Co-Founder and Board Member
As Chief Executive Officer of J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Jay offers over twenty-five years of construction industry experience to his clientele. He is responsible for high-level relationships, strategic long-term planning, philanthropic initiatives as well as various other development opportunities for JC&A. Through his leadership and unequivocal commitment to client service, JC&A has enjoyed numerous repeat business relationships earning a strong reputation as one of New England’s leading construction management firms. He celebrates a host of satisfied clients including Boston Properties, Adidas, Shire Pharmaceuticals, The TJX Companies, Inc., The Park School, New England Sports Network (NESN), Biogen IDEC, Tufts University, Constant Contact, Atlantic Management, The MathWorks and General Electric to name a few. CoreNet Global New England recognized Jay for these efforts honoring him their prestigious “Regional Service Provider of the Year” award.
Jay earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Minor in Management from Tufts University. His professional experience in the engineering and construction industry spans from large heavy/highway transportation projects and municipal buildings to the construction of mission critical facilities as well as projects in the academic, corporate, healthcare and science & technology markets.
Jay is a member of several industry-related associations including the Commercial Brokers Association, CoreNet Global, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties and the International Interior Design Association. He also gives back to the community in positive ways and is a founding member of the 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Team IMPACT, whose mission is to connect and cultivate meaningful relationships between college athletic teams and children diagnosed with life-threatening diseases. In addition to Team IMPACT, Jay supports numerous other causes such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Champions for Children’s Hospital, Boston Scholar Athletes, Share the Magic Nutcracker Ballet, and The Jimmy Fund to name a few. As a result of his leadership in the community, JC&A has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal 9 years straight as a Top Charitable Contributor.
Jay is also a proud member of the Board of Overseers at Tufts University as well as the Presidents Circle at South Shore Hospital.
Jay resides in Norwell, MA and has 3 children Christopher, Daintry and Jake.