David J. Lewek
David Lewek, founder and President of TPJ Associates and consultant with RSMeans, is a leader in facilities management with 18 years of experience in the national/international construction environment.
Mr. Lewek spent three years with the RSMeans Company as Director of Construction Services, five years with Child World as Manager of Construction & Facilities, and ten years with Charles T. Main Engineers as Construction Manager. He has also been a contributing author of RSMeans Building & Renovating Schools, published in 2004, and has delivered a study for the U.S. Small Business Administration on the cost implications of the new ADA legislation on small businesses.
Specific achievements include on-time, under-budget project delivery in 40 states and 11 countries on projects valued to $1.5 billion. Mr. Lewek has managed international projects in the commercial, industrial, power, and retail industries, and recently completed a Facility Inspection Program of four million square feet for property at Brown University.
Mr. Lewek holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BS Degree in Economics from Siena College. In addition to serving on the faculty at Northeastern University and Johnson & Wales University, he has guest lectured at MIT and NYU and delivered over three hundred seminars in estimating, JOC contracting, project and facilities management, and other construction related topics for Fortune 500 companies, federal and state agencies, school districts, and private businesses. Mr. Lewek was also a featured speaker at “Build Russia” a construction trade show in Moscow, for Russian Cost Engineers and Appraisers in St. Petersburg, Russia and Saudi Projacs, a construction management firm in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.