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Jeffrey M. Curry

Jeffrey M. Curry

Rockaway, NJ, US

 

About 

I'm a Licensed Architect with more than 21 years of experience in varied architectural typologies and construction. I have experience in designing projects as an individual or as the lead for a team of professionals.

My project experience includes financial institutions, restaurants, tenant fit out, country clubs, multi million dollar sigle family residences and large scale retail centers.

Employment 

Petrillo Architects, Park Ridge, NJ, US, Project Architect

Primary focus of work – retail & commercial projects, multi-family

Lead projects through the entitlement process for architectural review committees and planning boards. Prepare presentations and provide professional testimony.

Responsible for due diligence research, site selection analysis, facility evaluation, code and ADA compliance studies.

Direct and coordinate civil, MEP, structural, noise and traffic engineers as well as land use attorneys and construction teams for large ground-up and take over retail projects. Project sizes range from 35K SF expansions of existing stores to 195K SF new stores.

Manage the production of contract documents and adapt prototypical layouts and details for expansion and takeover projects including multi level stores.

Development of schematic design, design development, construction documents and specifications.

Review shop drawings and submittals for conformance to contract documents.

Prepare responses to bid questions, RFIs and change orders.

Conduct monthly site visits to verify work complies with the contract documents, review the contractor’s payment requisition, review change orders, and prepare a construction monitoring reports to support client’s Design Managers & Construction Managers.

Projects:
Berlin NJ: $10M renovation and expansion of 180K sq. ft. steel and masonry retail store.
Franklin NJ: new ground up $29M 195K sq. ft. steel and masonry retail store.
Phillipsburg NJ: new ground up $29M 195K sq. ft. steel and masonry retail store.
Manville NJ: $8M expansion of retail complex on a brown field redevelopment site.
Rockaway NJ: renovation of interior finishes and fixture layout including adding a grocery component.
Springfield PA: $12M 113K sq. ft. renovation of a poured in place concrete retail complex.
Princeton NJ: renovation of interior finishes and fixture layout including adding a grocery component.

Jun 2009 - Apr 2013
 

Beer & Coleman Architects, Warren, NJ, Project Manager

Primary focus of work – residential projects, light commercial

Develop program requirements and design new additions / renovations based on client meetings

Prepare zoning analysis and code review in the course of undertaking project documentation

Prepare specifications and contract documents, bid documents and review construction contracts for use by builders, trades people and legal advisers

Supervise preparation of construction documents; coordinate documents with consultants and other design professionals.

Design and detail building envelope, interiors and millwork.

Jun 2008 - Dec 2008
 

F. J. Rawding, AIA, Morristown, NJ, US, Project Manager / Designer

Primary focus of work – commercial construction, country clubs, residential

Prepare contracts and budgets for each phase of the project.

Develop program requirements and design projects based on client meetings.

Prepare proposals and preliminary construction cost estimates for potential projects.

Prepare zoning analysis and code review in the course of undertaking project documentation.

Coordinate with the client and consultant designers in the development of the project through all phases.

Prepare specifications and contract documents, bid documents and review construction contracts for use by builders, trades people and legal advisers.

Supervise preparation of construction documents; manage staff and consultants production and review outside design professionals’ work for accuracy and completeness.

Design and detail interiors, cabinets and millwork.

Prepare variance applications and rendered drawings necessary for Board of Adjustment Hearings

Review shop drawings submitted by sub-contractors & consultants. Preparation of in house shop drawings.

Conduct construction administration, over seeing construction methods and materials

Projects:
Spring Lake Country Club: $8M renovation and expansion of clubhouse inc. kitchen, bars and offices.
Baltusrol Golf Club: new dormitory addition, golf learning center
Green Acres Golf Club: pool house
Fairmount Country Club: pool house
Newark NJ: three story office building with sub-terrain parking component

Apr 2007 - Jun 2008
 

WESKetch Architecture, Millington, NJ, US, Senior Project Manager

LEED certified in 4/03
Certified Historic Preservationist, Drew University, Madison New Jersey
Meet with potential clients and prepare contracts for each phase of the project.
Develop program requirements and design new additions / renovations based on client meetings
Prepare proposals and preliminary construction cost estimates for potential projects
Prepare zoning analysis and code review in the course of undertaking project documentation
Coordinate with the client and consultant designers in the development of the project through all phases
Prepare specifications and contract documents, bid documents and review construction contracts for use by builders, trades people and legal advisers
Supervise preparation of construction documents; coordinate documents with consultants and other design professionals.
Design and detail interior elevations, cabinets and millwork.
Prepare variance applications and rendered drawings necessary for Board of Adjustment Hearings
Review shop drawings submitted by sub-contractors & consultants. Preparation of in house shop drawings
Conduct construction administration, over seeing construction methods and materials

Projects:
Miami Fla: $15M, 14,000 sq. ft. Mediterranean style residences. Pre-cast & poured in place concrete.
Montville NJ: $5M, 16,000 sq. ft. English Arts & Crafts style residence. Steel & wood frame structure
Harding NJ: $25M, 24,000 sq. ft. shingle style residence. Steel & wood structure

Apr 1998 - Apr 2007
 

The Rosen Group Architecture | Design, Summit, NJ, US, Project Manager

Prepare construction documents; coordinate documents with consultants and other design professionals.
Design and detail interior elevations, cabinets and millwork.
Prepare variance applications and rendered drawings necessary for Board of Adjustment Hearings
Conduct construction administration, over seeing construction methods and materials

Projects:
Lake George NY: $5M, 6,000 sq. ft. log cabin
Summit NJ: renovation of existing warehouse including new offices.
Short Hills NJ: various residential renovations and new homes.

Dec 1996 - Apr 1998
 

Haas Asso., Mt. Arlington, NJ, Draftsman

Prepare construction documents for financial institutions, tenant fit out and restaurants.
Projects included new construction, renovations and expansions.

Primary focus of work – financial institutions, light commercial, food services and residential projects

Projects
Columbia Savings Bank: developed new prototype branch buildings including all interior millwork & finishes. Ground up construction consisted of steel frame & steel stud.
Investors Savings Bank: designed new regional headquarters including space planning & interior finishes.
Renovation of existing facilities and new spaces including all interior millwork & finishes for the other financial institutions such as: Hudson United Bank, Hudson City Savings Bank and PNC Bank.
Boston Market: Adapt prototype layouts for restaurants to existing spaces and new buildings.
Warnock Dodge, Morristown NJ: construction of new showroom, offices and maintenance facilities.

Oct 1992 - Nov 1996
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1986 - Aug 1991
 

Awards 

Brick in Architecture: Single Family-Custom, Honorable Mention

2006
 

Ludwici Roof Tile Crown Award, Award

2003
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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