Joseph N. Desautel, Jr.

As Chief Executive Officer of Downes Construction Company, Joe is responsible for Construction Management organization and is involved in direct marketing for new client base, sales presentations, profit/loss on awarded projects, long-range strategic planning, review of budgets and client liaison.

Joe joined Downes as a Project Manager with special project responsibilities. His career experience over the last 37 years includes corporate world headquarters facilities, high tech micro-electronic facilities including clean rooms, heavy process and formulation facilities, hospitals, higher education buildings, sensitive historic renovations, regional shopping retail centers and multi-level, multi-family residential projects. As Officer-in-Charge of Operations for a large regional construction manager, Joe has had extensive experience in pre-construction planning, budgeting, value engineering and wide variety of construction projects throughout New England.