Mr. Jim Coughlan is a Principal of TRITEC Real Estate Company and was a co-founder of the Company in 1986, with his brother, Bob. Under their shared executive leadership, TRITEC has successfully created a wide range of innovative projects including apartments, mixed-use complexes, industrial parks, mid-rise office buildings, hotels, medical office buildings, R&D facilities, and industrial structures that meet the needs of the market while creating new and dynamic opportunities for tenants and surrounding communities.
With his brother Bob, Jim guides development, construction, and management of mixed-use complexes, apartment complexes, industrial parks, mid-rise office buildings, hotels, medical office buildings, R&D facilities, and industrial buildings.
Mr. Coughlan also oversees site selection, acquisition, design, municipal approvals, financing, joint venture structuring, construction, and leasing/sales of millions of square feet of commercial space.
Jim is actively involved with a number of charitable and not-for-profit organizations that strengthen the quality of life in the Long Island region. Jim has served five years as an Officer on the Board of the Long Island Builders Institute, including two years as President. He was recently sworn in as Chairman. Jim is an active board member of the Hauppauge Industrial Association. He also serves as a board member for more than 22 years at the Community Development Corporation of Long Island. Jim recently stepped down after 12 years as Chairman but continues to serve on the board. He has also served as a member of the Stony Brook Children’s Hospital Task Force, where he has played a crucial role in assisting Suffolk County’s only hospital dedicated to specialized care for children.
Jim is a graduate of Brown University and studied at New York University Shack Institute of Real Estate.
Long Island Business News inducted Bob and Jim Coughlan into the 1999 40 Under 40 Class.