Jeffrey Weinstein

Jeffrey Weinstein

Los Angeles, CA, US



licensed architect, construction manager, preconstruction director, director of operations, contract administrator, business development, visit and


Vanir Construction Management, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Senior Project Manager

On behalf of Santa Monica College and City of Santa Monica, manage design and construction of various college facilities, including Early Childhood Education Center at Civic Center, Malibu Campus/Sheriff's Substation, and Math and Science Building on SMC main campus.

Feb 2018 - current

Halsell Builders, Director of Pre-Construction, March 2015 – Present, Santa Maria, CA, US, Director of Pre-Construction

For prominent Central Coast design-build General Contractor (annual volume $18 million) of custom and production homes, wineries, breweries, and commercial facilities, direct all pre-construction services including planning and entitlements, preparing construction documents, permitting in City and County jurisdictions, estimating, and securing sub-contractor bids for new projects. Contracting with various architects and landscape architects, survey, soils, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, fire, energy and land-use consultants, manage the entire design, engineering and permitting process to acquire building permits as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible in a highly regulated environment.

Mar 2015 - Jan 2018

Jeffrey Weinstein, AIA- Construction Manager & Expert Witness, Santa Monica, Construction Manager & Expert Witness

On-site Construction Manager for developer of Great Wolf Resort, $250 million, 9-story, 600+ room themed Hotel Resort, 130,000sf indoor Water Park, and 120,000sf, 3-story Lobby Atrium near Disneyland. Site observation, consultant coordination, and manage RFI, Submittal and Change Order process with Ware Malcolm Architects and Turner Construction. Expert witness for The Regents of the University of California regarding $26 million accident claim against University of California, Irvine involving Standard of Care for Facilities Project Management staff at UCI. Prepare 30+ page report involving Standard of Care issues for design professionals on $100 million, 398-room Hotel Resort with indoor/outdoor Water Park, and testify during deposition by opposing counsel.

Nov 2013 - Mar 2015

HBE- Hospital Building & Equipment Corp., Santa Barbara, CA, US, Contract Administrator

On-site architect for $105 million replacement hospital in Goleta

Nov 2011 - Oct 2013

California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, US, Project Manager

Owner's Representative/Construction Manager for HOK-designed 190,000sf College of Business & Economics; GC: Turner Construction

Apr 2008 - Apr 2011

Callison, Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Manager

Project Manager for renovation of large enclosed shopping mall

Mar 2007 - Mar 2008

Tishman Construction, Los Angeles, CA, US, Construction Manager

Construction Manager for high-rise, mixed-use condominium projects

Oct 2005 - Feb 2007

Nadel, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Director of Operations

Business Manager for Commercial Division, prepare AIA contracts with clients & consultants, billings, specifications, project management, marketing.

Feb 2003 - Sep 2005


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, MRED

Masters in Real Estate Development

Jun 1986 - Sep 1987

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Santa Monica, CA, US, BArch, Architecture, Urban Planning

Architecture & Construction

Sep 1977 - Sep 1978

Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, BArch, Architecture & Design

Sep 1971 - Sep 1975


Wall Street Journal, Honorable Mention

Custom home I designed and built appeared in Wall Street Journal and Ventana Magazine in 2012.


Areas of Specialization