Born into the construction industry and raised in a home located on the property of the original J.F. Kiely Construction Co., John M. Kiely developed a passion for the family business from a young age. He recalls playing with equipment in the company’s yard and going everywhere with his father.
In 1990, after graduating from Boston University, John joined his father’s company full time. After working his way through multiple shared services and focusing on organic and acquired growth, John became President of the Kiely Family of Companies in 2009 and Chief Executive Officer in 2019. As a recognized and respected leader, John embodies the Kiely Code of empowering team members, partnering with customers, and advancing communities. He holds pride in having developed a diversified, resilient family of companies, while respecting his father’s legacy, cherishing their 30-plus-year working relationship, and inspiring Kiely team members to achieve personal growth.