Founder, president Claremont Company, Incorporated, New York Bedford, since 1968. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1970-1974.
Trustee Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1976—1978. Fundraiser Boston College, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Member president's club Southeastern Massachusetts University.
Active member Building Authority Southeast Mass, 1976—1978, Southeast Massachusetts Library Associates, Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust, Waterfront History League, 100 Club Massachusetts, Dartmouth Children's Museum, John F. Kennedy Library. Foundation; trustee Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation. Member of New Bedford Chamber of Commerce, National Leased Housing Association, National Trust History Preservation, Citizens Housing and Planning Association, New Bedford Board Realtors, Massachusetts Board Realtors, National Association Real Estate Boards, Greater Boston Homebuilders Association, Greater Boston Homebuilders Association, National Association Homebuilders, Anthony's Beach Club, New Bedford Country Club (New Bedford), Wamsutta Club.
Married Lillian Brennan, April 15, 1972. Children: Patrick, Kathleen Virginia, Colleen Claire, Michael Brennan, Edward Hugh.