Poised to Ride Out the CRE Cycle

Callahan Construction Managers has kept busy at a wide range of notable local development projects, but under Patrick Callahan’s leadership it’s expanded its reach from New Jersey to Maine as the larger commercial real estate industry suffers.

Relationships for the Long Haul

David Eidle is a relatively new face at Rockland Trust, but a familiar one on the North Shore, where the former M&T Bank executive will lead Rockland Trust’s planned C&I expansion.

A Digital Bank Unlocks Transformation

In just two years, Cambridge Savings Bank’s new digital-only brand Ivy Bank had hauled in over $500 million in deposits. Kevin McGuire is the executive responsible for the technology that made it happen.

Harvard Gets into the Hospitality Business

Harvard Allston Land Corp. CEO Carl Rodrigues sees the mass timber conference hall and 250-key hotel rising as key differentiators for the company’s four-building development rising rapidly in Allston.

Turning Up the Volume in Back Bay

Samuels & Assoc.’s Rachel Diharce gives an inside look at how she and her team curated a unique retail experience at the new Lyrik development to cap off Boston’s iconic Newbury Street shopping district.

Fenway Team Competes in a Crowded Field

On the front lines in the housing affordability battle, Suneeth John leads the Fenway CDC’s real estate team in identifying promising sites and finding financing sources to acquire and develop them.

Localizing Philanthropy for a Global Bank

Coming from the world of government administration, Rafia Zahir-Uddin has helped JPMorgan Chase to organize significant community investments in Massachusetts as its vice president for corporate responsibility.

A Culture of Putting Communities First

Robert Cashman’s life has been intertwined with Metro Credit Union from the start: his grandfather founded it and his father led it. Now, he’s leading the Chelsea lender to new heights. 

Amid Crisis, A Career Change Opportunity Emerges

Laura Lakin’s career in the Massachusetts Army National Guard is lending extra significance to her current role helping oversee the interior fitout of a new comprehensive brain health and trauma program for military veterans in Charlestown.

An Evangelist for Well-Designed Environments

Jeff Speck has spent decades advocating for the benefits of dense and walkable environments. As cities confront the future of urban spaces in the post-pandemic era, he’s teaming up with transit advocate Chris Dempsey.

Building Bridges Between Job Clusters and Joy

As a former bakery owner and chamber of commerce leader, Julie Copoulos has first-hand experience with the hurdles that entrepreneurs face in Massachusetts’ Gateway Cities that she applies as Pittsfield’s new transformative development fellow.

A Helmsman for a Strategic Expansion

North Easton Savings Bank is looking to diversify its lending business by building out its roster of small business and nonprofit clients. It’s charged Chief Lending Officer Ralph Letner with making that happen.

Paving the Path to Permitting

For real estate developers pursuing projects in Boston, the road to approval often leads through McDermott, Quilty, Miller & Hanley partner Joseph Hanley’s State Street offices.