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  assistant vice president
Industry Type: Architects
City & State: new york city,ny
Job Title: assistant vice president
Relocation Preferences: n/a
Objective: seek a high level facilities management position in a corporate setting, utilizing my 23 years of diverse experience in facilities, planning, maintenance, construction, procurement and human resource management


Strategic, Senior Level Facilities Executive with over 23 years of experience in Facilities, Construction Management, Architecture, Real Estate, Purchasing and Human Resource management (13 years in a senior management role) encompassing a myriad of corporate, public and private business. A proven track record of achieving results utilizing a team centered management philosophy and a proactive, organized, cost conscious approach to drive business and employee performance that exceeds customer standards and company goals.


PM CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Farmingdale, NY2008 Present
Estimating Manager
Oversee all construction estimating for new interior and ground up construction, remodels and renovations for fitness centers, hospitals, municipalities and corporate interiors.

ONEBEACON INSURANCE, Melville, NY2002 - 2008
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Services
Recruited to manage the start up of the Corporate Services/Facilities department. Set strategic direction and leadership for all corporate space planning, design and construction, facilities, maintenance and security, real estate, telecommunications, purchasing and procurement, mail & print services, as well as departmental recruitment, employee relations, corporate training, employee development and career pathing. Managed an operating budget in excess of $7 million and a capital budget of more than $5 million dollars. Reported to the COO of the AutoOne division of OneBeacon and managed a staff of 18 direct reports and over 200.000 square feet of office and data center space. Developed and managed the department annual corporate business plan and budget.

Created policies & procedures for construction, maintenance, custodial, safety, security and MACs.
Developed a preventative maintenance program for all HVAC, plumbing, electrical and safety systems.
Implemented an energy conservation/management program, with assistance from LIPA, for all properties and projects. directly resulting in a 50% reduction in lighting costs.
Worked with external risk management company and our HR department to develop a comprehensive, proactive safety and risk mitigation program. This program directly resulted in decreased number of slip & falls and trip hazards incidents.
Developed schematic plans, worked with architects, building officials, unions and sub-contractors and directed the construction of all 200,000 square feet of corporate leased space. Specifically, oversaw the construction of 40,000 square feet of commercial space in less than 40 days, under budget and ahead of schedule.
Utilized AutoCAD to analyze and forecast future space planning needs to align with business objectives.
Appointed as Assessment Team Leader of the executive staff to analyze and update Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity planning. Exceeding expectations when enacted.

Real Estate:
Worked with the senior management team to assess companys needs for future space requirements. In this process I conducted demographic, geographic, space and cost studies pertinent to our business model to gain efficiencies financially and strategically.
Led a team of 8 senior executives that conducted a cost benefit analysis of the effects of relocating more than 200 jobs off Long Island. Evaluated real estate, employment demographics and corporate costs and implemented a strong tactical plan, where building leases were renegotiated and all jobs were preserved. The project resulted in a savings of more than $10 million dollars over a five year period for the organization.
Renegotiated expiring real estate leases for two facilities saving the organization more than 37% annually on the operating budget.

Directed the successful execution of the new company wide e-procurement system and purchasing policy and procedures. Negotiated the integration of the e-procurement system with several key online vendors, which led to more than 15% savings annually.
Worked with other senior leaders to establish a Vendor Management Office (VMO). The VMO, Purchasing, IT and Corporate Counsel, designed a methodology to strategically manage procurements and vendors to maximize business investments, while minimizing business risks.

Mail and Print Services:
Oversaw all mail functions, office equipment leases and repairs and pantry maintenance and supplies.

Developed all contracts and negotiated leases with Avaya for all software, hardware, maintenance and services.
Coordinated all network planning, project design and implementation oversight with the IT & PMO teams and required external resources.

Employee Relations/Corporate Training/Employee Development:
Created and implemented the companys leadership development plan and performance management strategy increasing employee productivity by more than 20%. This plan reduced our managements dependency on HR to provide resolution to employee relation issues by more than 50%.
Assisted in the creation of various training programs to build employee morale, increase inter-departmental communication, conflict resolution, performance management and team building. These programs assisted in lowering employee turnover.
Actively engaged in coaching and mentoring junior executives and peers in best management practices and corporate conduct to improve level of management experience and expectation.

PC RICHARD & SON, Farmingdale, NY1999 2002
Director, Construction and Maintenance
Reported to the President, oversaw all maintenance & construction of 2 million square feet of corporate owned facilities and retail stores within the tri-state area with an annual operating budget of more than $5 million and a capital budget for construction projects in excess of $25 million.

Provided creative retail design and project management expertise for all types of construction projects.
Acted as general contractor to managed new ground up, free standing super centers and existing store renovations. Developed cost estimates, bid documents, worked with architects, building officials and hired sub-contractors.

Facilities & Purchasing Manager
Managed entire maintenance, custodial, purchasing and labor force for approximately 500,000 square feet of Equinox health clubs and corporate facilities in the New York City area. Oversee budget of more than $2 million dollars.

FLAGLER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, Bunnell, Florida1995 1998
Director of Plant Services
Reported to the Superintendent of Schools and managed more than 2.3 million square feet of space with 25 buildings, 35 union personnel and annual budgets for operations and capital projects of $12 million and $100 million respectively.

Reorganized and motivated entire maintenance, grounds and custodial staff. Emphasized positive moral and team values.
Worked with architect-engineering firms in the planning of new educational facilities. Value-engineered design and construction process to lower overall costs by 20%.
Instituted an effective monthly preventative maintenance program for HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fleet maintenance and safety that saved more than 30% on operating expenses annually.

MBA - Executive Masters of Business Administration, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
BS - Architectural Technology, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY
AAS - Architectural Technology, S.U.N.Y. Farmingdale, Farmingdale, NY

AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Office, Puridiom, PeopleSoft, HEAT Maintenance Tracking Software

IFMA International Facility Management Association, CMAA Construction Management Association of America
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