Kasey Pace

Kasey Pace

With over twenty years of construction industry experience, Kasey has a proven track record of effectively translating the owner and architect’s vision into accurate, quality construction in the field. Her experience covers the successful delivery of projects at a variety of scales and includes the coordination of tenant fit-out requirements within new and existing buildings. Key clients include the Archdiocese of New York, Park Avenue Armory, The Spence School, Columbia University Medical Center, and General Electric.

Prior to transitioning into the role of Owner Representative, Kasey spent the majority of her career with a major construction management firm in New York City, where she was responsible for managing a variety of construction types. She brings a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the construction delivery process, including the scope and budget management; site phasing, logistics and coordination; environmental health and safety requirements; and quality control and procurement.

Education
New York University
Construction Management Coursework

Farmingdale State College
Criminal Justice Coursework

Professional Affiliations
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), New York Chapter
Ambassador Council, Non-Traditional Employment for Women (NEW)
New York Building Council (NYBC)

 

Laurie-Anne Haller

Laurie-Anne Haller

Working closely with Zubatkin’s leadership team, Laurie-Anne oversees the firm’s business development, marketing, communications, and public relations efforts. Her responsibilities include building and maintaining strategic relationships, performing research, developing and implementing Zubatkin’s business plans, strategizing methodologies for new project opportunities, and facilitating the firm’s external communications.  She is particularly adept at collaborating with project stakeholders to translate complicated technical concepts and/or processes into graphics or language that can be clearly understood by a broad audience.

Laurie-Anne brings thirteen years of experience to the firm’s in the design and construction industry, as well as a depth of knowledge of the not-for-profit sector.  Outside of her day-to-day work with Zubatkin, she volunteers with the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums’ Building ‘Museums Conference and previously served as Local Chair for the organization’s 2019 conference.

Education
McGill University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Political Science
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature  

Professional Affiliations
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM)
Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS)

Larissa H. Albert

Larissa H. Albert

Larissa has been instrumental in the development of Zubatkin’s proprietary cost control and reporting systems.  Working closely with our project managers, her responsibilities include developing and managing project budgets, modeling cash flow requirements, tracking funding sources, conducting monthly cost reconciliations, contract and cost tracking, contingency reviews, and vetting and processing invoices for payment.  With over fifteen years of experience in the construction industry, her strategic and pro-active management of budgets and contingencies helps to anticipate and mitigate project risks that may arise.

Larissa is also particularly knowledgeable in managing projects that have received public funding.  She has worked with a variety of public agencies to successfully structure financial documentation according to a specific agency’s compliance and reporting requirements. Notable clients include the American Museum of Natural History, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, USGA, Barnard College, Educational Alliance, and Global Holdings.

In addition to her project responsibilities, Larissa leads Zubatkin’s Outreach Team, an internal charitable initiative that coordinates volunteer opportunities for staff to give back to the local community.

Education
Escola Tecnica Protasio Alves, Brazil
Bachelor of Accounting Systems

Universidade Ritter dos Reis, Brazil
Legal Studies

Alan S. Clark

Alan S. Clark

Alan brings thirteen years of experience in the planning and development of new construction and multi-phased renovation projects for cultural, educational, commercial, and residential clients.  His unique, multidisciplinary background includes previous experience as a cost estimator, construction manager, and MEP engineer.  These diverse perspectives inform his work as an owner’s representative and allow him to add value to the projects he manages.  Notable clients include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Park Avenue Armory, Saint David’s School, and Horace Mann School.

In addition to his direct project responsibilities, Alan serves as the Assistant Director of Zubatkin’s In-House Technical Group (“ITG”).  The ITG serves as a supplemental resource to the core project team assigned to a project and is brought in to address specific technical challenges that may arise during a project’s development.  Owners have greatly benefitted from Alan’s input on conceptual cost estimates, budget and schedule development, procurement planning, and value engineering efforts, as well as recommendations for an efficient project delivery.

Education
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Professional Affiliations
Project Management Professional (PMP)
LEED Accredited Professional, Building + Construction

Kathleen K. Farewell, PE, LFA

Kathleen K. Farewell, PE, LFA

Kate is a licensed professional engineer and accomplished leader with over two decades of experience directing capital programs for institutional clients. She is well-versed in all phases of the project life cycle and has managed a full complement of project types – from historic preservation and new construction to campus master planning and utility infrastructure upgrades. Notable clients include The Public Theater, Temple Israel of the City of New York, The Pennington School, Westport Weston Family YMCA, and Princeton Theological Seminary.

Through her experience in the not-for-profit sector, Kate brings strong communication skills that are essential for working with Board governance structures and advising clients on complex regulatory approvals processes. Her practical management approach has been an asset to successful collaborations with a variety of notable design architects.  At Zubatkin, she is involved with the firm’s internal Mentorship and Professional Development Committees.

Prior to joining Zubatkin, Kate served as Capital Program Manager for nearly fifteen years at a national facilities and engineering firm, where clients included Wellesley College and Princeton University. She also served as a consultant to the World Trade Center Construction division of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, where she facilitated design coordination for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum project.

Education
Bucknell University
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Professional Registrations
Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania
Living Future Accreditation (LFA)

Boards
Princeton Community Housing
Development Corporation, Trustee

Professional Affiliations
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

Glen D. Wolland

Glen D. Wolland

Glen is an accomplished professional in the fields of real estate, construction, and project management who brings over twenty-five years of leadership experience to his work.  His diverse portfolio of projects for educational, healthcare, private club, and other institutional clients has touched on virtually every type of construction – from new, out of the ground buildings to comprehensive renovations, restorations, and tenant fit-outs. He holds particular technical expertise in pre-construction planning, budget development, phasing and logistics, and construction oversight.

Prior to joining Zubatkin, Glen was a Principal for 13 years with Q-Real Estate Partners (Q-REP, LLC), a project management firm providing owner representative, lender advisory, and turn-key development services. He also has past experience as a Vice President of Design and Construction with Rudin Management Company, where he managed the delivery of interior and exterior residential and commercial projects.

Outside of his work at Zubatkin, Glen is active in a variety of civic activities in the local community.  He most recently served as the President of the Board of Trustees of Temple Israel of Northern Westchester.

Education
Boston University School of Engineering
Bachelor of Science, General Engineering with Concentration in Architecture

Concordia College
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Matthew E. Doherty

Matthew E. Doherty

Matthew has overseen a variety of projects for cultural, educational, institutional and processing facilities across all stages of development, including master planning, design, construction and commissioning. His diverse experience includes new construction, renovations, expansions and infrastructure upgrades. His work with multi-phased projects has given him a keen understanding of project logistics and phasing, scheduling, cost control, team communications and overall project management. Notable clients include the Archdiocese of New York, Ronald McDonald House, The Spence School, the Central Park Conservancy, Brick Church, and National Aquarium.

Matthew previously served as a Captain in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, where he was responsible for overseeing civil and structural engineering teams that supported missions throughout the world. A dedicated team player, his expertise and leadership is valued by clients, project team members and colleagues alike.

Education
University of Florida, Hough Graduate School of Business
Master of Business Administration

University of Missouri-Rolla
Master of Engineering Management  

United States Military Academy, West Point
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Professional Affiliations
New York Building Congress (NYBC)

Donald R. Williams

Donald R. Williams

A Senior Project Manager with Zubatkin, Don is an accomplished professional with over thirty-five years of experience in the fields of architecture, interiors, project management and construction. His diverse experience includes institutional, mixed-use development, residential and corporate interior projects in the United States and overseas. With an ability to quickly understand the needs of owners and foster a collaborative team approach, he has built a portfolio of successfully completed projects and maintained longstanding relationships with his clients and colleagues. Notable assignments include work with the Guggenheim Museum, Smithsonian Institute, L&B Realty, Time Warner, Deloitte and numerous global financial services firms.

Don previously held senior-level positions with major architecture firms in New York City, where he had lead management responsibility for the design and implementation of over ten million square feet of construction. He serves as the Director of Technical Services for Zubatkin’s In-House Technical Group, advising on program development, design and technical issues.

Education
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Art and Design

Professional Registrations
Registered Architect, New York
LEED® Accredited Professional

Professional Affiliations
American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter

 

Jason B. Zubatkin

Jason B. Zubatkin

Having been a member of the firm for over ten years, Jason has proven himself to be a valuable leader, effective communicator and skilled problem-solver. His experience includes the oversight of multi-use projects for museums, art galleries, religious organizations, K-12 schools, and membership institutions across all stages of development, from initial master planning through design, construction, commissioning and close-out. Notable clients include the Clark Art Institute, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Sperone Westwater Gallery, The Public Theater, Central Queens Academy, and Congregation Habonim.

Over his career, Jason has worked on projects with renowned architects, such as Foster + Partners, Selldorf Architects, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and Tadao Ando. Focused on maintaining a clear understanding of his clients’ goals and objectives, he aims to challenge the project team to develop better solutions, delivering the best work product for the owner and maximizing the value of every dollar spent. Jason’s specialty areas of expertise include contract strategy and negotiations, exhibit development, dispute resolution and understanding facility operational requirements.

Education
New York University
Certificate in Construction Management

Manhattanville College
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations
Association for a Better New York (ABNY)

David P. Reese

David P. Reese

With over thirty years of experience, David is an owner’s representative and project manager with a background that spans the design and construction fields. His portfolio covers new construction, renovations and expansions and has a focus on museums, exhibits, cultural facilities and high-end residential developments. He is also particularly knowledgeable in the delivery of historically sensitive projects, including buildings that have been designated as Landmarks or located within historic districts. Notable clients have included the American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Historical Society, U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Brooklyn, Smithsonian Institution and The Greenwich Lane.

Prior to joining Zubatkin, David was responsible for directing the Museum and Cultural Division for a major construction management firm. His diverse experience has given him a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of the project delivery process, including the means and methods of construction, project phasing and logistics, contracting plans, cost estimating, construction market trends, contract negotiations and change management. He is often sought out for his expertise and serves as the Director of the firm’s In-House Technical Group.

Education
The Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Architecture

Professional Registrations
Registered Architect, New York
LEED® Accredited Professional with a Building Design + Construction Specialty

Professional Affiliations
American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter
Association of Preservation Technology
New York Landmarks Conservancy

Mark A. Minkley

Mark A. Minkley

Mark brings over twenty years of experience in the management, design and construction of projects that involve diverse functional requirements and program objectives. His unique experience includes community facilities, educational institutions, public realm and private development projects. Notable clients include the Horace Mann School, The Dalton School, and Westport Weston Family YMCA.

Mark is known for his collaborative working style and ability to establish clear frameworks to foster effective decisionmaking. He has partnered with owners to help facilitate a successful public outreach process through the engagement of key stakeholders and community groups. Other specialty areas of expertise include not-for-profit governance, site logistics and phasing, and navigating complex approvals processes.

In addition to his direct project responsibilities, Mark leads Zubatkin’s in-house Green Team. He advises projects on such topics as the effective integration of sustainable materials, availability of green funding sources and energy management strategies.

Education
Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture

Professional Registrations
Licensed Landscape Architect, New York
LEED® Accredited Professional

Professional Affiliations
American Society of Landscape Architects, New York Chapter
Society for College & University Planning (SCUP)

Julie C. Geden

Julie C. Geden

Julie has over fifteen years of experience in overseeing the planning and implementation of projects that involve a high level of complexity and the coordination of multiple stakeholders. Her portfolio of work includes the management of projects for arts, cultural, performing arts and educational institutions, as well as high-profile commercial developments. She is also skilled in the management of historic preservation projects that require approvals from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Key clients have included the American Museum of Natural History, Jamestown, Park Avenue Armory, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and Saint David’s School.

Prior to joining Zubatkin, Julie served as a Project Director with a major construction management firm in New York City. She brings extensive technical experience with base building construction, renovations, constructability analyses, site logistics planning and phasing, and cost estimating. She is also valued for her leadership skills, strategic approach, and collaborative management style.

Education
The New School
Master of Science in Urban Policy Analysis and Management

Manhattan College
Bachelor of Arts, English and Government

Professional Affiliations
Professional Women in Construction (PWC)
Ellevate

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