Business 100 – 2014

Joseph F. Fallon

Joseph F. Fallon/The Fallon Company

As president and CEO of The Fallon Company, Joseph F. Fallon oversees the development and investment operations of the company’s real estate portfolio, which includes some of the most sought after residential, hotel and commercial properties in Boston. Fallon has been recognized by the Boston Redevelopment Authority as “Developer of the Year,” Boston Magazine as the recipient of their “visionary” award, and the Real Estate Finance Association as recipient of the Robert S. Swain Jr. Distinguished Service Award. In 2013 Fallon sold the 1.1 million sq. ft. Vertex Pharmaceutical headquarters buildings in one of the largest transactions in Boston’s history. Among his current projects is 100 Northern Avenue, a 17 story glass tower with over 518,000 square feet of office and retail space.

Fallon currently serves on the boards of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, and WGBH. He has served on numerous non-profit boards including the Island Alliance, Sail Boston, the Boston Harbor Association, and the New England Aquarium.  Joseph is a third-generation Irish American and resides in Boston with his wife, Susan.