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, midrise 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 within the regions they serve including his role as Chairman of the Board for the Community Development Corporation of Long Island and as President of the Long Island Builders Institute. Jim also serves Stony Brook University Medical Center’s (SBUMC) Development Council, established with a mission to further the Medical Center’s evolution as a world-class organization through philanthropy and community support. In addition, as a member of the Children’s Hospital Task Force at SBUMC, he has played a crucial role in assisting Suffolk County’s only hospital dedicated to specialized care for children.
Jim is a 1984 graduate of Brown University, a member of the Brown Alumni Association and serves as an interviewer for prospective candidates for admission from Long Island.