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Our Team

“One of our core values is to build and maintain long-standing relationships, and this includes the relationships we build within our own walls and among the team at Coastal. Some people have been with us for 25 years. That means a lot.”

– Thomas P. Murphy, Jr., Founder, Chairman and CEO
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Thomas P. Murphy, Jr.

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Thomas P. Murphy, Jr.

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Thomas P. Murphy, Jr.

Founder, Chairman and CEO

Thomas P. Murphy, Jr. is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Coastal Construction Group. Prior to the formation of Coastal, Mr. Murphy became the youngest contractor in state history earning his Contractor’s license at age 19 while attending the University of Miami.  By the time he was 20 he had started his own company which eventually became Seaboard Construction until he sold to Turner Construction Company 18 years later in 1986.  Growing restless, he founded Coastal Construction three years later on the principles of Best in Class Quality, Integrity and Transparency, with the goal to become “The Most preferred Contractor in Florida.”

 

Mr. Murphy serves as a member on the Board of Directors of St. Joe, publicly traded on the “NYSE”, and Interval Leisure Group, publicly traded on “NASDAQ”.  He is an Honorary Board Member of Baptist Health Systems of South Florida, a member of the Construction Industry Roundtable, the Associated General Contractors of America, the Associated Builders and Contractors and the National Association of Home Builders.

 

Married to wife Leslie, Mr. Murphy has three adult children who are active in the business.

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Daniel E. Whiteman, Ph.D.

Vice Chairman

Daniel E. Whiteman, Ph.D.

Vice Chairman

Daniel E. Whiteman, Ph.D.

Vice Chairman

Dan Whiteman is Vice Chairman of Coastal and has more than fifty years of construction experience.   He is responsible as Principal in Charge for oversight on several projects, Client relationships and he leads the development of multiple Coastal initiatives including Quality Control and Quality Assurance.

 

Mr. Whiteman is a state certified general contractor and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction & Planning, with his dissertation on the topic “The Application of Total Quality Management in Construction.”  He received both his Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees from the M. E. Rinker Sr. School of Construction Management.  His construction expertise has resulted in multiple publications and the appointment to three State of Florida Advisory Committees, including the Departments of Education, Insurance and Consumer Affairs.

 

Active in the industry and community, Mr. Whiteman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Associated and General Contractors (AGC) of South Florida (Past President of Mid-Atlantic Chapter & Chairman of the State Legislative Council), and serves on the Advisory Councils of the University of Florida M. E. Rinker Sr. School of Construction (UF), the University of Miami School of Architecture (UM) and Florida International University (FIU) School of Construction Management and the Board of Directors of Sheridan House Family Ministries.

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Tom C. Murphy

Co-President

Tom C. Murphy

Co-President

Tom C. Murphy

Co-President

Tom C. Murphy joined the family business during summers and spring breaks while attending high school.  Since beginning his full-time career at Coastal, he has held every position from field engineer up to his current position as Co-President.  His overall responsibilities are new project acquisitions, including overseeing business development, sales, marketing, preconstruction, estimating, prequalification, owner contracts and Building Information Modeling (BIM).

 

Together Tom C. and his brother Sean are responsible for financial accountability, implementation of the corporate strategic plan, IT and risk management oversight.  Mr. Murphy works closely with owners, design teams and in-house personnel to integrate design, pricing and constructability to accomplish the client’s goals.

 

Mr. Murphy is a state certified general contractor and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami, and a Bachelor of Building Construction from the University of Florida.  He holds a LEED GA designation; is a member of the Board of Directors of Bass Museum, is a member of the UM Real Estate Advisory Board, member of three associations, the Association of General Contractors (AGC), Construction Association of South Florida (CASF) and Builders Association of South Florida (BASF). He also serves as guest speaker for UM / FIU / MDCPS Construction Schools

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Sean Murphy

Co-President

Sean Murphy

Co-President

Sean Murphy

Co-President

Sean Murphy began his career with the family business, much like his brother Tom C., working summers while attending college.  He joined Coastal on a full-time basis as a superintendent immediately following college, and has since moved up the ranks to his current position as Co-President.  His responsibilities include oversight of all project operations, purchasing, scheduling, and staffing.

