Matthew Baab

Matthew Baab

Brooklyn, NY, US



Specializing in restoration, construction and design of high end residential NYC properties, including projects ranging in value from $1 million to $20 million.   Skills encompass design, drafting, pre-construction, scheduling, sub-contractor selection, oversight and quality control, value engineering, and project close-out.


JCR Contracting, Franklin Square, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

Project Manager for two premier projects in Trump World Tower, 845 United Nations Plaza.
• $20 million 18,000 sf penthouse residence
• $2 million 4,000 sf intermediate floor residence
• Complex projects involving structural, high-end architectural finishes and MEP with fully integrated A/V and programmable environmental controls.
• Liaison to the owner and design team.
• Interpreted construction documents and directed subcontractors.
• Initiated and executed change orders in response to field conditions.

Sep 2009 - current

Kondylis Design, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect

Project Architect for two high-end apartments.

Trump Parc East, 100 Central Park South
• $8 million 5,000 sf Penthouse
• High-end residential penthouse renovation combining and expanding two units with adjacent roof areas and topping it with a roof garden.
• Involved substantial structural modifications.
• Client liaison
• Directed design recommendation and field verification of full architectural design drawings, from schematic design through as-built to responsive modifications of the design due to field conditions.
• Coordinated MEP and A/V designs and reviewed all submittals.

The Moinian Group, 655 Park Avenue
• $12 million 10,000 sf Maisonette Apt.
• High-end residential renovation combining existing triplex maisonette apartment and adjacent professional office.
• Approval and replacement of Landmarked windows and doors.
• Directed design recommendation and field verification for all Landmark requirements.
• Approval and installation of geothermal well.
• Coordinated with all agencies for geothermal well approvals.
• Installation of radiant heating/cooling floors throughout.
• Client liaison.

May 2003 - Jun 2009

JB&D Consultants, New York, NY, US, Designer / Draftsman

Designer / Draftsman for several different firms including:
• Kondylis Design
• Costas Kondylis
• The Hillier Group
• Space, Inc.

Various projects including:
• hotels and casinos
• hospitals
• laboratories
• high-rise apartment buildings (apartments and public spaces)
• commercial spaces

Feb 1994 - Mar 2003


Yale University, New Haven, CT, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 1980 - May 1984

Areas of Specialization