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Predrag Markovic

Predrag Markovic

Upper Montclair, NJ, US

 

About 

I have unique Senior Executive Management experience to dramatically contribute to your organization success and profitability by providing excellent leadership, improving your organization administering the program and project from the pre-construction, budgeting, schedule, bidding strategy, procurement, shop drawings/coordination development, Real Estate Development, construction, project financial reporting, space turnover and contract closeout.

Using latest technology and methodology along with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Design and Development Systems (IDDS), I can deliver excellent results for you:

• Save on Project Costs

•  Save on Project Completion Schedule
 
•  Complete Customer Satisfaction

I have over 25 years hands-on professional experience of multiple large projects, Real Estate Development, infrastructure projects, Hospitals, NIH Lab, Chemical Lab, Food Lab, Research and Educational facilities, University, Schools, high rise apartment buildings, Construction Management of large and complex Institutional and Commercial Developments, class “A” Office Buildings, Fortune 500 Headquarters, Federal State and City Government Facilities, with an owner/developer, construction manager, and general contractor firms. Projects value range from $5 million to over $900 million, total of over $4 billion!

 

EDUCATION 
MBA (M) Management (Farleigh Dickerson University)
BE (ME) Mechanical Engineering (The City College, CCNY)

  EXPERIENCE Over 25 years of Successful Progressive Management Experience of:
  
    * General Management
    * Management of large complex mission critical projects
    * Monitor performance and meet standards, regulations, and compliances
    * Ensure staff’s are fully equipped with information and knowledge
    * Manage and create detailed budget and schedule
    * Manage multiple contractors, partners, and consultants
    * Develops project methods and procedures
    * Manage project design and constructability
    * Manage bidding process and payment process
    * Project Closeout Management
    * LEED Project Management

 

MAJOR PROJECT PROGRAM AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS I SUCCESSFULLY MANAGED

• NYCHA (over $1 billion)
• Jackob K. Javits Convention Center, NY, NY ($500 million)
• Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC ($900 million)
• Lansdowne Development, Leesburg, VA ($200 million)
• NY City Schools, NY, NY ($200 million)
• U.S. Department of Treasury Main Building, Washington, DC ($100 million)
• Xerox Center/ Aetna Insurance Building, Hartford, CT ($80 million)
• Xerox Center, Toronto, Canada ($70 million)
• Xerox Center II, El Segundo, CA ($70 million)
• Xerox Center Santa Anna, CA ($65 million)
• Xerox Center I, El Segundo, CA $30 million)
• NJ State Police Technology Complex, Hamilton, NJ ($45 million)
• NJ Troop “C” Headquarters & Firing Range, Hamilton, NJ ($45 million)
• New York Public Library at the Lincoln Center, NY, NY ($40 million)
• Union Carbide Building, 270 Park Avenue, NY, NY ($30 million)

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

• MS Outlook
• MS Word
• MS Excel
• MS PowerPoint
• Oracle Primavera
• BIM
• IDDS
• LEED

 

PERSONAL SKILLS:

• Excellent leadership skills - Able to lead geographically and culturally diverse team
• Excellent communication skills – Able to interact with high level clients, management, workers
• Strong administrative and cost control skills, contract negotiation, construction law and process
• Very effective in establishing and communicating objectives to all team members
• Decisive, able to focus on project goals while attending to daily activities
• Strong written and oral abilities with outstanding presentations skills
• Resourceful, creative, and strong problem solver with solid leadership and teambuilding skills
• Get Projects built on-time, within budget and to the highest quality standards
• Excellent organizational, time management skills, ability to work in client-service environment
• Team player, able to fit into professional development team, high level of integrity/work ethic
• Team player committed to serving internal and external customers

Elsewhere:

Employment 

P. B. Markovic Project Management, Upper Montclair, NJ, US, Chairman and CEO

Provided Project Management Consulting Services to the Building Owners,
Developers and Consulting Companies. Manage, draft and assisted in the delivery
and presentation of proposals for engagements and provide expertise to clients
in the area of General Management, Operations, Programming, Planning,
Estimating, Procurement, Bidding, Bid Evaluations, Bid Award, Construction,
Quality Control, Change Order Resolution, Project Close-out, Guarantees and
Warranties, Facility Management, Facility Staffing, Operational Budgets, Labor
Relations, Trade Unions, Safety and Code Compliance and Resolutions.