 

Together Sean and his brother Tom C. are responsible for financial accountability, implementation of the corporate strategic plan, IT and risk management oversight.  Mr. Murphy leads the development of construction policies and procedures, and the implementation of various web-based project management systems to ensure efficiency, accuracy and team accountability.

 

Mr. Murphy is a state certified general contractor and received his Bachelor of Building Construction from the University of Florida.  He is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.  His passion for health and fitness has inspired him to compete in multiple triathlons.

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Sean DeMartino

President, Central Florida

Sean DeMartino

President, Central Florida

Sean DeMartino

President, Central Florida

Sean leads all business operations including acquisitions and administration for Coastal’s Central Florida division.

A widely respected industry veteran, Sean enjoys more than 30 years as a proven construction leader, heading a variety of mid and largescale projects spanning the hospitality, entertainment, corporate office, large public assembly, mixed use, multi-family, aviation, upper level education, and governmental sectors including clients such as Walt Disney, Universal Orlando, LYNX and the Orlando Magic. Sean’s efforts and expertise can be seen in some of the most significant and iconic structures in the region, including the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Peabody Hotel (now the Hyatt Regency Orlando), and the Harris Corporate Headquarters and High Technology Center in Palm Bay, FL. In addition, Sean has lead the construction of projects in Hawaii and the Caribbean.

 

Active in civic circles, Sean is involved in a variety of professional and philanthropic organizations including Vice Chairman at Heart of Florida United Way, Junior Achievement and Junior Achievement Academy of Central Florida and was the 2017 Co-Chairman of the Orlando Economic Partnership. He is wholly committed to Central Florida’s continued development both economically and culturally.

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Craig Klingensmith

President, Coastal Construction of Tampa

Craig Klingensmith

President, Coastal Construction of Tampa

Craig Klingensmith

President, Coastal Construction of Tampa

A member of the real estate and construction industry for over 30 years and who has been involved being on the design consultant side, the Developer side, and the General Contractor and Construction Management side, Craig oversees and manage the total operations, business development, public relations and preconstruction services of the Tampa office of Coastal Construction.

Prior to Coastal, Craig worked as a landscape architect in Naples, Florida then as a project manager and division president in the Tower division of WCI Communities both in Florida and in New York for 10 years where he was involved in numerous mid rise and hi-rise condominium developments. After leaving WCI, he went to work for the nation’s largest homebuilder, Lennar Corporation, as the Division President who managed their Northeast Urban vertical assets in NY, NJ, and MA for the last 9 years. Notably, both companies are listed on the NYSE. He received his bachelor’s of science degree in Landscape Architecture with a minor in Urban Planning from West Virginia University.

He is originally from Maryland. Lived in Naples, Florida for 10 years and then the last 15 years in Rye, New York.

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Patrick Erin Murphy

Executive Vice President

Patrick Erin Murphy

Executive Vice President

Patrick Erin Murphy

Executive Vice President

Congressman Patrick Erin Murphy is currently an Executive Vice President of Coastal Construction. He oversees Coastal’s diversification and growth as the company continues its expansion throughout Florida. Additionally, he co-chairs Coastal’s philanthropic arm, Coastal Cares.  Patrick’s first job was a day laborer, then project engineer, estimating assistant and accounting manager with Coastal. After graduating from the University of Miami, Patrick worked at Deloitte where he earned his CPA license.

 

Patrick served in U.S. Congress, representing Palm Beach and Treasure Coast in the House of Representatives for four years (2013-2017) and was the nominee for the US Senate in 2016.  After leaving office in 2017, he was named chair of the Future Forum Foundation, a nonprofit organization that researches key issues impacting millennials, such as automation, artificial intelligence and the sharing economy.  Additionally, Patrick is conducting a bi-partisan nationwide tour of college campuses titled: “Why Gridlock Rules Washington and How We Can Solve the Crisis” that has visited 25 campuses nationwide.   Patrick served as Transition Chairman for newly elected Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried.

 

During the Fall 2017 semester, Patrick was a visiting Fellow at the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service in Washington D.C. and is currently a Senior Fellow at FIU.  Patrick proudly serves as a board member of the Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services, a homeless shelter for children.

