William Polanco...1573 Hollywood Avenue...Bronx, NY 10461...
To Whom It May Concern:
Attached and pasted below please find my resume, demonstrating my transferable skill sets and leadership attributes, which are applicable towards this opportunity with your company. I am genuinely interested in this position. I have thoroughly read the job description, understand the requirements, and believe that I am good fit for the position and your company.
I would embrace this position based on my professional qualifications, and can be a great asset to your company in so many ways! In my aggressive career path I have been fortunate to wear many hats and as a result have been exposed to most typologies in my industry.
My salary requirements are also flexible; I am open to discussing further what would be a mutual beneficial financial fit. Hiring me will benefit your company because I intend to give you a commitment of tenure, permanence, longevity and growth. Again I am very interested in the position and would want the opportunity to be a part of your company.
I want to thank you for your time and consideration, and I am looking forward to speaking with you more about the opportunity (in person if applicable), feel free to reach me anytime at my phone number 201-674-8254.
William Polanco...1573 Hollywood Avenue...Bronx, NY 10461...
Creative leader offering over 20 years of success overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction. Experience includes successful facilitator, great communicator, relationship development, directing complex initiatives and project management. Strong credentials and a proven history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions. Most of the positions on career timeline have been diverse project specific consulting engagements.
John B. Lovett & Associates, Ltd. Brooklyn, NY (12/11–Present)
Project Manager / Property Manager,
Providing Project & Property Management for large Pre-war coop building near Park Slope, Brooklyn. Entire building going through extensive riser / plumbing upgrades on all 187 apartments. Renovations occurring throughout all 16 floors including penthouse. Coordination involving each resident, the contractors and engineering. Involve also in upgrading the electrical infrastructure in each apartment. Environmental abatement also coordinated when removing old insulation from old pipes before installing new pipes. The Plumbing Project entered Risk Management with an outside consultant auditing procedures on the Plumbing Contractor.
The Bank of New York Mellon / EPS consultant (November 2007 - January 2009)
Senior Project Manager - New York, NY
Managed different types of projects based on scale and complexity
Interfaced with end user and vendor partners
Implemented with project team the practicality of a LEED certified project at the One Wall St. location
Trading floor facility for 65 Traders. Coordinated with construction trades, & IT
4 floors of re-stack moves with re-configurations of furniture systems. Signage coordination
Other locations serviced: Atlanta; Michigan; Richmond, VA; Chicago IL; Newark, DE; Syracuse, NY
JP Morgan Chase / Riverso Assoc. consultant (April 2006 – August 2007)
Senior Project Manager - NYC, & Jersey City, NJ
Re-branding initiative of major elements within the retail bank branches in NYC
Coordinated this scope of work with several pre-selected Chase vendors
Custom millwork furniture elements; interior & exterior signage installations; & flooring products
Field coordinated wall surrounds around multiple ATM machines & retrofit installations
Achieved out of the norm routine to make milestone dates happen within project site meetings
Due diligence performed for proposals/contracts, and of issuing purchase orders and change orders
IBEX Construction (January 2006 – April 2006)
Project Manager - New York, NY
o Coordinated building the Washington Mutual Bank branches
o Orchestrated weekly project site meetings with the owner and multiple subcontractors
o Administered of all change orders, submittals and other logs in a timely matter
o Facilitated certification and opening of each bank branch on schedule
Mancini Duffy Architecture Design (November 2004 October 2005)
Project Manager / Project Architect - New York, NY
o Corporate fit-outs for US Trust / Charles Schwab in the NYC and Philadelphia, PA
o Achieved acclaim for being accomplished within the budget parameter and the aggressive schedule
o Weekly administration, to keep the project on track and the coordination in the field seamlessly
o High end design for Triarc Companies in Rye Brooke (Westchester), NY
o Triarc to occupy several floors in a former Philip Morris Facility
o CIT, renovations of 4-story atrium glass entry lobby space in NJ
o KPMG, restacking of multiple floors all at once in NYC
o Radio City Music Hall, incorporation of ADA seating in the Landmark Theater
o Throughout all projects mentored and supervised junior staff members
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (January 1991)
Bachelor of Architecture, College of Architecture, Art and Planning
Professional 5 year accredited program
Completed additional credits in Travel abroad programs Italy, Chile and Peru
Final design studio completed in Washington, DC program
LinkedIn online professional social network, with over 700 connections within my network
AEC Professionals Circle OF NYC – NJ metro, once a month networking at an industry showroom / company
Ivy League Business network community, once a month networking at the Barclay International Hotel in NYC
ADDITIONAL TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
o Architecture typology experience in, commercial, hotel, residential, financial institutions, retail, corporate interiors, hospital and base building architecture
o Capable leader with expertise in planning and managing schedules to full completeness
o Familiarity and comfort level leading team meetings and orchestrating all technical aspects
o Provided services as an independent Owner’s Representative on various projects
o Liaison with clients, consultants and contractors in complex/multiple project environments
o Effective and consistent producer of profitable bottom line results
o Successful facilitator of repeat business
o Precision regarding all facets of generating construction documents
o Thorough coordination of construction documents with engineering documents
o Red-lining documents for code/permit compliance & specifications of products to be specified
o Implementation of the design intent.
o Development of preliminary construction budget for clients
o Manager and chair of projects in the field. Extensive communication and interpersonal skills
o Fluent in the Spanish language
o Computer Aided Design Literate in VectorWorks, in both PC and Mac platforms
o Knowledge in Microsoft Projects, Excel, and Word
Additional Companies - Projects List / Salary History / References Available Upon Request
Cornell University, BArch, Architecture