As Chief Executive Officer of J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Jay offers over thirty years of construction industry experience to his clientele. He is responsible for high-level relationship development, 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 MassBio, Salesforce, Reebok, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Atlantic Management, Boston Properties, New England Sports Network (NESN), iRobot, Biogen IDEC, Boston Dynamics and General Electric to name a few.
Jay earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with a Minor in Management from Tufts University. His professional experience in the construction industry spans from large heavy/highway transportation projects and municipal buildings to the construction of mission critical/advanced technology and GMP Biotech facilities and markets such as corporate, private schools, advanced technology and life sciences.Jay is a member of several industry-related associations and affiliations including the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, Commercial Brokers Association, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, International Interior Design Association and CoreNet.
He is the Co-Founder of Team IMPACT (www.goteamimpact.org), a National Non-Profit that matches children with chronic or life threatening illnesses with college athletic teams.He supports causes such as Team IMPACT, Boston PAL, The Corey Griffin Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation, The One Hundred Club, Champions for Children’s Hospital, The One Hundred Club, South Shore Hospital, The Jimmy Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The American Heart Assoc, The Greg Hill Foundation and Father Bill’s to name a few.Jay is also a proud member of the Board of Trustees for Team IMPACT, The Boston Police Activities League, The One Hundred Club and The Corey Griffin Foundation and Boston Philanthophest.As a result of his leadership in the community, JC&A has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal 13 years straight as a Top Charitable Contributor.
Jay resides in Downtown Boston, MA and has 3 children Christopher, Daintry and Jake.
Organizations I am a part of: Team IMPACT, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Champions for Children’s Hospital, Boston Scholar Athletes, Share the Magic Nutcracker Ballet, The Jimmy Fund, Commercial Brokers Association, CoreNet Global, Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties, International Interior Design Association, Board of Overseers at Tufts University and the Presidents Circle at South Shore Hospital