Jay Hanley – Principal
After spending six years working at investment banks in San Francisco and New York City, Jay Hanley returned to Nantucket in 2002 – he had worked on the island as carpenter in the early 1990’s. Soon after, Jay began work as a general contractor, building some of the most lavish and unique homes on the island. Jay obtained a B.A. from Bucknell University (Biology & Economics) and a management degree from Harvard University.
Tom Garrette – Principal
Tom brings over 17 years of project management experience to the Hanley Construction & Development team. He obtained his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech before starting his management consulting career. While working for industry leading consulting and strategy firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM, Accenture and Booz Allen Hamilton, he successfully led 20+ person teams to complete multiple engineering transformation and process improvement initiatives. He moved to Nantucket in 2013 and has since utilized his experience to complete multiple high end new construction and renovation projects on schedule and within budget. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and doing just about anything he can outdoors including playing golf, biking, waterskiing and hiking. He serves on the Montessori Children’s house Board of Directors and the First Congregational Church Deacon Board.
Magdalena Reid – Office Manager
Magdalena brings over 15 years of management and banking experience to Hanley Development. She joined the team in 2016 and is a crucial member of our team managing contracts, subcontracts, accounts payable and receivables and much more! In her free time, Magdalena serves on the boards for Holidays for Heroes and the Community Foundation for Nantucket, and is involved with the Nantucket Fund grant committee, which benefits many of Nantucket’s non-profits. When she is not volunteering her time helping others and the community, she enjoys living a healthy lifestyle, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Luke Hanley – Coordinator of Fun
Although only a toddler, Luke brings a lot to the Hanley team. With an eye for coordinating shapes and an ear for animal sounds, he has a happy balance between business and pleasure. He strives to push his limits in building lego houses and has ambitions to operate a drill in no time. During his time away from work, Luke enjoys snack time and piggy back rides on his dog, Bella.