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Anthony F. Cordeiro Charitable Foundation Inc.

Our Founder

The Founder of The Anthony F. Cordeiro Charitable Foundation is Anthony F. Cordeiro who also serves as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.

Anthony F. Cordeiro is a respected businessman and entrepreneur in the Greater Fall River Area owning and operating a number of companies as well as commercial real estate properties. A 1980 graduate of Durfee High School, he earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1984. He received his Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.) with a concentration in Finance, from Bryant College in 1992. Cordeiro began his first business, Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency LLC in 1987 at just 24 years of age. Today, Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency is known as one of the top insurance providers in the region.

Anthony F. Cordeiro is the CEO and President of Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency, LLC, and Cordeiro Properties, LLC. Cordeiro previously held Series 7, Series 13, and Principal 24 Securities licenses. He currently holds his insurance licenses in Property Casualty, Life, Accident and Health. He is a Certified Chartered Pension Professional (CPP) and is a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts. In addition to the many companies he solely owns, Cordeiro is also the Managing Partner of 25 limited liability corporations holding in excess of $80 million in real estate values. His most recent endeavors include: Cordeiro Financial Group, LLC, Mechanics Mill One, LLC and Mechanics Mill Two, LLC (the entities that own and operate Commonwealth Landing), and Turning Two, LLC (the entity that owns and operates Jerry Remy's Sports Bar & Grill, Fall River.)

Deeply vested in advancing the health and well-being of the Greater Fall River community, Cordeiro actively supports numerous area health, education, and civic projects. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Thomas Chew Memorial Boys & Girls Club. He previously served as President of the Board of Directors for Child & Family Services and was a member of the Board of Directors for St. Anne’s Hospital, the Southcoast Health System/Charlton Memorial Hospital President’s Council, Fall River Retirement Board, Bridgewater State College Business Advisory Council, and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Advanced Technology Center Advisory Board. A member of Slade’s Ferry Bank’s Board of Directors, Cordeiro also served as a member of the financial institution’s Executive Board and as Chairman of its Finance and Investment Board. He previously served as President of the Fall River Office of Economic Development and the Southeastern Massachusetts Heart Association.

In his free time, Mr. Cordeiro enjoys golfing and spending time at his Naples, Florida, home with his wife Kyra and daughters Melanie and Merrill.