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Richard J Levy, AIA, APA

NCARB Consulting Project Manager

Los Angeles, United States
Industry Category: Design Build Firms- EPC
Relocation Preferences: Will not relocate. Will Travel
Personal Website Link:: http://www.linkedin.com/in/archphotodesign
Owners Representative, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Construction Administration, Project Architect on any type of project

Richard J Levy, AIA, APA'S Overview


Executive Profile

As an owners and store
representative, construction manager and design manager, I will overcome obstacles,
mitigate claims, improve quality control, and cut costs, moving projects and production
forward. Standardize and streamline procedures, and implemented Best Practices
to drive process improvements.


I am capable of a wide-range of
projects in the private/public sector including specialty retail stores,
hotels, offices, theatres/concert halls, themed media/entertainment centers,
mansions, multi-unit residential condominiums, urban renewal, adaptive re-use,
colleges, hospitals, schools, historic preservation and rehabilitation


Leadership Insight

A hands-on leader, with a client-centric attitude, who believes
growing a business in challenging economic climates requires:

       Focusing on the
purpose of business, which is to create sustainable customer relationships

       Provide consistent,
clear messages and empower leaders and employees to succeed

       Creating nimble plans
and executing incremental strategies that meet consumers desires


Expertise and Knowledge

Strategies                                 Client
Relations                                                P
& L Leadership

Leadership                           Account
Management                          Strategic

Share Growth                           Demand
Forecasting                            Restructures
/ Turnarounds

/ Navisworks                                Project
Development                            Talent

Product Positioning                      Client
Fulfillments                                 Performance

Contracting                                          New
Lead Generation                          Talent


Owners Rep / Risk Management / Compliance /
Subcontractors & Vendors / Project Management

Cost Control / Claims / Proposals & Presentations
/ Contract Negotiations / Client Relations / QC


Bachelor of Architecture, Southern California Institute of
Architecture (SCI-ARC) University of Oregon

CA; Registered Architect
, #22541, AZ. NCARB Certified #38,059




Consultant Architect/Construction

Hurtes Residence 2012

1907 Residenctial Addition in
Historic Angeleno Heights Historic Preservation Overlay Zone

entitlement through Los Angeles Department of City Planning Office of Historic

direct interaction, and commissioned engineering consultants.

of Record for Design/Build.


Disney Stores 2011

Rollback, 2011 Prototype Stores Retrofits of Process
Improvements and Standardization

Sensormatic Retrofit Program for
Loss Prevention and Risk Management

with strong relationships for Design & Construction Visual, Loss
Prevention, Construction Management, Corporate Sourcing, and Legal. Managed
diverse supply vendor base with $1.2M budget.

of media walls, monitors, fixtures, AV corrections.

to emergency situations during no-business hours and weekends.

for schedule, budget, and vendor sourcing.


808-810 N. Spring Street - 2007-2008

The KOR Group- Chinatown Area of Los Angeles

8 and 10 Story $25M Condominium
Development, Adaptive Re-use of Historical Buildings

expertise to General Contractor for pre-qualification and bidding.

and negotiated contracts, proposals, and made formal presentations.

directly to the President/CEO.

Value Engineering and Constructability Reviews.

       Responsible for Schedule, Budget,
and Sub-contractor Buy-out evaluations.

Richard J.
Levy, AIA, APA

Senior Project Manager

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HNTB Corporation, 2003-2006

Senior Construction Manager/Program
Director, Claims Analysis and Administrator

Plaza at the
Arboretum -  $26M Mixed-Use
Multi-Unit Residential/Specialty Retail - Santa Monica, CA.
, Project
Started 2000, Hired by the Vice-President for Construction

Performed construction management services during the construction
phase of this high-end, multiple buildings complex.  Significantly reduced the Corporations risks and costs, up
to $2.5 million, by transforming the sub-performing high-end commercial
mixed-use project of previous managers into an efficient workforce. Served as
expert witness with Legal Department interface for the Construction Corporation
to be successfully awarded favorable judgments in their lawsuits against the
Owners, Architects, several prime Sub-Contractors, and their Insurance
Managed multiple staffs of 18 to 25



Project/Construction Manager (Director Level) and Claims Analyst

Los Angeles Valley College Los Angeles
Community College District

$120M Proposition A
Capital Improvements and Modernization Program

Established IT guidelines for multiple site/multiple funding
sources capital improvements and
modernization program, involving scope definition, reports preparation, field observation,
and planning.

Served as mentor to several mid-level managers responsible for
their own projects.

Guided the work of historical consultants to successfully observe,
analyze, document and report on conditions and movement of an extensive historical


The Clark Construction Group, 1998-2001

Construction Progress

Downtown Los Angeles City Hall - A.C. Martin

$168M Seismic
Rehabilitation and Historic Renovation Project

Provided construction management services documenting
construction progress, utilizing state-of-the-art digital photography,
computer  editing, and archiving of
digital images throughout the 3-year historic renovation.

Accomplished goals of contract
specifications, with high client satisfaction and a 30% reduction in costs.

New supplies, ongoing replenishment and
fulfillment for operating, office, and packaging programs.


PARR Contractors/M.A. Mortenson, 1999-2000

Senior Project Manager,
Structural Concrete

Walt Disney Concert
Hall  $274M Project Frank O.
Gehry Architect

Provided concrete subcontractor with project
management at startup of new construction for this unique facility in downtown
LA. Negotiated base contract, and change orders.  Prepared and tracked schedules, budgets, and procedures for
execution.  Coordinated work with
other trades.


Mosakowski-Lindsey Architects. 1998-1999

Senior Project Manager -
LA County Department of Public Works (DPW)

Los Angeles County Municipal Court $86M LA Airport Branch -
Hensel Phelps Design/Build Construction

Negotiated contracts, conducted meetings,
prepared evaluation of new site design and code upgrade. Coordinated
Design/Build Contractor and multiple permit authorities minimizing cost and
delay.  Project completed on-time
and within budget.


Rochlin Baran Balbona (RBB) Architects, 1995-1997


Salick Comprehensive Cancer Care Center - Miami Beach, Florida - $8M New Construction

Morse Diesel Contractors (AMEC
Construction Management)

Provided critical contract document coordination, and tracking
documentation.  Reviewed s
hop drawings and material sample
submittals.  Processed RFIs with
engineering consultants, and responded to all architectural RFI's.  Maintained close integration of
intended aesthetics by project designers.

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