Vincent G. Riverso PE, Esq.
Vincent G. Riverso, P.E., Esq., is both a professional engineer and an attorney with over 35 years of diverse experience in the construction industry. He is the founder and owner of Riverso Associates, Inc. Mr. Riverso holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering, a Masters of Civil Engineering degree, and a Juris Doctorate degree. He is a Professional Engineer licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina, and Montana and an attorney admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. He serves as an Arbitrator and Mediator with the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Riverso is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the National Academy of Forensic Engineers.
Richard T. Hekimian, AIA
Vice President, Chief Architect
Richard T. Hekimian is a Registered Architect with over 35 years of experience in project management and design, including commercial, industrial, institutional and residential projects. He is a Vice President at Riverso Associates, Inc. and has been with the firm since 1991. Mr. Hekimian holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from the University of Virginia. His varied experience ranges from zoning and code studies, preparation of development and design documents, constructability and due diligence reviews, to project management, staff supervision, and administration. He was responsible for various roll-out projects consisting of multiple retail locations for financial institutions throughout the New York Metropolitan area involving ADA studies and conversions, corporate rebranding, Matter-of-Pride facilities upgrades, existing conditions documentation, and Landmarks restorations. Mr. Hekimian also provides Owner’s Representative services consisting of feasibility and existing conditions documentation, design phase, pre-construction, construction phase, and close-out activities.
David Mott, PSP
Vice President, Director of CPM Scheduling
David J. Mott has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and is currently the Vice President and the Director of Scheduling for Riverso Associates. Mr. Mott manages a staff of Project Controls Specialists currently providing the scheduling needs for over 40 projects in the NY metro area. In addition to managing active projects, Mr. Mott has provided expert testimony supporting the preparation of time impact analysis resulting from complex construction delays and accelerations. Mr. Mott has worked on many projects spanning industry sectors including education, healthcare, industrial, transportation, and sports arenas. Mr. Mott is currently certified as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and is on the Board of Directors for the AACE's Long Island Chapter. He is also a continual guest speaker for the Manhattan College Civil Engineering Program.
Erminia P. Curcio
Senior Claims Consultant
Erminia P. Curcio has been involved in the construction claims and project management fields for over 30 years. Ms. Curcio earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of NY. She has successfully managed multi-million dollar claim efforts and has participated in numerous arbitration, meditation, and litigation efforts on highly complex installations including wastewater treatment facilities, NYC & NYS Department of Transportation roadway projects, private and public institutional facilities, and educational facilities. She has qualified as an expert witness in matters relating to claims analyses and disputes. She has been a Project Manager for interior retrofits of high-end residences and high profile office spaces in NYC. In her role as an Owner’s Representative, she provides oversight on matters relating to overall program requirements, scheduling, and budget monitoring.
Gary Greenberg, PE
Senior Claims Consultant
Gary Greenberg, P.E. has over 40 years of varied experience in the construction industry. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, he went to work for the largest building contractor in the nation. Mr. Greenberg has managed projects for hotel/real estate developers in the New York Metropolitan area and has built projects for his own general contracting business. Since 1980, Mr. Greenberg has focused his attention on the analysis and preparation of construction claims. He has provided services for owners, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, design professionals, sureties, and for the attorneys that represent these parties. Mr. Greenberg has provided expert testimony related to project delays, productivity analysis, and cost analysis in Federal and State Courts, Arbitration, and Mediation.
Joseph E. Gray
Senior Claims Consultant, Project Manager
Joseph E. Gray is a construction management and claims professional with over 40 years of experience in the construction industry. Mr. Gray has worked closely with many owners and bonding companies managing projects in default to completion. During the claim process, Mr. Gray works closely with counsel in the detailed preparation of claims including but not limited to, contract changes, project acceleration, project inefficiency, and home office overhead documentation. His work experience spans a large variety of project types including treatment plants, roads and bridges, educational facilities, industrial plants, commercial projects, and the construction and renovation of high rise buildings.
Senior Project Manger
Guy Drescher has over 25 years of experience in the facilities and construction management fields of service and currently serves as a Senior Project Manager with the firm. Over the course of his career, Mr. Drescher has been responsible for the development and completion of corporate and commercial construction projects ranging in value from $3 million to over $500 million. Upon his arrival to Riverso Associates, Mr. Drescher served as an Integrity Monitor for the NYC Department of Investigation during the Rescue and Recovery Operations at the World Trade Center.
Senior Project Manger
James Ingunza has over 28 years of project and facilities management experience in the construction industry. Mr. Ingunza has been a Project Manager and Field Superintendent with the firm since 1997. He has extensive knowledge of the construction process from bid proposals and estimating through field coordination and project closeout. Throughout his career, Mr. Ingunza has been responsible for the coordination and completion of a multitude of construction projects including commercial banking facilities, high-end residential apartments, and educational facilities.
Brian E. Mott, PSP
Senior Scheduling Engineer
Brian E. Mott has over 18 years of experience in the construction industry and gained a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Binghamton University. During the first part of his career, Mr. Mott served as an “outsourced” project manager working at Prudential Insurance Co, with the responsibility of overseeing the construction of 50-60 branch offices throughout the United States. For the past 11+ years, he has worked exclusively in the construction CPM scheduling field, currently serving as a senior scheduling engineer at the firm. His main duties include the preparation, monitoring, updating, and analysis of CPM schedules covering a broad range of projects, ranging from education, healthcare, industrial, transportation, heavy highway, and sports complexes. Mr. Mott also has extensive experience with impact claims preparation and forensic schedule analysis. Mr. Mott is currently certified as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) with the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineers (AACE).
John M. Giovagnoli
John M. Giovagnoli has over 15 years of professional experience in the construction industry. Mr. Giovagnoli’s experience covers a broad range of project types including industrial facilities and treatment plants, educational buildings, commercial developments, rail stations, and highways. He is well versed in the preparation, monitoring, updating, and analysis of CPM schedules, as well as the preparation of time impact analysis and forensic schedule analysis. Mr. Giovagnoli also has a proven track record providing clients with field level project management and oversight and has been routinely deployed into on-site staff augmentation roles.
Jermaine A. Allen, PSP
Jermaine A. Allen has over 14 years of professional experience in the construction industry. Mr. Allen has earned a Bachelor of Science in Construction from Bradley University. He is currently a scheduling engineer with the ability to prepare, monitor, and manage multiple CPM schedules. Mr. Allen also has over 14 years of experience as a construction manager on several multi-million dollar projects. He has extensive experience building and managing the construction of educational complexes, residential, industrial, and commercial buildings. Mr. Allen is currently certified as a Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) with the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineers (AACE).