Lek Jani

Lek Jani

New York, NY, US



• Years of work experience in building industry; licensed architect
• Extensive education in areas of design/build industry such as architecture, real estate development and urbanism.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to prepare accurate and correct documentation.
• Knowledge pertaining to all architecture phases, detailing and building materials.


Goldstein, Hill & West Architects, LLP, New York, NY, US, Architect

Performed the duties of an Architect for a firm specializing in high rise residential buildings in NYC.

Aug 2012 - current

TPG Architecture, New York, NY, US, Consultant

Generated construction documents for various corporate interiors projects in NYC.

Apr 2012 - Jul 2012

LiRo Group, New York, NY, US, Architect

Provided architectural services for a top ranking construction management firm in New York City for institutional projects.
•Contributed to detailed preparation of design and construction documents.
•Coordinated details, dimensions and schedules.
•Performed on site visual and sounding inspections of existing concrete waffle slabs to ensure structural stability

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012

T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architects, Haworth, New Jersey , Project Manager/Architect

Developed , designed, and managed multiple residential and institutional projects throughout north New Jersey and NYC.
•Performed zoning analysis, code research and developed plans for interior and exterior renovation projects.
•Performed Local Law 11 inspections.
•Participated in shop drawings and sample review.

Mar 2011 - Dec 2011

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), New York, New York, Technical Architectural Professional

Performed duties as a technical architect for a series of multimillion dollar projects which included high end mix use hospitality /residential, an international airport, office buildings, office parks, banks, and mix use office/retail.
•Contributed to detailed preparation of design and construction documents.
•Worked extensively with development teams to execute the completion of major building systems rehabilitation and renovation work in existing multifamily and commercial buildings
•Coordinated details, dimensions and schedules.
•Attained revit training for the purpose performing detailed work on varies projects.

Nov 2006 - Feb 2009

Howard L. Zimmerman Architects, P.C., New York, New York, Technical Associate/Project Manager

Performed the duties of a junior architect with in an architectural firm that specializes in exterior restoration with acquired knowledge of all components of the building envelope such as facades, roofs, windows, doors, etc…
•Performed Local Law 11 inspections.
•Administered construction contracts and conducted on site observation of work during construction to monitor work.
•Participated in the development of the scope of work for numerous exterior restoration projects.
•Aided in the selection of contractors and consultants for multiple projects.
•Prepared punch lists and field observation reports.

Jul 2005 - Nov 2006

VRH Construction, New York, New York , Assistant Construction Manager

Assisted the construction manager with daily tasks associated with the retrofit of the port authority bus terminal in Manhattan: a $108 million project resulting in an addition of 40 stories of office space above the existing structure.
•Coordinated with port authority, subcontractors and vendors with expedition primavera.
•Assisting in project scheduling.
•Compiled meeting minutes and coordinated staff to deliver projects.

Jul 2004 - Apr 2005

Triton Exterior Ltd., Brooklyn, New York, Roofing Apprentice

Worked with experienced roofers and acquired firsthand knowledge of construction methods and techniques.

Dec 2002 - Jan 2004

Colonial General Construction, Brooklyn, New York, Intern Construction Manager/Estimator

Jun 2001 - Sep 2001


University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Masters, Real Estate Development and Urbanism

Aug 2009 - Jun 2010

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), New York, New York, BArch, Bachelors in Architecture

Sep 2003 - Dec 2005

College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York, Associates in Architecture

Sep 2001 - May 2003

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