Suffolk, one of the nation’s most successful and innovative builders and real estate enterprises, announced the hiring of Carolyn Gallagher as Vice President of Preconstruction. In this role, Ms. Gallagher is responsible for leading Suffolk New York’s preconstruction team and collaborating closely with Business Development, Pursuit Management and Operations to pursue and manage sophisticated projects in the region.
“Suffolk continues to attract top-tier, talented leaders and construction professionals as we build our operation and extend our reach in the New York region. Carolyn’s broad industry experience, strong relationships and in-depth understanding of the construction process will help position Suffolk as a key player with clients in this market,” said Ralph Esposito, President of the Northeast, New York and Mid-Atlantic regions for Suffolk.
Ms. Gallagher recently joined Suffolk from Hunter Roberts Construction Group, where she served as Vice President, Chief Estimator. Prior to her tenure at Hunter Roberts, she worked for Turner Construction Company and was part of the project management team on the iconic World Trade Center Transportation HUB. Other high-profile projects in which Ms. Gallagher was involved include the refurbishment of Madison Square Garden, World Trade Center Tower Two and the Brooklyn Nets Arena. Ms. Gallagher earned a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Glasgow and worked on a variety of projects in Europe, including the Danish Nationall Opera, Copenhagen.
“I was drawn to Suffolk because of the entrepreneurial spirit of its New York team, but also because their use of technology is above and beyond anything I’ve seen or experienced in the industry,” Ms. Gallagher said. “This new role is an opportunity for me to work at a company that is pushing the boundaries of innovation and managing construction of some of the most complex and sophisticated projects in the country. I could not be more excited to be a part of this team.”
Since entering the New York market, Suffolk has been involved in numerous projects, including The New York Public Library, The Jamaica Armory, The Quay at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 14th @ Irving, Summit NYC at 222 East 44th St., and multiple projects at New York University. Suffolkis currently focused on the healthcare, life science, distribution/warehouse, residential, and commercial sectors, among others.