Director- WARRIORS SOAR Cape Cod Golf Classic
William M. McLaughlin retired from AvalonBay Communities, Inc. in 2021, serving most recently as the Executive Vice President of Development and Construction. He had been with AvalonBay or its predecessor, Avalon Properties, Inc., since 1994. He was responsible for all of AvalonBay’s construction activity nationally and development activity on the East Coast. He was also a member of the Company’s Management Investment Committee. Before joining AvalonBay, Bill was with Lincoln Property Company for seven years, where he was responsible for multifamily development and acquisitions in eastern New England.
He was the 2008 Chairman of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), was also the Chairman of GBREB’s Political Action Committee (PAC) and is a two-time past President of its Rental Housing Association (RHA, now MAA) division. Bill currently serves on Harvard Corporation’s Committee on Facilities and Capital Planning. He also serves on the Board of Directors at Caritas Communities, and is its Past Chair, as well as the Board of Overseers at Newton Wellesley Hospital, & the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Multifamily Leadership Board (Emeritus). He is a long-time member of the Newton Zoning Board of Appeals.
Bill received his BA in Economics from Harvard College.
Bill and his wife Linda split their time between Newton MA and Cape Cod. They have 6 adult children and 1 grandson.