Senior Managing Director
High Street Equity Advisors, LLC
As founder and principal of High Street Equity Advisors, a real estate investment company, Coughlin is responsible for the operation, management and disposition of public, private and institutional portfolios.
Prior to the formation of his company in 2001, Coughlin was responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of a national operations center for Trammell Crow Company, one of the world’s largest diversified commercial real estate service firms.
Before joining Trammell Crow in 1999, Coughlin spent twenty-two years with New England Mutual Life Insurance Company and its real estate subsidiary, Copley Real Estate Advisors, where he served as a founder, managing director and chief operating officer and was involved in the management of portfolios valued at more than $15 billion. During his tenure at Copley, Coughlin served as a member of the Board of Directors and was on the Investment Policy and Management Committees.
Coughlin was awarded his bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree in economics/accounting, summa cum laude, from Stonehill College in 1974 and earned his master of business administration (M.B.A.) from Boston University (B.U.) in 1978. In 1996, he received B.U.’s Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and has been a faculty member of the B.U. Graduate Center for Real Estate Education for over ten years.
The father of three children, Coughlin resides in Hingham, Massachusetts with his wife, Kristine E. (Gudmand) Coughlin.