Cambridge Bancorp and its subsidiary, Cambridge Trust Company, announced the appointment of Donald Briggs to its Board of Directors. Mr. Briggs is senior vice president - development for Federal Realty Investment Trust. Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust specializing in the ownership, management, and redevelopment of high quality retail real estate in the country's best markets. Mr. Briggs leads the planning and execution of the Trust's development and redevelopment projects.
Donald Briggs, Member of Cambridge Trust Company's Board of Directors (Photo: Business Wire)“We are pleased to welcome Don to the Board of Directors,” said Joseph V. Roller, president and CEO of Cambridge Bancorp and Cambridge Trust Company. “His extensive experience working with local real estate developments and familiarity with the greater Boston market will make him a valuable contributor to the Board. Don’s insights and perspectives will help Cambridge Trust better serve the Bank’s growing commercial real estate sector.” “I am excited to be a part of the Cambridge Trust Company Board. I look forward to working with the Bank as it continues its mission of helping local businesses grow while expanding its commercial real estate lending business,” said Mr. Briggs. Prior to joining Federal Realty in 2000, Mr. Briggs was a development manager for Cousins Properties, Incorporated, a diversified REIT in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Briggs also worked as a senior project manager for The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in Florida. Mr. Briggs has a bachelor's degree in architecture from University of Florida, and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and Urban Land Institute. About Cambridge Bancorp Cambridge Bancorp and its subsidiary, Cambridge Trust Company, are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the heart of Harvard Square. Cambridge Trust Company is a 123-year-old Massachusetts chartered commercial bank with $1.4 billion in total assets and 12 Massachusetts locations in Cambridge, Boston, Belmont, Concord, Lexington, Lincoln, and Weston. Cambridge Trust Company is one of New England’s leaders in wealth management with $1.8 billion in client assets under management. In addition, Cambridge Trust Company of New Hampshire offers wealth management services at two New Hampshire locations, Concord and Portsmouth.