For the second year in a row, CEO Les Hiscoe has been selected as a Notable Leader in Real Estate by Crain’s New York Business. The 2023 Notable Leaders in Real Estate list features only 78 leaders who are making a significant impact on the dynamic New York City real estate sector.

Les’ profile highlights how he is currently leading Shawmut through an aggressive ten-year growth plan that focuses on increasing market share of large-scale projects with substantial scope and complexity with an emphasis on New York. Under Les’ leadership, Shawmut has bolstered its team of skilled large-project builders and added expertise in the commercial, education, healthcare, and life science sectors. Read the Crain’s profile here, and learn more about Les below.

Les Hiscoe serves as chief executive officer of the construction company Shawmut Design and Construction. He is currently leading a 10-year growth plan focused on increasing the firm’s market share of large-scale projects and adding experts in the commercial, education, healthcare and life science sectors to the team. In his work, Hiscoe is an advocate for use of the most innovative technology and the upfront collaboration that best brings clients’ visions to life. Outside of his professional role, he is a volunteer with Rebuilding Together New York City, a board member of the Construction Industry Round Table and a guest lecturer at the Massachusetts Institution of Technology and the University of New Hampshire.