Sr. Project Manager • United States
Kathy joined Cushman & Wakefield’s Project & Development Services team in 2018, bringing over 18 years of experience in architecture, project management and construction. Her expertise includes, but is not limited to: stakeholder engagement, site analysis, project development, critical path schedule, change management, risk mitigation and financial adherence. Presently as Senior Project Manager, Kathy manages all phases of her clients’ real estate projects from integration to project conclusion. She works with clients to develop programmatic requirements, budgets and schedules, and assists in the engagement of the project team comprised of architects, engineers and contractors.
Kathy is currently working on a 92,000 SF facility in western New Jersey for Robertet, a French fragrance company, commissioning the alcohol maceration room. This project is an active working factory with technical challenges and multifaceted activities, consisting of new process controls, explosion roof vent, tank reactivation, installation of a new rooftop A/C unit and the supporting infrastructural. She’s also overseeing a 30,000 SF office build-out for FINRA in Woodbridge, NJ. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Kathy was an Assistant Vice President for Hudson River Park Trust, where she managed 550 acres of piers, uplands, esplanades and buildings on the west side of New York City. Before Hudson River Park Trust, Kathy spent time with Columbia University Medical Center, where she managed medical offices, surgical suites, research laboratories, clinical, educational resources, public spaces, residential housing and executive offices.
Kathy also has experience managing development and construction within the pharmaceutical industry, including labs, packing lines and offices for clients such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Ortho-McNeill, Behring Ingelheim and Cadbury Schweppes. She was recognized for her work on the award-winning Ramapo College Dormitory, the Overlook. She spent valuable time with the New Jersey School Development Authority managing; ground-up schools and renovations including Perth Amboy Early Childhood Center, Passaic Elementary Schools and Newark School System.
Kathy’s financial services and Fortune 100 company experience is extensive, including Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), BNY Mellon, Citigroup, Paine Webber, Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns. She is credited for the building of award-winning retail environments for the iconic Leica Camera Inc. USA flagship store in L.A., as well as the New York Soho & Gagosian Gallery Boutique, San Francisco, and Miami locations.
· Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute – Brooklyn, NY