NEW YORK, NY – Skanska, a leading global construction and development firm, today announced the promotion of Sean Szatkowski to General Manager of Skanska USA Building’s New York operations. Elevating from his previous role as Senior Vice President, Account Manager in the region, Sean will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s business operations in New York, while simultaneously establishing new and maintaining existing client relationships.
“In his nearly three decades at Skanska, Sean has always shown exceptional leadership in each of the various positions he has held,” said Kerim Evin, Regional Executive Officer at Skanska USA Building. “This promotion is in recognition of Sean’s unwavering commitment to our company as well as his lengthy track record of creating a collaborative and inclusive environment for his teams and clients, and most importantly, consistently delivering results.”
Szatkowski will replace Tom Webb who previously held the position for 12 years. Webb has transitioned into a Regional Lead role, where he will focus on Skanska’s efforts to further integrate the business operations of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York districts into one combined region.
With three decades in the construction industry and at Skanska, Szatkowski has played integral roles in marquee projects, including the transformational redevelopment of LaGuardia’s Terminal B, Metlife Stadium, and the construction of NYCEDC’s East Midtown Greenway’s in-water structure. Under his guidance, Sean has ensured projects are delivered with a high degree of quality, prioritizing operational and safety excellence amongst his teams.
Szatkowski holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.B.A in Business Administration from Rutgers University. He has been a two-time Board Member for the NYC Building Contractor Association, as well as an Executive Committee Representative for the Building Trades Employers Association.