Jack Manning is one of the two co-founders of Boston Capital Corporation, which was formed in 1974. From its beginning, the company’s goal was to focus on providing equity investment capital for the development of apartment properties throughout the country. Under Mr. Manning’s leadership Boston Capital has grown into the largest owner/investor in apartment properties in the United States.
As CEO of Boston Capital, Mr. Manning continues to oversee the company’s business development goals. Capitalizing on its core competencies of tax credit investment underwriting, those business development goals include an expansion of investment capital for renewable energy developments, and real estate investment.
Mr. Manning is a recognized leader in the housing and real estate industries, and has served on the boards of national housing organizations and governmental commissions. In 1997, President Clinton appointed Mr. Manning to the President’s Export Council, a board comprised primarily of Fortune 500 CEOs that advise the President on government policies and programs that affect U.S. trade performance. He was also an appointee to the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
Mr. Manning serves on the boards of numerous organizations and charities including the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Progressive Business Leaders Network, the American Ireland Fund, and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation, where he is Chairman of the Distinguished Visitors Program. Mr. Manning is a member of the Board of Directors of Liberty Mutual Group, the parent company of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company. He also sits on the investment committee of Liberty Mutual Group.