Our Leadership Team
Joseph Eddy is the President of JE Properties and sits on the investment committee. Mr. Eddy leads the company’s real estate development and acquisition activities.
Prior to joining JE Properties, Mr. Eddy worked at WinnDevelopment where he was responsible for developing mixed-use project, market rate housing, mixed-income housing, and affordable housing. He oversaw the redevelopment of the 1 million square foot mixed-use Sibley Square project and various other housing projects. Prior to WinnDevelopment Mr. Eddy worked at Fantini & Gorga as a Managing Director, where he structured and placed financing on every property type across all segments of the capital markets. Throughout his career at Fantini & Gorga he worked on more than 100 transactions totaling more than $1.5 billion. He also previously worked at Eastern Bank in the corporate lending, equipment leasing, commercial real estate and troubled asset groups.
Mr. Eddy serves on the Real Estate Advisory Board for Catholic Charities in the Archdiocese of Boston. He is a member of NAIOP, is a past Vice President of the Notre Dame Club of Greater Boston and past Vice President on the Alumni Council of The Fenn School.
Mr. Eddy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he double majored in Economics and Pre-medicine.
Gregory Jennison is Senior Vice President at JE Properties and sits on the investment committee. Mr. Jennison leads the company’s construction activities.
Mr. Jennison began his career at Corcoran Jennison Companies in 1999 working as a field engineer in the construction division. He has sequentially worked as construction manager, then project manager before transferring into the Company’s development division. In the development division he has worked in the role of project manager and project executive completing projects in the residential, commercial, and hospitality asset classes. Total development costs of these projects were in excess of $150 million.
Since 2007 Gregory has co-founded several entities such as Dupont Properties, LLC, and Garnet Builders, LLC which have been successfully involved in the development, construction, and acquisition of real estate properties. Gregory is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College Carroll School of Management with a major in finance and holds a Massachusetts Builders License.
Gary Jennison founded the company and serves on its investment committee. Mr. Jennison is the Vice Chairman of Corcoran Jennison, has served on the Board of Directors of the National Housing Rehabilitation Association, Greater Boston Rental Housing Association, the Quincy Savings Bank, and is a Life Director of the National Association of Home Builders. He also served as President of the Builders Association of Greater Boston and was named “Builder of the Year” in 1984. He has also served on Boston’s Private Industry Council to assist local public schools in enhancing education programs and on committees of The United Way and the National Conference for Community and Justice. Mr. Jennison was appointed by the Governor to the Task Force on Private Affordable Housing Production, which successfully authored significant housing legislation, and was a member of the Blue Ribbon Task Force to create affordable housing. He has spoken before national and local groups on the subject of housing, and has lectured at several colleges on real estate development and construction.
Mr. Jennison is a former Trustee and Chairman of the Board of Bentley College, from which he graduated and holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree, he also holds a Masters Degree from the University of Massachusetts.
Gary Jennison, Jr. is the Chairman of JE Properties and sits on its investment committee. Mr. Jennison is also President of Corcoran Jennison Management, CMJ Management Company, and Westminster Management. At Corcoran Jennison Mr. Jennison oversees a portfolio of over 14,000 residential units and 500,000 square feet of commercial property.
Prior to his role as Chairman of JE Properties and President of multiple companies Mr. Jennison served as a director in development and operations of multi-family, hotel and commercial properties including the Hampton Inn and Suites Crosstown Center in Boston, MA and The Peninsula Apartment in Boston.
Prior to that, Mr. Jennison worked for five years at the Boston office of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he became a Certified Public Accountant. While at PwC, he served clients in the real estate, mutual fund, pension fund, health care and high tech sectors including State Street Bank, Raytheon and Partners Healthcare.
Mr. Jennison received a BS degree from Boston College with a double major in finance and accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Home Builders and the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Jennison is on the Board of Directors of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association, (NHRA).