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At Gaston Electrical, Everything is Illuminated

At Gaston Electrical, Everything is Illuminated

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Sep 15, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Invested in Growing Your Assets

Invested in Growing Your Assets

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Sep 8, 2019 | Reprints

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.

A Front-Row Seat on a Changing Boston

A Front-Row Seat on a Changing Boston

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Sep 1, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Making the South Shore More Competitive

Making the South Shore More Competitive

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Aug 25, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

A Marathon Growth Cycle Rolls On

A Marathon Growth Cycle Rolls On

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Aug 18, 2019 | Reprints

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.

Opening Doors in Roxbury

Opening Doors in Roxbury

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Aug 11, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Banking on the Market’s Middle Ground

Banking on the Market’s Middle Ground

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jul 28, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.  

A Vision to Create Value

A Vision to Create Value

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jul 14, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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

Building More Demand for the South Shore

Building More Demand for the South Shore

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jul 7, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Moving Up the Ladder at Skanska

Moving Up the Ladder at Skanska

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jun 30, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

A Business Model Built for the Long Haul

A Business Model Built for the Long Haul

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jun 16, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Viewing Architecture Through a New Lens

Viewing Architecture Through a New Lens

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | Jun 2, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

Learning from Retail’s Adaption to Digital

Learning from Retail’s Adaption to Digital

By Bram Berkowitz | Banker & Tradesman Staff | May 26, 2019 | Reprints

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.

Generational Change at The Fallon Co.

Generational Change at The Fallon Co.

By Steve Adams | Banker & Tradesman Staff | May 19, 2019 | Reprints | Unlock Link

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.

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