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Manager Project

New York City, NY
January 08, 2020

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Professional Profile

Senior management professional and registered architect with extensive experience in diverse corporate interior projects from inception to close out. Expertise in collaborating with stakeholders in complex organization and leading project teams of various disciplines to deliver successful projects. Key skills include:

• Extensive experiences in overall project execution for design and construction projects, development of design standards and compliance to client’s protocols, sustainable design.

• Project development including project scope definition, execution strategies, contracts, budget and schedule management, team formulation.

• Extensive experiences in reviewing construction documents, MEP coordination, building codes, permitting process, specifications.

• Consultant retention and management including RFP development, bid analysis, contract reviews, performance tracking, authorizing payments.

• Extensive experiences in construction administration, contractor RFP and negotiations, field conflict resolution, payment requisition reviews.

• Value engineering management.

• Due diligence management.

• Team building, employee recruiting, training, mentorship, performance reviews.



TPG ARCHITECTURE New York, New York (2017-)

Acting as project leader for several corporate client accounts. Leads team of architects, interior designers, consultants, and vendors throughout the project lifecycle. Main point of contact with project stakeholders, end-users, and contractors. Responsible for contracts negotiation, project administration and finance, resource management. Monitor project progress and conformance to schedule and budget. Provide technical supervision and quality control. Train internal and external teams on clients’ standards and procedures. Responsible for performance tracking with the client. Quarterback RFP processes. Participate in business development.

Key Projects:

UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC. Headquarter Densification NY, NY & Teaneck, NJ 80,000 sf (2018- )

Leading workplace strategy, design, construction, and furniture services to densify and reduce the real estate at client’s NYC Headquarter in 605 Third Avenue New York, NY and Teaneck, NJ. c

MDRC 200 Vesey Street NY, NY 65,000 sf (2017- 2018) Led comprehensive design and construction project for a Non-Profit Organization client.

MEKANISM 250 Hudson Street NY, NY 25,000 sf (2017- 2019) Led comprehensive design and construction project for a multi-disciplinary advertising agency

Projects for Real Estate Developer Clients NY, NY (2017- ) Acting as Account Executive for numerous major Landlord/Developer clients in New York City. Oversee various projects in developing design standards catered to target tenant market, accommodating tenant’s programming and design requirement, upgrading base building for code and ADA compliance. Leading construction documents preparation and construction administration. Clients include:







IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS New York, New York (2011- 2017) Acted as Account Lead for several of firm’s significant accounts at 1,000-employee firm. Responsibilities are similar as the current role at TPG Architecture. Key


SALESFORCE 3 Bryant Park Salesforce Tower Renovation NY, NY 200,000 sf (2016) Relocation/expansion project to build out client facing facilities, amenities, and general office areas in the client’s premium sales market. Offices, Building Lobby, Executive Briefing Center, Auditorium, Event Space, Dining Rooms, Kitchen. Retained and managed consultants of twelve professional disciplines. Managed the project through Schematic Design phase before leaving IA. SALESFORCE M&A Integration Renovation Various US Cities Combined 300,000 sf (2016) Upgraded regional office facilities to integrate client’s design, IT/AV, security standards at three locations: Chicago, Boston, Salt Lake City.

UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS INC. Headquarter Master Planning NY, NY 200,000 sf (2015) Analysis of occupancy data and growth projections, surveyed and developed utilization ratios. Studied space metric, feasibility, developed test fit scenarios for client’s portfolio planning.

UNIVISION INC. Headquarter Restack for 7 Floors NY, NY 188,000 sf (2013- 2016) Led comprehensive design and construction project for a Media Company client. UNIVISION INC. Broadcast & Media Center Relocation San Jose, CA 30,000 sf (2015) Full broadcast facility design and build out including TV and radio studios and related control rooms, support spaces, offices, and event spaces.

BANK OF AMERICA One Bryant Park Bank of America Tower Partial Renovations NY, NY Combined 100,000 sf (2013-20017)

Partial renovation on several floors for various groups such as trading, investment banking, technology, and executive office.

BANK OF AMERICA ‘High Performance Workplace’ Pilot Project Jersey City, NJ 60,000 sf (2016)

Pilot project for BofA to formulate new planning and design strategies to modernize fin-tech workplace. Evaluated programming metrics and implemented concepts such as free address and mobility to reduce real estate footprint while increasing productivity through upgraded technology infrastructure. Developed and implemented new design, branding and FF&E standards.

BANK OF AMERICA ‘Jersey City Exit Strategy’ Relocation Newark, NJ 200,000 sf (2016) BANK OF AMERICA 222 Broadway Restack Partial Renovation NY, NY 384,000 sf (2014-2016) WEWORK ‘Co-working’ Space Renovations Various US Cities, Combined 200,000 sf (2016) Construction Documents and Construction Administration services utilizing Client’s design standards.

WEWORK Due Diligence Services Various Cities in US, UK, Canada, Combined 280,000 sf


Due diligence services that include analysis of project vicinity, base building conditions, researching building department records, code analysis for feasibility.

MARSH MC LENNAN COMPANIES Relocation Los Angeles, CA 90,000 sf (2017-)


MARTIN E. RICH, ARCHITECT P.C. New York, New York (1997- 2010) Acted as Project Manager and Architect on various projects from inception to close out. Monitored project schedule and budget. Liaised with project stakeholders as main point of contact. Led coordination of internal teams, consultants and vendors for project delivery. Developed and managed client’s design standards.

Key Projects:

PFIZER INC. Headquarter Renovation NY, NY Combined 2,000,000 sf (1997 –

2011) Worked on various projects including Offices, Conference and Training Centers, Lobby, Cafeteria, Executive Dining Room, Fitness Center, Childcare Center, Emergency Medical facility, employee housing.

PFIZER INC. Regional Sales Office Renovations Nine US Cities Combined 800,000 sf (2000 – 2006)

PFIZER INC. Headquarter Master Planning NY, NY 2,000,000 sf (2005) Evaluated occupancy data, developing utilization ratios and space metric, feasibility studies, test fit scenarios throughout Client’s growth and attrition.

Professional Registration & Certification

Architectural License: New York State #039601

LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design: GBCI #11025639-AP-ID+C


Bachelor of Arts, Architecture University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Graduate Program, Architecture University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA (earned 60 credits)


Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Deltek Vision, AutoCAD, knowledge of Revit

Fluent in Korea

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