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Todd Deller

Chief Financial Officer

Todd Deller

Chief Financial Officer

Todd Deller

Chief Financial Officer

Over his 30-year career, Todd developed a wealth of knowledge and experience with over 22 of those years in the AEC industry. Prior to locating to Miami to join Coastal, Todd was with one of the nation’s oldest and most respected design-builders based in Dallas, Texas. His international experience includes Mexico, Latin America, Asia, Africa, South Africa, Singapore, and China.

 

Todd is be responsible for overseeing all corporate finance as well as leading Coastal’s support services including information technology and organizational development. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Texas Lutheran University and has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Texas since 2001. Todd is a member of the Texas Society of CPA’s, a national member of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) and member of the Miami-Dade CFMA Chapter.

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George Adornato

Senior Vice President, Operations

George Adornato

Senior Vice President, Operations

George Adornato

Senior Vice President, Operations

George has over 43 years of construction including extensive oversight of the preconstruction to operations transition process which has been instrumental in the continued development of Coastal’s strategic planning efforts. George is responsible for executive level oversight of Coastal’s field operations including project planning, team development, schedule, quality, financial performance and overall client relationship and satisfaction.

 

Prior to joining Coastal, George held several senior executive positions with general contractors throughout the country. George has been involved in many large and high profile projects throughout the Southeastern United States including projects in North Carolina and Georgia.

 

George is a graduate of Southern Poly Tech in Marietta, Georgia and received a degree in Civil Engineering Technology. He is a member of the Construction Management Association of America, the American Society of Professional Estimators and Associated Builders and Contractors, among others.

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Les O’ Bryan

Senior Vice President, Preconstruction

Les O’ Bryan

Senior Vice President, Preconstruction

Les O’ Bryan

Senior Vice President, Preconstruction

Les has over 50 years of construction and estimating experience, over 25 of which have been in Florida. Les is a key leader in the estimating and budget preparation of each Coastal project through its preconstruction phase and transfer to operations. His proven industry knowledge of hard bids, proposals, value engineering and contract preparations are an asset to Coastal’s projects and clients. Les ensures that a complete scope of work is passed on to Coastal’s preconstruction team in order to develop a detailed estimate for each project.

 

Les has provided clients with all levels of estimating from Rough Order of Magnitude, to Schematic Budgets, to Cost Control Estimates, to Guaranteed Maximum Pricing, always meeting and exceeding client expectations.  Born in Omaha, Les is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and a certified general contractor in the State of Florida.

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Bill Ford

Vice President / Project Executive

Bill Ford

Vice President / Project Executive

Bill Ford

Vice President / Project Executive

With over 40 years of experience in the construction industry, Bill Ford oversees a select group of Coastal’s high-rise projects with a focus on luxury condominium, hotel and resorts. Bill’s career highlights include numerous projects on both sides of the Florida coastline. Bill has managed the construction process for large scale hotels with up to 1,400 keys, resorts construction values in excess of $500 million and numerous multi-residential towers and communities.

 

Bill received both his Bachelor and Master degrees in Construction Management from Florida International University and holds a General Contractor’s license in the State of Florida. In his spare time, Bill enjoys trips to Haiti with his church working with Hope for Kidz – an organization whose focus is to provide education for children. Bill sponsors a school in Mbarra, Africa for the same purpose.

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Brandon Beane

Vice President, Risk Management

Brandon Beane

Vice President, Risk Management

Brandon Beane

Vice President, Risk Management

A member of the construction industry for 16 years, Brandon oversees Coastal’s risk management, and insurance programs to assure broad and cost-effective coverage across all operations, and on a project-by-project basis.

 

Prior to Coastal, Brandon founded Beane & Bennett Construction Risk Specialists (BBCRS), a retail insurance brokerage exclusively serving the construction industry and was an executive with Aon Construction Services Group, working with many of the Southeast’s leading developers and contractors.

 

Brandon received his Bachelor of Administration in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts and is a member of the Board of Directors of the South Florida chapter of Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). He has also served as a speaker for AGC, various insurance conferences, and the ENR Risk Summit.

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Brian Lacusky

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian Lacusky

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian Lacusky

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian has over 30 years of experience in construction project management. He graduated from the University of Florida School of Building Construction with High Honors.

His proudest works have been Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, the Germain Arena in Ft. Myers, 10 years in healthcare construction in the Tampa Bay and Miami markets and hotels including the Hilton West Palm Beach and The Surf Club / Four Seasons Surfside – both with Coastal.

During his tenure with Coastal, Brian has developed a passion for recruiting. He takes pride in working with graduates of his alma mater and has helped develop a structured internship program for many of the undergrads involved in Coastal’s internship program. Brian enjoys developing and
leading diversity programs on projects for clients by establishing reliable processes for our teams and talented subcontractors to exceed project goals. He brings this passion and expertise
to the Water Street Tampa projects that he is currently managing, which includes the JW Marriott Tampa currently under construction.

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Brian Perantoni, Jr.

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian Perantoni, Jr.

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian Perantoni, Jr.

Vice President / Project Executive

Brian, a South Florida native, has over 21 years of construction management experience including extensive commercial and public work, airport and transportation projects, high-rise condominium towers, multi-family rental communities, hotels, and educational facilities. Brian oversees Coastal’s Palm Beach office including team and project management and the continual development of client and local market relationships.

 

Prior to joining Coastal, Brian was a project executive in the Miami and Houston, Texas markets with the US division of a large international general contractor for 17 years. Brian’s responsibilities included the full business cycle ranging from business development to project execution including project planning, scheduling, cost control, and technical field aspects. He was responsible for managing construction contracts over $2 billion in value.

 

Brian graduated from Florida International University with a Master of Science in Construction Management and received his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami.

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Brian Trusky

Vice President, Loss Prevention

Brian Trusky

Vice President, Loss Prevention

Brian Trusky

Vice President, Loss Prevention

Brian has over 30 years of construction industry safety and loss prevention experience in the US, Canada and the Caribbean. He has been directly responsible for the successful safety management implemented on large scale projects including multi-residential towers, hotels, office, commercial and industrial developments. Brian is responsible for the implementation of Coastal’s Safety and Health Program throughout each project. He provides daily support and oversight to a diverse staff of safety professionals, ensuring OSHA and other safety standards / policies are administered and adhered to.

 

Brian is an instrumental component of Coastal’s award-winning safety program. Through unwavering safety standards, Coastal has won over 18 prestigious USF Sunshine State Safety awards as well as a national AGC Excellence in Safety award. Brian and his team design custom safety plans for every project in each of Coastal’s active markets. Prior to joining Coastal, Brian’s career included 27 years of safety management for a large Florida-based contractor.

 

Brian graduated with a Master of Arts in Industrial and Labor Relations as well as a Bachelor of Science in Safety Sciences – both from Indiana University in Pennsylvania.

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Christopher Christy

Vice President, Preconstruction

Christopher Christy

Vice President, Preconstruction

Christopher Christy

Vice President, Preconstruction

With over 25 years of experience Christopher has estimated, negotiated, and procured over 25,000,000 GSF including multi-family residential, hotel, educational and commercial projects. Christopher has overseen the development of intricate project budgets including all levels of estimating through the preconstruction process. With his extensive knowledge of the local design professionals and the subcontractor market, Christopher has been able to assist clients in the development of their project from Design Development to 100% Contract Documents.

Christopher manages a team of in-house estimating professionals to provide our clients with full preconstruction services and project transition to the operations phase. Christopher received his Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science from the University of Oklahoma and is a member of the Construction Association of South Florida and the Associated Builders and Contractor.

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Ed Fallin

Vice President / Project Executive

Ed Fallin

Vice President / Project Executive

Ed Fallin

Vice President / Project Executive

Ed has over 42 years of construction management experience including extensive experience with high-end condominium and hotel projects. Ed oversees large scale projects including client relationships, staffing, project budget and schedule management. Having spent his entire career in South Florida, Ed is a respected industry veteran and has a history of strong relationships with local municipalities, subcontractors and others within the local market.

Ed attended Miami-Dade College and then graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Construction Management. He has been a state-certified General Contractor for over 35 years.

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Elaine Fajardo

Procurement & Cost Manager

Elaine Fajardo

Procurement & Cost Manager

Elaine Fajardo

Procurement & Cost Manager

With 30 years experience in the Construction industry, Elaine oversees Coastal’s in-house Procurement team. Elaine and her team are responsible to ensure that all subcontractor agreements are thoroughly reviewed for compliance with client contracts, approved budgets, project scopes and specifications, insurance, licensing and quality assurance.

 

Elaine began her career with Coastal as a Contract Administrator – working on a variety of multi-family residential and educational facility projects. Prior to Coastal, Elaine was with a large real estate development firm in New York for over 12 years where she held several positions before transferring to Miami in 1996.

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George Morales

Vice President, Preconstruction

George Morales

Vice President, Preconstruction

George Morales

Vice President, Preconstruction

George has 33 years of preconstruction and estimating experience and has worked in the South Florida market for over 20 years. George is involved in preparing budgets from the schematic to the GMP phase for a variety of projects including multi-residential, hotel, commercial and mixed-use. He leads estimating teams to insure complete coverage during the pricing phase including analysis of subcontractor and vendor proposals as well as value engineering.

 

George received a degree in Marketing & Project Management from the University of Technology of Bolivar, a Certification as a Professional Estimator (CPE) Chapter 49, a Certification in Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering Technology from Grumman Aerospace College, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Design.

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Gina McDowell

Director, Marketing

Gina McDowell

Director, Marketing

Gina McDowell

Director, Marketing

Gina has 18 years of multi-industry visual design, marketing, experiential communication, brand and event management experience including 15 years in A/E/C industry business development, sales and marketing with a focus on construction management services. A Miami native, Gina’s experience spans throughout Florida including 6 years in the Central and West Florida markets while attending college for film production and media studies.

Gina oversees Coastal’s in-house marketing and proposal team fostering a keen focus on and personal commitment to connecting with each client and their unique vision for their project. Gina is active in local industry and philanthropic organizations as well as non-profit / pro bono creative initiatives both domestically and internationally.

JOIN THE Family

If you are interested in joining a dynamic and close knit team of top talent who is excited to make a difference in the construction industry, please email info@coastalconstruction.com.

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James E. Moye, Jr.

General Counsel

James E. Moye, Jr.

General Counsel

James E. Moye, Jr.

General Counsel

James serves as General Counsel for Coastal Construction Group, providing legal advice and counsel to the Coastal Management Team on construction-related issues, corporate governance matters, contract negotiations, assistance in risk evaluation and compliance matters.

 

Previously in his legal career, James served as in-house counsel for the US division of a large international general contractor. Prior to attending law school, James spent time working for multiple general contractors in various operations roles on large projects throughout the country.

 

James holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida and a Master of Building Construction degree from the Rinker School of Building Construction at the University of Florida.  He received his Bachelor of Engineering Science from Vanderbilt University. He also was a four-year member of the men’s collegiate tennis program at Vanderbilt University.

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Jason Anderson

Vice President, Coastal Homes

Jason Anderson

Vice President, Coastal Homes

Jason Anderson

Vice President, Coastal Homes

With 18 years of experience, Jason oversees Coastal Homes – a luxury custom homes and interiors division of Coastal Construction Group. From business development and preconstruction services, through contracting and operations Jason oversees all aspects of each unique project to ensure success during every phase of the construction process.

 

His expertise includes commercial, condominium, institutional, and luxury residential construction. With a service-oriented approach, Jason leads a team of qualified construction management professionals to achieve Coastal’s goal of providing the highest levels of quality and Client satisfaction.

 

Jason graduated the University of Washington with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Builders Association of South Florida (BASF) and in 2018, was the recipient of the Custom Home Builder of the Year award.

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John Lavelle

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

John Lavelle

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

John Lavelle

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

With over 42 years in the construction industry, John is responsible for all facets of the preconstruction process including working with clients from the initial budget development stage on to the final GMP stage. John works closely with the project management team at all stages of design and delivery. John and his team handle all constructability reviews, bidding, bid package development, value engineering and budget updates for each project under his assignment.

 

John’s project experience includes a portfolio of over $5 billion in the areas of hospitality, higher-education facilities, K-12 schools, transportation, sports venues, judicial, correctional, civil, government, office, retail, apartments and healthcare.

 

John graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Construction Management and started his career as an apprentice carpenter. He became a journeymen carpenter, gaining invaluable experience in all aspects of construction from formwork to finishes – managing his own construction-related business before continuing his career with a focus on estimating.

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John Mills

Vice President, Field Operations

John Mills

Vice President, Field Operations

John Mills

Vice President, Field Operations

With more than 30 years of experience as a leader in Florida construction, John has shown how innovation coupled with rigorous execution can influence the course of projects to optimize project outcomes. John has been privileged to lead Coastal’s field teams on some of the finest and most complex projects in Coastal’s portfolio of work. Prior to joining Coastal, John led the construction of a series of luxury condominium projects for local developers, having the good fortune to participate from inception through post construction / warranty service. John received his bachelor’s degree in Building Construction from the University of Florida, and a CPD from Wharton University.

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John Murphy Jr.

CM-BIM – Director, Virtual Design and Construction

John Murphy Jr.

CM-BIM – Director, Virtual Design and Construction

John Murphy Jr.

CM-BIM – Director, Virtual Design and Construction

John has worked for Coastal for his 10-year entire career but began his construction experience during his childhood

with his father – John Michael Murphy. John initiated and developed Coastal’s full-time Building Information

Modeling (BIM) team and has modeled over 200 projects ranging from private estate homes to large-scale mixed

use developments.  John is responsible for oversight of all BIM technology processes for both preconstruction and

field operations including design coordination, 2D & 3D sit logistics, 4D scheduling and 3D modeling for design

constructability analysis. Additionally, John manages Coastal’s  team of full-time BIM coordinators. He is a graduate

of The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

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Keith Sockaloski

Vice President / Project Executive

Keith Sockaloski

Vice President / Project Executive

Keith Sockaloski

Vice President / Project Executive

Keith has over 30 years of construction management experience including extensive experience with high-end condominium and hotel projects. He oversees large scale projects including client relationships, staffing, project budget and schedule management. Having spent his entire career in South Florida, Keith is a respected industry veteran and has a history of strong relationships with local municipalities, subcontractors and others within the local market.

Keith graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Business Administration and is a state-certified General Contractor.

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Kevin Glenn

Vice President, Business Development

Kevin Glenn

Vice President, Business Development

Kevin Glenn

Vice President, Business Development

As a Florida Native, Kevin has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area for over 50 years. Kevin is a seasoned business development professional to the construction industry in Tampa Bay and Central Florida. Prior to joining Coastal, Kevin held senior level positions with several well recognized construction firms.

Over the years, Kevin has established a strong network of quality business relationships with owners, architects and subcontractors in the construction industry.

Kevin is proud of the Tampa Bay community that he lives and works within and stays very active with the many business and community related organizations he is a part of.

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Mark Anes

Business Development

Mark Anes

Business Development

Mark Anes

Business Development

Mark has been in the sales and business development arena for over 30 years. Beginning his career in the commercial real estate industry in and around New York City, Mark gained experience in all facets of the industry, from brokerage to ground-up development. Mark is an active member of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce as the current Vice Chairman of the Real Estate Committee and Chairman of the Role of Regulations Task Force.

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Mark R. Finucane

Vice President, Field Operations

Mark R. Finucane

Vice President, Field Operations

Mark R. Finucane

Vice President, Field Operations

Mark grew up in St. Croix U.S.V.I with a father in construction and has a 26+ year career spanning projects across the US and Caribbean. Prior to joining Coastal, Mark headed up operations for two US companies in Hawaii helping to build the Hawaiian skyline in 3 Hawaiian islands.

Mark oversees the management of field operations for multiple projects ensuring each project’s field personnel is driving team productivity, ensuring safety adherence, quality control, budget and delivering a project of the highest quality.

He received his bachelor’s of construction management from the University of Florida Rinker School of Building Construction.

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Mike Murphy

Vice President, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Mike Murphy

Vice President, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Mike Murphy

Vice President, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

With a construction career that spans nearly 45 years, Mike has played a vital role in building many of the most important and complex projects in Coastal’s history. In his current role, Mr. Murphy’s responsibilities include executive oversight of Coastal’s Quality Control / Quality Assurance, Warranty and Customer Service teams.

 

While ensuring that all Coastal projects adhere to strict specifications and meet or exceed the highest levels of quality in the industry, Mike also leads multiple in-house training classes on ‘Best in Class’ practices with on-site demonstrations of proper techniques for various construction operations. He also serves as a liaison to various government agencies and municipal building departments assisting in the development of their technical construction training seminars.

 

Mike is a state-certified general contractor and co-chairs Coastal Cares – the company’s philanthropic arm. He serves on the Board of Directors for Rebuilding Together Miami-Dade and is a special advisor to Miami Bridge Home for Children as well as A Safe Haven for Newborns.

