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Michael McDonagh

Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts Names Michael McDonagh New Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON, DC (October 26, 2018) – Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) announced the appointment of Michael McDonagh as Chief Executive Officer. McDonagh succeeds Carrie Ciliberto, who announced Michael McDonaghher decision to leave ASM in May. McDonagh joins ASM from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, where he was General Counsel and Government Affairs Director.

“We are so pleased to welcome Michael to the Association. His experience and reputation are stellar and in keeping with the solid reputation of our organization whose members proudly employ thousands of trade workers across the state,” said ASM President Sue Mailman.

Prior to joining ASM, McDonagh was the General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) for the past six years. A member of MAR staff since 2001, he held several roles involving the legal and legislative programs and services of the Association focused on issues related to real estate brokerage and property rights.

“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to lead and build upon the great success of ASM,” said McDonagh. “I look forward to working with the Board of Directors and membership to implement our strategic plan and help our members continue to provide the work that shapes skylines across the state.”

McDonagh is a graduate of Providence College and the New England School of Law where he served as an editor of the New England Law Review. He has also received his Realtor® Certified Executive (RCE) designation for association management. McDonagh served as a member of the Commonwealth’s Energy Efficiency Advisory Council and is involved with the Real Estate Bar Association where he co-chairs its Legislative Section. McDonagh resides in Easton with his family.

About ASM:

Founded in 1950, the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) represents over 350 subcontractor companies, thousands of employees, suppliers, and affiliated organizations in Massachusetts and surrounding states. ASM is the only organization in the Commonwealth dedicated exclusively to the business issues affecting subcontractors, who perform more than 80% of the work on all major building construction in the state.

About Sterling Martin Associates:

Sterling Martin Associates  is a national executive search firm founded in 2006 by CEO and Managing Partner, David Martin. SMA specializes in working with associations and nonprofit organizations on senior-level executive searches. With five office locations in Washington, DC, Chicago, New York and California, SMA offers national reach and scope while providing a superior quality of service in a cost-effective manner. Our partners and consultants bring association, nonprofit and for-profit management experience to each of our client engagements. Our team also serves as volunteers for a wide range of nonprofit governing boards.