Anthony Pangaro has been a principal in private real estate development since 1980, completing over $3 billion of work in Boston, most notably the Millennium Tower (the Filene’s Department Store site), the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Towers, the 10 St. James Avenue Office Tower, and the Four Seasons Hotel and Condominium. He is a principal in the joint venture formed in 1997 between his firm, MDA Partners of Boston, and Millennium Partners of New York City. Prior to that, he managed the development of Boston’s Southwest Corridor transit project, which includes a five-mile long public park. He has also held positions at the New York State Urban Development Corporation and the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
A registered architect, Pangaro earned degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in architecture and in building science, and a master's degree from Harvard University in architecture. He was subsequently awarded the Loeb Fellowship in Advanced Environmental Studies at Harvard. He has served as a director on numerous Boston community and nonprofit boards, including the American Repertory Theater, the Boston Center for Adult Education, Opera Boston, and the Lower Roxbury Community Corporation. He is a member of the board of overseers of the Museum of Fine Arts and a member of the executive committee of the board of the Esplanade Association.
Pangaro served on the Boston Conservatory board for 25 years, including as cochair, and on the executive and building committees.