New York City (February 2, 2016). Vidaris, a leading building envelope, energy efficiency, engineering and code consultancy firm specializing in high-performance buildings and specialty structures, announced the addition of Carl Valentino as Director, Construction Advisory Services. In this role, Valentino will lead and build out Vidaris’ Construction Advisory department, which will allow the firm to offer greater expertise in project planning, budgeting, scheduling, logistics, contractor vetting, cost control, claims assessments and litigation support.
Through a dedicated Construction Advisory Services department, Vidaris aims to advance the firm’s holistic approach to consulting and bring a more thorough service offering to clients when the scope of work is within the firm’s areas of expertise.
“I was attracted to Vidaris’ mission to make buildings better through complementary architectural and engineering consulting services,” said Valentino. “I am excited to work with the Vidaris team to establish a Construction Advisory division that we believe will deliver an even more complete solution to clients.”
“I am thrilled to add Carl to our staff,” said Vidaris President & CEO, Marc Weissbach, AIA. “He comes to us with a breadth of valuable construction management experience and a deep understanding of the industry, which we believe will serve our clients well on their projects. I look forward to working with Carl to formally bring Vidaris’ Construction Advisory service to the market.”
Valentino joins Vidaris with over twenty-five years of construction management experience—the bulk of which he spent at RCDolner Construction, where he served as Senior Vice President. In this role, he was responsible for project development and execution, including management of the estimating and project management teams during the preconstruction, construction and close-out phases of multiple large-scale projects. His expertise encompasses preconstruction, predevelopment planning, project estimating, value engineering, construction planning, scheduling, logistics, construction operations management and execution.
Valentino holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Villanova University in Villanova, PA.
Vidaris and its affiliate, LPI, help real estate owners and architects realize their goals and objectives in the areas of building envelope, energy efficiency, code and engineering. The two companies employ 200 professionals in eight offices worldwide.