Luis Fornes

Luis Fornes

Long Island City, NY, US



Results driven construction and project manager with over 5 years of expertise as an APM, PM, and a business owner. A history of concurrently directing multiple projects to successful completion through effective management and team collaboration. Continually strives to produce high quality residences while adhering to a tight schedule, budget, and NYC high-rise complexities. Advanced understanding of customer needs with diligent attention to detail results in superior customer service and high levels of client satisfaction.


Walker Ridge Construction, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Worked directly with clients, site managers, architects, engineers, and consultants to manage multiple residential and commercial properties through the entire renovation process including contracting, budgeting, scheduling, cost and quality measures, objectives, and site resources. Upheld time lines by tracking, updating, and reporting a detailed delivery and installation schedule while sourcing skilled workers within budget. Developed, lead and motivate site teams to meet the company and project goals. Maintained constant communication with clients and suppliers while attending all internal and external site meetings.

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

Tri-County Permits, Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, Owner

Worked directly with sub-contractors, project managers, architects, and engineers to keep projects on schedule through a variety of construction services that streamlines the permitting and licensing process. Built and maintained a client base as well as business relationships through networking, referrals, and business proposals. Committed to customer care and open communication.

Jan 2011 - Mar 2013

Yahr Consultants, Miami Beach, FL, US, Project Manager

Worked directly with the client, architect, and inspectors to ensure the design and planning process met and exceeded their needs and expectations. Assisted in managing projects through direct communication with sub contractors, owners, and architect so projects remained on the timeline established. Partook in the bidding process for new business.

Jan 2010 - Mar 2011

RoadRunner Expediter, Miami Beach, FL, US, Head Account Manager

Managed existing and new accounts in regards to permit expediting, permit consulting, and licensing. Built relationships and rapport with building departments, contractors, engineers, and contractors, which created open communication during projects, limiting setbacks and mishaps.

Aug 2009 - Mar 2011

NIght and Day Construction, Southwest Ranches, FL, US, Assistant Project Manager

Maintaining records and logs (including, but not limited to phone, drawing, sketch, contract, etc). Developing, monitoring and evaluating reports for multiple projects. Completing RFQ and bid packages. Developing and following a two-week look ahead schedule. Preparing and archiving meeting minutes, site visits, take offs and estimating. Preparation and delivery of close out.

Dec 2007 - Jul 2009


Florida International University, Miami, FL, US, Bachelors, International Relations

The Department of Politics and International Relations - Bachelor of Arts
OHL School of Construction - Minor in Construction Management

Aug 2004 - May 2007

Areas of Specialization