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Charles Mandler

Sr Project Manager / Inspector / Owner

Pasadena, United States
Industry Category: Real Estate Developers- Managers
Relocation Preferences: All
Video URL Link: http://www.linkedin.com/in/charlesmandler
My name is Charles Mandler. I am a specialist in Project Construction Management of Commercial, Institutional and Residential properties. I have extensive experience in Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Operations, Management and Real Estate Development. rnrnI have participated in all phases of Programming, Inspection, Building Analysis, Architectural Design, Space Planning, Interior Design, Construction Documents and Construction Administration. My responsibilities have included leading teams for projects from as small as $.5M to $300M+ in Prominent, Large-Scale Developments of 2,000,000 S.F.rn

Charles Mandler'S Overview

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Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOS

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East PasadenarnStation POB 5382 Pasadena, CA  91117 Home & Cell: (702) 241-4075 cmlvnv[at]yahoo.com  

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High Energy ConstructionrnLeader - 25+ years ofrnmulti-million dollar success structuring and closing complex, multi-year realrnestate development and construction projects, most recently in the Commercialrnand Residential Markets for Low / Mid & High Rise Structures, Multi-use, Industrial,rnMedical, Hospitality, Business Parks, Regional Shopping Malls, Retail Centersrnand Tenant Improvements. Keen negotiator executing projects involving variousrnconstruction methods Concrete tilt-up, Masonry, Steel, Metal and WoodrnFraming, CIP (cast-in-place), Pre-Cast, Post Tension & Podium Deck construction.

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Highly accomplished executive, offering significantrngovernment relations and entitlement expertise. Poised for arnbroadly-encompassing hybrid role that adeptly balances project ownersrnrequirements and day-to-day construction business operations. Extensive networkrnof contacts and relationships for immediate use, key to effectively liaising asrnthe primary contact to state and local government bodies, as well asrnconstituent segments. Well-versed partnering with the top leadership team torndefine legislative strategy, coordinate legislative outreach, and definingrngrowth strategy penetrating new markets, and instituting and optimizing salesrndevelopment team.

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True value is experience building, preserving, andrnsaving customer relationships particularly in scenarios in which the customerrnhas every contractual right to disengage.

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u  Commercial/IndustrialrnDevelopment

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u  Entitlementsrn/ Permitting / Approvals

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u  Costrn& Risk Analysis / Evaluation

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u  Federalrn& State Regulatory Issues

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u  Contractorrn/ Subcontractor Supervision

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u  On-SiternProperty Inspections / Evaluations

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u ConstructionrnTeam Supervision

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u ChangernOrders & Contract Negotiations

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u CostrnEstimate & Bid Proposal Development

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u ConstructionrnTrades & Practices

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u TeamrnBuilding, Training & Leadership

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u Disputern& Conflict Mediation/Resolution

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TEAM - Together EveryonernAchieves More

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PROFILE

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u  Reputation forrnfostering and managing relationships with Owners, Developers and Contractorsrnleading to multimillion-dollar projects and repeatedly delivering innovationrnand value added service that leverages those affiliations.

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u  Equally skilled atrnimplementing process improvement strategies, as well as cultivating existingrnones, to capture new revenue and deepen efficiencies with clientrnrepresentatives, architects, engineers, building officials, contractors,rninspectors, and other industry professionals.

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u  Championed propertyrncondition assessments, design, marketing and service agreements for territoryrncovering the Pacific West emphasizing service, reducing costs and enhancingrnproperty values.

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u  Committed torncultivating culture internally by developing in depth knowledge of buildingrnpractices and regulatory compliance issues.

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u  Reputation forrnfending off staunch competitors and capture new business by successfully managingrnrenovation of multiple post-acquisition properties transitioning to long-termrnasset holds.

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Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOS                                                               702.241.4075 cmlvnv[at]yahoo.com

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EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS

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INTEGRITY INSPECTION SOLUTIONS,  Las Vegas, Nv                                                                                                 2006-present

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[Integrity Inspectionrn(IIS) Solutions a Start-up Real Estate Development Advisory-based consultingrnfirm located in Southern Nevada specializing in Commercial and ResidentialrnInspections, Property Condition Assessments and Construction/RenovationrnManagement.]

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Inspector of Structures / Sr. ProjectrnManager / Owners Representative  Established a company in the forefront of arndeclining local and national economy to provide services in the Western USrnStates. Assessed market conditions, competition and an influx displacedrnprofessionals from diminishing market sectors. Scoped further encompassedrnoverseeing of P&L, diversification, marketing, networking and devising salesrnstrategies. That structure would position the company to provide marketrnfeedback and to inform the public of a value added service and price offeringrnthat beat the competition. After 12 months and with the foreclosure marketrnlimiting opportunities for growth and expansion, the owner ordered an expansionrnof services for Low/Mid/HighrnRise commercial and residential properties including custom homes, apartments/condominiums,rnmedical office, hospitals and public sector projects. Diversification acrossrnmultiple market sectors provided the income, stability, and brand recognition thatrnwas popular and in demand to achieve territory sales and increase market share within servicernregions.

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u rnDefined a command of communication/negotiationrnskills that called for (Tact, Diplomacy, Influence) with external customers.

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u rnGenerated a large deal pipeline with Real EstaternInvestment Trusts (REITs) Private Investors, Property Management Firms,rnBrokerages, Agents, major and national accounts by comprising a sales directrnstrategy.

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u rnNegotiated Service Contracts and fostered accountrnrelationships with Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis, Cushman Wakefield, PriorityrnProperty Management and Deca Realty Advisors among other notables.

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u rn2010 Top 20% Ranking- for quality & servicernas featured in Welcome Home Magazine.

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u rn2011 2012 Handpicked to promote (IIS) servicesrnat GLVAR and Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Functions.

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Sr. Project Manager / Independent Contract Consultantrn(Correctional Institutions) Infra-Structurern

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Assumed control of field operations as arnconsultant to the State of Nevada to assist State Project Manager in buildingrnprocess management. Coordinated the field construction activities of GeneralrnContractors, Sub-Contractors and Trade Crafts while simultaneously evaluatingrnout of scope land development, buildings, facilities and infra-structure along withrnplanning, development, construction in compliance with codes, ordinances andrnregulations of new and remodel projects funded from excess State budgetrnproceeds. Projects valued from $12 Million to $40 Million.

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u  Maximized significant cost savings and costrnavoidance results through diligent daily project inspections ofrnwork-in-progress that called for coordination with Architects, Engineers andrnContractors based on design intent and professional recommendations leveragingrnan additional margin of 10% across the board savings.

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u  Specifically charged with oversight of StaternControlled Insurance Program Safety Standards through comprehensive review andrncompliance of Contractors Safety Programs. Reviewed and approved invoicing,rnpayroll, accounts payable submitted by General Contractor.

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u  Drove execution of permit applications throughrncoordination with the Architects Plans, Shop Drawings, Design/Build Trade CraftrnPlans, and Environmental Compliance with State Agencies having jurisdiction.

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u  Established systems and methods for the day tornday management of RFIs, RFPs, Bid Documents, Construction Documents,rnContractor Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders, cataloging data, reviewrnof progress schedules in conformance to monthly billings with periodicrnreporting to Senior Management and State Officials.

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u  Developed project proposals through Material andrnLabor Take-Offs, Estimated Costs, Estimated Project Schedules working withrnState Officials.

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Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOS                                                               702.241.4075 cmlvnv[at]yahoo.com

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                Managing Program Director (Land Development / Retail Shopping Centersrn/ Luxury Hi-Residential)

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                Retainedrnby owners as an independent consultant to lead major Infrastructure/EnvironmentalrnProgram related               to Land       Development, Utility Infrastructure,rnParks, Roads, Recreation & Housing Communities, Multi-Family &               Single Family Developments, RetailrnShopping Centers, Commercial Low / Mid / High Rise in a total land mass              development in   excess of $1.5 Billion dollars and 8,000 Acrernexpansion to the City of Ontario, California as the   New Model Colony Project a public and privately funded development.

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u  Transitionedrndepartments to converge and assimilate reducing overhead costs and savingrncompany $25 million in project costs through cross functional departmentrncoordination.

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u  Drove Cost Analysis & Projections effort tornmaintain assets in accordance with Owners Standards including the negotiationrnof General and Trade contracts in excess of $150 million per year phased overrnthe life of the project extending 10 years.

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u rnAwarded Certificate of Merit for the creation of arnbackhaul remediation program that reduced overall project cost for demolition andrngrading by 30%.

