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Director Construction in Chicago IL Resume Joseph Kopcio by JosephKopcio


Joseph Kopcio is an accomplished, high-energy Construction Executive with a successful 30 year track record of completing both ground-up and redevelopment projects involving Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare, Retail and Mixed-Use properties. His projects were completed on-time and at or under budget.

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									                                        JOSEPH C. KOPCIO
                                                 Loves Park, Illinois 61111
                                          630.750.9197 

                                  DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION
   Asset Management  Project Management  Retail  Commercial  Urban Redevelopment
      Accomplished, high-energy Construction Executive with a successful 30 year track record of completing both
       ground-up and redevelopment projects involving Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare, Retail and Mixed-Use
       properties. Projects were completed on-time and at or under budget.
      Projects included Retail Power Centers, Office Buildings, Workspace Interiors, Hospitals, Laboratories, Industrial,
       Retail Space, Multi-Family, High-Rise Condominiums and Single Family residences.
      Well respected, skilled at multitasking, easily manages multiple projects simultaneously. Skilled negotiator, adept
       at working with project engineers, contract supervision, designers, project technicians, operations/maintenance
       resources, subcontractors and client representatives.
      Adept at recognizing potential conflicts, proactive problem solver who exercises prudent judgment in decision-
      Exceptional interpersonal communicator, both oral and written. Projects and instills a ‘can do’ attitude in
       subordinates; has an extensive knowledge of the construction trade which commands respect from superiors,
       managers and craftsmen alike.

                                          ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES

         Project Management           Permitting                 Bidding                        OSHA
         Pro Forma Initiation         Change Orders              Quality Control                Cost Estimates
         GMP Contracts                Budgeting                  Inspection Management          Status Reporting
         Lump Sum Contracts           Scheduling                 Insurance Certificates         Maintenance
         P&L Responsibility           Forecasting                Workers Compensation           Leasing

                                         PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Kimco Realty Corporation, Lisle, Illinois                                                                  2004 – 2011
    Achieved solid earnings growth over the last 24 months despite challenging economic times, by being cognizant
       of alternative methods/products that allowed successful, on-time, within budget developments.
    Improved profit margins by remaining focused on Kimco’s interests and negotiating favorable terms with
       General Contractors and tenants.
    Successfully developed over 20 shopping center projects throughout the continental United States.
    Maintained direct oversight of all job related contracts, purchase orders and leases.
    Provided timely project progress reports for senior executives with accurate forecasts of cost to budget on a
       percentage of completion basis.
    Traveled extensively to construction sites to ensure that projects met company targets and were compliant with
       federal/local regulations.
    Monitored Architects, Engineers and Contractors on all aspects of construction.

Rubloff Construction, Rockford, Illinois                                                                  1997 – 2004
     Charged with the growth and profitability of third party work for project managers and cost estimators on
         developer owned projects.
     Grew the company from $5 million in annual revenue with 2 Project Managers to over $40 million in annual
         revenue with 10 Project Managers over an eight year period.
     Enhanced/managed relationships with Architects, Engineers and Clients on the development of build-to-suit
JOE C. KOPCIO                                                                                          PAGE 2 OF 2

       Recruited/scheduled/managed all subcontractors; negotiated all contracts.
       Approved scope of work documents outlining retrofitting requirements for proposed tenants.
       Developed/managed all budgets for tenant build outs and future developments.

                                           EDUCATION / TRAINING
                                        - Dale Carnegie Sales Advantage Course -
                                         - Primavera Suretrak Scheduling Class -
                                      - Construction Project Management Course -
                                              - World of Concrete Seminars -
                                          - Estimating Building & Construction -
                                                - Managing Construction -
                     - Timberline Software Training for Precision/Estimating Plus and Bid Analysis -
                           - CeCo Metal Building Product Data & Pricing Estimating Course -

                                       PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
                                    - International Council of Shopping Centers -
                                        - Association of General Contractors -
                      - Member of the Task Force responsible for reviewing the AIA Documents -

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