What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
When I was promoted to project manager would have to be my greatest accomplishment and being respected in a male dominated general contracting industry.Who or what do you attribute to your success?
Our managing principal, Josef Rettman, is always available to discuss strategy and ensure NEI is providing exceptional client service.How have your life experiences impacted who you are professionally?
Coming from a large family, my parents taught all seven of us how to enjoy life and that spending time with each other was an opportunity to grow, learn, and have simple fun.What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
My most recent, greatest professional accomplishment was being named director of estimating at the Haynes Group.
What advice can you offer to someone who is interested in a career in your industry?
The practice of law may seem like it only involves book knowledge. However, if you are interested in practicing law it requires an appetite to work Who or what do you attribute to your success?
I grew up in Fitchburg, MA with a single mom who worked multiple jobs to support us. When she was diagnosed with cancer, I moved home from college and started working. I knew I needed a job that would give meHow have your life experiences impacted who you are professionally?
It certainly has given perspective. I have five children and two grandchildren. I also have a wife who has been struggling with maladies that keep her from working.What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment in the past 12 months?
Completing several build-outs in an office building totaling over 100,000 s/f, on schedule and at or below budget.
?If you have a mentor, who is it and how have they influenced your personal & professional growth?
My brother Donald is a good and ethical appraiser. He taught me never to compromise my ethics.
I’m going to be a bit of a contrarian when it comes to forecasting the outlook of the real estate market, especially now that we’re going into our 10th
year of this up cycle that we’ve been enjoying