SENIOR LEVEL CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER/DIRECTOR
Seasoned senior construction professional Project Manager / Director with knowledge and experience in the overall controlling of all facets of construction management. Devoted and reliable professional with over 15 years of financial and operational construction experience managing multiple multi-million dollar projects with a multitude of personnel at the senior level. Various work experience as client and owner representative in addition to working 10 years for a Government division of the NJ Department of Treasury that funded and managed State construction projects through Casino taxing.
Advanced comprehension of designing and review of the document control process and the distribution to the appropriate project team members
Extremely systematic in designing systems for organizing project files (plans and all related project correspondences)
Successful project managing and completion of projects from the bidding stage through obtaining and distributing all required closeout documentation
Successful liaison building relationships with third party architects, project engineers, consultants, subcontractors, clients, and owners
Custom designed financial reporting and analysis with broad knowledge and understanding of AIA documents and contractual mechanics
Enhanced and extensive working knowledge of construction contract types (lump sum, unit based, GMP, fixed price, design build, and cost plus)
Strong managerial leadership of construction financial and field staff
Advanced understanding of material schedules and procurement logs for purchases of materials and equipment to confirm their conformity with the construction schedule for logistic coordination of deliveries
Self Sufficient with minimal to no supervision needed
Well organized and knowledgeable in the understanding of blue prints and specifications for analyzing change orders, variances, and the preparation of RFI’s for distribution to Owner, subcontractors, and project team
Proficient in financially and operationally managing a wide variety of diverse construction projects and contracts types, which includes but not limited to:
TYPES OF PROJECTS:
Residential High-end & Affordable Housing
Utility Underground Relocation
Marine and Storm Drainage
Restoration (Interior and Exterior)
Renovation & Tenant fit-Out
Medical and Healthcare Facilities
Heavy Highway (Civil)
Casino restorations during business hours
Entertainment Facilities and Venues
Landscape and Streetscapes
Mass Transportation Including Railways
Museum Restoration, Fit-out, and Fabrication
KUBIK MALTBIE: Mount Laurel, NJ
October 2015 To December 2017
Construction Director (Middle East Operations):
Director of all construction operations for all Middle East projects especially the Al-Salam Palace Museum Project with a contract value of $250,000,000. Project’s scope of work included renovating and fitting out the Al-Salam Palace that was damaged during the Iraqi invasion and Gulf War. Detailed scope of work included converting structure into a multi purpose museum which included exalting the Palace experience, which depicted its glory years, the History of Kuwait; from the migration of the Utub through each of its thirteen rulers to date. Also, the Palace includes VIP areas, temporary expedition spaces, Banqueting areas, flexible spaces, shops, café, and government and royal offices. Responsibilities included supervising all operational and financial components of projects. Implementation of policies and procedures for client and contractor coordination. Assist Executive Vice President with all client and financial commitments to progress the completion of construction activities. Supervise all corporate and site staff members with their respective responsibilities. One of three chief delegates authorized to negotiate all aspects of partnership, financial interests, construction progress and time and cost differentials with the government of Kuwait, in addition to approve and liaise with consulting architect developing the museum’s content with the Royal Family of Kuwait.
CASINO REINVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: Atlantic City, NJ
October 2005 To August 2015
Senior Project Development Officer (Project Real Estate & Development)
Supervised all state funded Real Estate and development projects valued at approximately $80 million. Manage, design, develop, and maintain acquisition and site prep project schedules and budgets. Close out all project acquisition properties through environmental cleanup for turnover to the Project Implementation and Management Department for construction. Manage all CRDA leased properties. Work in conjunction with property managers and state contractors for maintenance and capital improvements. Oversee, analyze, and reconcile all leased property’s income statements for cost saving decisions and advisement.
Senior Project Development Officer (Project Implementation & Management)
Manage all state funded development and construction projects in Atlantic City. Supervised four project officers overseeing approximately $350 million in active projects. Oversaw review committee on recommendation of responded bid proposals for Board awarded contacts. Oversaw all document compliance requirements for billings and sources of funding issues. Facilitated and administered City Wide “As-Needed” Contracts. Review Architecture consultant’s drawings for accuracy to assure all scope is within drawings and specifications. Design and developed cost estimates, budget, and reconciliation schedules for Authority’s use. Review grant agreements and resolutions assuring all contractual verbiage and funding sources are compliant with state’s policy. Designed, monitored, and administered policy and procedures for project tracking and management oversight. Review and analyze estimates and scope of change orders for approval. Supervise submittal process for accurate and timely submissions. Review RFI documents and respond or distribute to the appropriate authority. Assisted Director of Development with multiple issues upon request. Specialize in financial and operational facilitation of responsibilities of construction management.
HRH CONSTRUCTION LLC.: White Plains, New York
June 2001 To October 2003
Controller – Project Accounting
Managed over $40 million in monthly requisition billings for over $800 million in contractual work. Centralized over 45 projects maintained in five (5) assorted accounting systems. Designed and implemented Timberline GL reconciliation audit packages for financial reporting. Designed numerous Timberline reports to aid in ascertaining reconciling reports for the individual project’s Trial Balance in comparison to the actual requisition’s source documents. Produced a customized Timberline manual tailored to the company’s unique needs. Supervised operations of an accounting staff of six (6) project accountants and two clerks
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
YORK HUNTER CONSTRUCTION, INC.: Philadelphia, PA & Atlantic City, NJ
November 1999 To June 2001
Accounting Manager/Senior Project Accountant
Responsibilities included overseeing entire accounting operations for all projects and office overheads for the Philadelphia and Atlantic City region’s satellite offices. Preparation and reconciliation of requisitions, owner payments, subcontractor contracts, subcontractor disbursements, project contracts, project budgets, and project scope changes. Managed and reconciled over six (6) million dollars in residential construction loans. Expedited process necessary to maintain subcontractor’s documentation compliance requirements. Maintained weekly cash flow analysis and disbursement tracking reports. Review and interpret contracts for billings, subcontractor payments, and performance issues.
CURRENCY ONE: Philadelphia, PA
October 1995 To November 1999
Primary Responsibilities included overseeing daily operations and management of approximately seventy branch locations and one hundred and sixty employees. Close communication with bank executives for short and long-term cash flow and investment needs. Additional job duties included: designing computerized accounting systems for general ledger tie-ins, reconciling daily multimillion dollar exchange and sweep accounts, daily cash flow analysis/forecasting for weekly corporate cash needs, branch level operational analysis for cash inventory ordering, designed and implemented multiple reconciliation/analysis spread sheets for inventory control.
OLD ORIGINAL BOOKBINDER’S RESTAURANT, INC.: Philadelphia, PA
April 1993 To October 1995
Responsibilities included daily sales and bank reconciliation’s, accounts payable and receivables, payroll, adjusting general ledger entries, month end GL closings, cost and budget analysis and design, maintaining inventory, spreadsheet design and implementing a variety of computer programs to maintain and control daily operations.
EDUCATION AND HONORS
Education: ROWAN COLLEGE of NEW JERSEY, Glassboro, NJ
Degree Program: Bachelor’s 1992-1994
CAMDEN COUNTY COLLEGE, Blackwood, NJ
Degree Program: Associates in Applied Science, May 1992
Honors: * Graduated President’s List
* Dean’s List: Fall 1992, Spring 1993, Fall 1993, Spring 1994
Microsoft Office: Excel, Access, Word, Power Point, Publisher, Microsoft Project. Additional Spreadsheets: Quatro Pro, Lotus 1-2-3.
Accounting Packages: Timberline, Solomon, Maxwell, CMIC, Quick Books, Peachtree, Real World, Micros, and Inventory Manager
System. Banking Software: PNC “Pinnacle”. E-Mail: Lotus Notes and Outlook. Submittal Programs: Newforma