A Senior Facilities Manager with competencies in Operations and Maintenance, Project Management, Real Estate/Property Management and Finance and Business with a related background in business administration, construction, finance, real estate and maintenance. Consistently and successfully manage facilities at exceptional levels of quality; assuring that buildings are cleaned, elevators maintained and walls periodically painted to maintain healthy environments. Direct operating budgets of $35 million and capital funds of $130 million; planning and executing them in a timely and efficient manner. Manage the District of Columbia’s extensive real estate portfolio as a proven real estate portfolio manager with excellent oral and written communication abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and demonstrated capability of effectively interfacing with coworkers, management and customers.
the District of Columbia － Washington, DC
The campus sits on approximately 25 acres of land and contains 1.2 million square feet of building space.
The university’s student population is a body of approximately 3000 and a staff of 500.
The Director, Facilities Management manages an operating budget of $15 million, reports to the Senior Vice President for Administration and with a staff of 45 professional mechanics, clerks and managers is responsible for the maintenance of facilities of superior quality, conducive to learning in an academic environment.
The problems generally encountered pertain to neglected maintenance that persisted over time and led to problems that became capital improvement projects.
Spearheaded a re-prioritizing of projects in the amount of $5 million to install new roofs on classroom buildings; cleaned exterior make-up air vents to improve air flow; installed new campus lighting to improve campus security; installed a new central boiler to insure extra capacity in case of a malfunction with one of the boilers in the central boiler plant.
Championed and negotiated the leasing of approximately 20,000 s.f.
of commercial space to be temporarily used for the Business School as classroom and office spaces Launched the redesign of the campus plaza and spearheaded the planning of its reconstruction at a cost of $32 million, done to alleviate a leaking auditorium and classroom spaces built under the plaza.
01/2004 to 01/2007
ChiefDistrict of Columbia － Washington, DC
The Department of Human Services consists of four divisions, occupies space in scattered sites throughout the city and has an employee count of approximately one thousand.
The Chief, Facility Management with a staff of Forty-five professional mechanics, project managers and clerks report to the Department’s Deputy Director of Administration.
Upon completing a one year detail assignment in the Office of Property Management, returned to Human Services which needed new headquarters space along with space needs for some of its sub-divisions.
Spearheaded the planning and design of the new fifty-four thousand square-foot headquarters space within a newly renovated commercial building.
Supervised the acquisition of Five hundred thousand dollars of new office furniture.
Advocated the move of a major division from condemned city property into sixty- thousand square feet of commercial office space.
Spearheaded the build-out of the new space, purchased the new furniture and supervised its installation, and planned and executed the staff relocation into the space.Supervised the development of all solicitations of outside vendors i.e.
architects and all construction contractors.
Successfully advocated before the city’s Capital Budget Committee on behalf of the department for funding of its $20 million Capital Budget and Programs.
01/2003 to 01/2004
Interim Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Detailed Assignment (mandate of the Office of the Mayor).
The Office of Property Management (OPM) was responsible for the centralized management of the city’s property, the leases and leasing of commercial real estate.
The Portfolio Manager Position reported to the Director and was responsible for negotiating new and renewing leases, the acquisition of new property, management of outside real estate consultants and the oversight of the development of two government centers.
This was a detail assignment during a time of turmoil upon the dismissal of the Director and Deputy Director for misconduct.
Spearheaded the leasing and layout of floor space of Twenty-Five Thousand s.f.
for studio and office space for the city’s television station.
Supervised the construction of another 100,000 s,f.
of tenant space Led the management of the development team planning the development of two new government centers, respectively of 350,000 and 500,000 s.f., negotiated the sale prices of assembled land parcels for the development of one center; exercised eminent domain to assemble needed parcels to build the second center.
Created a lease review committee to approve leases over $1million before sent to the mayor and council.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Cornell University － Ithaca, New York
Bachelor of Science: Business AdministrationBusiness Administration
BSWayne State University － Detroit, Michigan
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