with over 40 years of executive-level experience in business
development, management of multiple projects, design-build,
implementation of cost control systems, scheduling, risk management,
claims avoidance; project development including land acquisition,
permits and zoning modification. Extensive site and infrastructure
leadership strengths and innovative entrepreneurial spirit underscore ability to
implement or modify a wide range of management and operational systems.
Strong Financial Skills with focus on productivity and profitability.
/ Power Learner - Expertise in technology based solutions,
Relationship Management, BIM and 3-D modeling, Digital Collaboration, .
Team Builder with strong
Mentoring and Training Skills.
SUPPORTIVE CORE COMPETENCIES
Turnaround and Recovery
Management and Implementation
Client Needs Analysis
Damage Analysis and
Market Strategy and
Training & Development
- Key Personnel
BIM Application and
Implementation –constructability – clash detection – value engineering -
3-D Modeling for
concept through construction and claims exhibits for damage recovery
Inc., NY, NY - Principal
Construction Management and Technology
Curitiba Brazil, SA –
development of operations management procedures for precast housing systems for
1,000 unit development
Curitiba Brazil, SA
– preconstruction costing and development proforma for a precast tilt-up
warehouse of 18,000 m2 (150,000 SF).
Development of international
Project Risk Assessment and Estimating procedures for US Department of State
Associates, Union, NJ - Project/Program
Manager and Director of Construction Technology
multifamily condo/rental projects - commercial - interiors
panelized frame construction - cost management, development financials,
estimating, bidding, buy-outs, permitting, contract management – Average Project
Size $25,000,000 to $35,000,000.
Construction Group (RCG) Parsippany, NJ - Senior Project
Multiple high-rise projects in Metro NYC Area.
Project Management, Cost Management, Scheduling, Project Administration,
Implementation of Technology. Estimating and Pre-Construction Services –
concept development, value engineering, budget development. Luxury Residential –
Mid Rise and High Rise
Proposed 38 story Luxury High
Rise situated on an 11,000 SF site in the shape of a “T” with frontage on Madison Avenue, E. 32nd
Street and E. 33rd Street. Planned to contain 37 residential floors
with Retail and Building Amenities located on the street level and basement
areas of the building. The facility contains over 150,000 SF with 101
residential units. The structural system is
cast-in-place concrete with a dynamic curtain-wall façade,
offering floor to ceiling glass in most units and a spectacular view of the
city. Constructability using 3-D Modeling.
As a member of the pre-construction development
team my responsibilities included development of solutions for installation of
underpinning, caissons, sheeting & shoring, pile caps, grade beams, mat-slab and
the foundation walls as well as the necessary estimating and budgeting
prerequisites for bid solicitation. Project Cost: $85,000,000 to
Carlton/North Hills Residence Park
An Ultra-Luxury condominium
project located in the North Hills area of Long Island – this unique project
in a park-like setting on 16 pristine acres boasts a Victorian style clubhouse with dynamic landscaping and a man-made pond. The ten luxury condominium
buildings are set on the podium of a huge, “U-shaped” underground garage that
allows contiguous underground access to all buildings. The garage is designed
to house over 600. 224 Ultra-Luxury Condominium units. Proforma Project Cost
– Hoboken NJ - Senior Project
Condominium Project, (LINK)
Development Hoboken, New Jersey $50 Million
Hoboken, NJ 128 Units– Two low-rise buildings - Luxury Condos total structural
precast superstructure with precast concrete garage, exterior walls, floors,
demising walls, roof deck, elevator shafts, stair towers and exterior curved
stairs - cost management, development financials, technology implementation,
estimating, bidding, project buy-outs, permitting, contract management and
scheduling – Project Cost $50,000,000
Luxury Condo – concept through final commissioning.
Associates, Union, NJ - Senior Project
Clifton Senior Housing,
Clifton, NJ 390 Units – Three Similar Projects, Design-Build panelized frame construction - cost
management, development financials, estimating, bidding, project buy-outs,
permitting, contract management, scheduling - Rental – Total Cost
Faithful & Gould, NY, NY - Consultant
JFK International Airport –
American Airlines Terminal
Cost management and Change Order Management – analysis
of planned vs. actual cost and re-estimate of changes in scope.
The $1.2 billion construction
project provided for the demolition of the American Airlines terminal building
and the construction of a new terminal complex. -
College and University Construction (LINK Below)
of Rochester - Hutchinson Hall
Plattsburgh, NY – BS EDU-SPC BIO CHEM – (2 year Bio-Chem research)
– MS Office
with specialized strength in Excel, Project and Word
Digital Take Off and Estimating – BlueBeam
Extreme and On Center (OST) digital takeoff. Document collaboration using Prolog Converge and
other repository systems. Sage 300 (Timberline) Estimating System – Setup,
development and operations experience..
BIM Coordinator and facilitator.
Modeling – hands-on experience in constructability studies, deep foundations,
infrastructure modeling, project concept development.
Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science course work.
Development, project evaluation, appraisal verification and documentation –
Full Proforma Development for Commercial, Condo, Multi-family, Hospitality,
Resorts and Sports Facilities..
experience in installation, setup and operation of construction based
accounting and cost management systems.
Robert G. Armando