VP Facilities

Name : donb523
Industry Type : Facility - Building Owners
City & State : New York,NY
Job Title VP Facilities
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Donald A. Bromm Jr.

Thirteen years of executive experience managing facilities, corporate real estate and construction. Reporting directly to Senior Management with particular emphasis on budget management and cost control.

Professional Experience

Global Facilities Group 2006- present
LaBranche & Co.
Vice President of Facilities
Managed construction of a new 48,000 sq. ft. office space including 12,000 sq. ft. of trading floor and a 6000 sq. ft. data center.
Manage the daily operations of office locations in New York (3), New Jersey, Chicago, Hong Kong and London as well as a disaster recovery site in Brooklyn.
Negotiated maintenance contracts for HVAC, UPS, cleaning and security.
ROCK Investments
Manage projects at several locations in NY for client ranging from 500 to 150,000 square feet.
Develop budgets and scopes of works for construction projects as well as an overall plan for the restacking of the new buildings.

Jones Lang Lasalle 2005-2006
Regional Property Manager
Managed 2 million+ square feet of Wachovia Bank real estate in NJ and CT comprising of office space, brokerage, branches and data centers.
Developed and executed business plan and service initiatives to deliver business results for JLL and Wachovia.
Create and implement annual property budgets while evaluating actual versus budget results each quarter for each property.
Approved all repair, operating and maintenance contracts and managed supplier and vendor performance.

GFI Group Inc. 2001-2005
Vice President, Global Operations and Support Services
Managed a staff of 40 in 5 countries.
Responsible for all facilities management in multiple locations.
Controlled a budget of $20-25 million.
Reported directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
Budgeting, Management, and Cost Control.
Managed internal costs and regularly renegotiate and monitor contracts to keep costs down.
Conducted special analyses and cost comparisons and purchase research.
Regularly developed innovative solutions that cut costs in both the short- and long-term.
Controlled work overflow, resulting in a smooth-running operation with few complaints.
Set up system to handle bottlenecks and crisis deadlines.

Construction and Maintenance
Regularly managed demolition and construction of space ranging from 1,000 to 60,000 sq. ft.
Handled all city filings, HVAC regulations, and fire alarm systems.
Handled all design and decoration, including carpets, furniture, lighting, and wall coverings.
Maintained a 150,000 sq. ft. area, including all floors, walls, etc.
Negotiated/maintained cleaning contracts and maintenance contracts for business machines.
Real Estate
Responsible for negotiating leases in all locations.
Maintained relationships with landlords and brokers.
Maintained cost analysis in relevant markets.
Managed real estate in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.

Global Facilities, NY & London 1999 2001
Vice President, Facilities - Outsourced Facilities Manager
Responsible for setting up and maintaining all contracts relevant to the operations of the facility of each client.
Implemented budgets for move management, leasing and construction.
Oversaw all aspects of site development coordinating with architects, engineers and contractors.
Developed overall schedules from leasing to move management.
Project managed the installations of Data Centers in Frankfurt, Zurich, London and Dublin as well as multiple locations throughout the U.S. for clients such as Global Crossing, Globix, IXNet and Jefferies & Co.

Lehr Construction 1997-1999
Project Manager

Coordinated the construction team.
Appointed subcontractors, implemented construction schedules.
Responsible for cost control, change orders, long lead items.
Interfaced with client, architect and other relevant professionals to achieve smooth coordination of project.
Managed projects ranging in size from 10,000 sq. ft. to 150,000 sq. ft.

Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont
Business Administration - Accounting
Varsity Lacrosse

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