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Doreen DeSouza

Doreen DeSouza

 

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-CBRE- Director Occupancy Planning Dec 2017 – Present -JLL- Manager Occupancy Planning & Move Management May 2009 – Dec 2017 -Merck- Sr. Project Engineer Aug 2000 – May 2009
John Kelly

John Kelly

Facility Services

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-JLL- Facilities Manager Jan 2014 – Present Direct oversight of commercial, R&D and Aviation facilities. Assistant Property Manager Jan 2012 – Present Workplace Services Manager 2008 – 2011 -Pfizer- Senior Communications Consultant 2005 – 2008 -Warner Lambert- Lead Document Services Consultant 1974 – 2004 The 1974 to 2004 time span includes a steady increase in responsibilities leading up to the Lead Document Services Consultant role.
Kevin Smith

Kevin Smith

Facility Services

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-CBRE- Regional Facilities Manager (GE Account - Northeast) Apr 2019 – Present Managed 2.3M Sq/ft portfolio with $10.2M annual spend. Achieved significant cost savings through deep dives and creative sessions designed to achieve maximum savings with minimal impact. Improved reporting processes and drove performance to align with account KPI’s (CSAT, Financial, Ops performance, EHS, SCM). Served as a key member of operations delivery team for client critical projects. Led development of account specific SOP’s. Fostered a team environment of inclusiveness, participation and respect. Sr. Facilities Manager (GE Norwalk Campus) Jul 2018 – Apr 2019 Managed operations for 789k sq. /ft. of Class A office space, including C-Suite. Developed budget, track financial performance and conduct variance analysis. Developed plan for preventive maintenance. Manage client relationships. Coordinate onboarding/off boarding and related tasks (space management, services, access control). Liaise with landlord to ensure superior service delivery. Manage and support projects (builds, moves, space reductions) including major restacks (5k+ moves), and building renovations. Ensure Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Security & Crisis Management (SCM) compliance. Maintain and test Emergency Response Procedures & Business Continuity Plan. Identify safety/security action items and track to closure. Ensure SLA delivery by vendors including janitorial, electrical engineering, food services, fitness services and HVAC maintenance. Lead on site facility team in campus environment. Managed sub-tenant relationships. Facilities Manager (GE Capital HQ) Jul 2015 – Jul 2018 Developed budget, track financial performance and conduct variance analysis. Developed plan for preventive maintenance. Manage client relationships. Coordinate onboarding/off boarding and related tasks (space management, services, access control). Liaise with landlord to ensure superior service delivery. Manage and support projects (builds, moves, space reductions) including major restacks (5k+ moves), and building renovations. Ensure Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Security & Crisis Management (SCM) compliance. Maintain and test Emergency Response Procedures & Business Continuity Plan. Identify safety/security action items and track to closure. Ensure SLA delivery by vendors including janitorial, electrical engineering, food services, fitness services and HVAC maintenance. Lead on site facility team in campus environment. -Cushman & Wakefield- Facility Manager (GE Shelton.GE Norwalk) 2012 – Jul 2015 Managed operations for 115K sq. /ft. of Class A office space. Developed budget, track financial performance and conduct variance analysis. Developed plan for preventive maintenance. Manage client relationships. Coordinate onboarding/off boarding and related tasks (space management, services, access control). Liaise with landlord to ensure superior service delivery. Manage and support projects (builds, moves, space reductions, decommissioning) including minor restacks (300 moves), and FF&E refresh. Ensure Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and Security & Crisis Management (SCM) compliance. Maintain and test Emergency Response Procedures & Business Continuity Plan. Identify safety/security action items and track to closure. Ensure SLA delivery by vendors including janitorial, engineering, food services and HVAC maintenance. -ServiceMaster- Operations Manager May 2006 – Mar 2012 Manage day to day operations for a Disaster Restoration and Cleaning company drawing $1.2 million in annual revenues. Developed an organized structure for operations. Assisted with implementation of safety initiatives. Reviewed processes and improved as necessary for greater flexibility and efficiency. Established growth initiatives and advised ownership on strategies. Realized 25% growth in first year. Worked with ownership to develop company mission and goals. Deliverables include marketing, scheduling, operations, minor equipment and building maintenance, IT support, office systems, Training and human resources. -G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.- Assistant Security Manager (GE Stamford) Oct 2004 – May 2006 Managed physical security operations for large corporate campus. Developed policies & procedures. Developed and organized drills to gauge response & identify gaps. Managed multi-building access control system. Responsible for team training & certified CPR/First Aid/AED instructor for both direct reports and client employees. Participated in site safety team. -Securitas- Operations Manager Jun 2000 – Oct 2004 Oversaw operations totaling 13k labor hours per week in physical security services. Conducted procedural audits. Conducted penetration audits designed to test client security systems/procedures/teams to identify gaps. Fully transparent reporting in order to acknowledge and close gaps. Supported field team to achieve overtime management driving unbilled overtime below industry standards.
Matthew Guaragna

Matthew Guaragna

Facility Services

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-JLL- Senior Facilities Manager Mar 2017 – Present Wells Fargo Account -Cushman & Wakefield- Facilities Manager Oct 2012 – Mar 2017 -Standard Chartered Bank- Assistant Facility Manager Nov 2010 – Oct 2012 -Grubb & Ellis- Assistant Property Manager Apr 2008 – Oct 2010
Ellen D'Arpino

Ellen D'Arpino

Facility Services

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-CBRE- Facilities Manager Feb 2017 – Present -Cushman & Wakefield- Area Facility Manager 2014 – 2015 Oversaw over 75 triple-net lease sites for Citibank account. Managed a total of 375,000 sq. ft. Financial Centers. Manager of all staff mechanics and vendors. budgets, emergency response, project management of renovations, M&R, high SLAs, KPI adherence, partners with Security and Technology. Coverage of Suffolk and Nassau County. -JLL- Area Facility Manager 2010 – 2014 Oversaw over 50 triple-net lease sites for Citibank account. Managed a total of 300,000 sq. ft. Financial Centers. Manager of all staff mechanics and vendors. Budgets, emergency response, project management of renovations, M&R, high SLAs, KPI adherence, partners with Security and Technology. Coverage of Queens, NY. -Cushman & Wakefield- Property Manager 1997 – 2010 Oversaw Multi-Site Citibank property in Harrison, NY and Fairfield County, Connecticut. Managed 500,000 sq ft of Class A office building. Managed a 12.0 million in operating budgets and expenses and financial reporting. Ensured compliance of Data Center and telecommnicaions systems with corporate guildlines. Managed 30,000 sq ft Trading Floor wih onsite backup.
Peter Kneissl

Peter Kneissl

 

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Engineering Supervisor New York Region Jan 2018 – Present Mobile Engineer Mar 2017 – Apr 2018 -Retired- Semi Retired 2018 – Present -Facility Manager- Efficient and dedicated manager Sep 2015 – Mar 2017 Seeking employment in a facility related position after job elimination (downsize) at former location. -Kaplan Inc- Facility Mgr Sep 1977 – Sep 2015 After a strong 38 year run at Kaplan my position has been eliminated, reflecting the closing and downsizing of our locations and our move to virtual education. I am currently looking for a new position in the Metro area.
Jessica Berrios

Jessica Berrios

Facility Services

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-CBRE- Facilities Manager Oct 2018 – Present -Mace Macro- Facilities Manager Oct 2012 – Oct 2018 Β· Responsible for supervising and coordinating Facility Services for Corporate office of 3 state locations encompassing 100,000 square ft. In New York and 30,000 square ft. In Boston, MA and 3,000 square ft., in Washington, DC. Β· Effectively managing vendors to ensure that exemplary facilities management services are provided to the client. Β· Manage resources and promote an ethos of team work, to instill a culture of continuous improvement offering support and guidance to ensure that workflow is delivered effectively. Β· Develop a relationship built on trust with the client in addition to contributing to the development and success of Macro by supporting the management team through business development and operational actives, such as KPI's. Β· Manage daily maintenance functions consisting of HVAC maintenance, furniture and equipment repairs, carpentry, painting, lighting maintenance, and housekeeping services. Conduct daily inspections for the purpose of repairs to infrastructure and keeping aesthetic standards. Β· PM consisting of interior renovations, vendor management, furniture installations equipment, furniture inventory, and all employee moves. Β· Support the client’s Human Resource department by maintaining the firm’s employee enrollment of the Transit Check and Gym Membership programs. -Logistic Services; Division of Empire Office Inc.- Director of Field Service Administration Feb 2007 – Oct 2012 Β· Responsible for supervising, coordinating and dispatching Facility Service Requests from JPMC and Bloomberg for daily move management and carpentry services. Β· Dispatched FSR’s to Corporate and Retail Carpenter Foreman and Tracked Chase’s Retail FSR process tracking and reconciliations until completion. Β· Generated status reports for each division weekly and distribute to Operation/Project Team. Β· Performed PM services, as requested by JPMC Corp Real Estate Division. Executing exceptional levels of customer service at all times. Β· Daily interaction with Facility Managers. Kept upper management informed and all lines of internal/external communication open. Β· Liaise with accounting to ensure each service request is correctly billed and processed timely. -National Retail Systems- Executive Administrative Assistant Mar 2000 – Feb 2007 Β· Full Time assistant to the Fuel/Advance Manager. Β· Duties included handling all phone calls, e-mails and satellite messages. Β· Assigned comchecks to drivers daily (advancing them on their pay) Β· Performed data entry, logging into each trip dollar amount issued. Β· Daily processed minimum of 10K in comchecks. To more then 500 drivers. Β· Responsible for processing all traffic violations and deducted Drivers’ garnishes each week. Created excel spreadsheets and daily tracking reports. Β· Provided clerical and administrative support to multiple departments within the company.
Justin Vetrano

Justin Vetrano

Facility Services

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-Jone Lang Lasalle- Sr Facility Manager Feb 2016 – Present
Japhet Roy

Japhet Roy

Facility Services

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-JLL- Assistant Facilities Manager Nov 2018 – Present -Swisspost Solutions- Client Service Manager Apr 2016 – Nov 2018 -IST Management Services- Site Manager Nov 2005 – Apr 2016 Prioritize work and deploy staff as required to ensure customer needs are met in regards to on-time delivery of services and quality of work. Ensures all work standards are met on a consistent basis. Manage the budget and control expenses. 100% accountability and control over Over-time to limit customer costs. Ensures all work standards are met on a consistent basis by IST site employees. Accurately prepare and distribute management reports to the client in a timely and consistent manner. Insures maximization of productivity through efficient use of standard operating procedures. Develops new procedures to improve the operation of the sites and to lower operating costs. Site Manager at Constituency Management Group Chicago Jun 2012 – Feb 2016 Site Manager at Constituency Management Group New York Nov 2007 – Jun 2013 β€’ Prioritize work and deploy staff as required to ensure customer needs are met in regards to on-time delivery of services and quality of work. β€’ Ensures all work standards are met on a consistent basis. β€’ Manage the budget and control expenses. β€’ 100% accountability and control over Over-time to limit customer costs. β€’ Ensures all work standards are met on a consistent basis by IST site employees. β€’ Accurately prepare and distribute management reports to the client in a timely and consistent manner. β€’ Insures maximization of productivity through efficient use of standard operating procedures. β€’ Develops new procedures to improve the operation of the sites and to lower operating costs. β€’ Manage, train and coach employees in order to develop a work environment that promotes high motivation and customer satisfaction. β€’ Ensures the proper and safe use of all equipment used by employees. β€’ Knowledge of and experience with corporate mailroom procedures. β€’ Excellent filing and organizational skills. β€’ Provide quality customer service in a fast paced environment. β€’ MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Excellent Communications Skills. β€’ Trained employees for promotions within the organization. β€’ Escalate customer and client issues as needed in order to resolve the situation with minimal effect to the client and customer. β€’ Maintain Customer Office Supplies β€’ Order supplies for Mailroom and parent company. β€’ Maintain multiple floors with multiple operations. β€’ Manage a staff of 12 employees. β€’ Maintain Kitchen supplies for multiple locations within the facility. β€’ Maintain and organize multiple Conference Rooms within the facility. β€’ Organize Conferences using company provided software -Westin NY- Assistant Manager at Business Center Nov 2002 – Nov 2005 β€’ Able to multitask in a fast paced environment handling multi-line phone, internal and external guest requests and logging, storing and organizing delivery of all packages. β€’ Responsible for managing copy jobs, paperwork, front desk supplies, delivery of large projects in a fast paced environment while ensuring quality customer service. β€’ Initiated β€œRush Procedure,” which guarantees β€œrush” copy projects of 1,000 pages or fewer will be completed within 30 minutes of submission which ensured successful completion all jobs in a timely manner β€’ Ensure that all equipment is working properly, and that the staff can work efficiently. Assist Manager with management of facility, supervise and train all employees. β€’ Responsible for all business transaction for guests β€’ Accountable for shipping and receiving package for guests and hotel β€’ Providing quality guest service β€’ Accurately filed and delivered mail to all company departments. β€’ Provided key operation and maintenance on Lanier equipment β€’ Trained guests on how to use the rented equipment such as copiers, faxes, printers, and scanners. β€’ Covered for the Site Director when out of the office. -Lanier Professional Services- Customer Service Operator Jan 2002 – Jan 2005 Responsible for all business transaction for guests Accountable for shipping and receiving package for guests and hotel Providing quality guest service Accurately filed and delivered mail to all company departments. Provided key operation and maintenance on Lanier equipment Trained guests on how to use the rented equipment such as copiers, faxes, printers, and scanners. Covered for the Site Director when out of the office. -Kings County Hospital Center- Receptionist Jan 2001 – Jan 2002 Clerical Duties included heavy phones and filing Assisted clients and staff with requests as needed. Handled travel arrangements.
Katie Grow

Katie Grow

Communications

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-Newmark Knight Frank- FM Operations Specialist Jun 2018 – Present Facility Coordinator Dec 2012 – Present Toys R Us World Headquarters Financial: Responsible for Monthly and Fiscal Year end accruals. Invoice management for over 150 vendors, auditing invoices to match current contract pricing and accurate billing. Create Purchase orders and Funding Requests always meeting deadlines. Office Management: Monitor Internal and External Work Order Systems, including delegation to proper personnel and follow up when necessary. Created and updated the Corporate Facility intranet Share point page. Heavy interaction with the client Team Members, 1600 employees on the campus. Move Management: Review, Coordinate and schedule moves up to 60 per month. Vendor Management: Oversee on site Fitness Center Staff to ensure member satisfaction. Address any issues with equipment repairs, housekeeping issues and staff concerns. Facility Administrator Jul 2005 – Dec 2012 Toys R Us World Headquarters Maintain Vendor Service Contracts, Certificates of Insurance, W-9 Forms, ST-8 forms and Purchase Orders. Assist with budget preparation by acquiring costs for services and supplies. Acted as "front line" for both Client and Vendors and other daily interactions via phone and in person. Responsible for the roll out of a new work order system, Angus Anywhere a KPI for Toys R Us Headquarters. -The Gale Company- Property Account Coordinator Oct 2004 – May 2005 Assisted Regional Manager in all communications with North East Managers and vendors. Monitor and coordinate the completion of all work orders needed at any of the New England Admin Buildings. Assist in the development and preparation of annual property budgets and monthly reports. Helped transition the building from AT&T Wireless to Cingular Wireless. Administrative Assistant Aug 2002 – Oct 2004 Regularly used problem solving techniques to maintain positive relations with vendors, tenants and staff. Generate tenant bills based on work completed in the tenants space. Create proposals and purchase orders for any work requested by tenants. Work daily with accounting procedures using forcasted budgets to properly code and process invoices. Administrative Assistant Dec 2000 – Aug 2002 Assisted six Vice Presidents in daily communications and interaction with over 60 Property Managers. Organized lease and service contract distribution. Effectively prioritized project work delegated to me in a detail oriented manner. Recognized for reliability, a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. -Lord & Taylor- Assistant Operations Manager Sep 1999 – Nov 2000 Oversaw all operating departments with in Lord and Taylor i.e. Receiving, Housekeeping, Alterations, and Cash Office. Created a shortage actions plan to reduce losses within the company. Handled all supply ordering through supply inventories and tracking. Instructed training classes to increase awareness of the register system and RF equipment. Area Sales Manager Jun 1996 – Sep 1999 Managed entire sales floor averaging 4 million dollar a year sales volume. Developed a shortage and service philosophy with in my department. Coached and counseled associates to higher levels of performance in sales per hour. credit goals and time and attendance. Evaluated associates and delivered performance appraisals.
Rich Berry

Rich Berry

Facility Services

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-CBRE- Senior Facilities Manager 2018 – Present Facilities Manager Feb 2009 – Present Lead Building Engineer Apr 2006 – Feb 2009 -Chubb & Son- Facility Supervisor Oct 2002 – Apr 2006
Karen Koenig

Karen Koenig

 

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-JLL- Sr. Occupancy Planner Aug 2018 – Present -CBRE- Manager, Workplace Strategies Sep 2015 – Aug 2018 -Johnson Controls- Occupancy Planner/Team Lead Feb 2015 – Sep 2015 -Ted Moudis Associates- CAD/CAFM Manager for Deutsche Bank Mar 2008 – Feb 2015 Manage the CAD/CAFM system for the Americas Properties. Maintain the occupancy and space allocation data used for planning and monthly rental chargebacks. Provide support to Finance, Real Estate and Project Management regarding Business Line and Building projections. Assist in developing the Quarterly and Yearly Real Estate Business Plans. -NBC Universal- CAD/CAFM Supervisor Jul 2004 – Feb 2008 Provided support in the development of the Yearly Business Plans. Analyzed how the projected Business Plans have been implemented over time. Developed space planning scenarios for both long and short term real estate strategies. Maintained the space allocation and quarterly chargeback tracking system in AutoCAD and ARCHIBUS. -HLW International LLP- Strategic Planner Nov 1996 – Jan 2000 Assisted clients in analyzing and solving problems associated with changes to the built environment. Skills include programming, space standards development, adjacency analysis, master planning, and real estate studies such as stacking and phasing plans for projects involving relocations, renovations, and lease terminations. Sr Planner -Merrill Lynch- Sep 1988 – Jul 1996 Coordinated and developed specialized studies to support long and short term real estate strategies. Analyzed the impact of information and produced documentation for Management presenting the available alternatives. Managed and/or coordinated the planning aspects of facilities construction projects for both headquarters and New York City branch locations. Worked with in-house clients in the development of scope outlines. Oversaw outside consulting firms in the programming through approved space plan phases of the project. Developed relocation phasing schedules for project implementation Designed computerized tracking system model to retain data for all occupants of Merrill Lynch Headquarters Facilities. Utilized the firm's space standards to analyze the efficiency of space utilization. Produced documentation recommending better implementation of space within headquarters facilities.
Howard Butterworth

Howard Butterworth

Facility Services

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-JLL- Senior Facilities Manager Jun 2018 – Present -CBRE- Real Estate Manager Dec 2016 – Dec 2017 -Prudential Financial- Facility Manager Apr 2006 – Dec 2016
Darlene Fiore

Darlene Fiore

Facility Services

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-CBRE- Facilities Manager Apr 2019 – Present Assistant Facilities Manager May 2017 – Apr 2019 Provide assistance to Facility Management team in completion of multiple functions of building operations and maintenance. Oversees and/or coordinates maintenance/repair work assignments performed by technicians, vendors and contractors performing building maintenance, and janitorial work. Prepares monthly work order systems tracking and reporting. Responds to client inquires and complaints. Ensures timely and quality service delivery to clients. Follows up with clients to ensure customer satisfaction. Performs facilities inspections and prepares reports. Assists in the preparation of operating and capital budgets. Manages vendor relationships and trains vendors on work order and billing procedures. Processes invoices and ensures proper cost center coding. Reviews periodic reports including financials, and explains variances. Works with finance team to correct errors. Assists with on-boarding newly hired employees, training and system access. -Cushman & Wakefield- Tenant/Facility Coordinator Mar 2013 – Apr 2017 Provide assistance with client issues and day to day operation. Manage payroll and union benefit process, budgeting, forecast and variance reporting. Accounts payable and purchase order reconciling. Developing and executing cost saving target initiatives. Manage and improving PO management. Working with our team and vendors to meet metric targets and company objectives to increase productivity. Staff support including educating the team on new policies, processes and progress. -Jones Lang Sasalle- Facility Coordinator Oct 2010 – Mar 2013 -Cushman & Wakefield- Tenant/Facility Coordinator Sep 2007 – Oct 2010 -CHD Meridian Healthcare- Administrative Assistant Sep 2004 – Sep 2007 Utilized the Medibank System to manage patient scheduling and recording. Inventory of office and medical supplies and reconciled invoices and manifest documentation. Coordinated wellness programs and education and drug screening. -Baby Togs- Executive Administrative Assistant May 1989 – Aug 1999 Interdepartmental liaison. Coordinated international travel arrangements for design staff. Managed CEO's financials and departmental expenses. Assistant to Head Merchandiser Coordinated with design, purchasing and production departments in preparing garments for manufacture. Responsible for substituting piece goods for cost and/or consumption of raw materials. Apprentice to acrylic knits designer, artist producing artwork for motifs, pattern repeats and sweater design, artwork for license sales presentation.
Lisa Miller

Lisa Miller

Marketing

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-CBRE- Client Services Coordinator 2017 – Present -Rose Associates- Corporate Communications Manager 2012 – 2017 -JLL- Marketing Associate 2007 – 2012 -Trammell Crow Company- Marketing Analyst 2006 – 2007 Local Marketing Services Analyst 2003 – 2006 Marketing Assistant 2002 – 2003
Michael Poch

Michael Poch

Real Estate

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-CBRE- First Vice President Jan 2019 – Present Vice President Dec 2016 – Dec 2018 Senior Associate May 2011 – Dec 2016 Associate Jan 2006 – Apr 2011 -Stony Brook University- Board Member- Alumni Association Jun 2018 – Present
Frank Belarge

Frank Belarge

Financial Services

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Regional Director-Northeast Aug 2018 – Present Executive General Manager at Citi Jul 2017 – Present -JLL- General Manager, Global Corporate Solutions Apr 2015 – Jun 2017 -Consultant for CBRE- Subject Matter Expert - Facility Management Jun 2014 – Apr 2015 Subject Matter Expert, Facility Management Operations, Compliance, Process, Change Management, Transition, Implimentation, Project Managment -Cal Development- VP Northeast Division Jun 2013 – Jun 2014 With thousands of jobs completed to date, CAL’s capabilities as a construction manager and general contractor span a broad range – from preconstruction consulting and design-assist services, to renovations & improvements, interior buildouts, and new construction of commercial buildings. Collectively, the CAL Development team members have significant experience exceeding expectations for Fortune 500 clients in multiple markets – including financial services, retail, restaurant, healthcare, educational and federal facilities. They are equally experienced, and take great pride in, delivering smaller-scale renovations and capital improvements. Regardless of job size or complexity, CAL will scale to accomplish the task at hand. Our firm is pleased to have worked with local, regional and nationally recognized clients, including CB Richard Ellis, Bank of America, SunTrust Bank, BankUnited, TD Bank, Chase Bank and the Seminole Tribe of Florida. CAL is proud of the long-term relationships it has developed in the industry, and the ongoing client satisfaction that has led to substantial referral and repeat work. A list of references is available upon request. -CB Richard Ellis- Director, Real Estate Services May 2006 – Nov 2012 Regional Director Capital One Bank account (Facilities/ Construction) Regional Manager, Northeast May 2007 – Dec 2010 Regional Manager, Bank of America Account, Retail Facilities and Construction -Cushman and Wakefield- ProjectManager 2004 – 2005 -Mack-Cali Realty- Property Manager 1995 – 2000 -Barhite and Holzinger, Inc.- Property Manager 1989 – 1995
Ellen Herman

Ellen Herman

Real Estate

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-Jones Lang LaSalle- Executive Vice President 2008 – Present Broker, Consultant and Advisor to commercial occupiers for single site and multiple site commercial real estate transactions. Experienced in all product type including urban, suburban, warehouse and retail transactions. I also lead the nonprofit practice group at Jones Lang LaSalle which focuses on associations, social service agencies, government and education clients. -The Staubach Company- Principal Mar 1995 – Jul 2008 Tenant representation broker for lease, purchase and build to suit requirements. Clients included the Smithsonian, United States Secret Service, Hitachi Foundation, Cornell Companies and PBS. Negotiated leases, purchases and sales exceeding 3 M SF. Top Gun 2006, Top Achiever 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007. Costar Power Broker 2007 Initially managed the Project Management activities for the mid-Atlantic region at The Staubach Company Construction Manager Mar 1990 – Jun 1995 Oversaw design and construction projects on behalf of corporate clients -Boston Properties- Construction Manager Jun 1985 – Mar 1990 Oversight of construction of suburban and urban office, warehouse and flex buildings including selection of architects and contractors as well as management of budget and schedule for each project
Jason Grohowski

Jason Grohowski

Sales

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-Rho Business Banking- VP Of Sales Nov 2019 – Present https://news.crunchbase.com/news/meet-the-digital-banking-startup-that-just-closed-4-9m-and-came-out-of-stealth/ -Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Associate Jun 2016 – Present Specializing in business development and client services including structuring and negotiating commercial leases, developing comprehensive and strategic real estate plans, and assisting with the acquisition and disposition of owned or leased properties. -DeskView- Co-Founder 2015 – Present DeskView is the premier designer and manufacturer of the world's first window-mounded, adjustable standing desk. Our innovative solution improves the health, efficiency and quality of the home and office experience. Since its founding in 2015, DeskView has held the belief that health-conscious, hard-working individuals deserve easy, affordable options to maintain peak health. Over-engineered in every sense of the word, DeskView provides an elegant, sleek, easy-to-use solution for stagnant, wall-facing desks. Our products are designed to stand the test of timeβ€”both functionally and aesthetically. 2019 - Secured Investment from Kevin O'Leary on Shark Tank -Advocate Commercial Real Estate Advisors- Associate Jul 2012 – May 2016 Procure new business and maintain relationships with previous clients Conduct market overview, financial analysis, and strategy development for clients Provide expertise in the leasing of office space -Oppenheimer & Co.- Intern Mar 2012 – Jul 2012
Jim Wenk

Jim Wenk

Real Estate

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-JLL- Vice Chairman Jan 2019 – Present Executive Managing Director Jan 2018 – Present Executive Vice President Jul 2008 – Present -The Staubach Company- Managing Director Jun 1999 – Jul 2008
Daniel Press

Daniel Press

 

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Compliance Manager Apr 2016 – Present Facilitated the annual SOC audit covering accounting, procurement and IT processes/controls for property and facility management assignments. Coordinated with internal auditors develop and test controls/processes, and train employee population on Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls. Developed procedures for new clients that ensured sufficient control environment while maintaining client service delivery standards. Performed vendor audits and to verify procurement procedures and ethics policies were followed and ensured contract compliance. Developed and implemented IT process improvements to improve internal controls and audit performance. Updated policies and re-trained employees as needed, including during a corporate merger. Compliance Associate Aug 2013 – Mar 2016 Developed financial policy and procedure manual for domestic property and facility management assignments and trained over 2,500 employees in live and online training. Developed review process and performed reviews of managed assignments to test compliance with company policies and contractual obligations. Operations Administrator Aug 2006 – Aug 2013 Supported national operational and accounting management to develop and implement processes and initiatives. Administered banking processes for clients’ accounts at various banks nationally and ensured employees understood and complied with company policies. Managed annual 1099 reporting for managed properties’ payments to vendors, working with accounting teams in the United States to increase accuracy and ensure on-time reporting to IRS. Financial Accountant Apr 2006 – Jul 2006 Accounts payable and receivable, journal entries, bank reconciliation and preparation of monthly financial statements for several class A New York office buildings -Executive Council of New York- Marketing Assistant Jan 2006 – Apr 2006
Patrick Dugan

Patrick Dugan

Real Estate

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Executive Director Jun 2017 – Present Senior Director Jul 2016 – Present Managing Director Mar 2015 – Jun 2016 Director of Brokerage Services Jan 2014 - Jan 2015 -CBRE, Inc.- Senior Associate Jan 2005 – Jan 2014 -Business Relocation Services, Inc- Vice President 2000 – 2005
Jose Perez

Jose Perez

Sales

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-Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage- Sales Agent 2010 – Present -Coldwell Banker Commercial- R.E.Sales Consultant Jan 2010 – Present Commercial Real Estate Sales Consultant Commercial Lease and Sales Specialist foreclosure and Short sales properties in Union, Middlesex and Essex counties. -Coverall North America- Consultant Jan 2009 – Mar 2012 Top # 5 Sales consultant in the Country for Year 2011. 1# Sales Consultant in New Jersey office for Year 2011. Consultant for Health Based Cleaning Company, customized cleaning work schedule for commercial companies. Outside Sales Consultant duties involved of Generating New accounts, Prospecting, Telemarketing, Cold Calling, Writing contracts, Price Negotiations. Other Duties involved of Processing Closings, Customer Service, Developed and created strategies for Generating new accounts. -Century 21 Atlantic- R.E.Sales Agent Dec 2002 – Dec 2009 Real Estate, Seller and Buyer Representation, work with foreclosure and Short sales properties in Union, Middlesex and Essex counties.
Dennis Waggner

Dennis Waggner

Financial Services

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-Colliers International- Executive Managing Director, New Jersey Market Leader Jul 2018 – Present Responsible for managing Colliers 3 offices in New Jersey (Parsippany, Woodbridge & Princeton). Role involves managed brokerage, P&L, recruiting and growing our footprint in New Jersey, implementing best practices and all operational matters. -Avison Young- Senior Director of Operations, New York Tri-State Region May 2016 – Jul 2018 Responsible for all operations within the New York Tri-State Region (New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island). Role involves overseeing all financial, budgeting, Human Resources, facilities, brokerage support operations in addition to executing all growth initiatives within the region. Additionally, recruitment and retention matters, implementing best practices and identifying synergies. -Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Managing Director, NY Tri-State & New England Regional Operations 2004 – Jan 2016 Responsible for all operations for 13 Cushman & Wakefield offices within the New York Tri-State and New England Region including Finance, Human Resources, Facilities, Budgeting, Strategic Planning, Branch Resources and brokerage support. Additionally, support and participate in the recruitment and retention efforts of support personel and brokerage sales force. Provide input and support into the strategic direction and initiatives of the firm. Headquartered in Midtown Manhattan with offices also in Downtown NYC, Long Island (2), Stamford Ct, Hartford Ct., Rye Brook, NY, E. Rutherford, Edison and Morristown NJ, Boston Ma, Manchester NH and Portland Maine. Director, Global Commission Accounting 1996 – 2004 Responsibile for all aspects of commission accounting for the firms offices arounnd the globe. Specifically; documentation review for revenue recognition, client invoicing, collections, receivables, revenue forecasting, management and broker account reporting. Worked hand-in-hand with finance/accounting department, senior management and brokers and auditors. Manager, New York Finance & Administration 1991 – 1996 Responsible for all aspects of finance & administration for the firms two (2) NYC offices. Specifically; accounting, payables, budgeting, commission processing, receivable collections, brokerage support, management reporting and facilities matters.
Susan Au

Susan Au

Communications

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Managing Director, Integrated Facilities Management - Global Occupier Services 2017 – Present Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2018, the firm had revenue of $8.2 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. -Trascent Management Consulting, LLC (formerly UMS Advisory, LLC)- Management Consultant / Thought Leader 2012 – 2017 As a management consultant, I advised global organizations in virtually all aspects of the entire outsourcing life cycle for Fortune 100 and non-profit organizations: from strategy development to final solution implementation for global Real Estate & Facilities Management initiatives. It has been my honor and privilege to work with my clients to provide on-going supplier governance and advisory support to facilitate a harmonious and strategically valuable relationship with their supplier partner(s). A project manager and subject matter expert in industrial, manufacturing and pharmaceutical environments, I have worked with both centralized and with decentralized organizations and can assist organizations in transformation initiatives where decision making and/or budget authority are held at different levels (e.g. site, BU, Division, Corporate/Enterprise). In this role, I was also a program manager for clients, helping them develop a governance model, developing performance management tools, implementing new financial management processes, and establishing appropriate technological tools and infrastructure to fully support the transformation. My responsibilities at UMS Advisory/Trascent included: - Guiding clients in developing their corporate real estate and facilities strategy based on client culture, executive buy-in, core competencies and desired future state - Driving change management strategy and implementation for transformation initiatives - Advising clients on go-to-market strategy if clients choose to issue an RFI and eventual RFP - Mentoring and developing business analysts, consultants and senior consultants and fostering their interpersonal and technical skillsets - Business development: new clients and work extensions My roles and responsibilities at UMS/Trascent grew progressively, from Consultant, to Sr. Consultant, to Director managing project flow, client relationships and the global business development pipeline within a 4+ year timespan. -Ladenburg Thalmann- Equity Research Associate 2008 – 2012 Ladenburg Thalmann is a full service middle-market investment bank. The Healthcare Equity Research team focuses on healthcare, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, Specialty Pharma and personalized medicine. In my role as Equity Research Associate, I: - Researched, wrote and edited initiation and company update reports for publicly traded biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical companies (earnings/news) under coverage with in-depth analysis of company strategy, financial condition, proprietary technology and drug pipeline (including their technology, IP, and financial valuation) - Met with company management teams (CEO/CFO/CR/IR) and industry thought leaders to analyze company strategy going forward, capitalization, indications and respective patient population and market size, and science behind pipeline and marketed products - Attended industry conferences (ASCO/IHC/BIO Newsmakers/etc.) - Developed financial models to value companies - Conducted market research to determine value of drug candidates and product segments - Tracked FDA guidance and policies for impact on new product approvals and currently approved products - Drafted white papers and research publications - Read scientific journal publications to understand molecular pathways and therapeutic applications of compounds under investigations -Children's Evaluation & Rehabilitation Center (CERC) / Albert Einstein College of Medicine- Operations/Finance Consultant 2008 – 2009 The Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center (CERC) is the clinical arm of The Rose F. Kennedy Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. It provides a broad spectrum of clinical services for infants, children, and adolescents and, despite its name, adults, with problems that include physical, developmental, language and learning disabilities. One of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, CERC is a voluntary, nonsectarian agency whose services are essential components of the care available in New York City and New York State to all individuals with developmental disabilities. CERC's professional staff provides over 55,000 diagnostic, therapeutic and related visits to about 7,500 individuals and their families annually, while training close to 1,000 professionals each year. - As a consultant, I assisted CERC with EMR (electronic medical records) transition planning - Analyzed patient intake flow to redevelop process to verify proper intake & billing (saving an average of 5 minutes per patient and confirming Medicaid reimbursement for all patients prior to appointment to increase payables by 10% in Year 1) - Presented findings to CERC leadership team -Hanify & King, P.C.- Legal Assistant Aug 2005 – Aug 2007 Murphy & King (formerly Hanify & King) is a boutique Boston law firm specializing in Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring, Business Litigation, Corporate and Real Estate Transactions. Working directly for one of the co-founding partners, I rotated through and gained understanding of the following legal domains & how they function: intellectual property rights, trusts & estates, corporate litigation, securities, and tax. At Hanify, I was responsible for document review, due diligence, legal research (legislation, procedure, case law), SEC filings (Forms 13G, 3/4) and drafting bridge loan documents. I am very familiar with biotech IP, venture capital/public company financing, employment and corporate litigation, filing non-profit & corporate S- and C- charter, tax and related- entity filings. -University of Chicago- Psycholinguistic Research / Keysar Lab 2003 – 2004 Assist with design/implementation of experiment focusing on impact of culture/race and linguistics on behavior, perception and communication -University of Chicago Graduate School of Business- Research Assistant/Grader 2002 – 2004 Organizational Behavior (Prof. Tanya Menon) Finance (Tony Tang, Ph.d. Candidate) -The Mountain Fund- Volunteer / Advocate 2000 – 2004 Founded in 2005, the Mountain Fund aims to create healthy, vibrant mountain communities where people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity in an environment where human rights are valued and respected.In mountain communities the suffering caused by poverty can be overwhelming as the needs for basic amenities far outstrip the local resources. The organization's approach to sustainable development is to first identify needs that can be fulfilled today, with very little funding and by local protagonists committed to the advancement of their communities. The Mountain Fund then works hand-in-hand with community leaders to develop and implement effective solutions to outstanding problems in their villages. At the Mountain Fund, I helped plan and coordinate a moving medical clinic in Langtang Mountains, Nepal. My participation helped curate the experience for future volunteers and medical workers embarking on the same goal and mission. In the US, I organized in-person events and social media campaigns to raise awareness and increase the organization's profile. -Office of MA Senate Majority Leader Linda Melconian- Political Intern Jun 2001 – Aug 2001 Constituent relations / policy research -University of Chicago Hospitals- Volunteer Services / Department of Social Services 2000 – 2001 Management and coordination of volunteers Evaluated social services department process/procedures for compliance with state and federal laws Rewrote departmental policy, procedures and guidelines for the social services department to align with procedures, optimizing patient experience and internal operational efficiency by minimizing and eliminating ineffective processes put in place ad hoc and incorporating technology and more strongly in the workflow. -MassMutual- Project Management Intern - P2K, IT & Insurance Jun 1997 – Sep 2000 Project 2000: Y2K Problem Company-Wide Task Force -Established to test, check and fix coding problems with date-dependent calculations and programming within mainframe and data batches prior to the gregorian calendar transition to the year 2000 -Programming (COBOL, C++, JCL) - updated coding and modified programming comments for ease of use -Reviewed outputs of insurance risk premium calculations to confirm veracity of data on test policies Project Management - Administratively managed Timeline and Process for the systematic testing of various modules in "safe" environment - Tracked project to resourcing and timeline - Updated project charter and scope with project sponsor bi-weekly reviews Risk management - Tracked risk register and distributed to task force members (25 separate teams)
John Garvin

John Garvin

 

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-JONES LANG LA SALLE- Director Of Engineering Aug 2019 – Present -JLL- Regional Critical Environments & FM Manager Apr 2018 – Present Regional Critical Environments Engineering Mgt at JLL Apr 2018 – Present -CBRE- Director Of Engineering Sep 2013 – Present Director Of Engineering Sep 2013 – Mar 2018 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CBRE || Deutsche Bank Account – 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 2013 – Present Director of Engineering & Operations – Americas (Sept. 2016 – Present) Project Integration Manager – Americas ( Sept. 2013 – Aug. 2016) - Provides senior technical and operational leadership for the management of clients large portfolio of building in the Americas. - Directs management of all mechanical, electrical, and engineering staff and systems, maintaining continuity throughout to ensure quality control for all properties. Manage technical staff, including hiring, training, personnel development. - Responsible for the assigned business units financial performance with management over the planning, budgeting, and control of operating and capital expenditures. - Provides recommendations for tactical and strategic planning and assists in client acquisitions and required due diligence. - Responsible for delivering Energy Savings & Sustainability initiatives to client. Charged with managing energy costs and consumption and implementing energy save projects across entire portfolio of 29 buildings. - Ensures the delivery of accurate, timely, and complete Engineering reports. Performs regular inspections of properties. - Recommends and directs alterations, maintenance and reconditioning of properties as necessary. - As Project Integration Mgr. oversaw the development all Engineering Infrastructure & requirements for new installations and retrofits, and to ensure these requirements are met through the development of the Basis of Design documents. - Hands on Critical Systems project, data center, and operations support as it relates to large UPS systems, STS, ATS, and Generator installation and project work. Working knowledge of N, N+1, and 2N redundancy critical systems environment. -Tiffany & Co.- Building Operations Manager Nov 2011 – Nov 2013 Tiffany & Company – Pelham, NY 2011 - 2013 Building Operations & Engineering Manager, Manufacturing, Fine Jewelry & Engagement - Responsible for Engineering functions and all Maintenance Repair & Operations for three factories that manufacture all Fine Jewelry & Engagement products for the largest jeweler manufacturer and retailer in the world, Tiffany & Company. - Hands on responsibility for leading engineering groups, maintenance and operations, major initiatives, and developing business plans and strategies. Major initiatives such as LEED certification on new plant construction, 28K ft2 plant expansion, and outsourcing all Facilities Management & Maintenance Repair functions directly under my control. - Charged with delivering aggressive operating cost and profit improvements, business expansion, and developing best in class associated work processes and Best Practices cross functionally among multiple manufacturing facilities. - Day to day key accountabilities include providing proactive safety & health leadership, managing internal department resources with direct reports, and preparing and managing $1-3M operating budget and capital projects across 3 Plants. - Responsibilities also include executing contracts to support PM requirements and regulatory compliance, DEP, EPA, OSHA. Manage, interact, and supervisor outside vendors, contractors, landlords, city and local agencies – Fire & Building. - Schedule work and projects of the facilities staff to service the needs of Operations, Engineering, R&D, Quality, and other management groups. Effective management was realized by utilizing a CMMS system – Archibus across 3 Plants. - Leadership position on steering committee for 5S implementation across three factories. Established 5S sub-support teams and executed 5S audits per Zone in bringing areas of factories into 5S compliance stage by stage. -GCS Engineering, LLC- Managing Director - Owner Dec 2009 – Nov 2011 Dynamic leader driven by a passion for building things: businesses, plants, and organizations. I am an experienced Senior Manager level Engineering, R&D, and Maintenance professional. My expertise is in leading engineering groups, maintenance, operations, managing major initiatives, and developing business plans and strategies. I have done this in a number of industries from food/beverage to building materials. My Leadership has led many different organizations to realize operating cost and profit improvements, and business expansion all sustained by best in class associated and work processes. Managing Director - Consulting Services Jan 2008 – Jan 2010 Design Firm providing Process Controls, Productivity, and Engineering solutions. Establish and coordinate all commercial relationships and contracts which include service agreements, RFQ, and SOW's. - Manage staff of Engineers which provide process capabilities & technical expertise for Kraft R&D organization to develop new and expand existing Snack Products. Help drive the innovation process by providing hands on engineering & startup. - Championed & drove new technology for increasing Production line throughput thru baking/humidity control innovation. Sourced new sensing technology with Kraft thru extensive Vendor Technology Analysis - VTA, and executed contracts. - Working as Subject Matter Experts provide consulting services to Operations/Mfg Plants to transfer and scale up new product & process technology proven out in R&D Pilot Plants. Provided hands on installation, startup, Plant Trial support. -Dr Pepper Snapple Group- Engineering-Maintenance Manager Oct 2009 – Mar 2011 Senior Manager, Engineering-Maintenance - Responsible for all the Engineering and Maintenance department resources which include 26 person organization, production machines, and facility equipment in support of Plant Operations objectives of crushing costs, decreasing downtime, and improving efficiencies. High volume Snapple Manufacturing Plant capable of producing 3 Million Cases/Month. - Developed and led a coalition of Plant Operations Leadership which included the Plant Manager that embraced and championed transitioning the company’s maintenance effort from 23 unique reactive based Maintenance workers to a unified predictive based organization, using best practices, common systems, based on a single model. -GAF Materials Corporation- Manager of Manufacturing Automation 2006 – 2007 - Define and implement clear vision of manufacturing technology & process improvement to drive manufacturing performance and results. Lead the development & implementation of manufacturing systems, methods, and operational/equip. standards. - Implemented the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Maximo at 6 facilities. Managed subsequent upgrades and day to day operations of the system. Implementation used to propagate β€œBest Work Practices” to all sites. - Manage Corporate Manufacturing Engineering staff and responsible for Manufacturing System technology in twenty-four plants in the US. Responsibilities include supporting individual Maintenance Managers in each plant. - Responsible for $1.9 Million Capital budget. Review and approve related capital projects to assure consistency with operational standards and best practices. Provide consulting support to the plants in the development of projects/start-ups -Kraft Foods/Nabisco, Inc- Senior Project Manager Jan 1999 – Jan 2006 - Working as Corporate Project Manager designed and executed capital projects to drive Operations Mfg Plan. - System design services include development of Wonderware applications for high-speed packaging equipment, Allen Bradley 5/80E PLC development for food manufacturing equipment. Extensive experience with installations & startups. - Hands on development of controls software and Operator Interface in support of Nabisco CrΓ¨me Saver business. Specify and work with Capital Procurement in purchase of new Hard Candy TER BRAAK Cooker & Uniplast Tableting System. Senior Project Manager Jan 1999 – Jan 2006 - Major Project Management Responsibilities include: Prepare functional specifications on new capital equipment and systems to be purchased, develop RFQ's for vendor bid and selection process, contract analysis and management, and equipment purchase. Develop project schedules, manage all system installations and startups, and facilitate training programs. - Developed a web based Food Safety data collection system through partnerships with QA, Micro. and Ops. Departments. System encompassed manufacturing GMPs, HACCP, and is used by 900 Product Developers across 8 Plants. -Garvin Control Systems, Inc- President Jan 1996 – Jan 1999 Owner of systems integration firm specializing in engineering services for the factory automation, instrumentation and control, web handling, packaging, and coating and converting industries. Responsible for all facets of business, which includes sales/marketing, accounting, purchasing, drafting, controls design, and installations and startups. - Designed, fabricated, and commissioned Siemens AC Vector drive system for extrusion line which included Profibus interface to S5 PLC system and Ethernet connection to Wonderware SCADA system. - Implemented large PLC conversion from Allen Bradley 5/40 format to Siemens S5 programming language for high speed extrusion/laminating line for non-woven plastics. Performed startup in Germany at customer's facility. - Developed new control packages for labeling machines, which includes HMI's, SCADA systems, and VB front ends. -Developed programs and procedures to streamline manufacturing process of custom label machinery -Tarkett, Inc- Electrical Project Manager Jan 1993 – Jan 1996Managed project engineering department and responsible for all electrical capital expenditures. - Modified and upgrade existing equipment to adapt to new flooring products (vinyl floor tile calendar lines, banbury mixers, top coaters, gravure printers, embossers, and die cutters) - Designed and implement drives and controls upgrade to commercial tile line; used 19 Siemens DC drives, TI 555 PLC & three remote racks, Factory link for Windows supervisory system, and implement closed loop tension control. - Coordinated capital projects from cradle to grave -- evaluate and purchase equipment, design all electrical controls, prepare installation schedule and implement start up. - Assess plant maintenance department's proficiency with DC drives, PLC's, and SCADA systems; and implement training.
Denise Burke

Denise Burke

Project Management

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-CBRE- Project Management Jun 2019 – Present -Avison Young- Director, Project Management Apr 2016 – Jul 2018 -Adobe- Sr. Regional Manager and Workplace Strategy Jul 2013 – Nov 2015 Sr. Facilities Professional and Workplace Strategist 2013 – Present β€’ Managed Facilities, Workplace Strategy, Design and Construction. β€’ Developed site strategies implementing continuous innovation and evolution that encourage people to work in ways that support the firm’s creative culture. Developed and aligned workplace strategy for east coast locations to support strategic business goals while optimizing real estate performance. β€’ Mentored team to be responsive to employee needs in a solution based effort that promotes a fun working environment. β€’ Re-evaluated existing workplace strategies to best demonstrate cost effectiveness for expensive and less visible markets. Tailored strategies utilizing metrics and analytics to meet and support firm objectives of attracting, retaining and exciting top talent. β€’ Oversaw site selection, and regional growth projects in several cities including New York, Boston, McLean, VA, and Ottawa. Oversaw bid, design and development of new or renovated offices incorporating participation for the staff that promoted excitement and a unified vision in each office. Studied the local environment and staff makeup to develop a site program that fit that region. Managed entire project team (real estate professionals, architects, contractors, building management), project scope, schedule and budget. -InTandem Project Management, Inc.- Facilities and Project Management Mar 2009 – Jun 2013 Facilities and Project Management specializing in Strategic Planning, Due Diligence reports, Project Planning, Scheduling, Budgets, Contract Development and Management. Served as Facilities Management and Project Specialist overseeing contract management, best practices, energy efficiency, lease management and special projects including Local Law 11 and 87 projects. Managed multiple CapEx projects including HVAC upgrades. Worked with in-house facility team and vendors for OpEx repairs and preventative maintenance for MEPs equipment. Developed conditions study for cleaning, painting, and carpet for budget and presentation. Reviewed Disaster Recovery and BCM plans for updates. Oversaw data center study of layout, electrical and HVAC capacity. Oversaw complete office renovation and MACs of large NY travel firm. Oversaw all facets of bids and budgeting, scheduling, contracts and cost management. -Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Project Director 2006 – 2009 Managed complete project design and construction for numerous high end corporations ranging from law firms, finance, advertising, insurance and media. Cultivated solid, long-term clientele relationships for repeat business. Built project teams comprised of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Furniture Dealers. Achieved highest rank in personal revenues in New York office in my first full year as a project manager by cultivating new contacts and building relationships that ensured repeat business. Worked with brokers to develop client budgets and schedules during tenant office selection and lease phase. Employed excellent strategic planning, project management and problem-solving capabilities to resolve unexpected issues in collaboration with Architects, Engineers, Contractors and other parties. Oversaw all facets of project bid and budgeting, scheduling, contracts, and cost management from conception to completion. Leveraged corporate background and skill to assist clients and project team in all aspects of project planning, management and reporting to create unique office environments that satisfied the aesthetic and functional needs of the clients. -Lehman Brothers- VICE PRESIDENT 2001 – 2003 Managed team during design and construction of 25 investment banking and tower floors (550,000 sq. ft.) on accelerated schedule in midtown headquarters immediately following the acquisition of this building from Morgan Stanley in the aftermath of 9/11. Managed MACs of 1,000 employees from displaced locations in NYC and NJ to new headquarters. Oversaw construction completion of corporate cafeteria and executive dining. Managed design and construction of 10,000 sq. ft. amphitheater style state-of-the-art auditorium. Oversaw design and construction and facilities management of all branch offices in North America. -AB Bernstein- VICE PRESIDENT, Corporate Real Estate and Facility Management 1995 – 2001 Managed full staff of corporate services professionals for facilities management, maintenance, design and construction, food and mail services, purchasing, printing, security, conferencing and AV services and reception. Developed staff utilizing leadership skills to strengthen their contributions to the team. Fostered teamwork and by leading by example. Conducted performance reviews and goal setting. Served as a positive leader and mentor, and contributed to performance feedback/training. Negotiated leases for branch offices throughout America and London. Managed design and construction of several branch offices including London and 130,000 sq. ft. office in White Plains. Created and oversaw the entire project team from inception to completion. Developed and maintained CapEx and OpEx budget in NY and branch locations. Oversaw all maintenance in NY campus and branch locations including MEPS, paint and wallcover, carpet care, carpentry and furniture. Managed firm art program. Oversaw all corporate headcount growth in terms of physical space by charting department growth trends for the past 5 years and projecting 3 years forward. -MORGAN STANLEY- FACILITY MANAGER 1988 – 1995 Managed opening of One Pierpont Plaza, the data center and office facility for Morgan Stanley consisting of 350,000 sq, ft. and 1,000 employees. Oversaw all corporate facility, maintenance, and MAC functions. Oversaw all design and construction for relocations at Morgan Stanley's headquarters, 550,000 sq ft, 2,500 employee trading and offices at a churn rate of 105% per year. Oversaw design and construction of all investment banking floors including Programming through construction documents at 1585 Broadway, the new headquarters building. Oversaw complete project management of executive floor and dining room and corporate cafeteria.
David Horowitz

David Horowitz

Project Management

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-Colliers International- Regional Director Nov 2016 – Present Lead efforts in the development and management of Colliers Project Leaders business in the greater Metro-New York region focusing on delivering those Project Management services that are required by Corporate and Not for Profit workplace Occupiers. -Jones Lang LaSalle- Managing DIrector Nov 2000 – Mar 2016 Regional and Managing Director 2011-2016 Project and Development Services, Northeast Region, Americas Led efforts to develop outsourced solution, culminating in award of assignment of to JLL of project management activities associated with JPMorgan Chase corporate account. Served as project management lead for JPMorgan Chase corporate account. Transitioned team of 75 staff with growth toward 171 FTEs within the first three years of the B to B relationship. Selected and developed team of top-performing leaders, with expertise in regional project team management, PM operations, project finance, and accounting, as well as in sourcing and contract administration. β€’ Developed innovative solutions to deliver modified version of principal contractor relationship between JLL and JPMC. β€’ Led team to achieve 100% of financial incentive related to JLL-JPMC relationship development from overachievement of CPI and KPI and cost-saving goals. β€’ Enabled client to achieve capital plan and strategic goals put into motion with outsourcing of project management responsibilities to JLL team. Senior Vice President Sep 2004 – Jul 2011 Provided project management platform leadership across all of corporate accounts in Mid-Atlantic, Northeast, and New England regions. Developed outsourcing and growth of account solutions for JLL teams and clients at HSBC, Fidelity, Deutsche Bank, Verizon, Aetna, Merck, Unisys, SAIC, RBS Citizens and others in those regions. Supplied dedicated account project teams with up-to-date β€œbest practices,” access to regional and national project management training and development, resource-modeling, and local market staff resources. β€’ Delivered insightful project management technology and SOPs for PMO operations team, with a focus on the achievement of operational excellence as well as the ongoing management required to successfully meet or beat client and internal expectations for financial, sourcing and project goals. β€’ Led the project management consulting team responsible for providing real estate and project advisory services to Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in its redevelopment of World Trade Center site, especially focusing on Retail and β€œFreedom Tower (T1)” components. β€’ Initiated project management relationship with HSBC and JLL by supporting global outsourcing project with HSBC and then establishing project and development team and processes for that assignment. β€’ Directed effort to develop and then utilize regional and national project management benchmarks to most efficient use of staff resources, time allocations, and internal quality auditing for all national project management deliverables. β€’ AWARDS: o JLL Club Award (Americas) 2011 o JLL Top Gun 2010 See attached recommendation from Robert Hackett International Director Jones Lang LaSalle -Quartararo & Associates- Managing DIrector Nov 2000 – Sep 2004 Managing Director, Operations, 2001-2004. Managing Director, T2, 2000-2001. Developed and maintained management tools to enable management to examine revenue streams, individual client or project team P&Ls, and capture of additional revenue and income opportunities. Led and managed creation, delivery, and use of various tools used to produce fee calculations and databases, staffing allocations, assignments, and utilization reports. Assisted in development of marketing materials to β€œgrow” business into industry sectors outside of commercial office sector, particularly performing arts. Created systematic internal auditing procedures to enhance standardization of PM services across entire spectrum of client industry sectors. -CONSTRUCTIVE LIMITED- Managing Director 1996 – 1999 Organized continuation of work commenced by Herbert Construction (UK) Limited through marketing of Constructive Limited as independent operation of New York business. Performed role of blind trustee for shareholder. -AMERICAN EXPRESS CORPORATE REAL ESTATE seconded by HERBERT CONSTRUCTION CO. INC.,- Managing Director 1987 – 1996 Founded company to provide American-style construction services for fitting out and refurbishing commercial facilities in UK and on European continent. o Project Director, London, England, 1985-1987. Directed project management and owner’s representative services for development of design and construction of European headquarters of Shearson-Lehman American Express Travel, American Express Bank, and American Express Insurance Services. o Construction Project Manager, New York, New York, 1983-1985. Organized pre-construction activities related to construction of commercial offices, including estimating, planning, purchasing, and design development. -NICO CONSTRUCTION CO., INC.,- Construction Superintendent 1980 – 1983 Organized and managed on-site supervision and control of commercial office interior and refurbishment projects. -NYC Board of Education- Construction-Work Study Teacher 1978 – 1980 Coordinated On-site construction activities as well as learning and development of high school students for community based housing projects -Sklar/US Woodworking- Assistant Foreman 1972 – 1978 Production of Architectural Millwork for commercial and public sector construction projects.
David Tevlin

David Tevlin

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-Newmark Knight Frank- Senior Managing Director - Client Solutions (GCS) Jan 2014 – Present Senior Managing Director Feb 2014 – Present Senior Managing Director, Global Corporate Services Jan 2014 – Present -BDO USA, LLP- Managing Director Mar 1995 – Dec 2013 I exclusively manage all sales, marketing and business development for BDO's Corporate Real Estate Services Group which currently represents well over 150 FORTUNE 500 Companies and over 1/2 of the TOP 200 Law firms nationally in performing lease audits of their office leases nationally. Managing Director Mar 1995 – Dec 2013 I exclusively managed all sales, marketing and business development for BDO's Corporate Real Estate Services Group which currently represents well over 150 FORTUNE 500 Companies and over 1/2 of the TOP 200 Law firms nationally in performing lease audits of their office leases nationally. -Joseph Hilton- Assoc Director 1992 – 1993
Goodworks In

Goodworks In

Workplace Strategy

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Margaret DiLorenzo

Margaret DiLorenzo

Project Management

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-CBRE- CBRE/Bank of America/Global Workplace Solutions Apr 2014 – Present New Retail Construction CBRE/ PepsiCo/Global Real Estate Services Mar 2012 – Mar 2014 Project Manager: PepsiCo R&D Account -PepsiCo- Senior Facilities Analyst Feb 2010 – Feb 2012 Manager, Design & Asset Allocation Jul 2001 – Feb 2010 -Knoll- Regional Project Manager Mar 1997 – 2001
Vincent Tripodi

Vincent Tripodi

Project Management

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-CBRE Full-time- Senior Project Manager - Global Workplace Solutions Aug 2019 – Present -Amava Investment Group, LLC.- Managing Member Dec 2011 – Present Real Estate, Facilities, and Project Management -Align- Senior Program Manager-Workplace Technology Jan 2018 – Aug 2018 TECHNOLOGY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT ALIGNED TO TRANSFORM THE WORKPLACE No matter what your current technology needs are, Align has a proven process and the expertise to help you through the entire project without a hitch. Align Workplace Technology focuses on the following: TECHNOLOGY DESIGN AND REFRESH Many of today’s Facilities and Technology managers are looking to improve and upgrade their workplace environments by taking advantage of new technology solutions such as Office 365, hot-desking, managed desktop, WiFi and innovative audiovisual technologies. Our Technology Subject Matter Experts work with your IT and Facilities teams during the planning stages of the project to design cutting-edge solutions for your new state-of-the-art office. Our RCDD engineers are seasoned professionals supported by our CAD designers with wide-ranging expertise in creating thorough, highly-detailed plans. RELOCATION PLANNING Relocating β€” a stressful change event for anyone β€” is also an opportunity for businesses to streamline IT operations, enhance performance and create efficiencies. Achieving this requires experienced project managers and resources, highly advanced tools and constant attention to detail. Our trained specialists lead your stakeholders through the transition to reduce risk, deliver uninterrupted business activity and ensure a seamless transition to your new environment. PROJECT MANAGEMENT Align has certified Project Management Professionals (PMP) on staff with the expertise to ensure your project is completed on time and on budget. Having a well-coordinated project can save unnecessary change orders and a loss of time. We take the lead in coordinating schedules, managing vendors and liaising between the corporate real estate and technology teams. With Align, you reduce risk, control costs and gain peace of mind that your business activities will not be interrupted. -Graebel Companies- Strategic Business Manager Jul 2014 – Dec 2017 Business Development Program Management Commercial Space Planning and Relocation Management IT Project Management Commercial Furniture and Workplace Services Hospitality and Healthcare Services -Davin Technology Consultants- Owner/President Jul 2010 – Dec 2017 http://davintechnologyconsultants.com PMP Certified Project and Program Management Cable and Network Planning Infrastructure Design Facilities and Data Center Management Strategic Workplace Solutions Process Evaluation Vendor Management Knowledge of ITIL and Agile Methodology -Borough of Emerson- Councilman Mar 2014 – Dec 2016 Liaison: Land Use, Real Estate, Library Board Co-Liaison: Office of Emergency Mgt., Courts, Personnel & Human Resources and Technology Deputy Police Commissioner -CBRE- Senior Project Manager-Business Transition and Move Management Services Aug 2013 – Jul 2014 Strategic Logistics Planning IMAC/Reorganization Project Managment Vendor Management Process Evaluation -Deutsche Bank-IT Facilities-Infrastructure Design- Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Technologies Inc. Mar 2011 – Aug 2013 Data Center Project Management Infrastructure Design Cable Planning and Management Process Evaluation and Improvement -Morgan Stanley-Corporate Services-Hudson Communications- VP Operations/Program Manager and Consultant to Morgan Stanley Apr 2000 – Feb 2011 Capabilities include: Strategic Planning Team Development Hiring/Training/Mentoring Project Management Business Analysis Relationship Management IMAC / Reorganization Network Infrastructure Cable Management Led Information Technology project teams for client Morgan Stanley’s critical business units; includes lifecycle oversight on a variety of strategic logistics and reorganization projects. Managed projects from initiation to closing, including project planning, development of teams, project implementation, and post project support and quality control. Consulted with Morgan Stanley executives and business users to identify critical business needs, identify potential solutions, and recommend strategies for generating cost savings through streamlined technology solutions. Recruited, mentored, and trained technical and non-technical personnel in response to project needs. Interfaced with third party vendors and contractors to schedule work and align project goals. Developed RFPs, work/cost estimates, and budgets for a variety of projects in response to client needs. Provided internal (Hudson Communications) and external client reporting and financial analysis. -Borough Of Fairview- Board of Education Trustee Apr 1995 – Oct 2000 Liaison: Building and Grounds, Personnel, and Finance -Paramount Pictures- Motion Picture Film Booker Dec 1994 – Apr 2000
Ryan Bhandari

Ryan Bhandari

Workplace Strategy

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-CBRE- Program Specialist: American Express Sep 2019 – Present Senior Manager, Workplace Strategy Consulting Jan 2019 – Sep 2019 Manager, Workplace Strategy for BNY Mellon Jun 2016 – Dec 2018 Responsibilities Include: - Developing and implementing BNY Mellon's first occupancy sensor program - Implementing wireless employee feedback terminals in workplace - Change Management - Workplace design standards - Employee mobility profiles - Developing a Workplace Experience program that elevates the client and employee experience - Information Design and Tableau expert for the Bank - Deep relationships in the occupancy sensor and real estate technology community -AECOM- Senior Workplace Strategy Consultant Jun 2010 – Sep 2011 -Gensler- Workplace Strategy Consultant Jun 2007 – Nov 2008 -New York City Economic Development Corporation- Project Manager: Corporate Real Estate Transactions Jul 2001 – Jun 2004 -EY- Real Estate Strategy Analyst Jun 1999 – Jul 2001 Supported real estate portfolio transactions for numerous NYC clients. Services primary included site selection for a range of office types: front office, back office, call centers, data centers. Work involved qualitative and quantitative analysis and assessment of real estate markets in target areas.
Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards

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-Colliers International- Executive Managing Director Feb 2010 – Present -Studley- Corporate Managing Director Feb 2004 – Jan 2010 -Goldman Sachs & Co.- Vice President 1998 – 2004 -Salomon Brothers- Vice President 1988 – 1998 -Revlon- Project Manager 1987 – 1988
Evelyn Compton-Padham

Evelyn Compton-Padham

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-CBRE- Director, Occupancy Planning & Move Management MUFG Account Jun 2018 – Present -TD- Enterprise Real Estate Consultant Jun 2017 – Mar 2018 -CBRE- Senior Manager-Americas Lead Workplace Strategy & Occupancy Planning - American Express Account Oct 2014 – May 2017 Workplace Strategy & Occupancy Planning Manager,Eastern Region - American Express Account Oct 2012 – Oct 2014 -Jones Lang LaSalle- Manager,Strategic Occupancy Planning and Program Management-Diageo Account Sep 2011 – Sep 2012 -Merck- Manager,Global Occupancy Planning,Global Real Estate Services Jan 2010 – Feb 2011 Manager,Project Management,Global Office Planning Apr 2008 – Jan 2010 Senior Facilities Planner, Global Office Planning Jan 2007 – Apr 2008 Design Consultant, Global Office Planning Apr 2005 – Jan 2007 -Atlantic Mutual Companies- Manager, Real Estate Design Services Mar 2002 – Apr 2005 Senior Facilities Planner Aug 2000 – Mar 2002 -The Aztec Corporation- Facility Analyst 1999 – 2000 -Ellerbe Becket- Project Manager/Design Director 1986 – 1990
Keith Perske

Keith Perske

Real Estate

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-Colliers-International- Sr. Vice President & Practice Leader, Americas Mar 2018 – Present Executive Managing Director, Workplace Innovation, Americas Feb 2015 – Mar 2018 I spearhead Colliers’ Workplace Innovation practice in the Americas to help clients position their workplaces for competitive advantage. I drive a holistic approach to the workplace that is more than space plans and panel heights. Our team focuses on creating work experiences for employees that are productive and engaging. Our work helps Designers create workplaces that enable company culture as well as work streams to enhance employee wellness, provide robust technology and create true and deep connections with company brand. -Colliers International- Sr. Vice President & Practice Leader, Workplace Innovation Advisory, Americaa Mar 2018 – Present -CoreNet Global- Faculty, MCR, SLCR, "Enabling Mobility" 2001 – Present Ten-time "Top Faculty" recognition. -Johnson & Johnson- Sr. Director of Workplace Innovation Sep 2012 – Dec 2014 Responsible for program design and deployment of a set of new workplace principles for J&J’s global office portfolio of 60m SF/900+ locations. Led the Workplace Innovation (WI) team to create a playbook for design and space types, a playbook for aftercare, over 30 tools/templates for deployment (including etiquette guides, a space calculator, utilization study standards, and project budgeting standards). Established program metrics and programs for governance and change management. Set roles and responsibilities for implementation and on-going management. Established a global external partnering model to deliver on 30+ projects. Framed the workplace program around employee experience that included design, brand, HR policies, technology and wellness. Created a client facing web portal, a set of on-line training modules and promotional videos. The WI team delivered the largest single deployment in the history of the company in Mumbai. The program is on pace to meet targets for saving the company tens of millions of dollars and moving a significant portion of J&J’s office-based workforce into the new model. -Business Strategies LLC- Principal Feb 2011 – Sep 2012 Responsible for building the workplace practice at EBiz. Developed workplace strategies for many clients in the US and Canada. -Group 5 Consulting, Inc.- President 2006 – 2011 Responsible for guiding and growing a small practiced focused on new officing strategies and the technologies that support them. Clients called G5 when they wanted to build a business case for workplace or technology spending; when they needed to build internal consensus on a workplace or systems direction; when they had process as well as IT challenges; when they needed to reevaluate workplaces that no longer met their needs. G5 had the processes, tools and most importantly, the experience to guide clients along the complex road to successfully defining and implementing workplace strategies and supporting technologies to meet their specific needs. -OSCRE- Board Member 2000 – 2007 -Sun Microsystems- Global Business Systems Manager Oct 1997 – May 2006 Responsible for Global Business Systems for the Workplace Resources group. Drove vision, development, implementation and support for all software and network solutions used to create value for the company in a portfolio of 14 million SF in over 300 locations in 45+ countries. Implemented a global, modular, self-developed system to track space usage, set budgets, forecast demand and allocate costs. Drove project to outsource RE technology and systems. Envisioned and implemented portal technology. Developed regional RE master plans and helped set the global portfolio strategies. Managed a 24 person team to deliver space management nationally.. -HOK- Vice President 1994 – 1997 Managed the Los Angeles Consulting practice focusing on helping clients develop real estate strategies and to define and implement alternative officing strategies. -HOK Consulting- Practice Lead, Los Angeles 1994 – 1996
Jeffrey Quinn

Jeffrey Quinn

 

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-QXI Development- Principal & Founder 2004 – Present -JLL- Senior Vice President, Project and Development Services (Consultant) 2004 – Present Managed a team of project managers, design consultants and contractors to deliver ground-up development, major renovations and office fit-out across various segments including Corporate, Hospitality, Multifamily Residential, Healthcare and Retail. -Veritas Real Estate Holdings- Principal and COO 2004 – 2008 Principal of Real Estate Development Company that focused on Multifamily Residential and Mixed Use Projects in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. COO with responsibilities of executing Design, Costs and Schedule on all development projects. Macquarie Group was our financial partner. -United Systems Integrators Corporation- Managing Director & Regional Vice President, Design & Construction Services 1998 – 2005 Responsible for managing USI Corporate, Industrial and Entertainment accounts and New Business Development for design and project management services including strategic consultanting, programming, benchmarking and research across the West Coast Region and New York City. Clients included Walt Disney, ABC, CSC, SFX Entertaiment, United Technologies, T-Mobile, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, GE, Sony, Miramax and Warner Bros. -Boulder Construction, Inc- CEO & Founder 1995 – 1998 Started and managed a Construction Management Company that provided construction services in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic prior to selling to United System Integrators in 1998. Clients included AT&T, IBM, Lucent Technologies, Olivetti, Schick and Martha Stewart Living. -The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company- Construction Project Manager 1987 – 1995 Led Construction Management activities, including Preconstruction (budgeting, cost estimating and scheduling) and Construction (safety & quality control, value engineering, contract administration, subcontractor coordination, invoicing, and permitting) for Corporate Offices, Telecom Centers, Data Centers and Retail Shopping Malls. Clients included IBM, AT&T, Eastman Kodak, The Westchester Mall.
Michael Sanchirico

Michael Sanchirico

Project Management

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-JLL- VP, Projects / Team Lead Mar 2019 – Present *HR management, project assignment oversight and career track coach of sub-team within NYC PDS Variable Practice VP, Projects Dec 2017 – Mar 2019 *Results driven proactive project manager with 29+ years of experience *Manage / lead corporate interior projects from inception to close-out *Provide project targeted leadership to in-house project teams (APM, PM, SPM) on various client projects *Proven record saving clients ~15% on budget through JLL Synergy alignments and extensive construction cost knowledge base Partial Project List: Diageo NA, HQ Project, 90,000sf, New York, NY Diageo NA, HQ and Creation Lab Project, 40,000sf, Stamford, CT Diageo NA, 17,000sf, Stamford, CT Mazars USA, 90,000sf, New York, NY CondΓ© Nast, 1.1MMsf Restack and Redesign, New York, NY Advance Publications, 825 3rd Ave., Building Sub-Lease Building Disposition with 40 Sub-Tenants, 540,000sf, New York, NY Undertone, 28,000sf, New York, NY -Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Project Director May 2016 – Dec 2017 *Managed corporate interior projects from inception to close-out Partial Project List: Fross, Zelnick, Lehrman & Zissu, 45,000sf, New York, NY 100 Wall Street, Base Building and Pre-Built Initiatives, 50,000sf, New York, NY United Federation of Teachers, Retail Tenant/ Training Center, New York, NY 135 W 50th Street, Base Building Initiatives, New York, NY Eldridge Industries, 20,000sf Expansion, Greenwich, CT 500 5th Avenue, Base Building Tenant Initiatives, New York, NY -MKDA- SVP / Senior Project Manager Oct 2009 – May 2016 *Operations and Project Management *Success oriented manager with entrepreneurial character *Key player in fostering more efficient work processes and expansion of gross sales *Firm saw 4x growth during my tenure *Oversaw all projects *Developed project financial and schedule guidelines *Active roll in employee recruitment and staff mentoring *Developed and managed new business initiatives and marketing design Partial Project List: Guggenheim Partners, 245,000sf, New York, NY Guggenheim Partners, 76,000sf, Chicago, IL Guggenheim partners, 15,000sf, San Francisco, CA Guggenheim Partners, 30,000sf, Purchase, NY Eldridge Industries, 20,000sf, Greenwich, CT Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 45,000sf, New York, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 20,000sf, Valhalla, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 2,500sf annex space, Garden City, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 5,000sf, Parsippany, NJ Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 5,500sf, Calabasas, CA W.R. Berkley Corporation, 35,000sf, New York, NY Interlaken Capital Aviation Services, Airport Hangar Addition, White Plains, NY Graham Capital Disaster Recovery Facility, 10,000sf, Shelton, CT Heineken USA, 50,000sf, White Plains, NY LEED Gold Project Oak Investment Partners, 20,000sf, Norwalk, CT Oak Investment Partners, 8,000sf, Greenwich, CT Design Within Reach, 20,000sf, Stamford, CT W.J. Deutsch & Sons, 30,000sf, White Plains, NY Terex Corporation, 10,000sf, Westport, CT Wiggin and Dana, 30,000sf, Stamford, CT ClearRock Properties, 700 Canal Street, 4 Bldg. Complex Repositioning, Stamford, CT ClearRock Properties, 75 Holly Hill, Various Repositioning Projects, Greenwich, CT Normandy Real Estate Partners, Westchester Portfolio Various Tenant Projects, White Plains, NY W.R. Berkley Corporation, 20,000sf Office, Learning Center and Gym, Greenwich, CT -Esposito Design Associates- Principal 1999 – 2009 *Director of Operations and Project Management duties for 20 person design office *Oversaw all projects and managers *Developed financial and schedule guidelines *Active roll in employee recruitment and staff mentoring *Chaired weekly strategy and assignments meeting *Developed and managed new business initiatives and marketing design *Responsibility for all website design and content *Direct participation in firm success from 1MM per annum to 3MM per annum Partial Project List: Terex Corporation, 100,000sf, Westport, CT Finn Dixon & Herling, 28,000sf, Stamford, CT W.R. Berkley Corporation, Various HQ Projects, 55,000sf, Greenwich, CT Hyperion Software Corporation, 100,000sf Office with 10,000sf Data Center, Stamford, CT PepsiCo, 10,000sf "Project Breathtaking" Corporate Rebranding Rollout Center, Hawthorne, NY PepsiCo, "Project Renew" Corporate Campus Master Planning, Purchase, NY Cummings & Lockwood, 75,000sf, Stamford, CT Oak Hill Capital Partners, 15,000sf, Stamford, CT J.H. Whitney & Co, 10,000sf, New York, NY J.H. Whitney & Co, 70,000sf, Stamford, CT J.H. Whitney & Co, 35,000sf, Circa 1900 Bldg. Renovation/ Interiors, New Canaan, CT Galen Partners, 17,000sf, Stamford, CT Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 45,000sf, New York, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 40,000sf, Valhalla, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 4,500sf, Parsippany, NJ Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 6,000sf, Garden City, NY Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 3,500sf, Calabasas, CA Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, 5,500sf, Calabasas, CA Black & Decker, 110,000sf, Shelton, CT Palladium Equity Partners, 10,000sf, New York, NY Callanen International, 35,000sf, Office/ Warehouse, South Norwalk, CT -The van Summern Group (now Perkins Eastman)- Senior Project Manager 1994 – 1999 Partial Project List: Fowler, White, Gillen, Boggs, Villareal & Banker, 100,000sf, Tampa, FL J.H. Whitney & Co, 10,000sf, New York, NY Day, Berry & Howard, 10,000sf, Stamford, CT Korn Ferry International, 10,000sf, Stamford, CT Group W Network Services, 100,000sf, Stamford, CT Group W Network Services, Broadcast Studio, 3,000sf, Stamford, CT CBS Cable, PlayBack Editing Suites, 10,000sf, Stamford, CT -Lancaster Associates Architects- Project Manager 1991 – 1994 Stop & Shop Supermarket, 100,000sf, Southington, CT NacRe, 40,000sf, Greenwich, CT Henry Street Apartments, 100,000sf Ground-up, Stamford, CT Shanghai Yuan Mansion, Design Development Mixed-use 40 Story Tower, Shanghai, China -D'AMATO CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.- Assistant PM / Construction Estimator May 1988 – Aug 1990 -Construction Services of Bristol, Inc.- Design Build Draftsman / Assistant Project Manager / Estimating Assistant Jan 1985 – Jun 1987
Brendan Maddigan

Brendan Maddigan

Real Estate

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-JLL- Vice Chairman Oct 2018 – Present -Cushman & Wakefield- Vice Chairman Jul 2018 – Present Executive Managing Director Jan 2016 – Jul 2018 Senior Managing Director Jan 2015 – Jan 2016 Director Jan 2009 – Dec 2014 Global commercial real estate company with in-depth local market knowledge in New York City (the Massey Knakal investment sales platform). -Massey Knakal Realty Services- Director Jan 2009 – Dec 2014 -Brendan Maddigan- Independent Sep 2004 – Dec 2008
Renee Hicks

Renee Hicks

Project Management

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Project Management Director Feb 2018 – Present -ICG - Integrity Consulting Group- Director Nov 2016 – Present ICG is a New York-based independent Real Estate Advisory and Project Management firm providing unparalleled end-to-end solutions in real estate and project consultancy. Our focus is geared directly on understanding and clarifying the client’s requirements and objectives to return actualized results established by the client. -Alvarez and Marsal- Corporate Real Estate Director Aug 2007 – Mar 2016 Development and management of Alvarez and Marsal's global real estate portfolio. Managed a global real estate portfolio of over 450,000 square feet of real estate and facilities in more than 50 offices across the globe. Formulated annual operating budgets and monthly forecasting and tracked real estate and project spending for budgets totaling more than $35 million. -Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC- Director of Corporate Real Estate 2007 – 2016 -NAI New York City- Corporate Services - Technology-based Specialist Jul 2006 – Jul 2007 Tenant representation of corporate office clients both locally and nationally. Renee focuses on tenant representation and corporate services within the technology and computer-based industry in New York City. A seven year commercial real estate veteran with extensive market knowledge, financial analysis capabilities,selection/location process, and skilled lease negotiation provides her clients the consistent, reliable strategies to meet their real estate goals and objectives. NAI is a global commercial real estate services company. NAI has offices throughout America, Asia Pacific, Canada, EMEA, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Globally branded and recognized, NAI represents hundreds of major multinational clients. -NAI Commercial Industrial Properties- Director Corporate Services, Office Specialist Jul 1998 – Apr 2006 Manager Member Services -NAI Global- 2006 NAI is a global commercial real estate services company. As corporations and institutions expand and their internal resources to manage their real estate assets diminish, global service providers have emerged to fill the void. The Corporate Services Team is dedicated to providing world-class corporate real estate services to regional, national, and international corporations by providing reliable real estate solutions to enhance productivity, accuracy, and speed for corporate and institutional clients.
Jason Bell

Jason Bell

Business Development

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-JLL- Vice President of Data Center and Technology Services Oct 2015 – Present JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com. -Digital Realty- Sales Director May 2013 – Sep 2015 Digital Realty Trust, Inc. focuses on delivering customer-driven data centre solutions by providing secure, reliable and cost-effective facilities that meet each customer's unique data centre needs. Digital Realty's customers include domestic and international companies across multiple industry verticals ranging from financial services, cloud and information technology services, to manufacturing, energy, health care and consumer products. Digital Realty's 131 properties, including 13 properties held as investments in unconsolidated joint ventures, comprised approximately 24.5 million square feet as of March 31, 2014, including approximately 1.3 million square feet of space under active development and 1.4 million square feet of space held for future development. Digital Realty's portfolio is located in 33 markets throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. -CFN Services- Vice President, Sales May 2011 – May 2013 Delivering integrated solutions within the enterprise and financial trading space - particularly to firms who recognize latency as a competitive advantage - CFN Services holds the distinction of integrating low latency network solutions, Market Data delivery, Compliance and Risk Management Applications, collocation services, and custom fiber solutions to facilitate the most demanding requirements of electronic traders. With a track record of over 25 years, CFN's solutions include Latency Level SLA’s, and Guaranteed Latency Improvement plans to keep clients on the leading edge of infrastructure capabilities. CFN Services, a leading provider of managed high-frequency trading enablement services,announced the Alpha Platformβ„’, a global high performance private cloud for automated trading. This low-latency market data and application delivery platform improves automated trading performance across key liquidity venues in the equities, options, futures, derivatives, and FX markets. It is a flexible and customizable platform that seamlessly integrates delivery of low latency market and event data with best-of-breed trading applications, all proximity hosted within the liquidity venues to accelerate trading performance. The infrastructure that forms the foundation of the Alpha Platformβ„’ provides ultra-low-latency market data delivery and trade execution for some of the world’s most sophisticated high-frequency trading firms. Trading application vendors can now leverage this same infrastructure to jumpstart low-latency global delivery of their solutions, while trading firms can rapidly deploy these applications in a high performance environment to capture more Alpha and increased trading profits. -Level 3 Communications- Senior Global Account Director Jan 2001 – May 2011 Level 3 Communications, Inc. is a premiere provider of global communication services, creating solutions that strengthen the growth, efficiency and security of businesses around the world. Our business started as part of a subsidiary of a construction company that created one of the first competitive local exchange carriers, MFS Communications. By 1998, we set out to shift our business focus and create a company dedicated to the development of a facilities-based, end-to-end communications network optimized to provide IP communication services. Along with the new business strategy came a new name, Level 3 Communications. In April of that same year, Level 3 common stock started trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol LVLT. Since October 2011, Level 3’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the same symbol – LVLT. Today, Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets, spanning three continents and more than 60 countries. As enterprises transition from legacy services to more efficient, scalable and secure technologies, Level 3 offers enhanced network capabilities and managed services for customers to streamline operations and focus on growth. Level 3 Communications. Connecting and Protecting the Networked WorldSM. -CTC Communications- Sales Executive Jan 2000 – Dec 2000 Over the last several years, EarthLink has undergone a successful, major transition, evolving from a residential ISP pioneer into a leading managed services provider in the business communications and IT services market. EarthLink's focus on IT services is earning the respect of leading, independent industry analysts. -Executone- Least Cost Routing Sales Consultant 1994 – 1999 We represent only the leading manufacturers of quality telecommunications equipment. Our Factory Certified Technicians and Installers -- encompassing more than 40% of our organization -- will install and service your communications solution. With over 200 combined years of experience in the telecommunications industry working for you, you can rest assured that your job is in good hands. Executone’s staff will remain available to your company until your staff has a complete understanding of your telecommunications equipment.
William Mooney

William Mooney

 

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-CBRE- Executive Vice President 2016 – Present Senior Vice President 1997 – Present I manage the Transaction Management line of business in the Northeastern United States for CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions Group in New York. My team is responsible for creating real estate advisory and process-driven account management solutions for large, global occupiers.
John Smith

John Smith

Architect

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Scott Lesh

Scott Lesh

 

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-JLL- Managing Director Sep 2004 – Present Recently Completed Headquarter Assignments: Allergan 431k rsf Mallinckrodt 155k rsf FC USA 70k rsf Linde 115k rsf Barclay's 535k rsf GSK 144k rsf Jaguar Land Rover 170k rsf iconectiv 115k Ascena 195k Some of the great clients I've had the privilege to partner with include: Aetna, BASF, Bloomberg, Boston Consulting Group, Bridgewater Associates, Deloitte, Dressbarn, EY, Fila, Forest Laboratories, Geller & Co., Interpublic Group (McCann Erickson, Echo Torre Lazur, MRM, CMG, HUGE) Linde Group, L’Oreal, McKinsey, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Pearson, PwC, Wiley and Verizon. SPECIALTIES: Real Estate Portfolio Strategy Corporate Headquarters Major Real Estate Projects Global Real Estate Solutions Corporate Real Estate Business Transformation Mergers & Acquisitions -Quartararo & Associates (Acquired by JLL)- Project Manager Jan 2000 – Sep 2004
Scott Stange

Scott Stange

Real Estate

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-JLL- Senior Vice President Feb 2018 – Present Vice President 2013 – Jan 2018 I work with tenants and developers on headquarter and portfolio optimization opportunities locally, nationally and globally. The primary industries I serve include: insurance, technology, media, non- profit, automotive, chemical, fashion, energy and biopharmaceutical and life sciences. JLL, a Fortune 500 company, provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters. The firm completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. LaSalle Investment Management, its investment management business, has $55.3 billion of real estate assets under management. -BFI- Relationship Manager May 1993 – 2013 I appreciate the years I spent at BFI. My experience there turned into a very solid foundation for me to learn and grow. The business also provided me opportunities to build many valuable relationships with coworkers and clients. Many of these relationships are still critical to this day. My clients were relocating, expanding or renovating their office space. Our leading brand solution at BFI was Herman Miller. Our time and focus were concentrated on helping our customers solve business issues. These included: β€’ Maximize Space Utilization β€’ Workplace Strategy β€’ Change Management
Tamar Moy

Tamar Moy

Workplace Strategy

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-Newmark Grubb Knight Frank- Senior Managing Director, Director of Workplace Strategy Jan 2017 – Present -Perkins Eastman- Director of Workplace Strategy Jan 2014 – Dec 2016 -HLW International LLP- Senior Workplace Strategist Jun 2010 – Dec 2013 -Gensler- Workplace Strategist & Interior Designer Jun 2000 – Nov 2008
Bryony Bonavita

Bryony Bonavita

Workplace Strategy

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-JLL- Workplace Strategy Associate Mar 2016 – Present Project Coordinator Feb 2015 – Mar 2016 Capital One Workplace Solutions -Newmark Grubb Knight Frank- Project Administrator Mar 2013 – Feb 2015 Capital One Workplace Solutions North East Region -Francis Cauffman- Executive Assistant and Marketing Intern Jul 2012 – Sep 2012 Assist firm president with planning and scheduling, as well as intern with firm's marketing team -Children's Therapy Center- Aide Jul 2010 – Aug 2010 Worked as a one-on-one aide with one of the children in the center, and assisted throughout the center where needed -Cornell University- Space Planning Assistant for the Office of Budget and Space Planning Jun 2010 – Jul 2010 Created reports and documentation to support the director of space planning, as well as researched and documented peer processes and procedures. Updated and maintained a Confluence site for space planning documentation, including meeting notes, procedures, and task lists.
Carla David

Carla David

Project Management

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-Project Management Advisory Services- Senior Project Manager Independent Consultant 2018 – Present -Cushman & Wakefield- Project Manager, CRS Project Management Jun 2016 – Present -CBRE- Project Manager, Global Workplace Solutions, AIG Account 2014 – 2016 -Interior Architecture & Project Management - Residential- Project Manager/Interior Designer Consultant 2013 – 2014 -The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America- Transaction Manager/Senior Project Manager, Corporate Real Estate | Facilities Management 2007 – 2013 Facilities Project Manager, Corporate Real Estate | Facilities Management 2005 – 2007 -Private Financial Firm- Senior Project Manager, Design & Construction Management Consultant 2005 -Fried Frank- Project Manager, Facilities 2004 – 2005 -Morgan Stanley- Senior Project Manager, CSA, Project Planning Design and Construction 2000 – 2002 -AIG - American International Group- Project Manager/Architectural Designer, Corporate Realty and Facilities Management Jan 1999 – Oct 2000 -MetLife- Senior Facilities Project Designer, Corporate Facilities Feb 1995 – Jan 1999
Noah Soumekhian

Noah Soumekhian

Workplace Strategy

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-CBRE- Workplace Strategy Consultant Mar 2018 – Present -Transwestern- Intern Jun 2017 – Aug 2017 - Participated in rotational program focused on key areas in vertically integrated real estate firm, including Capital Markets, Agency Leasing, Tenant Representation, Research, Development, Marketing and Property Management - Evaluated properties in CBD for Agency Leasing to determine best marketing approaches and competitive advantages -Researched Chicago real estate market for re-location options for three financial companies with expiring leases; presented mock pitch to tenant representation executives - Worked with Capital Markets to prospect investment leads for buyers; familiarized with financial models including building cash flow, rent roll and waterfall models, as well as exposure to Argus -Synthesized equity and debt requests for development plans to raise capital for financing prospective industrial building -Borrow'd, Inc.- UM Branch Manager Jan 2016 – Jan 2017 - Headed establishment of textbook exchange application, β€œBorrow’d” at University of Michigan - Innovated technology platform alongside Borrow’d CEO to advance and provide additional features to application - Marketed application by sponsoring Borrow’d events throughout campus, as well as recruiting over ten representatives at Michigan to assist in publicity -Go Blue Wear Pink- Co-Treasurer Sep 2015 – Jan 2017 - Managed budget by analyzing sales figures to ensure inventory was ordered efficiently and economically - Strategized budgeting plan with executive board to optimize use of donations - Raised over $20,000 through 2014-2016 school years – on track for $50,000 for upcoming semesters -CarSense Appraisals- Sales Associate Jul 2016 – Aug 2016 - Created diminished value reports for individuals in auto-accidents in effort to recover vehicle’s inherent loss of value - Pitched CarSense’s services to 20+ personal injury lawyers and expanded product usage to over 20 firms - Constructed comprehensive CRM for current and previous clients; strengthened sales, loyalty and retention - Negotiated 15+ claims with insurance companies, recovering more than $50,000 in diminished value -Long and Foster Real Estate- Summer Associate May 2016 – Jul 2016 - Analyzed various residential real estate markets in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, DC - Developed and launched multiple marketing campaigns through SEO tools and CRM programs - Participated and assisted in teaching 60-hour β€œPrinciples and Practices of Real Estate” course -Lincoln Property Company- Property Management Intern Jun 2015 – 2015 - Evaluated property budget including leasing assumptions, operation costs, building cash flow and capital projections - Summarized meetings with asset managers and leasing team to provide streamlined updates of building’s performance - Calculated and inputted monthly expenditures for building and office utilities; regularly filed and paid invoices - Administered building evaluations including recommendations for building adjustments and identifying flawed aspects
Paul Walker

Paul Walker

Real Estate

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-CBRE- First Vice President May 2004 – Present Commercial Real Estate Advisor to Tenants & Landlords in New York -Adams & Company Real Estate- Director Jul 1995 – May 2004
Jose Santos

Jose Santos

Project Management

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-CBRE- Project Manager Aug 2018 – Present -Public Storage- Facility Asset Manager Aug 2016 – Jul 2018 -The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America- Corporate Real Estate Transaction Specialist Sep 2010 – Aug 2016 Real Estate Project Manager Sep 2010 – Aug 2016 -Guardian Life Insurance- Lease Analyst Sep 2008 – Jan 2012 Lease Administrator/ Facilities Services Sep 2005 - Jan 2010 Manage a portfolio of 100 commercial leases for Guardian Regional Sales Offices to ensure accurate payments per the lease Track budget forecast and effectively communicate economic performance to Senior Management Supervise $40,000,000 real estate rent budget for income and expense properties Perform year- end operating expense and real estate reconciliations Administer additional landlord requests in processing Certificate of Insurance, SNDA and Estoppels with Guardian Legal Department Supervise 20 Subleases for Guardian Home Office and act as liaison - tenant coordinator between Property Management and Sub-Tenants Audit and Bill back tenants for worked performed by porters using Archibus and MRI Forecast Real Estate budget projections for upcoming fiscal year which includes base rent, operating expenses and real estate taxes Negotiated extension terms for Guardian Northeast Regional Offices with Landlord and facilitated the disposition of approximately 50,000 square feet of commercial space Abstract and upload all lease information into Corporate Real Estate software (INTUIT/MRI/CRE) and link all project management assignments to appropriate leases -ASSENT TRADING LLC, PARENT COMPANY SUNGARD DATA- Proprietary Trader May 2004 – Jul 2005 Traded and researched New York Stock Exchange listed stocks Developed trading analysis using Technical and Tape Reading methods Advised high net wealth clients on trending stocks -CITIGROUP/SALOMON SMITH BARNEY- Lease Administrator Managed a portfolio of approximately 200 commercial leases for Smith Barney retail Branches to ensure compliance by landlords to lease issues and obligations Reconciled lease accounts, calculated year end operating expenses and base rent increases Reviewed new leases, entered monthly rent and operating expenses into in - house Management data system -Citigroup- Lease Admin 2000 – 2004
Brad Finkelstein

Brad Finkelstein

Financial Services

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Account Director Jun 2018 – Present Director of Facility Management Jan 2014 – Jun 2018 Responsible for the facility services of a financial institutions 10 million square foot portfolio in North America comprised of commercial office space and data centers. Provide leadership to 11 direct reports and an organization of 350 associates. Annual managed volume of approximately $150 million including operating expenses, capital expenses and utilities. -ARAMARK Higher Education- Vice President of Operations for Facility/Dining Services Oct 2011 – Dec 2013 Provided visionary leadership and strategic direction to a team of professionals with operational responsibility for all aspects of a $150M facility and dining services business within the higher education sector. Team included 7 direct reports and over 1500 associates. -ARAMARK Business and Industry Facility Services- Vice President of Operations Oct 2008 – Oct 2011 Responsible for the development and disciplined execution of a business start up plan to operate client’s 13 warehouses located in 10 cities across the US, with a managed volume of $85M. Oversight included inventory and supply chain management, maintenance of warehouse space and equipment, warehouse design for improved workflow, fleet management, DOT compliance, CBA negotiation and occupational and food safety. Team included 7 direct reports and over 450 associates. District Manager Oct 2003 – Oct 2008 Managed the facility services of a commercial real estate portfolio in excess of 10M square feet covering 9 states with a team of 11 direct reports and an organization employing over 500 people, including organized labor. Services included maintenance, grounds, janitorial and office services with an operating budget of $20M and a managed volume in excess of $30M. -Hess Corporation- Manager Facility Services 1999 – 2003 Managed an annual operating budget of $14M and a team of 70 providing, project management, security, safety, employee dining, maintenance, janitorial and office services at the New York and New Jersey corporate campuses. Analyst, Reengineering Poject 1999 Worked as part of a team responsible for redefining work processes and reducing expenses. In my role I identified and implemented initiatives resulting in $4M of annual savings by outsourcing/restructuring facility services, $800,000 of annual savings by outsourcing terminal trucking and $300,000 of annual savings by renegotiating the gasoline additives agreement.
Jung Hoon Kim

Jung Hoon Kim

Workplace Strategy

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-CBRE- Director, Workplace Strategy Jun 2019 – Present -AECOM- Project Director, Workplace Strategy Jul 2018 – Apr 2019 Associate Director, Workplace Strategy Mar 2017 – Jun 2018 Associate Director, Workplace Strategy Feb 2016 – Mar 2017 Associate Director, Workplace Strategy Jul 2014 – Jan 2016 Senior Strategist Dec 2012 – Jul 2014 -DEGW- Workplace Strategist Jul 2007 – Dec 2012 -Kohn Pedersen Fox- Architectural Designer Aug 2006 – Nov 2006 Participated in the New Songdo City master plan project: β€’ Developed strategies to activate the entirely new public spaces. β€’ Studied/benchmarked the color palettes of East Asian cities (Seoul KR; Odaiba, JP; Shanghai, CH) -Gansam Partners- Architectural Designer May 2006 – Jul 2006 β€’ Participated in the international competition to design a new main opera house and concert hall of Seoul. β€’ Participated in the international competition to develop the Residential Master Plan of the New Administrative Captial City of Korea. β€’ Project-coordinated new tower design project in Seoul, with multi-national design team. -Republic of Korea Army- Architectural Designer Sep 2001 – Nov 2003 β€’ Worked as a designer and construction administrator for military projects β€’ Served as team leader and deputy company commander during his last 8 months of service
MaryJo Cestone

MaryJo Cestone

Workplace Strategy

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-CBRE- Director Workplace Strategy Jul 2017 – Present -Faithful and Gould- Workplace Solutions Lead Oct 2015 – Present -Johnson & Johnson- Director, Workplace Experience Jun 2006 – Jan 2015 -pharmacia- facilities 2000 – 2007 facilities 2002 – 2005
Sara Keller

Sara Keller

Employee Experience

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Director, Employee Experience Nov 2019 – Present Workplace Experience Manager Nov 2018 – Nov 2019 -JLL- Workplace Services Manager May 2017 – Nov 2018 Events Manager Feb 2015 – May 2017 - Events Manager to Nike New York Headquarters, New York, NY (May 2015 - May 2017) - Events Manager to Converse World Headquarters, Boston, MA (February 2015 - May 2015) -Columbus Hospitality Group- Assistant Reservations Manager Feb 2013 – Nov 2014 -College Central Network- College Services Specialist Aug 2011 – Dec 2012
Keith Piro

Keith Piro

Client Services

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Director of Workplace Experience at Citi Jun 2017 – Present -CBRE- Conference/Customer Service Manager-American Express Account Aug 2012 – Jun 2017 Global Workplace Manager-American Express account 2017 -Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conference Center- Conference Operations Manager Jun 2006 – Aug 2012 Conference Planning Manager Jun 2006 – May 2010 Coordinates all phases of Large Group Conference Planning working with various event up-sells. Assumes Training responsibilities (Diversity in the Workplace, Harassment prevention, etc) Recipient of "Delivering the Diamond" Customer Service Training Award Manages a team of employees Prepares weekly schedules and forecast Assists in set up/break down of all corporate and social functions. Recognized as Manager of the Quarter: October 2007, October 2008 & October 2009 -Geico Direct- Manager Trainee May 2005 – Jun 2006 Communicated with customers and claimants. Handled supervisor calls at customer's request. Created retention contest for the service floor, which retained over 1000 policyholders. Prepared, presented, and arranged promotions, sold 48 personal umbrella policies. -Broadway Deli- Manager Jan 1996 – Jan 2005 Oversaw and assisted with all daily activities, including hot / cold meals and salad preparation, opening and closing functions, and customer service. Performed inventory control, ordering, and purchasing. Negotiated agreements with vendors, ensured all deliveries were accurate and on time. Hired and trained employees, prepared weekly schedules. Monitored and evaluated employee performance. -Walt Disney World Corporation- Intern Dec 2003 – Aug 2004 Participant in a management training programs for the service and hospitality industry. Supervision of customer service standard. Ensured the prompt delivery of goods and services. As team leader, performed staff orientation and training. Assisted with kitchen team schedules.
Meridian Fintess

Meridian Fintess

Business Development

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Amanda Kross

Amanda Kross

Workplace Strategy

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-JLL- Senior Vice President, Consulting Nov 2017 – Present Amanda leads the Northeast Workplace Strategy and Change Management team for JLL Consulting. -brightspot strategy- Director Aug 2012 – Oct 2017 -DEGW- Senior Consultant Jul 2007 – Aug 2012 -RMJM Hillier- Design Intern May 2006 – Aug 2006
James Barnett III

James Barnett III

Facility Services

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Facility Manager, Manager of Operations, City University of New York Nov 2011 - Present Responsible for the day to day operations of the facility in regards to the maintenance and operation of facility mechanical systems. -ADT- Custom Home Sales Representative Dec 2010 – Nov 2011 Custom Home Sales Representative for Nassau and Suffolk Counties. -RXR Realty- Assistant Property Manager Aug 2010 – Dec 2010 Assisted with the day to day operations regarding building maintenance and procedures. -Cushman & Wakefield- Assistant Facility Manager Dec 2008 – Oct 2009 Assisted with the day to day operations regarding facility maintenance and procedures. Assistant Portfolio Manager Aug 2003 – Aug 2007 Assisted in the day to day operation of various properties located in the tri state area. Property Manager Aug 2007 – Dec 2008 In charge of the day to day operations of a portfolio consisting of 6 buildings totalling 600,000 sq. ft. located in the New York metropolitan area. -Enterprise Rent-A-Car- Sales Representative Aug 1998 – Aug 2000 Management trainee. -Todays Man- Sales Sep 1992 – Aug 1998 Sportswear department sales.
Aimee Bretones

Aimee Bretones

Project Management

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-Cushman & Wakefield- Senior Portfolio Manager at MetLife Apr 2019 – Present Senior Property Manager at MetLife Jun 2012 – Present Manager, Occupancy Planning at MetLife Jan 2012 – Jun 2014 -Compass Group North America- General Manager Conference & Event Services at Verizon Oct 2011 - Jan 2012 -MetLife- General Manager Conference and Event Services at MetLife Nov 2007 - Oct 2011 -KPMG- Senior Hoteling Representative Mar 2006 - Nov 2007 -Reliable Van & Storage- Claims Manager 1998 - 2005