Expert Qualifications

This Forensic Architect assists attorneys and insurance companies in resolving construction litigation claims through physical investigation, analysis, report writing and expert witness testimony. He is a Registered Architect and a Professional Planner with 28 years of experience in the construction industry. He has an ability to explain complex design and construction issues in a simple and clear manner as an expert witness. He has testified in deposition, mediation, arbitration and Court. This expert actively consults on construction claims for defects, delays, and errors & omissions. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently licensed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington D.C. and Florida. The expert is also a Professional Planner in New Jersey and has an NCARB Certificate from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He has completed analysis on numerous projects, including condominium complexes, schools, healthcare facilities, and resort properties, among others. He was a Claims Department Head and a Senior Architect for The Falcon Group before starting his current role as a Forensic Architect at a firm in New Jersey.

After graduating from high school, this expert worked for a contractor performing construction trades. After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from NJIT, he worked for several Architectural firms. He decided to concentrate on Forensic Architecture and has worked for Claims firms such as Hill International. He has been primarily focused on Forensic work for the past 12 years. This expert has written numerous expert reports and has testified in arbitration, a bench trial and a jury trial.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: NJ
  • Bachelor of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology School of Architecture 1995
  • Registered Architect: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington D.C., Florida
  • Professional Planner, New Jersey
  • NCARB Certificate, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Construction Cost Technologist, American Society of Cost Engineers
  • Associate Value Specialist, Society of American Value Engineers International
  • Member, American Institute of Architects
  • Past Chair of Professional Practice Committee, New Jersey Section, American Institute of Architects
  • Former, Claims Department Head & Senior Architect, The Falcon Group
  • Former, Senior Consultant, Hill International
  • Former, Senior Claims Consultant, CPMI
  • Former, Senior Consultant, Construction Claims Group
  • Former, Director of Architecture, The Prisco Group
  • Former, Director of New Jersey Operations, Gruzen Samton LLP
  • Former, Vice President, Chapin Architectural Services
  • Former, Intern Architect, Geoffrey L. Gogan AIA
  • Former, Carpenter, Consolidated Contracting
  • Current, Forensic Architect, Forensic Architecture Firm in New Jersey

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