Senior Project Manager

Abbey brings extensive experience in all phases of multi-family residential and commercial developments, from design through construction administration. Since joining Cronin Development in early 2017 Abbey has overseen the construction of retail and restaurant developments throughout greater Boston, including Temazcal Tequila Cantina, Jack’s Coal Fired Pizza, and Tony C’s Sports Bar. She also provides project management for various projects with Cronin Development including The St. Regis Residences, Boston. Prior to joining Cronin Development, she was a Senior Associate at Neshamkin French Architects, in Charlestown, MA

Abbey holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture, from The University of Michigan, and is a licensed architect in Massachusetts.

Development Associate

David is responsible for day-to-day oversight of financial matters for Cronin’s projects, including tracking project costs, sales, and project returns as well as creating underwriting materials for new deals and commitments. Prior to joining Cronin, David worked at AEW Capital Management, L.P. as an Analyst on their Core Property Trust. Before AEW, David worked in the Real Estate and Construction Assurance practice at Ernst & Young.

David received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of New Hampshire.


Originally from County Cork, Ireland, Jon has lived and developed real estate in Boston for more than twenty years.

Before founding The Cronin Group and Cronin Development, Jon worked out of the Charlestown offices of the engineering design and construction company Metcalf and Eddy as a Project Manager. In his time there, he helped to manage the Boston Harbor Project, considered one of the nation’s greatest environmental achievements.

Actively involved in several Boston-area nonprofits, Jon is the Vice President of the board at the South Boston Collaborative Center and sits on the Board of Directors of the South Boston Neighborhood House.

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer since 2014, Michael has spearheaded the company’s efforts to entitle its projects and has played a key role in driving growth, in part, through his strategic focus on fostering meaningful community interaction at both the “grass roots” level, as well as with Federal, State and Local governments. Prior to joining Cronin Development, Michael served the City of Boston and advised Mayor Thomas M. Menino for over twenty years.  As the City of Boston’s Chief of Policy & Planning, he successfully drove positive change across every aspect of Boston City Government and is best known for his intensive involvement with a multitude of constituency groups from community, governmental and private organizations.

Michael earned his Undergraduate degree in English and Political Science, as well as a Master of Public Affairs degree, and an Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling Certification, all from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.  Michael is a member of multiple Boards of Directors including: The South Boston Collaborative Center and Save the Harbor-Save the Bay. Michael resides in South Boston.

Senior Vice President

Patrick is responsible for overseeing all development management aspects of Cronin’s development projects from inception through completion. Patrick brings over 15 years experience in large scale development and construction projects throughout the Northeast. He has extensive experience in both the Life Science and Residential sectors throughout the greater Boston and New York City markets. Prior to Cronin Development Group, Patrick was an executive for Suffolk based out of their NYC office.

Patrick Earned his Bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Managing Director

Sean joined Cronin Development in 2018 and is responsible for oversight over the Company’s development management activities, financial operations, and underwriting of new investment opportunities. Prior to joining Cronin, he was a Director at Rockbridge Capital, a hospitality-focused private equity firm, where he supported the investment team in originating, underwriting, and structuring new debt and equity investments in hotel properties. Before Rockbridge, Sean was an Associate in J.P. Morgan’s real estate, gaming, and lodging investment banking group, where he worked on a variety of advisory and corporate finance transactions.

Sean received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.