Suffolk, one of the nation’s most successful and innovative builders and real estate enterprises, today announced it hired Julie Hewitt as Vice President of Business Development for Suffolk New York to pursue new project opportunities, cultivate client relationships and continue the builder’s rapid expansion in the New York metro market.
“The New York market is showing signs of significant growth and projects are becoming more complex and sophisticated than ever,” said Ralph Esposito, President of the Northeast, New York and Mid-Atlantic for Suffolk. “Suffolk’s strong value proposition, approach to client service and successful projects have allowed us to grow our operation and brand presence in New York. The addition of Julie to the team will allow us to continue expanding our presence and introduce Suffolk to new clients in high-profile sectors.”
Ms. Hewitt has more than 21 years of experience in architecture, engineering, and business development in the construction industry. Prior to joining Suffolk, she served as the director of Business Development and Marketing at Davis Brody Bond Architects, overseeing the growth and pursuit of new projects. She has also worked in leadership positions at several prominent New York firms, including Perkins Eastman Architects, where she led the higher-education and research marketing efforts globally. She is a member of The Society for College and University Planning, helping to navigate positive change in higher education.
Suffolk has been steadily expanding its presence in the New York office, growing from just four individuals just several years ago to 160 employees. Suffolk has also made numerous strategic hires in New York, including General Manager Tom Giordano; President Ralph Esposito; Operations Director Gerald Bianco, Vice President of Operations Joseph Whalen; Vice President and Project Executive Thomas Cossu; and Vice President of Preconstruction Carolyn Gallagher.
Suffolk recently managed the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research’s newly-renovated laboratory space on Long Island, and is also managing renovation of the Hatch Life Sciences facility in Long Island City, Queens – two critical projects in New York’s burgeoning life sciences sector. Other notable projects in Suffolk’s New York portfolio include Quay Tower and The Landing at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 640 Columbia Red Hook Logistics, Summit NYC at 222 East 44th St., and multiple projects for New York University.
Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. Suffolk is an end-to-end business that provides value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging its core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research/development.
Suffolk is a national company with $5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees and main offices in West Palm Beach, Miami, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. Suffolk serves clients in every major industry sector, including healthcare, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation/aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. Suffolk is ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” For more information, visit www.suffolk.com.