As Preconstruction Manager, Ben is involved with projects at the earliest stages of development to leverage his architectural experience and build team unity. Ben serves as the client’s primary point of contact for the ReArch team throughout the Preconstruction phase. He advocates on behalf of the client to ensure a collaborative approach and that all team members remain focused on the client’s project goals and objectives. Ben helps manage the preconstruction schedule to lead the team to achieve critical milestones. Consistent with ReArch’s core values, he promotes energy conservation and sustainable building practices. Additionally, Ben coordinates with the estimating department to review that the project scope and the Owner’s requirements are aligned.
Ben has over a decade of design and project management experience in the architecture and construction industry. Before joining ReArch Company, he worked as lead designer and project architect for the Princeton based firm KSS Architects, where he focused on elevating the firms design language and collaborating with clients and consultants throughout all project phases. Ben has experience in a wide range of project types and sizes including new construction and renovation of schools, offices, the performing arts, and commercial industrial development. One of Ben’s last completed projects, ‘2505 Bruckner’ in the Bronx, is a 1 million square-foot state-of-the-art multi-story urban logistics facility and a first of its kind on the east coast. Ben has also volunteered with the ACE Mentor Program of America “to engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering and construction.”
Ben graduated with his Master of Architecture degree in 2012 from the Savannah College of Art and Design, where his thesis on future urban farming was selected as the school’s Archiprix International submission. He also has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture from SCAD, with a minor in Design for Sustainability..
As an avid snowboarder, hiker, and camper, Ben and his dog, Timber, recently relocated from New Jersey to be closer to the mountains. He is a self-proclaimed film buff and a big fan of NJ Devils hockey. Ben is also a design lover and a small business owner who restores vintage mid-century modern furniture.