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Project Manager Construction

Massapequa Park, New York, 11762, United States
May 27, 2010

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Michael Stake

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Massapequa NY **762

(646) ***-****

I am a diligent business person who is hard working, and detailed oriented

I believe that the success of any project comes from team work. My

experiences have ranged from High End Condominium build outs to Luxury


January 2009 - Present: Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, NV Project Manager

o Assisted in the development of two new hotel towers, a 17-story hotel

tower and a 15-story, all-suite VIP South Tower totaling 860 new

rooms. (200 Million dollar budget)

o Responsible for the build out of twenty six new penthouses, and a

30,000 sqft spa and Salon

o Responsible for overseeing the build out of the TI projects which

included retail and Restaurant outlets.

o Ensures budget and schedule compliance were met and that my projects

were brought in under budget and ahead of schedule.

o Responsibilities included design and blue print review along with

proper schedule coordination.

o Worked closely with General Contractor and Design teams to ensure that

all information was being delivered in a timely manner and that any

design coordination issues were being resolved.

o Developed scopes of work, prepares budgets, solicits bids and

proposals from qualified contractors

o Worked with design teams to ensure that all FF&E and OS&E were

coordinated and delivered on time. Also coordinated quality checking

of deliverables at each stage and final product.

o Reviewed and analyses the bids and awards contracts

o Coordinated work activities with property Staff so as to minimize

disruption to the Guest in the existing hotel

July 2007 -January 2009: Starwood Hotels New York, NY Director of

Architecture and Design

o Responsible for reviewing proposed design documents, ensuring that

standards are met, solving field construction/design problems,

tracking budgets, schedule adherence and overall product delivery.

o Provide Project Management services for W and St. Regis Hotel business

partners to deliver an end product which complies with brand standards

o Provide detailed technical services and act as a liaison between hotel

Operations team and the Owner Developer on projects that Starwood


January 2006 -July 2007: Newmark Construction New York, NY

Project Manager

o Managed all phases of the construction of an 87 unit condo rehab


o Established and maintained the project work plan and deadlines to

ensure timely tracking and reporting to the project team.

o Monitored budget analysis and cost analysis of all the projects given

to me and scheduled all tasks and activities without foregoing quality

to keep the budget and cost under control.

o Was proactive in coordinating and devising the bid strategy by

developing lump sum estimates, conceptual estimates, cost opinions and

constructability reviews.

April 2002 - January 2006: The Jack Parker Corporation New York,

Project Manager

o Assisted the Vice President of Construction with overseeing the work

and completion of The Biltmore, a fifty- three story, 464 unit, ground

up residential building located at 271 west 47th street.

o Responsibilities of reviewing the design before development, preparing

documents for construction process activities.

o Oversaw the renovation of the Parker Palm Springs, a 164 key hotel.

Including an out of the ground Catering and Spa Center.

o Oversaw the scheduling and implementation of capital improvement

projects at owned properties.

o Oversaw the maintenance of the owned properties ensuring that items

that were renovated were holding up and foreseeing any future work

that would be needed.

o Coordinated the review and approval of all subcontractor shop

drawings. Help expedited the resolution of any coordination conflicts

that may have come up during the design phase.

o Obtained the Certificate of Occupancy sign offs by working closely

with the NYC Department of Buildings field inspectors and sub-

contractors to ensure that all sign offs were completed and received

in accordance with the project schedule.

February 1999 - April 2002: J.M. Dennis Construction Wantagh, NY

Project Manager

o Efficiently managed multiple projects at a time and Coordinated

construction activities all projects given to me effectively.

o Design and blueprint review and analysis of projects, preparation of

construction documents,.

o Bidding, negotiations, sub contractor selection, material purchasing,

scheduling, project budget, building code compliance, project

development, quality control, and certification of occupancy.

Supervise crews of up to 60 trade's workers.


C.W. Post University Brookville, NY

Business Management with a Minor in Corporate Finance

Nassau Community College Garden City, NY

Civil Engineering

Six Sigma Certified Green Belt

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