Gilbane Building Company Announces Addition of Laura Onessimo to Gilbane’s Boston Office

Boston, MA –September 6, 2017 – Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Onessimo to the business development team based in its Boston office. Laura previously served as Vice President of Business Development for Skanska for 13 years prior to joining Gilbane.

Laura brings her ability to identify potential business opportunities and client management, as well as her strong network, to drive market expansion and cultivate additional client and partner relationships through creative sales strategies.

“Laura’s reputation, industry knowledge and client development expertise are tremendous assets for our firm,” said J. Michael Kennedy, Vice President. “Laura’s ability to develop and execute strategies to build new business opportunities will effectively support our strategic business plan for 2017 and beyond.”

Laura actively participates in multiple industry organizations including NAIOP and CREW Boston.  She is a member of the Executive Committee for the United Way of Greater Boston Real Estate Leadership Breakfast.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world. For more information, visit

Gilbane has been a leading Boston construction firm since 1946, serving commercial, institutional, and public clients in the Commonwealth including the University of Massachusetts, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Genzyme, Fidelity Investments, City of Boston-Boston Public Schools and Bank of America. For more information, visit