Reporter

Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS

Colliers is picked to market the Hynes, but it could be a tricky assignment

By , Globe Staff

The sale of the Hynes Convention Center should be a lucrative deal for Colliers International, the brokerage picked on Thursday to handle the transaction. But it could also become one of the Boston office’s trickiest deals to pull off.

CHESTO MEANS BUSINESS

Brookline’s ban on natural gas connections spurs other municipalities to consider the idea

By , Globe Staff

When Brookline approved its ban last month, many in the business community worried it would be the first of many dominoes to fall. Well, here they go. Next in line: Cambridge, and then Newton.

Big biz group makes strides with board diversity

By , Globe Staff

Because the Roundtable membership consists of top executives from the state’s largest employers, this lack of diversity might have once seemed inevitable. Not anymore.

Architects, other supporters rally to save the Hurley building

By , Globe Staff

The Baker administration views the aging Charles F. Hurley Building as a prime redevelopment opportunity in the heart of Boston. But cashing in on this potential windfall could be challenging.