Peabody Properties announces Heather McCann as Vice President of Human Resources

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BRAINTREE and COHASSET, MA, ISSUED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018…Peabody Properties (, a full-service real estate and property management firm, has named Heather McCann of Cohasset, Massachusetts, as Vice President of Human Resources.
In this executive level role, her focus will be on expanding the objectives within the company’s five-year strategic plan, including the implementation of strategies for employee engagement and the development of policies and procedures.
McCann joins Peabody Properties with extensive experience as a human resources executive; she began her career in 1995 at Fidelity Investments where she developed HR proficiency in a variety of key roles.  Her career background also includes tenure with Gateway, Inc., as VP of Human Resources and Recruiting with RueLaLa, and most recently with Cambridge BioMarketing as Managing Director of Culture and Talent.
A graduate of The University of Phoenix, McCann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  She is a member of The Society of Human Resource Management and the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA).
“We are thrilled to welcome Heather to the Peabody Properties’ fine team of professionals,” said Karen Fish-Will, CEO of Peabody Properties, Inc. “Her impressive background, proven results and values-driven experience uniquely qualifies Heather for this pivotal role of VP of Human Resources.”
“We are lucky to be able to draw upon Heather’s years of experience in this field and her skillset that will benefit the company as a whole as we continue to grow and expand,” added Melissa Fish-Crane, COO of Peabody Properties, Inc.
About Peabody Properties, Inc.
Peabody Properties is a full-service real-estate firm which manages more than 14,000 units of housing, primarily in New England. The award-winning, privately held corporation and Accredited Management Organization (AMO) was incorporated in 1976 and is under the direction of Karen Fish-Will and Melissa Fish-Crane, who were recently ranked #31 (out of 50) on Glassdoor’s 2018 SMB Top CEOs list.  In 1995, Peabody Properties recognized its long-term commitment to Resident Services as a unique area of expertise within the field of property management and established a new, specialty sector.  Peabody Resident Services, Inc. is dedicated solely to the development of support services and programs for residents of affordable housing.  Peabody Properties is designated as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), is certified by the Massachusetts State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) and was recently ranked in the top 60 on the 2017 National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) Affordable 100 List, as well as a 2017 Top Place to Work by the Boston Globe and 2018 Glassdoor Best Place to Work. Peabody Properties maintains headquarters at 536 Granite Street, Braintree, MA 02184. The firm also has offices in New Jersey and Florida. For additional information please visit

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