LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Suffolk, one of the most innovative and successful builders and real estate enterprises in the country, has announced it hired Joshua Englander as the Senior Director of External Affairs in the West Region. Mr. Englander will be responsible for building and expanding key relationships in California state government, local government, and the business community to strengthen Suffolk’s role as a policy leader on issues critical to construction, real estate and development.
“We’re excited Joshua has joined our team at such a pivotal moment of Suffolk growth and expansion in California,” said Tony Rango, President of the West Region at Suffolk. “His experience in public affairs and relationships within state government and with local leaders will open important opportunities for Suffolk to be a major policy leader and play a critical role in addressing important issues and challenges in the construction space.”
Prior to joining Suffolk, Mr. Englander was the Associate Vice President and West and Northwest Government Relations Director at HNTB Corporation, where he worked with government officials to promote strategic plans across 13 states in the Western United States. Prior to his position with the HTNB Corporation, he served as the Federal Affairs Representative for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority where he advocated for Metro Board-approved federal policy with Congress and the administration as the sole Washington, D.C.-based representative.
Mr. Englander holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Davis and a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.
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Suffolk is a national company with $4.0 billion in annual revenue, 2,500 employees and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Suffolk serves clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation/aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. Suffolk is ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram.