Benjamin Gilbane Cole Promoted to Business Development Manager in Gilbane’s Boston Office

Fifth generation family member brings construction operations experience to new role as Business Development Manager in Gilbane’s Boston office

HS3_Cole_5291Boston, MA – June 8, 2016 – Leading global construction and facilities-related services firm, Gilbane Building Company has promoted Benjamin Gilbane Cole, a fifth generation family member, to the role of Business Development Manager in Boston.

Ben began his career at Gilbane as an intern serving on projects in Rhode Island for  GTech Corporation, University of Rhode Island and Central High School, to name a few. In 2013 Ben joined Gilbane full-time as a Superintendent before entering the Management Candidate Acceleration Program (MCAP) in 2014.

“Ben will play an instrumental role in cultivating relationships and reviewing business prospects with developer partners in Boston,” notes Michael Kennedy, Vice President.   “Ben’s enthusiasm and experience in construction operations will add a new dynamic to our Business Development team.  As a fifth generation family member, Ben is a model brand ambassador and lives the core values of Gilbane.”

Ben retains a BS in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver  and maintains an Associated General Contractors (AGC) Young Professionals Certification.  Ben is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI),  NAIOP, CoreNet, and Massachusetts Building Congress.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane has been a leading Boston construction firm since 1946, serving commercial, institutional, and public clients in the Commonwealth including the University of Massachusetts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Tufts University, Verizon, Genzyme, Fidelity Investments, and Bank of America. The Boston office was recently named a Top Charitable Contributor in 2015 by Boston Business Journal. For more information, visit