Sharon Small

Sharon Small

West New York, NJ, US



Project Manager looking to move into another Retail Project Management or Sustainable Design Position.  Have experience in LEED Certification, aiding people in achieving LEED Accreditation, managing and drafting Retail projects from 10,000 gut rehabs to 1,500 tenant fit outs in malls.


JT Magen, New York City, NY, LEED Coordinator

Obtaining LEED paperwork from subcontractors, and using material/cost info to complete LEED documentation for Materials & Resources/Environmental Quality Credits. Coordinating Commissioning efforts at beginning of process. Educating coworkers on requirements for LEED Accreditation.

Apr 2012 - current

Kenneth Park Architects, Project Manager

Managing and drafting Retail construction projects; performing construction administration duties; researching code, zoning, and signage regulation requirements; aiding in value engineering; coordinating consultants and owner vendors. Discussed drawing and project requirements with building code officials. Aid in consultant proposal review. Projects ranged from 14,000 square foot gut rehabs to 1,000 square feet mall spaces.
Clients include: West Elm, Skechers, Rolex

Feb 2011 - Apr 2012

Designrepublic, Project Manager

Managed and drafted Retail construction projects; performed construction administration duties; researched code and permitting requirements; coordinated drawing and project requirements with plan check reviewers; coordinated consultants and vendors.
Major client: Tom Ford

May 2010 - Dec 2010

APP, Project Manager / LEED Coordinator

As Project Manager, coordinate projects and staff for multi-unit residential projects in Philadelphia. Drafted and released RFPs for consultants.
As LEED Coordinator, educated staff on LEED Accreditation requirements, researched incentives for Sustainable Design, researched options for sustainable design elements, coordinated LEED consultant work.

May 2009 - Aug 2009

TPG Architecture, Project Manager / Director of Sustainable Design

As Project Manager, completed numerous Retail Tenant Improvement projects from site survey through close-out. Drafted and coordinated construction documents, reviewed bids and proposals, performed full construction administration. Coordinated consultants and owner vendors. Researched code requirements. Completed conceptual designs for both layouts and client marketing. Projects ranged from multilevel gut rehabs to small mall spaces. Completed work as Landlord and Tenant Architect.
Clients included: Calvin Klein, Wachovia, Fila
As Director of Sustainable Design, reviewed firm's sustainable/LEED projects; communicated sustainable design elements and LEED requirements to clients, aided projects in securing LEED Consultants; educated staff for LEED Accreditation; coordinated firm's USGBC membership.
Clients included: Auda Advisor Associates; British Airways

Oct 2003 - Feb 2009

Archidata, Draftsperson

Drafted construction drawings; conducted site surveys and completed existing conditions drawings.

Jan 2000 - Sep 2003


The New School, MArch, Architecture

Full professional program of studio courses, structures, building systems. Included a design-build project to renovate the Department of Architecture and Interior Design's main presentation/jury space.

Sep 1998 - May 2000

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

Full pre-professional program of studio courses, history, structures, building systems, and detailing. Graduated summa cum laude.

Jan 1994 - May 1997


Summa cum laude, Other

Graduated from UW-Millwauke summa cum laude


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