Olufunke Ogunleye

Olufunke Ogunleye

Houston, TX, US



I have a bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a master's degree in Facilities Management from Pratt Institute, New York. I currently specialize in the implementation of Computer Aided Facilities Management for Fortune 500 companies. My experience has primarily been in Residential and Corporate Architectural design, with some Project Management experience on small scale developments in New York, and rural commercial developments in Nigeria. I am an enthusiast of Building Information Models, Green and Sustainable Architecture, that is applied in achieving a balance of profitability and a conducive living environments. I am proficient in the use of AutoCAD 2006-2012, Centerstone CAFM. Facility Management Desktop/FM Systems, 3D Studio Max and Microsoft Suite. I also have intermediate abilities in Adobe Illustrator, Revits, Facilities Center, Resource Scheduler and EvolveFM CAFM.


ROI Consulting Group, New York, NY, US, Facilities Management Consultant - CAFM/ IWMS Specialist

-Performed and coordinated Surveys, Space Planning and generated Test Fits on commercial office areas to achieve effective space utilization options
-Executed Occupancy Planning, Stacking and Move/Relocation Management Implementation with CAFM/IWMS to manage churn rates and maintain efficient chargebacks systems on cost centers, for Fortune 500 Companies which have an average of 1.5 million square feet
-Managed and executed effective move management implementation with CAFM/IWMS system on the relocation of human resources and company assets, within time schedules
-Maintained Occupancy Plans, Lease and Asset Management with project status updates
-Administered off-site real time web support services on Move Automation/Move, Add and Changes
-Setup automated work order and preventative management scheduling systems on Building, Mechanical Equipment, Life and Safety Equipment
-Executed IWMS migration from existing and non-existent systems to new systems, and created data policies and procedures for end users
- Intergrated database information into existing CAFM systems, and updated CAD based ‘As built’ floor plans of furniture layouts and building shell
-Performed Space Management on warehousing facilities, including inventory on storage items
-Coordinated with Movers and implemented Move Management for furniture, and maintained Furniture Inventory, in Company relocation process
-Maintained and organized CAD directories,
-Developed and planned business marketing strategies with Senior Executives
-Researched CAFM systems amongst vendors for the appropriate product required for clients FM needs
-Created and modified workflow processes for CAFM system implementation
-Performed data and information audits for occupancies, churn, space allocation, business units and square footages with reports in .pdf and .xls formats, with the use of pivot tables, excel formula and bar charts

May 2007 - current

Restoration Palace (RCCG), Bronx, NY, US, Volunteer Project Manager/Architect

-Developed the design scheme and coordinated the alteration and renovation of residential 3-family building into the Church House.
-Monitored and coordinated the NYC Department of Building permit approval process and selection of General Contractor
-Executed the Project Management of the ongoing construction while ensuring OSHA standards were maintained

Jun 2008 - Feb 2010

Pratt Institute (Athletics and Recreation Center), Brooklyn, NY, US, Work Study/Staff Assistant

-Supervision of custodial services
-Monitoring of HVAC output equipment
-Developing and Monitoring gym equipment inventory
-Provision of website development information with Facilities team
-Space Planning and Management of administrative and athletic sections

Feb 2007 - May 2007

AO + Associates, New York, NY, US, Intern Architect

Architectural design firm that specializes in construction
management and design services in New York
Developed with Principal Architect:-
$16M Renovation scheme of Macedonia A.M.E. Church
An international hotel design prototype for H&H Hotel
Renovation schemes for 3 family residential units and a Restaurant
-Performed space planning/programming and prepared CAD drawing presentation and construction documents
-Researched Building Codes and prepared pre-contract documents for building permit
approval from New York City Department of Building
-Prepared preliminary Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) drawings
-Reviewed Shop drawings, and Catalog Equipment data according to plans and specifications of project
-General Administration and Clientele liaising with on-line PDF submissions

May 2006 - Feb 2007

FRAME-WORK CONSULT, Lagos, NG, Project Manager

Worked with Private Developers in conjunction with Ogun State Government of Nigeria for the development of a $9.4M suburban market (21 Hectares) in Shagamu Ogun State
-Coordinated building professionals and conducted selection interviews with building contractors and subcontractors
-Developed project planning schemes, provided building information models, reviewed design and method of contract procurement
-Created pre-feasibility study, cost analysis and cash flow projections in conjunction with Financiers
-Coordinated and prepared pre-contract administration and tendering - contract awards
-Liaised with State Government authorities in obtaining building permits/approvals, and conducted external relations with Host Community in disbursement of compensation fund for land acquisition
-Performed presentations, developed implementation plans and monitored performances
-Maintained furniture inventory records, developed activity and CPM charts, programming and cost schedules to minimize cost and time overruns, as well as adhering to the proposed project critical path
-Coordinated the relocation of Developer’s personnel and office to Host Community area and Construction site
-Monitored contract and construction progress, generated minutes of project meetings
Project Architect
In conjunction with AMA Designs, provided space plans and programs, building information models, coordinated contractors/vendors and construction supervision of 6.37 hectares Golden Park Housing Estate in Lagos, Nigeria valued at $23.8M
Designed and supervised construction of:
1. Residential, Commercial and Mixed Use schemes
2. Renovation schemes for Offices Shops and Residences
-Performed presentations and developed space plans
-Reviewed construction budgets and developed work schedules
-Maintained furniture inventory records, developed activity charts, programming and cost schedules to minimize cost and time overruns
AutoCAD Facilitator
In conjunction with Advanced Software Systems Ltd., for United Bank for Africa P.L.C.
-Conducted the AutoCAD training of Senior Executives in the Project Department
-Created course curriculum and handouts
Building Information Models
-Created 3-D computer models of architectural schemes for improved visualization, clarity in material specifications and cost estimates for contractors/vendors
-Solid and Wire Frame modeling; Color rendered with 3d studio max
-Walk through with 3d studio max and Adobe Premier;
-Photo editing with Corel Draw and Photoshop

Dec 2001 - Aug 2005


-Design, Site Supervision, Renovation
-Designed residential commercial and schemes
-Member of renovation team for Continental Trust Bank PLC branch
-3-D visualizer - Created 3-D computer models of architectural schemes for value engineering reviews with cost estimators
-Solid and Wire Frame modeling; color rendered with 3d studio max

Jul 2000 - Dec 2001

PAUL UZOR ASSOCIATES, Lagos, NG, Architect (Graduate in Training)

-Coordinated AutoCAD training course for Senior Architects of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Works and Public Housing and other Professional Architects.
-Developed course curriculum and handouts for AutoCAD training
-Designed Residential Schemes and Commercial Schemes
-Created 3-D computer presentations and liaised with clients
-Solid and Wire Frame modeling; color rendered with 3d studio max
-Developed space plans and furniture inventory
-Maintained data records, material and cost schedules for design projects
-Member of renovation team for National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies’ Club house

Apr 1998 - Feb 2000


Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Masters, Facilities Management

Facilities Management

Aug 2005 - May 2007

University of Lagos, Lagos, NG, BArch, Architecture


Jan 1990 - Feb 1998


AAUW Leadership Achievement Award, Award

AAUW Leadership Achievement Award


Pratt Institute Academic Achievement Award, Award

Pratt Institute Academic Achievement Award


Areas of Specialization