Cary Spiegel

Cary has thirty-nine years of experience in commercial, housing, retail, public and institutional work and is accustomed to leading multiple projects simultaneously and against tight deadlines.  His major strengths in marketing, management, design development, training, cost control and scheduling, along with additional skills in contract and lease negotiations and expert witness testimony have made Cary a leader over the past three decades in the Construction industry. Cary is a Registered Architect in the states of New York and New Jersey.

 

Relevant Experience

 

· BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, 205 State Street, Brooklyn, NY  New 25 stories, 240 units
· 11 GREENE STREET, New York, NY 80,000 sf, 31 luxury rental apartments plus street retail
· 280 ST. MARKS AVENUE, Brooklyn, NY  Luxury 80,000 sf condominium apartments
· 38-11  31st STREET, Long Island City, NY  42-unit rental
· LIDO BEACH TOWERS, Lido Beach, NY  Renovaation of Sandy-damaged complex, 35 units
· 93 WORTH STREET, New York City  Renovation and addition, 15 stories, 104 units

· 59 JOHN STREET, New York City  Renovation and addition, 13 stories, 72 units

· 10-63 JACKSON AVENUE, Long Island City, NY  New, 9 stories, 42 units

· MARKHAM GARDENS, Staten Island, NY  New, 49 buildings, 300 units

· JASA BROOKDALE VILLAGE, Far Rockaway, NY  Renovation, Two 25-story buildings, 546 units

· THE PRESERVE, New Orleans, LA  New, 4 stories, 183 units

· CRESCENT CLUB, New Orleans, LA  New, Two 4 & 5-story buildings, 228 units

· PARK LANE at SEAVIEW, Staten Island, NY  Historic renovation, 4 stories, 104 units

· 823 PARK AVENUE, New York, NY  Renovation, 13 stories, 12 units

· 13-10 JACKSON AVENUE, Long Island City, NY  New, 8 stories, 12 units

· VILLAS at GLEN COVE, Glen Cove, NY  New 6-building complex, 216 units

· WORLDWIDE PLAZA, New York, NY  New, 36 stories, 400 units

· ONE EAST RIVER PLACE, New York, NY 

· FISCHER MILLS BUILDING, New York, NY  Renovation, 6 stories,

· YMCA of GREATER NEW YORK, New York, NY  Renovation, 14 stories, 150 units

· METROPOLITAN TOWER, New York, NY  New, 70 stories,

· OLD CITY HARBOR TOWER, Philadelphia, PA  New, 28 stories, 265 units

 

 HOTELS

 

VIRGIN HOTEL, 1227 Broadway, New York, NY – 37-story hotel, 440 guest rooms & rock star suites

GEORGE WASHINGTON HOTEL –23 Lexington Avenue—Model room build-out

EMBASSY SUITES, built on top of the Palace Theatre, New York, NY

DOWNTOWN MARRIOTT – renovation

NEW YORK HILTON expansion project

CARLTON HOTEL

 

 INSTITUTIONAL/RECREATIONAL

 

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, 250 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY Addition and renovation, 250,000 sf

PARK LANE at SEAVIEW, Staten Island, NY Historic renovation, 4 stories, 104 units

YMCA of GREATER NEW YORK, New York, NY 150,000 sf renovation

PRINCETON ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART, Princeton, NJ New gymnasium

PLAINSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY, Plainsboro, NJ New 41,000 sf, 4 stories

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY for the PERFORMING ARTS Renovation, 300,000 sf

MERRYLEGS EQUESTRIAN CENTER, Wellington, Florida  $5 million

PEARL C. MILLER SPORTS CENTER, Tranquillity Camp, Earlton, NY  $1.5 million

WEST WINDSOR PARKING AUTHORITY,West Windsor,NJ 7-acre conversion of landfill to 600 parking spaces

WHITNEY MUSEUM, Stamford, CT New 8,000 sf build-out

WHITNEY MUSEUM, New York, NY Renovation, 60,000 sf

ASSOCIATION to BENEFIT CHILDREN, New York, NY New, 4 stories, 14,000 sf

BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Brooklyn, NY Renovation, 100,000 sf

MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, New York, NY Renovation and addition, 20,000 seat arena, 6,000 seat theater

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bronx, NY New gymnasium & pool as part of new east academic campus

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Bronx, NY  Allied Health Building

