John Fay, LEED AP BD+C

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John Fay has more than 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry. At J.S. Held, John provides Owner’s Representation and Project Support Services for markets such as mixed-use development, multi-family, commercial office, and retail, as well as healthcare, educational, private, and public works engagements. His services include estimating, budgeting and budget management, scheduling, project representation, construction monitoring, and quality control throughout the project. John has provided surety support services, project representation, and project management to various clients. Owner Representative duties included permitting, programming, estimates, schedules, plan development, budget and feasibility evaluations, bid process, construction observation, payment application certification, change order review, and client relations. John specializes in complex project management. He utilizes various skills in managing all pre-construction planning and design aspects, estimating and constructability review, project delivery, and due diligence support.

Prior to joining J.S. Held, John worked as a Project Executive, Senior Project Manager, and Pre-Construction Manager for local, regional, and national construction firms. John has partnered with owners, designers, and owner's representatives to manage budgets, pre-construction activities, and construction (ground-up and complex renovations) quality control and close-out for healthcare institutions, education systems, the federal government, and Fortune 500, medium, and small businesses.

Key Expertise

  • Healthcare Units
  • Educational Buildings
  • Commercial Office & Retail Spaces
  • Mixed-Use Developments
  • Multi-Family Residences
  • Hotels & Restaurants
  • Public Works

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP BD+C)
  • AIC Certified Professional Constructor
  • American Society of Healthcare Engineers, Health Care Construction (ASHE HCC)
  • Tristate Society of Healthcare Engineers (TSHE)
  • USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors Class (CQM-C)