â€¢ Director / Manager / Liaison / Facilitator / Negotiator / Coordinator / Designer / Trainer
â€¢ Project development executive, senior construction project manager, real estate broker, financial agent
â€¢ Negotiator for the acquisition of complex property rights and access, permit requirements, contract preparation
â€¢ Coordinate wind farm development and installation, manage commercial construction projects
I am seeking an opportunity to continue at a high level of responsibility using my organizational ability. I have an understanding of complex systems and relationships, with proven abilities in landowner negotiations and property acquisition, familiarity in permitting requirements, experience with many construction methods and technology, an ability to cultivate a teamâ€™s highest capabilities with ambitious goals, and capabilities as a front line communicator.
Practice and Experience
A depth of experience and breadth of knowledge enhances my capabilities in the development of utility wind farms. I have:
â€¢ Conceptual design skills which created substantial savings by redesigning construction strategy.
â€¢ Created profitability improvements in business operations and efficiencies.
â€¢ Negotiated and managed multiple subcontractors concurrently from unions or open shops.
â€¢ Experience as a real estate broker and financial agent for investments, real estate marketing, and sales.
â€¢ Created business organizational controls and detail oriented review of construction project schedules and budgets.
â€¢ Practice as a team worker coordinating the needs and requirements of the many project participants.
Education and Licenses
Series 6 and 63, Life and Health, CLTC- 2000
Real Estate Broker (NY) - 1996
General Contractor Unrestricted License (Massachusetts-inactive) - 1993
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, NY City, NY - 1982
Private Pilot single engine-1973
Bachelor of Arts, College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio - 1972
Consultant CCMI â€“ Wind Energy Division 10/09 - Present
Coordinating transfer of over a thousand acres of previously acquired wind resource land rights and preparation of predevelopment public relations strategy. Authorized wind system installer under the NYS ERDA wind power incentive grant program. Manufacturer Certified Installer. Identify community tolerant wind sites and bidding on relevant RFPâ€™s for municipal installations.
Vice President of Development United Wind Energy, LLC 10/08 - 9/09
Contract development and negotiation of individual landowner leases and easements for acquisition of several thousand acres of wind resource lands intended for utility scale wind facility. Coordinate pre-development permitting, site research, public relations, data acquisition, site layout, and infrastructure plans. Advocate providing legislative support concepts for development of wind energy.
Real Estate Broker Morrison Realty later Chase Real Estate 6/96- 9/08
Negotiation and sale Broker for several million dollars of large parcel private lands, as land development strategist, coordinating subdivision permitting, marketing and sales of real property in NY, MA, MI, NH, VT, and Cape Breton, Canada.
Financial Agent Prudential Financial 3/00-10/07
Private office for marketing of insurances and financial products.
Construction Manager CCMI 4/91-5/96
Commercial structural renovations, conceptual design, proof of constructability, and construction management for projects worth over $13 million. Largest project was the restoration of the cast-in-place concrete facade of the two 440â€™ tall 40 story condominium towers on Bostonâ€™s water-front which included replacement of 1,760 operable windows of 9â€™x5â€™ and structural repair of six vertical acres of CIP concrete on the I.M. Pei designed 1960's twin residential Harbor Towers. Revised construction strategy saved several million dollars from earlier constructability concepts and designs.
Project Manager, Estimator, Mechanicals Superintendent Beacon Construction Co 3/86-4/91
Downtown Boston commercial renovation projects included high-rise central reporting fire-alarm system, revamped high-rise electrical buss distribution with HVAC motor control centers for building services and two 500 kW emergency generators at Harbor Towers. Tenant fit-out project management and estimating for corporate medical facility and general business offices at 75 State St, One Post Office Square, and South Station. Supervised and coordinated mechanical systems installation and mechanical commissioning at Rowes Wharf/Boston Harbor Hotel.
ï¶ Installation wiring relocation saved over $200,000 on central fire alarm installation at Harbor Towers.
ï¶ Design recommendation saved costs in sprinkler system at South Station and preserved its ornate plaster ceiling.
ï¶ Installation redesign for installing multiple 500 kW generators at Harbor Towers resulted in 15% savings.
Project Developer TD Energy 3/84-3/86 Project design, coordination, management and installation of a megawatt, ten unit mountain top wind farm with all responsibilities from permitting to operations.
Designer, Site Acquisition and Project Developer Mountain Power 1/79-3/84
Designed 10kw prototype variable rpm rotor with constant velocity transmission for induction generator. Acquired several thousand acres of land development leases for utility scale wind projects, mechanical engineering design consultant for six wind turbine manufacturers.
Wind Site and Meteorological Consultant Central Hudson Gas & Electric 1/79-12/81
Identified and selected sites for utility company R&D of wind sites, installed meteorological towers and managed data acquisition.
Wind Technology Development Shop Foreman and Tower Climber Windworks 1/78-12/78
Technician with DOE R&D project design team for a utility interconnected direct drive, variable rpm permanent magnet turbine.
Renewable Energy System Installer Wind, Wood and Water 6/75-12/78
Project management and technician for two dozen utility interconnected wind turbines, high-head hydroelectric, solar hot-water panels, and energy conservation systems.
Activities and Interests
Boards and Volunteer Organizations
Pequannock Senior Housing Board, current
Church Finance Committee, current
Town of Pequannock â€“ Green Committee, current
Rotary International Board, 2005
Overlook Fire-tower Restoration Committee Chairman, 2000
Scituate Land Conservation Trust Chairman, 1995
Montessori School Parent Association Chairman, 1994
Town Food Co-op Board, 1972
College Student Association Vice President , 1971
Scout Master Assistant, 1966
Engineering News Record â€“ Concrete Towers to be Waterproofed, June 19, 1995
Catskill Quarterly â€“ Harvesting the Winds, Dec. 1985
E.F. Schumacher Society â€“ Pre-Selling Renewable Energy Future Production as Currency, 1984
IEEE Transactions â€“ Overvoltage Considerations for Interconnected Dispersed Generators, Dec. 1984
Backpacker â€“ Anasazi Discoveries in Grand Gulch, 1975
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