Mr. Giaramita served as an extension of Columbia’s facilities management staff in the role of University Program Director, spearheading the new construction and renovation of all graduate school buildings – specifically for Business, Law, Engineering, Journalism, Chemistry, and Social Work. His responsibilities included overall client management, project and program delivery from planning and design to construction, and FF&E procurement through move-in. Moreover, he managed a staff of over 25 who performed project management, program management, estimating, scheduling, contract administration duties, and value engineering services.
In addition, he 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 multi-million-dollar developments while being on time and under budget.