April 22, 2021
Member Spotlight and Networking Event for Members and Prospective Members – Turner Construction

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Turner Construction Company

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company, with a staff of 10,000 employees, Turner completes $12 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each year. The company has earned recognition for undertaking complex projects, fostering innovation, vembracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. Turner New York has the resources of an international construction firm and a close personal service associated with a smaller firm. The New York & New Jersey business units respectively have a combined staff of more than 1,100 employees and complete $2.3 billion annually.

Turner takes pride in its rating and reputation within the marketplace as one of the top builders. Over the past 15+ years Turner has worked to advance the Life Science sector and foster innovation across the country. Our group has the privilege of leading some of the highest profile and often one-of-akind projects including The Rockefeller University- Niarchos Foundation River Campus; NYU Langone Health Science Building, New York Genome Center JLABS, Celgene East & West Campus Renovation, Alexandria Real Estate Center for Life Sciences, Celularity Headquarters Renovation, Genmab Laboratory and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Zuckerman Research Center. The success of these projects comes from Turner’s collaborative and innovative project environments. We look forward to making the Metropolitan Area an innovative hub for Life Sciences.

Learn more about these projects, meet and network with Turner Construction professionals and other NYC Builds Bio+ members and prospective members at 2021’s monthly networking event!

Join NYC Builds Bio+ leadership at this networking event to hear all about NYC Builds Bio+ 2021 initiatives, upcoming events and opportunities to become more involved through our Leadership Committees.

Don’t miss your opportunity to connect with over 100 NYC Builds Bio+ members and peers!


1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Welcome and Overview of the Meeting; Update on NYC Builds Bio+

  • Nancy J Kelley, President & CEO, Nancy J Kelley + Associates, Steering Committee, NYC Builds Bio+
  • Mitchel W. Simpler, PE, FACEC, Managing Partner Emeritus, JB&B, Steering Committee, NYC Builds Bio+

1:15 PM – 1:45 PM Presentation by Turner Construction Company

  • Charlie Whitney, VP and General Manager – New York
  • Mark Romanski, VP and General Manager – New Jersey
  • Sam Battaglia, VP and Preconstruction Manager – New York
  • Dana Worthing, Preconstruction Manager, Projects – New Jersey
  • Attilio Rivetti – VP and Director of Design, Turner Engineering Group
  • James Folgia – Construction Executive, New Jersey
  • Omur Ehliz – Construction Executive – New York

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM NYC Builds Bio+ Leadership Committee Reports

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Member Networking and Wrap Up