Skanska USA Promotes Six in Metro New York Office

Press release 6/16/2013 12:00 PM EST

New York, NY –Skanska USA announced today that it has promoted six veteran employees in its building unit in its Metro New York office.

  • Mike Quinn has worked at Skanska for 20 years, during which he has managed a vast number of complex projects for international clients in various industries such as corporate office, retail, pharmaceutical and healthcare. These projects currently include a renovation to Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.’s (Merck) 1.2 million square foot facility in Kenilworth, New Jersey, and the construction of Merck’s Palo Alto Site Expansion Project in Palo Alto, California. In his new role as project executive, Quinn will oversee multiple construction jobs throughout the Metro New York and Greater Philadelphia region.
  • Patrick Vertullo has worked at Skanska for 20 years, overseeing the delivery of numerous high-profile, multi-faceted projects including the construction of New York City’s new PATH Station at the site of the World Trade Center (WTC) for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ).  In his new role as project executive, Pat will manage the New Prudential Tower project in Newark, New Jersey for Prudential Insurance Company of America. This project includes the construction of a new 733,000 square foot, 20-story Class A office tower and adjoining 577,000 square foot parking garage.
  • Kevin Connor has worked at Skanska for 11 years, collaborating with Skanska’s Mission Critical team to complete numerous complex projects, including TELUS’ Super Internet Data Center (SIDC) in Rimouski, Quebec, and eBay’s new LEED® Gold certified data center in South Jordan, Utah. In his new role as project director, Connor will manage Skanska’s entire TELUS account where he is currently facilitating the construction of TELUS’ SIDC in Kamloops, British Columbia.
  • Andrew Schroder has worked at Skanska for 14 years, concentrating on managing projects for the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) as well as overseeing a LEED-Platinum fit out to Skanska’s flagship office in the Empire State Building (ESB), earning the iconic building its first LEED-certified tenant in its 82-year history. In his new role as project director, Schroder will utilize his wide-ranging expertise to manage projects for Skanska’s clients throughout the Metro New York region.
  • Gary Thomson has worked at Skanska for 14 years, managing numerous projects primarily in the pharmaceutical sector as well as the mechanical electrical and plumbing (MEP) trades on the Met Life Stadium and Skanska’s WTC PATH Station project. In his new role as project director, Thomson will be providing management direction and oversight of Skanska’s entire team that is responsible for completing the WTC PATH Station project.
  • Cynthia Eng has been promoted to senior director of marketing. In her new role, Eng will manage Skanska’s marketing efforts throughout the Northeast region, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington D.C.  She has worked at Skanska for over five years.

“Skanska prides itselfon the incredibly talented workforce we have been fortunate enough to call part of our team,” said Tom Webb, executive vice president and general manager for Skanska USA Building’s Metro New York office. “I am delighted to recognize each of my esteemed colleagues for the hard work, dedication and expertise they bring to work every day. I look forward to their continued contributions, high energy and innovative ideas which are what makes Skanska the forward-thinking, visionary company we are today.”