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Eric Lehto

Eric Lehto

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Senior Project Manager with leadership success in developing, designing, and overseeing the construction administration of LEED Registered Buildings.  Consistently delivers profitable improvements within challenging environments by creating focus and empowering staff to achieve goals.  Outstanding communication and negotiation skills.

Employment 

Gotham Organization, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Projects:

Gotham West - New York, LEED Registered, 1,000,000 sq. ft., 31 story mixed-use (4) building complex with 1240 apartments, 200 car parking garage, 17,000 sq. ft. retail, and 10,000 sq. ft. courtyard. Project cost: $520 million. Role: Managed construction administration at the on-site field office, consultant coordination, architectural design revisions, and cost control.

PS 51 Condos - New York, 30,000 sq. ft. 18 unit historic redevelopment of the PS 51 School. Projected project cost: $7 million. Role: Hired and managed design team from schematics to construction documents.

Jan 2012 - Mar 2013
 

Becker + Becker Associates, Fairfield, CT, US, Director of Architecture

Projects:

360 State Street - New Haven, LEED Platinum, 600,000 sq. ft., 32 story mixed-use TOD with 500 apartments, 500 car parking garage, 25,000 sq. ft. retail (see below), 30,000 sq. ft. common areas, 1/2 acre green roof, and 400 KW fuel cell. Project cost: $190 million. Role: Managed construction administration at the on-site field office, consultant coordination, architectural design, and project budgeting.

Elm City Market - New Haven, 25,000 sq. ft. food co-op formation and interior fit-out. Project cost: $7 million. Role: On-site construction manager negotiated/administered the construction contract, architectural design, project budgeting, and construction administration.

The Octagon - New York, LEED Silver, 600,000 sq. ft., mixed-use historic redevelopment with 500 apartments, 120 car parking garage, and child care center. Project cost: $160 million. Role: Architectural design, consultant coordination, project construction administration at on-site field office, contract bidding and negotiation, and project budgeting.

Cristo Rey High School - New York, 50,000 sq. ft., multi-phase historic redevelopment 400 student preparatory high school. Project cost: $6 million. Role: Architectural design, consultant coordination, budgeting, contract negotiation, and construction administration.

One Journal Square - Jersey City, 1,800,000 sq. ft., 60 story mixed-use TOD with 80,000 sq. ft. retail, 1,615 apartments, 720 car parking garage, 30,000 sq. ft. public plaza, 36,000 sq. ft. amenity space and green roof, 400 KW fuel cell, designed to LEED Silver Level. Role: Architectural design, consultant coordination, and project budgeting.

Nov 2001 - Nov 2011
 

Roger Ferris + Partners, LLC, Westport, CT, US, Project Manager

Rubin Loft - New York, 8,000 sq. ft. interior fit-out. Project cost: $6 million. Role: Contract negotiation, construction administration, architectural design, project budgeting, and consultant coordination.

Cena Restaurant - New York, 3,000 sq. ft. interior fit-out. Project cost: 1.5 million. Role: Construction administration, consultant coordination, and architectural design.

Waldman Residence - Westport, 6,000 sq. ft. new construction. Project cost: $2 million. Role: Contract negotiation, construction administration, architectural design, project budgeting, and consultant coordination.

Cooper Residence - Southport, 3,000 sq. ft. gut renovation. Project cost: $1 million. Role: Architectural design and construction administration.

Sauska Residence - Fairfield, 8,000 sq. ft. new construction. Project cost: $8 million. Role: Architectural design.

Aug 1995 - Nov 2001
 

Education 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, School of Architecture, Art, & Planning

Aug 1983 - May 1988
 

Areas of Specialization 



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