ROBERT G. ARMANDO
631-220-1098 Cell
rga@tectonicsystems.com

Electronic Portfolio / Business Biography

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Metro NYC Area- Construction Residence

rga@tectonicsystems.com

(631) 220-1098

Construction professional 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 experience.

Visionary 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 User / Power Learner - Expertise in technology based solutions,

Client Relationship Management, BIM and 3-D modeling, Digital Collaboration, .

Team Builder with strong Mentoring and Training Skills.

SUPPORTIVE CORE COMPETENCIES

Strategic Business Planning

Business Turnaround and Recovery

Cost Management

Risk Management

Profitability Management

Productivity and Process Improvement

Client Relationship Management

Audit Management and Implementation

Client Needs Analysis and Service

Damage Analysis and Documentation

Market Strategy and Research

Litigation and Recovery Support

Training & Development - Key Personnel

Prosecution and Defense Strategy

BIM Application and Implementation –constructability – clash detection – value engineering - estimating

3-D Modeling for concept through construction and claims exhibits for damage recovery proceedings.

EXPERIENCE

Tectonics, Inc., NY, NY  - Principal

       Construction Management and Technology

International Consulting

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  • 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 Projects.


Himber & Associates, Union, NJ - Project/Program Manager  and Director of Construction Technology

Development multifamily condo/rental projects - commercial - interiors

                                                                                                                      INTERIORS LINK

  

Design-Build
panelized frame construction - cost management, development financials, estimating, bidding, buy-outs, permitting, contract management – Average Project Size $25,000,000 to $35,000,000.
                      

Reliance Construction Group (RCG) Parsippany, NJ - Senior Project Manager

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

158 Madison Avenue  (LINK)   Other RCG Projects  (LINK)

A 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 $95,000,000.

Ritz Carlton/North Hills Residence Park (LINK)

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 $300,000,000 +.

 

REMI Companies – Hoboken NJ  - Senior Project Manager

Velocity Condominium Project, (LINK)

Luxury Condo 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   
Multi-family Luxury Condo – concept through final commissioning.

Himber & Associates, Union, NJ - Senior Project Manager  

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 $45,000,000 
Multi-family

Atkins Hanscomb Faithful & Gould, NY, NY  -  Consultant Contractor

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. - Transportation Infrastructure

 

 

 

College and University Construction (LINK Below)

  University of Rochester - Hutchinson Hall

EDUCATION and TECHNOLOGY

  • SUNY - Plattsburgh, NY – BS EDU-SPC BIO CHEM – (2 year Bio-Chem research)

  • Power User – 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..

  • Experienced BIM Coordinator and facilitator.  

  • 3-D Modeling – hands-on experience in constructability studies, deep foundations, infrastructure modeling, project concept development.

  • Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science course work.

  • Real Estate Development, project evaluation, appraisal verification and documentation – Full Proforma Development for Commercial, Condo, Multi-family, Hospitality, Resorts and Sports Facilities..

  • Financial experience in installation, setup and operation of construction based accounting and cost management systems.

Robert G. Armando rga@TectonicSystems.com  631-220-1098

 

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