Jan 2012 - current
 

NYCHA, New York, NY, US, Director, Capital Projects Division

Successfully Managed total of over $1 billion dollars values of Construction
Capital Projects for NYCHA, on time and on budget. Provide professional Program
Management, Project Management, Construction Management. Manage professional
staff of over 70 professionals consisting of two Deputy Directors, six Senior
Project Managers, Architects, Engineers, Inspectors, and four Construction
Management Companies, Number of General Contractors, and Sub-Contractors.

Aug 2010 - Jan 2012
 

P. B. Markovic Project Management, Upper Montclair, NJ, US, Chairman and CEO

Provided Project Management Consulting Services to the Building Owners,
Developers and Consulting Companies. Manage, draft and assisted in the delivery
and presentation of proposals for engagements and provide expertise to clients
in the area of General Management, Operations, Programming, Planning,
Estimating, Procurement, Bidding, Bid Evaluations, Bid Award, Construction,
Quality Control, Change Order Resolution, Project Close-out, Guarantees and
Warranties, Facility Management, Facility Staffing, Operational Budgets, Labor
Relations, Trade Unions, Safety and Code Compliance and Resolutions.

Nov 2008 - Aug 2010
 

REMI Companies, New York, NY, US, Director of Construction

high-rise apartment building with garage in New York.
This was Problem Project few years before I was called in to correct Sheeting
and Shoring mistakes and Field Construction Safety Problems. The Project was
shout-down by the City Inspectors before I started because Sheeting of the
Building Foundation along the busy street has collapsed.
Managed Structural Engineer to redesign new Sheeting, Shoring and Phasing Plan.
Manage Architects, Engineers, Quality Control Inspections, Office and Field
Personnel.
Program Management, Construction Management, Sub Contracts and Material
Procurement, Estimating, Review and Approval of Sub-Contractors and Suppliers
Proposals, Contract Negotiations, Document Control, Project Financial
Management, Monthly Construction Invoices Review and Approvals, RFI, Change
Orders Request Review and Approvals, Construction Schedule weekly Review and
Update.
Develop Complete Project Schedule and Project Cash Flow Requirements.
Obtain all necessary Construction Permits, Sidewalk closures and Change in
Street Traffic Flow to accommodate Construction Project in the very busy street.

Apr 2007 - Nov 2008
 

Jeffries Morris, New York, NY, US, Director of Construction

Managed all Construction Projects from Design, Bidding, Contract negotiation,
Contract Award, Construction to commissioning and Project Closeout of 29
Broadway, class ╥A╙ high rise building in the Wall Street area in NYC.
Construction Projects consisted of complete Cooling Towers Replacement, Base
Building Upgrade of Electrical, HVAC, Fire Alarm, Security and Safety Systems,
Asbestos Abatement, partial Demolition, and complete Tenant Space Renovation.
Establish complete Master Plan, Long Lead Items, Phasing Plan and Cash Flow for
22 Projects.
Obtain all necessary Construction Permits from the City of NY and MTA, Crane
Permits, Sidewalk Closures and Partial Street Closures.
Manage Architects, Engineers, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers, all Contracts,
Document Control, RFI and required submittals. All Projects completed on time
and under budget.
03/2004-

May 2005 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, US, PhD, Doctorate

Doctorate in Management of Organizational Leadership

Aug 2010 - current
 

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ, US, Masters, MBA (M) Management

Masters in Business Administration Management

Sep 1978 - Feb 1981
 

City College of New York (CCNY), Manhattan, NY, NY, USA, Bachelors, BE (ME) Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Sep 1972 - Feb 1976
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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