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Michael Giaramita

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Giaramita has firmly established himself as a respected authority in project, program, and construction management, with a notable focus on large and complex projects. His expertise seamlessly extends to design management, program controls, and general construction. Over his illustrious 45-year career, he has amassed an extensive portfolio featuring various project types across a wide range of market sectors, including transportation infrastructure (e.g., highways, rail/transit, aviation), commercial, healthcare, higher education, oil and gas, and industrial.

Michael’s unwavering commitment to excellence is epitomized by his lifelong ambition to enhance project delivery and optimize outcomes. His mantra, simply put, is to “do better.” He continually challenges the status quo, pushing the boundaries of project management and driving organizations, processes, and technologies toward heightened efficiency and effectiveness.

Recognizing that the lifeblood of the industry lies in its people, Michael has dedicated significant efforts to building and aligning high-performing teams. He understands that the quality of a team can make or break a project, and he strives to nurture talent and foster collaboration at every opportunity.

Michael’s reputation as a decisive leader is underscored by his unique ability to transform troubled projects into resounding success stories. His remarkable achievements have given rise to our firm’s pioneering CM NeutralSM management approach. This approach effectively manages and harmonizes conflicting relationships within construction projects. It has garnered widespread recognition and substantial savings for clients, solidifying Michael’s status as an industry leader in negotiation, planning, scheduling, cost control, and team organization.

In recognition of his transformative influence in the field, Michael received the 2023 “50 over 50 The Age of Disruptors” award from City & State New York. This accolade is a testament to his dedication and groundbreaking contributions. Furthermore, he amplifies his impact by serving on the New York Building Congress Foundation Board of Governors, where he continues to shape the industry’s future.

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