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PRAGNESH J. SURTI, REGISTERED ARCHITECT + NCARB 123 ATLANTIC AVENUE, NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040

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pragnesh.surti@gmail.com

ABOUT Registered Architect, with 11+ years of professional experience in architectural industry, with extensive project management and design experience in all phases of new construction and rehabilitation projects. 2001

1996 2010 2010 2011 2003 – present

2001 – 2003

2001

2000

2010

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Architecture; Carnegie Mellon University • Minor in Architectural History and Business Management • Completion of Summer Study Program in Barcelona Spain Bronx High School of Science, New York City – Regents Diploma

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE + REGISTRATIONS

Registered Architect, State of New York NYC Department of Buildings, Professional License NCARB Registered Architect

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Project Architect Terjesen Associates, Architects – New York City  Associate designer/Project manager for large scale new construction and renovation projects o See attached project list  Participated in all phases of design and construction administration  Produced firm website, and re-designed company brochures  Conducted extensive surveys and prepared reports of existing apartment building conditions for potential HUD/HPD financed rehabilitation projects  Wrote and edited project specifications  Assisted clients and consultants in selection of materials and finishes  Reviewed construction budgets and prepared change orders  Reviewed submittals, shop drawings and coordinated mechanical trade drawings  Prepared presentation boards for community board and NYC city planning review Junior Architect Greenman Pedersen Inc. – Babylon, NY  Produced construction documents and reviewed shop drawings  Worked with project architects on creating proposals for new work o See attached project list Junior Intern Renaissance ‘3’ Architects – Pittsburgh, PA  Learned to produce construction documents  Surveyed existing buildings Summer Intern Hoffman Architects – New York, NY  Learned to produce construction documents  Surveyed existing buildings and prepared reports of findings

AFFILIATIONS

Society of Indian American Engineers and Architects of NY

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Analog: Sketching, Modeling Digital: AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Impression, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Sketch Up, MS Office, Corel Graphic Suite, Autodesk REVIT

HOBBIES Graphic Design, Music, Cooking, Sports


PRAGNESH J. SURTI, REGISTERED ARCHITECT + NCARB 123 ATLANTIC AVENUE, NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040 Multifamily Residential •

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Selected list of Projects

The Riverway Apartments – Brooklyn, NY o Construction Value - $23 million o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2009-present) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o New construction of 7 story senior apartment building of 115 units, with amenities such as laundry room, community room, landscaping. o Design focused on maximizing energy efficiency, per HPD Green Communities’ guidelines. o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction documents. o Currently Under construction The Crown Heights Apartments – Brooklyn, NY o Construction value - $25 million o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2007-2010) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o New construction of 8 story senior apartment building of 144 units, with amenities such as laundry room, community room, landscaping. Design focused on maximizing energy efficiency, per HPD Green Communities’ guidelines. Financed through public/private tax bond financing. o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration Rehabilitation of David Chavis Apartments – Brooklyn, NY o Construction value - $9 million o Project Manager/Lead Designer (2004-2007) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Tax Credit financed rehabilitation of 153 senior apartments, energy efficient lighting, windows and fixtures, mechanical and plumbing upgrades, and reconstruction of first floor community facility that included a commercial kitchen, restrooms, dining room, and recreation rooms. o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration o Rehab design is compliant with HPD and NYSERDA energy efficiency guidelines.

Medical •

Avicenna Ambulatory Surgical Center o Construction Value - $3.1 million o Project Architect and Principal Designer (2012 – present) o Design of a Medical Surgical Suite in existing cellar space o Project Currently under bid Fromer Eye Centers – Bronx, NY o Project Manager / Associate Designer (2011-12) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Construction Value - $600,000 o Expansion of existing diagnostic and treatment center into cellar space o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration Khan Medical Office, Hollis, NY – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Construction value - $50,000 o Project Manager/Lead Designer (2009-2010) o New 500 SF Medical Office in first floor of existing house. o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration The Bronx Center for Renal Dialysis – Bronx, NY – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2007 – 2010) o 20 station dialysis suite in basement of existing nursing home – 5,000 SF o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration Arthur Avenue Medical Offices – Bronx, NY – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Construction Value - $450,000 o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2005 – 7) – Terjesen Associates, Architects nd o 3 Medical suites build out on 2 floor of existing supermarket – total 4800 SF o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration The Bronx Center for Renal Dialysis – Bronx, NY – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2007 – 2010) o 20 station dialysis suite in basement of existing nursing home – 5,000 SF o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration


PRAGNESH J. SURTI, REGISTERED ARCHITECT + NCARB 123 ATLANTIC AVENUE, NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040 •

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St. Barnabas Hospital – Employee’s Building Modernization – Bronx, NY – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Construction Value - $2.2 million o Project Manager/Associate Designer(2003 – 06) o Gut-rehab, extensive asbestos/mold abatement and installation all new finishes o Extensive survey of Existing Condition o Design development, construction documents and construction administration

