John E. Downes, III

As the third generation president of Downes Construction Company, John oversees the strategic direction of the company making sure resources are sufficient and appropriately directed to deliver our mission. John is intimately involved during both the pre-construction as well as the construction phase of each project while always stressing the importance of teamwork.

John's career path has included positions as Field Superintendent and Project Manager/Estimator. Some of his past projects include both municipal and private repeat clients such as the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Saint Francis Hospital, the State of Connecticut DPW, New Britain Museum of American Art, Boys’ and Girls' Club of New Britain, the Berlin / New Britain YMCA and The Hospital for Special Care.