of business – rather it chose her.
Jonathan Davis has developed office buildings, lab space and multifamily housing in Greater Boston during up-and-down real estate cycles since the mid-1970s. In Davis’ view, the latest building boom has a key distinction that sets it apart from previous eras: demand for new commercial space and
Winthrop Sargent has had many jobs throughout his career. He has worked as the owner of a consumer products company, a senior consultant at an accounting firm and a contract CFO. The head of Winthrop Capital Advisors is also a member of the South Shore Economic Development Corp. and is trying to raise the area’s profile.
Brian Northrup, Skanska’s new general manager of building operations for the New England region, is currently overseeing such projects as Boston College’s new recreation center, the Brookline High School expansion and construction of the new Belmont High School.
Pricey East Coast housing markets are nothing new to Theresa Hatton, who took over as the new CEO of the Massachusetts Association of Realtors this month.
The first female commissioner of banks in nearly 45 years, and only the third ever since 1906, Mary Gallagher has an appreciation for regulation that provides a level playing field in an industry that demands consumer confidence and trust.
The apartment business runs in the family at The Hamilton Co., the Allston-based landlord and developer founded by the late Harold Brown. His son Jameson, after working as a real estate agent in Boston, joined the company in 2009. Following his father’s retirement in November 2017, Jameson Brown was named co-CEO along with Chief Financial Officer Andy Bloch.
Ronald McLean was hired earlier this year as president and CEO of the Cooperative Credit Union Association, a trade group that represents credit unions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Delaware.
As resiliency and mobility issues approach crisis proportions in Greater Boston, Amy Korte is using technology to optimize designs and operations of new developments. Korte was named president of Arrowstreet, the Boston-based architecture firm that she joined in 2008, in May.
As digital transformation continues to disrupt the banking industry, banks are forced to adjust their branch strategy in the same way as traditional retailers. But so far, all banks have really done is close branches and reduce staff.
Michael Fallon was appointed president of The Fallon Co., just last month, but the 30-year-old real estate executive is already thinking about the long-term legacy of the Boston-based development company founded by his father Joseph in 1993.