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Location:
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Salary:
120,000
Posted:
January 22, 2018

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Ric D’Amico

**** ** **** ******, *** Moines, IA *0321

515-***-**** / ac345e@r.postjobfree.com / www.linkedin.com/in/ricdamico

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP STATEMENT:

Proven leadership and managerial skills for the development and delivery of new and capital improvement projects, that create dynamic built environments and physical assets for owners and operators. Managing more than $2.1 billion in total project costs, my teams delivered award winning multi-family, mixed-use and campus communities across the country. The diversity of my portfolio represents 16.2 million square feet in new construction, remodeled and re- positioned projects. With over 20 years of development and project management experience, I provide stakeholders a well-defined process that advances market-driven programs, validates design trends, mitigates construction risks and ultimately delivers projects recognized as the best in their markets. My experience will support initiatives that require new, re-positioned or enhanced physical environments to deliver your brand of services and amenities.

PROJECT DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY EXPERTISE:

Versatile executive with proven design, development and project management experience

Technical experience in new construction, asset management, renovations and facility maintenance

Market analysis and forecasting for profits, while meeting operational objectives to reduce controllable expenses

Construction administration, supervision, cost control and change order management

Strong and focused leadership skills managing internal and third party resources

Design, construction, consultant and vendor team assembly

Preconstruction, estimating and value engineering

Scheduling and permitting approval oversight

Occupancy, turnover and project closeout

Site Evaluation and Land Use Planning

Projects on schedule and within budgets

PROJECT HONORS & AWARDS:

American Institute of Architects Design Award

Best Multi-Family Project, Landmark Award - Houston Business Journal

Best Texas Residential - Texas Construction Magazine

Environments for Aging Design Showcase Winner

Excellence in Construction - Assoc. Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston

Historic Preservation - American Planning Association

BOARD MEMBERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS:

2017 Sate Chair for Community Design Planning (CDP), Iowa

2017 State Board of Trustees, Iowa Architectural Foundation

2017 National Board of Directors, The Society for the Advancement of Gerontological Environments (SAGE)

Developer Member, Urban Land Institute

EDUCATION:

Degrees in Architecture and Economics, THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, Houston, TX

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

03/2015 – CURRENT: Vice President – Design, Construction and Development

THE BELAIRE GROUP, LLC, Des Moines IA and Irving, Texas

Manage Development, Construction & Asset Management for clients, located around the country

Define and manage program, budgets, timeline and organizational efforts, for new construction and repositioning

Provide oversight and coordination for project design and construction, GMP contract negotiations, site selection, zoning/entitlement coordination, permitting, Architect/Engineer, GC selection and project management

Lead internal and consultant teams through the full life-cycle of design, development and delivery of projects

Coordinate all stakeholders: Owner, Marketing, Finance, Vendors, Consultants and external agencies

Construction oversight, proactive QA/QC, Change Order negotiations, pay application reviews and construction schedule management.

Site selection, feasibility studies, due diligence and entitlement approvals

BELAIRE MAJOR PROJECTS:

1. Community: TRINITY TERRACE, Fort Worth, TX

Project Costs: $62,000,000 – completed summer 2017; Phase II in pre-development 2. Community: VENTANA, Dallas TX

Project Costs: $62,000,000 – completion 2018

3. Community: LEGACY MIDPARK, Dallas TX

Project Costs: $112,000,000 – completion 2019

4. Community: THE VILLAGES AT PROVIDENCE POINTE, Annapolis, MD Project Costs: $118,000,000 – completion 2019

12/2012 – 03/2015: Director of Project Development

PC&S, Irving, TX

Managed design and construction activities for new development or the enhancements, of existing communities

Provided planning, product positioning, project management utilizing in-house and third party resources

Led team through full life-cycle of development of projects, from inception, construction and occupancy

Selected high performing team of designers, contractors, finance underwriters and others to advance projects

Served as the owner representative through the design, construction and turnover process

