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Who is Group PMX?

Group PMX LLC is a client-driven company that utilizes a proactive management approach to deliver project management, program management, construction management, and business consulting services to clients in the building, infrastructure, and energy/alternative energy sectors.

Our business is built upon the collective experience and knowledge of our staff and a commitment to deliver professional excellence across all our services.

  • We deliver projects that work, completed on time, within budget, and exceeding our clients’ quality expectations.
  • We are more than a consulting company; we are trusted advisors.
  • We bring a cross-organizational understanding to each project.
  • We get involved. We work as a true partner with all stakeholders, providing a team that serves the client’s best interests.
  • We develop and maintain a reputation based on admiration, trust, respect, and overall esteem.
  • We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).

Our Mission

Group PMX LLC is one of the leading providers of management, consultant, and leadership services to the build environment. We take extreme pride in providing innovative solutions that add value by exceeding business objectives and offering superior project management that delivers.  Our culture inspires transparency, leadership, collaboration, entrepreneurial spirit, personal growth, respect, and appreciation for one another. The experience and knowledge gained with each client and project allows us to constantly evolve our thinking, adding value to our delivery on every successive assignment.



the team

Farid Cardozo

President, Chief Operating Officer

Co-Founder Farid Cardozo has played key PM/CM roles on an extensive range of institutional and public works projects for hospitals, colleges and universities, research and development facilities, airports, government buildings, highways, and environmental initiatives. He has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of pre-construction, design, construction, and program and project management, with a strong background in planning, scheduling and project controls. Mr. Cardozo is a CMAA-Certified Construction Manager (CCM).

Career Highlights: Mr. Cardozo has built a reputation as an expert in managing the complexities of patient care and research facilities, including such first-of-their-kind facilities in New York City as the Irving Cancer Research Center for Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

Michael Giaramita

Chief Executive Officer

Over the course of his 40-year career, Mr. Giaramita has worked on virtually every type of project and large program including hospitals, college and universities, research and development facilities, airports, transit, highways, bridges, environmental, petrochemical, natural gas, pipelines, MEP infrastructure, and corporate and governmental buildings. He is regarded as a take-charge leader in the fields of program/project/construction management, design management, program controls, and general construction on large and complex projects. Mr. Giaramita specializes in turning around troubled projects (e.g., contentious teams, behind-schedule, over-budget), succeeding where others have not.

Career Highlights: Mr. Giaramita developed Group PMX’s innovative CM Neutral SM approach to managing and balancing the conflicting relationships commonly found on construction projects. He has also authored several articles on program management and change orders, and successfully saved clients millions of dollars by applying his exceptional management and technical skills. He is regarded as an industry expert in negotiation, planning and scheduling, cost control, overall program controls, and project and team organization. His accomplishments on the Southwest Freeway Reconstruction Program in Texas won him industry recognition, featured in Engineering News Record.


Managing Director - Buildings

As Managing Director – Buildings, Jenny Freeman is responsible for leading the growth and technical direction of the firm’s market comprising the healthcare, life sciences, higher ed, cultural, corporate/commercial, and government sectors. Possessing more than 30 years of professional experience, she is known throughout the industry as a builder with expertise in pre-construction, planning, and construction of major overbuild, modernization, renovation, and ground-up new construction projects. In recent years, her work has primarily been concentrated in the healthcare sector, where she has led more than 60 projects for many of the NY area and the nation’s premier healthcare organizations, including Northwell Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, NYU Langone Health, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Mount Sinai Health System. Ms. Freeman is an active industry leader and serves on the Board of Professional Women in Construction.

Michael Kimura

Director - Life Sciences & Healthcare, PE, CCM

Mr. Kimura serves as the firm’s director for life sciences and healthcare. In this role, he is able to leverage his program management and senior executive oversight expertise to improve the healthcare delivery process for patients throughout the New York metropolitan area. A licensed professional engineer and certified construction manager, he is using his project leadership background to upgrade and improve numerous New York City public hospitals and senior care facilities that suffered extensive damage during Hurricane Sandy. During this $1.7 billion effort, which includes making the facilities more resilient against future flooding, Mr. Kimura oversees teams of program managers handling all project phases from planning and design through construction and project closeout. His responsibilities include developing and tracking master budgets and schedules and advising clients on how to best manage and minimize their risk exposure. On Long Island, for one of the largest healthcare networks in the region, he served as owner’s representative or project manager during the extensive expansion and renovation of medical office and treatment suites, academic and research buildings, training centers, and parking lots and other support facilities.

Mr. Kimura excels at resolving complex field issues, meeting or exceeding challenging budget and schedule requirements, and quickly resolving issues among key project stakeholders, including clients, architects and engineers, construction managers, and trades. Earlier in his career, he also served as the project director or resident engineer during numerous assignments to improve drainage infrastructure, parks, and highways and roadways throughout Queens and Long Island.

Christopher J. Scala, PE, CHC

Director - MEP & Infrastructure

As MEP and infrastructure director, Mr. Scala provides senior executive oversight for much of the firm’s work in these business lines. Possessing more than 30 years of construction management experience, he has a deep understanding of all aspects of design, pre-construction/construction, and value engineering, as well as program management and operational life cycles. Mr. Scala’s expertise also includes managing complex client relationships; supervising and coordinating large numbers of project managers, contractors, and specialty trades; and monitoring and maintaining project profitability through deft oversight of budgets, schedules, and cash flow.

He has provided project and program management oversight during dozens of assignments throughout the New York City area, including more than $1 billion of commercial real estate construction; $200 million of healthcare facilities and research laboratories; and new and upgraded electrical utility installations. This work often includes managing procurement, interfacing with facility personnel, and overseeing field operations. Mr. Scala’s expertise extends to managing complex contract negotiations and striking business deals with both new and repeat clients; effectively using value engineering and sustainable design concepts; and harmonizing the efforts of both unionized and non-unionized trades.

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