Shawmut Design and Construction Grows Luxury Homes Division with Two New Hires


Award-winning construction management firm’s new employees to bolster residential business development in New York and Miami

Shawmut Design and Construction, a leading $1.3 billion national construction management firm, today announced the addition of business development leads to its Luxury Homes division in New York and Miami. Eric McLaughlin, director of business development in New York, and Francine Rodriguez, business development manager in Miami, will expand and strengthen the business line’s presence in two of its key markets.

“Shawmut has a long history of building homes as a special service to our commercial clients,” said William Pisani, vice president, Luxury Homes at Shawmut. “We have been providing these services for the past 30 years and in the last 10 years alone, we have delivered over $300 million in work. By adding Eric and Francine to our Luxury Homes division we expect our market share in New York and Miami to flourish under their expert guidance.”

McLaughlin, a 15-year industry veteran, joins Shawmut as a director of business development for Luxury Homes, overseeing the New York market. Having served as a director of marketing and business development in his previous role, he will leverage his existing relationships and background in community organization to grow the new division. McLaughlin holds a B.A. in Marketing from Northeastern University and is actively involved in local cultural non-profit Open House New York.

Rodriguez, a Miami native, brings seven years of industry experience and a wealth of local knowledge to her role as Shawmut Luxury Homes business development manager. Rodriguez will apply her background in architecture and vast local network to bolster Luxury Homes’ presence in South Florida. Rodriguez holds a B.S. in Architecture from University of Virginia and an MBA from NOVA Southeastern University. She supports many local charities, including Voices for Children and the Dolphin Cycling Challenge.

The Shawmut Luxury Homes team brings proven construction techniques and a client-first mindset to home building and is helmed by the same team of executives who grew Shawmut’s high-profile luxury retail division. Since its inception, the team has brought its bespoke services and uplifting home building experience to A-list Grammy winners, casino developers, billionaire tech moguls, and more.

Shawmut Luxury Homes is offered nationwide, with a focus on the New York, Los Angeles, and Miami markets.

About Shawmut Design and Construction

Shawmut Design and Construction is a $1.3 billion national construction management firm with a reputation for completing extremely complex and logistically challenging projects for the most high-profile clients in the industry. As an ESOP (employee-owned) company, Shawmut has created a culture of ownership, proactive solution-making, and forward thinking. Eighty percent of its business comes from repeat clients, proving there is a strong focus on building lasting partnerships. Shawmut’s unique business model allows project teams to better service clients by focusing their specialized expertise within one of the following areas: Academic, Tenant Interiors, Cultural & Historic, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Hotel, Luxury Homes, Restaurant, Retail, and Sports Venues. Shawmut has offices located in Boston, Providence, New York, Miami, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. For more information, please visit

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