PC&S MAJOR PROJECTS:

5. Community: PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE NORTH (PVN), Dallas, TX Project Costs: $96,000,000 bond financing for Phase I; 5-phase $275,000,000 repositioning plan Recognition: “5-STAR” STATUS - Best Nursing Homes - U.S. News & World Report

6. Community: T. BOONE PICKENS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CENTER, Dallas, Texas Project Costs: $45,000,000 in Foundation and private donations, for new campus development Recognition: 2015 Leading Age / AIA Design Award and 2015 Environments for Aging Design Winner

01/2012 – 11/2012: Vice President

THE BELAIRE GROUP, LLC, Des Moines IA and Irving, Texas

Lead internal and consultant teams through the full life-cycle of design, development and delivery of new projects

Define and manage program scope, timeline and organizational efforts, for new construction and repositioning

Site and facility selection, feasibility studies, due diligence and entitlement approvals

Stakeholder liaison for design production, VE revision approvals and final GMP, for financing

Owner representation, from concept, construction and delivery of projects

THE BELAIRE GROUP MAJOR PROJECTS:

7. Community: EDGEWOOD SUMMIT, Charleston, WV

Project Costs: $18,000,000 bond financing for service expansion, of existing community

04/2007 - 12/2011: Senior Manager – Development Services

GREYSTONE COMMUNITIES, INC., Irving, TX

Directly responsible for program, design and construction related activities, for national client base

Provided thought leadership and strategic direction reviewing market analysis, planning and product positioning

Delivered a wide variety of real estate services to enhance or create new communities

Created an overall project budget, for entitlement, design, soft costs, legal and construction contingencies

Managed all milestone deliverables for the phasing plan, interior finishes, IT and FF&E related activities GREYSTONE COMMUNITIES MAJOR PROJECTS:

8. Community: THE BARRINGTON, Carmel, IN

Project Costs: $112,000,000 bond financing, for new community

9. Community: GREENFIELDS OF GENEVA, Geneva, IL

Project Costs: $137,000,000 bond financing, for new community

10. Community: GULF COAST VILLAGE, Cape Coral, FL

Project Costs: $105,000,000 bond financing, for expansion of existing community

11. Community: TERRACES OF HARRIS RANCH, Boise, ID Project Costs: $113,000,000 bond financing, for new community

12. Community: TERRACES OF LOS ALTOS, Los Altos, CA Project Costs: $121,000,000 total bond financing for 3-phase expansion, of existing community Recognition: “Best Repositioning” Senior Housing News Los Altos Chamber of Commerce 2014 Architectural Design and Enhancement Award

05/1997 - 03/2007: Project Development Manager

THRESHOLD INTERESTS, LP, Houston, TX

Provided program, design and construction management, as the internal project manager

Improved and developed company-wide programming specifications and standards

Led initial phasing of preconstruction cost estimating efforts, for new and potential projects

Lead tenant and residential custom build-out and finished

Liaison to the finance and marketing team

Managed project roll-out and turn-over

MAJOR THRESHOLD INTERESTS PROJECTS:

12. Project: THE BAYOU LOFTS, Houston, TX

Project Costs: $35,000,000 bank finance and private equity Recognition: 2003 “Good Brick”, Greater Houston Preservation Alliance Award

13. Project: THE HERMANN LOFTS, Houston, TX

Project Costs: $9,000,000 bank finance and private equity Recognition: 2000 “Historic Preservation”, American Planning Association Award

14. Project: TWO WATERWAY LOFTS, The Woodlands, TX Project Costs: $22,000,000 bank finance and private equity Recognition: 2005 “Best Multifamily Project - Landmark Award”, Houston Business Journal

15. Project: THE WATERWAY LOFTS, The Woodlands, TX Project Costs: $18,000,000 bank finance and private equity Recognition: 2004 “Best Texas Residential”, Texas Construction Magazine 2004 “Excellence in Construction” Award, Assoc. Builders and Contractors Greater Houston



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