Richard Martone

Rich is a managing director in PMA’s New York and New Jersey offices with more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He has expertise in all aspects of construction with emphasis on estimating, scheduling, and contract administration. Mr. Martone has provided construction management advice to a variety of public and private sector clients, and he has served as the deputy director of claims and changes on what has been called the largest, most complex highway construction effort in the United States where he was charged with resolving claims and change order issues. His experience covers power plants, cogeneration plants, transportation, hazardous waste, and architectural projects.

Rich has authored papers on construction management and has been a guest lecturer at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.

Knowledge Leader, Construction Claims

Rich has extensive experience in the analysis and negotiation of claims for delay, impact, and loss of productivity. Mr. Martone has served as the deputy director of claims and changes on what has been called the largest, most complex highway construction effort in the United States where he was charged with resolving claims and change order issues. Rich has made numerous presentations as an expert witness before the Engineering Board of Contract Appeals and to mediation panels and dispute resolution boards. He is a frequent speaker at various professional organizations and conferences.

Education

Rich has an MBA in Finance/Management from the University of Houston and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University.

Affiliations

Rich is a current member of the Construction Management Association of America where he is the former New England Chapter President.