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Jeffrey Katz has managed the construction of numerous complicated projects throughout the country and abroad, including serving as the Resident Engineer for the multi-prime construction of a new ferry terminal on a former brownfield site in New York; project manager for construction of a multi-level post-tension concrete parking structure at Fort Hood, Texas as part of the $600M medical center construction; project manager for construction of high-end condominium units in Connecticut; project engineer for construction of two $16M service plazas in Ohio, and the completion and closeout of multiple projects throughout the country, including state police facilities and schools / universities with focus primarily in the Northeast. Mr. Katz’s experience also includes project management for a U.S. government project in Germany.

In addition to project management, Mr. Katz has been involved as a consultant or expert on large files across North America, including the $30M capping of an abandoned mine in Manitoba; completion of a wastewater treatment plant in Ontario; completion of water treatment plant in Iowa; completion of a new academic building in Pennsylvania; completion of mid-rise apartment building in New York City; structural defects at a condominium development in New Jersey, and many more. Mr. Katz’s responsibilities also include monitoring projects across the country and performing schedule analyses, quantity take-offs and cost estimating.

While with VERTEX, Mr. Katz previously served as program manager for loss control services for a global insurance provider. Services included providing constructability reviews and quality control inspections to mitigate construction defects and potential project losses. The project portfolio consisted of over $2B in construction value, including marquee high-rise developments in Los Angeles, Boston, Miami, D.C., Indianapolis and Philadelphia, in addition to other projects types including sport arenas / stadiums and condominium communities.

Mr. Katz was recently recognized by Zweig Group as a 2018 Rising Star in Civil Engineering.

Education

B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
Certificate in Construction Project Management, NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate