Programs and Projects comprised of new construction and renovation of all graduate school buildings.
Serving as Columbia University Program Director, Mr. Giaramita was an extension to the facilities management staff. He spearheaded the new $500 million construction and renovation of all graduate school buildings, specifically: Business, Law, Engineering, Journalism, Chemistry and Social Work. Responsibilities included: overall client management, project and program delivery (planning & design to construction) procurement (furniture, fixtures & equipment) through move-in. Moreover, he managed a staff of over 25 who performed such duties as: project management, program management, estimating, scheduling, contract administration and value engineering services.
Mr. Giaramita was responsible for the development and implementation of an executive information system (EIS), which provided essential project information in real time for decisive decision making. His staff consistently delivered over $500 million of developments that produced facilities that functioned while being on time and under budget.
Furthermore, Mr. Giaramita was asked to teach in the Columbia University Graduate School of Civil Engineering, Construction Management Program.