John H. “Jack” Spurr, Jr.
BA, St. Lawrence University
MBA, Cornell University
In 1982, Jack joined A. W. Perry, a real estate investment and services firm established by his great grandfather Alonzo W. Perry in 1884. In 2017, Jack retired from his role of President and Chief Executive Officer and is currently Vice Chairman of the Company’s board of directors. Jack was also a principal of TR Advisors, a Company affiliate that specialized in transportation and government real estate services working with both private investors and developers and government entities.
Jack was an active principal of TR Advisors, a Company affiliate that specialized in transportation and government real estate services working with both private investors and developers and government entities.
Professional and Civic Affiliations
Throughout his career, Jack has been active in business and industry organizations. He is past chairman and vice chairman of the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District which he has been involved in since its inception. From 1985 to 2018, he served on the board of directors of Independent Bank Corp., parent of regional bank Rockland Trust Company. He is past chairman of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and the Building Owners and Managers Association – Boston (BOMA) and past director of the Boston Municipal Research Bureau. Jack also served area non-profit organizations. In 2023, he retired after nearly 25 years as Chairman of the Board of Friendship Home, Inc., an organization that serves individuals with developmental disabilities. He also served as a trustee of South Shore Health System Charitable Foundation.