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HUFFMANrnBUILDERS WEST,rnLasrnVegas, Nv                                       rn                                                                             2004-2006

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Vice President of Construction / Owners Reprn(Class A Medical Office / SurgicalrnCenters / Hi-End Luxury Residential)

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Recruited tornlead the design and construction department of this corporation, and directedrnstrategic planning, governmental outreach and governmental affairs havingrninfluence over the permitting and outcome of the projects. Scope encompassedrnmanaging a $240 million dollar project portfolio under the first of its kindrnfor the Las Vegas Division of this national company. Implemented programs forrnregional expansion, public / private partnerships strategy, and conductedrnsurveys on the impact of new development. Built relationships within thernMedical Community as well as State and Local Authorities, Regulatory Agenciesrnand Private Sector Business.

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u rnDirected the in-house sales group for real estaternsales to Medical Practices and Professional Organizations including Out-PatientrnSurgical Centers, Dental Clinics, Insurance Agencies, Lawyers, Accountants etc.rnexpanding the business from $150 million to $240 million across the entirernportfolio of properties. Personally finessed a series of long-term, high dollarrncontracts with Medical Practices through the detailed build out andrnincorporation of costs into the Master Sales Agreement.

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u  Drove execution of permit applications throughrncoordination with the Architects Plans, Shop Drawings, Design/Build Trade CraftrnPlans, and Environmental Compliance with State Agencies having jurisdiction.

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u  Established systems and methods for the day tornday management of RFIs, RFPs, Bid Documents, Construction Documents,rnContractor Agreements, Change Orders, Purchase Orders and Tenant ImprovementrnProjects while cataloging data, review of progress schedules in conformance tornmonthly billings.

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u  Reviewed and approvedrninvoicing, payroll, accounts payable submitted by General Contractors.

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KMIrnREAL ESTATE GROUP, INC. Woodland Hills, Ca                                                                                                   2000-2004

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Sr.rnProject Manager/Owners Rep. (MedicalrnOffice Complexes/Retail Strip Centers / Apartments & Condo Conversions)

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Joined company as a mid-level manager to consolidaternowners representative-construction management functions. Evaluated architectural,rnengineering and other consulting firms ability to meet project needs andrnrecommended the selection of architects, engineers and contractor/consultants.rnPrepared instructions and coordinated bidding processes; reviewed subcontractorrnbids for conformance. Generated and Enforced Project Schedules, Executedrnconstruction projects including ground-ups, remodels and renovations fromrnfoundations to vertical construction complete in excess of $20 Million.

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u  Delivered a $15rnmillion Community and Senior Center project, a 24,000 square foot wood framedrntwo-story structure in Thousand Oaks, California.

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u  Successfully ledrn$25 million dollar Ravenswood Condo conversion project, a four-story 116,000rnsquare foot complex in Hollywood, California with underground basement levelrnparking and rooftop garden facility with spa and sauna amenities.

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Charles Mandler, PMP, Six Sigma, IOS                                                               702.241.4075 cmlvnv[at]yahoo.com

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BOVISrnLEND LEASE, INC. San Francisco, Ca                                                                                                                       1997-2000

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Project Manager (Hospital Renovation & Addition/Retail RegionalrnMalls/ Mixed-Use Entertainment)      rn

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Full Service Private Sector ConstructionrnManager / GC/ w/In-house Real Estate Development Services Division

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Principally guidedrnthe establishment of a Retail Construction business unit to expand corporaternpresence in public and private sector markets throughout California through thernconstruction of the Metreon Center in San Francisco, CA. An upscale mixed-usernproject featuring boutique shops, gourmet restaurants and an IMAX TheaterrnComplex the first on the West Coast. Partnered with the Executive VicernPresident, Director of Business Operations to manage new businessrnopportunities. Due to growing demand we also addressed the needs of establishedrnpublic sector clients including school districts,rnincluding: (LAUSD, La Puente, Laguna Niguel, Santa Ana, Newhall and Pasadena). Projectsrnassigned included a compilation of Seismic Retrofit, Renovations andrnModernization projects funded through district bond initiatives includingrnSenior, Middle and Primary Education Facilities.

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WESTFIELD HOLDINGSrnLTD., Los Angeles, Ca                                                                       rn                                        1994-1997

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ProjectrnConstruction Manager  (RegionalrnShopping Malls / Big-Box / Power Centers)                                  

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PrivaternSector Real Estate Developers w/In-house Architectural Design &rnConstruction Management Division.

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Engaged in nationwide construction renovation programrnfocused on regional shopping malls to include capital improvements, core andrnshell expansions and renovations, and tenant fit-outs.

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ProjectrnManagement Responsibilities:  Includedrnthe oversight and  management of variousrnhigh profile construction and renovation projects focused at Regional ShoppingrnMalls, Lifestyle Centers, Mixed-Use and Boutique Retailers. Working with

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