Senior construction and real-estate development executive with over 20 years’ experience and expertise in site identification, entitlements and permitting, through construction and delivery of big box, strip plaza, office, multifamily, medical and retail construction projects. Execution of initial conceptualization phase; through field execution, client acceptance and final invoicing. Extensive budget and scheduling creation, hard bid estimating, sub contract negotiations and cost control expertise. Business unit management with budgets ranging from 150k - 50 million. Exceptional team development skills with strong business and P&L acumen, leadership and effective diplomacy in problem resolution. Expert Technical Skills:
Sage Master Builder Construction Estimating Software MS Word, Excel & Outlook Reading Plans and Shop Drawings Areas of Expertise:
Entitlements Startup Divisions Contract Negotiations Budget/P&L Management Operations Management Cost Containment Hard Bid Estimating On-Site and Off-Site Construction Management, Permitting and Design. Professional Experience
RP Construction & Development, St. Petersburg, FL 2016-Present Senior Project Manager
My role is to provide RFP, define scopes of work, negotiate client and sub-contractor agreements and CPM scheduling for multifamily exterior and interior renovation projects. I lead the companies project management, superintendent, estimating and fiscal administrative and business management.
Boos Development Group, Miami Lakes, FL 2014-2016
Development Project Manager for /CVS Pharmacy
My role is cradle to grave, which encompasses full life cycle project management of land purchase and land lease development projects for CVS HealthCare in the south Florida market. Tasked to simultaneously manage and deliver 11 CVS 13,000 sq. ft. retail pharmacies in all phases of entitlements by directing civil engineers to obtain municipal site plan approval, architects for design and permitting, attorneys for title and closing; General Contractors’ for construction and FDEP for environmental remediation. In my first 16 months of employment.
Managed and delivered final CO of 3 locations to CVS my first 8 months of employment (2) in Miami & (1) in Fort Lauderdale.
Obtained BOCC Site Plan approvals of (3) CVS locations, in Deerfield Beach, Belle Glade and Jupiter Florida
Successfully negotiated with PBCWUD to install new water main, saving CVS $475,000.00 in civil development cost.
Successfully remediate and obtained full regulatory closure of (2) locations in Miami and (1) in Belle Glade.
Obtained Civil & Building permits for (3) CVS locations in Miami, Palm Beach Gardens and Belle Glade, FL. Design Engineering, General Contractors, Coral Springs, FL 2009 - 2014 Senior Project Manager
Full life cycle project management performing strip plaza, turn-key retail, tenant improvement, medical, office and restaurant projects. My role was cradle to grave, which includes estimating, RFI, proposals, sub contract negotiation, scheduling, on site project management, punch list and final delivery. I was responsible to prepare budgets, review drawings, specs and submittals; writing and negotiating subcontractor contracts, change order management, buyouts, purchase orders for Private and National Brands Tasked to increase profitability on every project by 20%. Achieved this by negotiating buy outs, negotiate early delivery incentives in the Master Contracts with clients and identifying and capturing costs in all change orders. Control Holding Group for Simon Property Group, Tampa 2003 - 2009 Senior Project Manager/ Development
My role in this start up Division was to make facility assessments, create yearly budget expenditures, create budgets for soft and hard costs; guide entitlements, permitting, hire consultants, RFP, chair pre-construction meetings, construction management, reporting and final delivery. I was responsible for change order management; contract negotiations and subcontract buy outs. Performing capital improvement projects, prioritization of facility maintenance expenditures, R.O.I analysis, facility expansions, site work, new tenant retail, HVAC, MEP, roofing, and tenant relocation projects with division revenues exceeding $50 million per year.
Increased divisional revenue by 7 million dollars by leading team to renegotiate terms of Master contract with client.
Created new tenant retail project opportunities in Simon’s southeastern portfolio.
Implemented new SOP and standardized field accountability reporting. T.J. Land Development & Management, Inc., St Petersburg, FL 1991 – 2003 Senior Project Manager
My role in this start up firm was to direct multi-family, retail, commercial, restaurant, hotel and strip mall design, development, pre- construction planning, estimating and field project management. Directed entitlements with city planners, engineers, architects, general contractors, attorneys and zoning personnel. Ensured final delivery and corporate stake holder satisfaction. Budget management ranged from $1 million to $16 million; full P&L accountability and monthly profit disbursements to owners based on forecasting.
Increased net profits from $240,000 to $19 million during tenure by bringing in house all facets of land development & construction by creating a self-performing construction and development division that improved project turn-around time and reduced construction costs by 30%.
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, BA. Business Administration Degree