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Richard Camino

Director, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Richard Camino

Director, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Richard Camino

Director, Quality Assurance / Quality Control

Richard’s is responsible for coordinating and managing Coastal’s QA/QC program, ensuring that all projects are held to the highest quality and standards. Richard has developed and implemented tools that capture Coastal’s collective knowledge of construction practices to reinforce and standardize the methods which have been successful.

 

Prior to Coastal, Richard spent over 10 years working on construction forensic investigations, solving complex construction failures. Richard has worked on hundreds of construction litigation cases and performed Quality Control inspections on projects throughout Florida. He has served as a consultant to some of the most successful developers, contractors and attorneys in South Florida.

 

Richard is a State Certified Professional Engineer and Roofing Contractor in the State of Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Business from Villanova University.

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Robert Utsey

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Robert Utsey

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Robert Utsey

Senior Vice President, Business Development

A member of the construction industry for 20 years, Robert Utsey leads business and strategy Development for Coastal’s Central Florida business unit, focused on creating a diversified portfolio of market sector clients across the region. Robert works with operations leaders to leverage their experience and relationships to develop strategic opportunities for the business.

 

Prior to Coastal, Mr. Utsey was Florida business development leader for a global construction and development company. He was a member of a national business development senior leadership team as well as Chairman of the firm’s Global Markets Group, working with leaders from worldwide business units to network corporate experience and client relationships to grow market share.

 

Mr. Utsey received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida, and an advanced business management degree from the International School for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Robert has Chaired various boards across the Central Florida community, including the Orlando Economic Partnership, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, Boy Scouts of Central Florida and Seminole State College Foundation.

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Sal Reale

Vice President, Field Operations

Sal Reale

Vice President, Field Operations

Sal Reale

Vice President, Field Operations

Sal has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry and has provided successful construction management and delivery of a diversified portfolio of projects. His experience includes complex high-density mixed-use developments, luxury hotels and multi-residential developments, educational facilities and commercial projects. Sal oversees the management of field operations for multiple projects ensuring each project’s field personnel is driving team productivity, ensuring safety adherence, quality control, budget and delivering a project of the highest quality.

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Shannon Santos,
SHRM-SCP

Director, Organizational Development

Shannon Santos,
SHRM-SCP

Director, Organizational Development

Shannon Santos,
SHRM-SCP

Director, Organizational Development

With over 22 years of construction industry and employee development experience, Shannon Santos oversees Coastal’s Organizational Development department and corporate training program. She has been instrumental in the development of Coastal’s standard operating procedures, core processes and system applications. Shannon provides strategic design, oversight, guidance, and support on key organizational processes including: Change Management, System Implementation, Organizational Design, Employee Engagement and High-Performance Culture.

 

With a passion for employee learning and development, Shannon designed, developed and implemented the Coastal Training Institute which aims to provide employees with a diversified learning platform that focuses on both professional and personal development.

 

Shannon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida International University. She is also a senior certified professional with the Society of Human Resources and is a member of the Association of Training and Development.

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Steve Silverman

Vice President, Preconstruction Operations

Steve Silverman

Vice President, Preconstruction Operations

Steve Silverman

Vice President, Preconstruction Operations

With 40 years of experience, Steve oversees the operations side of Coastal’s preconstruction process. Steve prepares each of Coastal’s projects for construction by working with owners, design teams and Coastal’s operational staff during the preconstruction phase, performing constructability reviews, organizing logistics, preparing general conditions and schedules. Steve’s core role is to ensure a smooth and seamless transition from preconstruction to the operations team.

 

Steve is an active member in the local South Florida community. He is the co-founder of P.A.N.D.O.R.A., Inc., a former executive vice president of the ALS Research Foundation at the University of Miami, a board member of Temple Sholom in Pompano Beach, a benefactor of the Florida Holocaust Museum, and a member of the Chip in for Children at United Way Miami-Dade County.

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Travis Coulter

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Travis Coulter

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Travis Coulter

Vice President, Preconstruction Services

Travis has over 35 years of industry-wide experience including projects in the US, Canada and the Caribbean.

He has managed the preconstruction and estimating phases of a vaierty of projects types including commercial, multi-family residential, hospitality and institutional projects. Travis received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Alberta, Canada and has maintained his professional engineering license with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta and the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers.