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Name : Peter Serra
Industry Type : Director Of Construction Services
City & State : Miami, FL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Building Owners
Objective : open
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Signature Values

Eagerness Persistent dedication to continual learning and focus in the construction field ensures consistent improvement and achievement at the highest level.

Entrepreneurship -- Diverse in all aspects of residential and multifamily renovations and construction rehabilitation projects from mid- to high-net worth projects. Surpassed upper managements metric and kept targeted sales and/or budgets at every career stage.

Project Management The functions of management (Plan, Organize, Staff, Lead, & Control) have led to the success and accomplishments in managing cost efficient projects. Multitasking is achieved by use of efficient time management skills which allowed managing a portfolio of 21 properties and run over 80 contracts simultaneously. Continuously delegate all projects order to achieve overall productivity.

Core Competencies
Goal-Oriented project management with supervisorial leadership skills.
Proficient leadership skills in decision making and problem solving.
Effective verbal and nonverbal communications, relationship building and relationship solving capabilities.
Aggressive paced and consistent multi-tasking abilities.
Budgetary Skills by use of MCS, C2C software and excel spreadsheets.
Continual pursuit of improvement and commitment to quality.
Implement objectives by use of SMART criteria and establish well developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Resource allocation enforces the efficiency of production out and cost.


AIMCO CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Miami, FLMarch 2007- October 2009
Director of Construction Services for South Florida and Puerto Rico
Scope: Handled and oversaw several types of project budgets developed through corporate strategic management team. Implemented and managed projects to ensure companys asset preservation. Bridged communication gaps with honest and effective correspondence between departmental teams, and vendors. Collaborated with Risk Management team and Claims Adjusters in negotiating property losses in managed portfolio.
Controls: Manage multiple trade contractors and engineers in development of scopes and execution of project tasks. Effectual leadership and organization created established and productive work environment, enhancing productivity of 80 plus contracts/projects simultaneously ran.
Bottom-Line Achievements
Successfully scoped and managed $9.75 million in multifaceted projects.
Achieved 65% of projects in under budget by 20-30%
Efficiently ran all aspects of projects as the contract admin, project manager, and project coordinator
COLORWORKS CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Indian Trial, NC Nov. 2005 - March. 2007
Florida based Project Manager and Business Development
Scope: Mandated to revitalize and build South Florida operations.
Controls: Built and assisted sales team in approximately $7 million sales and revenue. Project managed teams of 10-15 subcontractors in effort to renovate and restore property losses. Revitalized training to meet OSHA and industry guidelines. Built stable, honest relationships with cliental.
Bottom-Line Achievements
Sales developed with in first year approached approximately $2 million.
Project coordinator and project managed numerous projects totaling over $8 million.
N-Compass Construction and Consulting, LLC., Ft. Myers, FLSept. 2004 - Nov 2005
Project Supervisor and Consultant
Scope: Recruited as project management, led technical advisor for hurricane relief and reconstruction processes in South Florida. Composed and Managed teams to assist in disaster relief and preparations for pre and post hurricane activity. Anticipated and remedied advanced repairs on multi-family dwellings. Performed project scope evaluations and set up quality assurance protocols.

Controls: Directed main GC in house teams in preparation of storm/hurricane activities. Functioned as project management and onsite advisor.
Bottom-Line Achievements
Oversaw close to $1 million in disaster repair & relief operations for south west coast of Florida and maintained consistent production teams.
Assisted in project estimates and cost projections
Davinci Custom Construction, Inc. Roseville & Fair Haven, MIAug. 1998 - Sept. 2004
Principal / Sole shareholder
Summary: Built up a residential and institutional construction enterprise.
Controls: Directed a team of 20-30 team members and trade subcontractors at any one time. Responsibilities included training, estimating, business development, & operations and project management.
Bottom-Line Achievements
Built sales by 3rd year to $2.5 million; Developed strong client relationships with several large contracting firms and management companies; net annual profit averaged $600k; Delegated insurance losses and emergency restorations.
Professional Development ____________________________________________

Education: Associates in Business, June, 2009. Currently working towards a dual Bachelors Degree focusing on International Business and Project Management (PMI) degree.
Certification: Dale Carnegie Course: Effective Communication and Public Speaking; Lorman Institute: Managing Construction Project & Management of Construction Recovery Issues & Lorman Institute: Post-Hurricane Recovery; Fair Housing; LBP Course; REIT Compliance; Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.
Computer Skills: Sales Development Software, Windows 2000, XP, Vista, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet usage, Outlook Express, Microsoft Project Manager, PeopleSoft; Filing., Installing and Configuring Hardware and Software & Troubleshooting..
Specialized Skills: Disaster restoration recovery, Experienced/Journeymen Carpenter, Project Multi-tasking, Excellent in Execution of tasks.
Network Groups: Habitat for Humanity (Miami-Dade Chapter), Big Brother and Big Sisters (Miami-Dade)
Reference Available Upon Request: 2004-2009 work history and portfolio samples.

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