Seasoned Facilities Manager with over twenty-five years' experience in all aspects of the field with extensive knowledge of facilities operations, business and maintenance practices,and compliance at the corporate level in regards to safety and environmental aspects. Adept at managing short and long term projects in the facilities office re-stacking, construction and renovations. Possess excellent customer service and problem solving skills. Highly efficient at managing and flexible to changing priorities and deadlines to meet client needs.
Recruitment and training
Critical thinking skills
Global and strategic sourcing
Budgeting and forecasting
Customer relations specialist
Quality assurance and control
Purchasing and procurement
Unsurpassed work ethic
Cost reduction and containment
Promoted to Regional Facilities Manager after two years of employment.
During a major move project which also entailed a build out of two floors in mid-town, reduced project costs by over $30,000.00 by repurposing network and switching equipment from a closed data center in a building where we were closing the lease.
With the move to open seating plans and modern standing desks for newly designed workstations, I seized the opportunity to review and eliminate furniture from our storage facilities reducing monthly storage costs from over $3,000.00 to a few hundred dollars per month.
Worked on an RFP project to nationalize our pantry supplies providing volume data and recommended vendors and suggestions to structure the contract to be provided to the winning bid.
Recipient of the Nasdaq CEO Award in 2014.
Regional Facilities Manager10/2014 to CurrentNasdaqNew York, New York
Managing a portfolio of six corporate offices including two New York City locations, the Market site, Nasdaq headquarters, and offices in Shelton, Ct. and Boston, Ma.
Key point of contact for Senior Vice Presidentsand office of the CEO.
Recent successful lead on "Project Gotham", a consolidation of our N.Y.C. real estate space which involves the close out of leases in two Wall St. area buildings and migration of our NOC to the midtown 1500 Broadway location as part of a two floor buildout.
Also scheduled is a major move of several business units encompassing over 250 of our staff members within these business units.
Developed budgets and approved expenses.
Reviewed and renegotiated key contracts.
Managed and recently closed out a data center in Rochelle Park, N.J. which was migrated to our main data facility in Carteret, New Jersey.
Maximized operational effectiveness across territory.
Facilities Manager06/2013 to 10/2014NasdaqNew York City, New York
Managed two commercial properties totaling over 96,000 square feet.
Oversaw budgeting and invoicing processes for assigned properties.
Troubleshot electrical and mechanical defects for office sites.
Ordered equipment and services for voice, data and cabling.
Coordinated trunk testing with phone vendors to troubleshoot possible problems.
Maintained UPS and batteries for reserve power in the event of power failures.
Assisted in implementation of operations, maintenance and capital programs.
Acted as liaison between construction manager and tenant during build-out phase of tenant suite.
Facilities Manager08/2010 to 06/2013Cantor FitzgeraldNew York
Reported to Facilities Director and liaised with property management at both mid-town loacations.
Supervised handyman, janitorial and security staffs internally, oversaw all building operations in the headquarters at 499 Park Avenue and multiple trading floors, conference and office space at 110 East 59th Street.
During Hurricane Sandy, directed the move of a business unit occupying the entire 6th floor of 110 E.
to condensed space in our headquarters.
Prepared the 6th floor with temporary trade desks and conference rooms supervising internal and external teams in moving over seven hundred traders from 199 Water St.
Within a few weeks, set up temporary work spaces and conference rooms on several floors of 110 E.
to serve the business operations until the lower Manhattan office could be restored.
Managed outside vendors in the maintenance of UPS systems and the backup generator.
Facilities Manager / Building Tech07/1987 to 08/1987AT&T
Started as a building technician, responsible for operation of multiple chillers, air handlers, diesel and turbine generators as well as daily office needs of office space and switch techs throughout three buildings located in downtown White Plains.
I left in 2004 to work at Cingular Wireless as a facilities manager in charge of the infrastructure of a major switch location in Garden City Park.
Operated BAS system, twin UPS power plants, three 1000kw diesel generators, three 180 ton chillers and roof mounted air handlers.
Supervised external vendors in the maintenance of all above equipment and continued after AT&T acquired Cingular just prior to 2010.
Among accomplishments, supervised installation and testing of new 1000kw diesel generator.
Responsibilities included full building load transfers during emergency conditions and routine test runs.
B.AJune 1978Herbert Lehman College [C.C.N.Y.
Property management, budgeting, risk, project management, Microsoft Office, public relations, events, IDF and MDF Room technologies and infrastructure.