A.W. Perry a relationship-driven real estate investment and services firm with offices in Boston and Hingham, MA is pleased to announce that Francis (Fran) DeCoste has been appointed Senior Vice President of Residential Development for the Company. In his role Fran will lead the full life cycle from permitting to sales for A.W. Perry residential land holdings and he will also explore and identify potential land acquisitions with a focus on Boston’s South Shore.
Fran has more than 35 years of experience in the real estate development industry. Prior to joining A.W. Perry, Fran served as the Chief Operating Officer of TR Advisors, LLC a company focused on transit-oriented development projects and public private partnerships in Boston, Chicago, and other markets across the country. At TR Advisors in partnership with A.W. Perry, Fran most recently successfully lead a residential development project of 29 single family condominium units at Pine Hill Crossing in Bedford, MA. Prior to his 14 years at TRA, Fran served as the Chief Executive Officer/Principal for Fox Properties/Bradford Development a boutique luxury condominium development firm focused on the Greater Boston market.
“We are pleased to welcome Fran to the leadership team at A.W. Perry.” said Susan P. O’Day, President of the company. “Fran’s relevant expertise, ambition and enthusiasm as well as his prior experience working with the A.W. Perry team during his 14 years at TRA make him a perfect candidate for this position. “
Fran expressed: “I’m excited to be joining a firm with as long a track record of success and accomplishment as A.W. Perry’s.”