Commercial / Civic •

Liberty Avenue Office – 120-19 Liberty Avenue, Queens, NY (2012) o Construction Value - $250,000 o Project Architect and Principal Designer nd o Extensive rehabilitation of existing 2 floor space over retail shop. nd o Construction of new street entrance to 2 floor office. Madison York Nursing Home Office Expansion – Queens, NY (2010) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Proposed design of additional small 200 sf office space over an existing commercial kitchen. o Executed Design Development and prepared Construction documents (2010) Westchester Ave Office Building – Bronx NY (2009) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Construction Value - $6million o Proposed design 5 story office building over existing first floor commercial storefronts o Participated in Design development and prepared Construction documents th Lobby Modernization – 270 West 39 Street, New York, NY o Construction Value - $300,000 o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2008-2009) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Gut rehab of main lobby, and addition new of entrance canopy o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration 26 Federal Plaza – Restroom Modernizations – New York, NY o Project Manager/Associate Designer (2004 – 2006) – Terjesen Associates, Architects o Scope of work covered every public and private restroom on all 30 floors of the building. o Managed all phases of project from schematic design to construction administration. o Renovation focused on compliance with ADA guidelines and energy efficiency. Hamilton Avenue Bridge Gate/Control House modernization – Brooklyn, NY (2001-2002) o Lead drafter/Associate designer as part of Greenman Pedersen Inc. o Prepared construction documents o Created presentation boards for community board approval

Community/Cultural •

The Bhakti Center – New York, NY o Construction Value - $500,000 o Project Architect and Associate Designer (2011 – present) o Design of new classroom, multipurpose rooms – 2200 sf o Completion of Interior design of prayer rooms – 2200 sf o Removal of existing building violations o Designed new entrance and café/ reception space on first floor – 1700 sf. B.T. Swami Memorial Shrine – Port Royal, PA o Construction Value - $80,000 o Project Manager and Principal Designer (2006-2008) o Tasked to design a shrine to memorialize leader of a rural spiritual community, with a small budget and small footprint. o Worked with community leaders on all project stages from initial schematic design to preparation of final construction documents o Review of Shop drawings o Oversee final stages of construction


PRAGNESH J. SURTI, REGISTERED ARCHITECT + NCARB 123 ATLANTIC AVENUE, NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040 •

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Interfaith Community Services – New York, NY o Construction Value - $100,000 o Project Architect (2012 – present) o Scope of work included Gut-renovation of existing dilapidated commercial space and design of new commercial kitchen and meeting space for existing community food programs.

Educational •

Montessori Kids LIC Day School – Queens, NY o Construction Value - $400,000 o Project Architect and Principal Designer (2011-present) o Scope of work: 3500 sf first floor Interior build out of first floor for 5 classroom, multipurpose room and support services. o Worked with clients on all project stages from initial Schematic Design to final construction documents. o Currently under construction

Various Minor construction projects at the following NYC Charter Schools (located within Existing NYC Public Schools) • Leadership Collegiate Charter School – New Reading Rm and New Science Lab – Brooklyn, NY o Construction value: $75,000 o Project Architect and Lead Designer (2011-12) o Scope of work: Convert existing large classrooms into smaller instruction and reading rooms. • Green Dot Charter School – New Classrooms and Offices – Bronx, NY o Construction value: $125,000 o Project Architect and Lead Designer (2012) o Scope of work: Convert existing large classrooms into smaller instruction or reading rooms. • East Collegiate Charter School – new Reading Room – Brooklyn, NY o Construction value: $50,000 o Project Architect and Lead Designer (2012) o Scope of work: Convert existing and unused shower room into a reading room. • Kings Collegiate Charter School – New Boys and Girls Restrooms – Brooklyn, NY o Construction Value: $150,000 o Project Architect and Lead Designer (2012) o Scope of work: Create new boys and girls restrooms on a floor where only a boys room exist.


PRAGNESH J. SURTI, REGISTERED ARCHITECT + NCARB 123 ATLANTIC AVENUE, NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040

LIST OF REFERENCES Marino Grlic AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, CSI, CDT Goshow Architects LLP 44 West 28th Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10001 Tel: 212.242.3735 X 266 mgrlic@goshow.com Sadeq M Sadeq, RA ABBARCH Suite 700 317 Adelaide Street W., Suite 700 Toronto, ON M5V 1P9 Tel: (416) 340-8441 SSadeq@abbarch.com Denice Regino, Assoc AIA DaSilva Architects 15 West 37th Street, 16th floor New York, NY 10018 Cell: (917) 779-0996 dlregino@gmail.com Alvin K. Su Project Manager City University of NY – Queens College Cell: (646) 461 0842 alvinksu@gmail.com Martin Hero, RA Hero Architects mhero@heroarchitects.com Tel. (718) 683-4669 Alex Alexandrov Atlas C.R.E. Tel: 516-847-2394 Cell: 516-382-0645 alex@atlascre.com Mr. Satnarine Persaud P&S Construction 87-42 111th Street Richmond Hill, NY 11418 Tel: 718-529-1900/805-8512 Fax: 718-805-7283 E-Mail: psconstruction87@gmail.com

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