Daniel J. Doherty III is a founder and principal of Eastern Real Estate LLC, one of New England’s leading commercial real estate investment, development and asset management firms. Dan, together with his business partner and team of industry professionals, has developed more than 100 projects totaling over twelve million square feet with a value in excess of $2,500,000,000. Over the course of Mr. Doherty’s twenty-five year career he has been responsible for transacting in excess of 25 million square feet of commercial real estate.
Dan is a strong advocate for many youth-oriented concerns and is an avid supporter and board member of numerous charitable and academic institutions. He has been a leading donor to Autism Speaks, and actively supports Tower School, Dreamland, The Jimmy Fund, Love Lane and Marblehead All Sports Foundation. Dan is an active board member of the Nantucket Boys and Girls Club and has chaired the Development Committee for the LVO YMCA. In addition, Dan serves on the Tufts Medical Center Board of Trustees where he is active on the Strategic Planning Committee. He has also established the Doherty Family Scholarship to assist economically-challenged students who exhibit exceptional leadership potential.
Mr. Doherty has been awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science – Honoris Causa from Tufts University and serves on the Tufts University Board of Trustees, where he currently chairs the Buildings and Grounds committee. He is also a longstanding member of the Board of Advisors for Athletics and served as Chairman of the Tufts University Development Corporation.
Mr. Doherty was elected to the Tufts University Board of Trustees in 2007.