ROOSEVELT ISLAND SCHOOL, New York, NY 100,000 sf new intermediate school, IS 217

JACOB JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER New 1.8 million sf convention center

HUNTS POINT COOPERATIVE MARKET, Bronx, NY 100,000 sf new freezer and refrigeration building

STATEN ISLAND YMCA, Staten Island, NY New pool and renovation to the gymnasium

MARBLE COLLEGIATE CHURCH, New York, NY Expansion project, Landmarks restoration and lighting project

IRISH HUNGER MUSEUM, Battery Park City, New York, NY

 

HOSPITALS

 

MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING, New York, NY New Rockefeller Research Building, Superblock Project (6 buildings)

ST. BARNABAS HOSPITAL, Bronx, NY, New skilled nursing facility

NEW YORK PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE, New York, NY New 400,000 sf building

CITY HOSPITAL CENTER AT ELMHURST, Queens, New York Renovation and addition

NYU LANGONE MEDICAL CENTER, New York, NY Space management

 

COMMERCIAL

 

WORLDWIDE PLAZA, New York, NY New 47-story, 1.645 million sf office building

PARK AVENUE TOWER, New York, NY New 36-story, 500,000 sf office building

135 EAST 57th STREET, New York, NY New 31-story, 397,000 sf office building

599 LEXINGTON AVENUE, New York, NY New 50-story, 952,000 sf office building

SHEARSON/AMERICAN EXPRESS INFORMATION SERVICES CENTER, New York, NY 730,000 sf

WORLD FINANCIAL CENTER, Building C, New York, NY

33 MAIDEN LANE, New York, NY New 27-story, 600,000 sf office building

CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, Stamford, CT

55 EAST 59th STREET, New York, NY New 600,000 sf office building

 

EDUCATIONAL

 

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL, Brooklyn, NY

PRINCETON ACADEMY OF THE SACRED HEART, Princeton, NJ 15,000 sf gymnasium

ASSOCATION to BENEFIT CHILDREN, New York, NY New 4-story, 14,000 sf daycare facility

HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, New York, NY New gymnasium & pool as part of new campus building

ROOSEVELT ISLAND SCHOOL, New York, NY New 100,000 sf elementary school

WAGNER COLLEGE, Staten Island, NY Owner’s Representative of restoration of iconic Main Hall

 

RETAIL

 

WORLDWIDE PLAZA, New York, NY 15,000 sf of ground floor retail and below-grade movie theater

135 EAST 57th STREET, New York, NY 30,000 sf build out of a retail antique center

REGAL THEATRES, Springfield, MA

CARMIKE THEATRES, Dover, DE

GENERAL CINEMAS, Plymouth Meeting, PA and Philadelphia, PA

SONY/LOEWS/STAR/MAGIC JOHNSON THEATRES, New York, NY, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, New Jersey and Southfield, MI

CHELSEA MARKET, New York, NY Conversion of several loading docks into corner retail beneath High Line Park

MISHA NICOLE, 303 Bowery, New York, NY New boutique clothing store

PARAGON OUTLETS, Bronx, New York. Outlet mall, approx. 1 million sf between retail and parking. In preconstruction.

 

 

ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, Plainsboro Township, N.J., 2000 – 2006, 2011-present (elected chairman 1/01)

 

EXPERT WITNESS/LITIGATION PREPARATION AND AVOIDANCE

4900 Province Line Road, Princeton, NJ

Ritz Carlton, Philadelphia

429 Greenwich St., Unit 9B, New York, NY

 

 Employment History

 

Spiegel Consultants, L.L.C. – President

New York, NY 2001-Present

York-Hunter Construction Services – Vice-President, Director of Cultural and Institutional Projects

New York, NY 2000 - 2001

JMB Associates, Inc. – Executive Vice-President

Philadelphia, PA and New York, NY 1997 – 2000

Sony/Loews Theatres – Vice-President, Construction

New York, NY 1995 – 1997

HRH Construction Corporation – Assistant Superintendent, Project Manager, Project Executive,

New York, NY 1979 – 1995 Vice President Design Development, Director of Marketing

Paine Webber, Inc. – Architect – Facilities Group

New York, NY 1977 – 1979

Cooper Union – Lecturer, Construction Management

New York, NY 1987 – 1992

Columbia University – Guest Lecturer, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

New York, NY 1992 – 1994

 

Education

 

Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture (Professional Degree) from The City College of New York