Space Planner/Project Manager


Sep 09, 2020 | Resumes | Other | North
Space Planner/Project Manager
Full Time

Tzvi Kiwala, FMP

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As a skilled Architectural Designer and Space Planner with 15 years of experience, I have a demonstrated record of driving overall operational success, analytical problem solving and customer satisfaction. I am adept at effectively interacting with both in-house and outsourced contractors, and have practical experience planning commercial and public projects ranging to 150,000 SF.

Professional experience

Space Manager, Social Security Administration, Baltimore MD, 2015-2020

  • Planned multi-phase building renovation/reorganization project in excess of 150K SF.
  • Completed 90,000+ SF interior renovation, resulting in policy benchmarks for future agency projects.
  • Developed design and construction documents for campus-wide renovation projects.
  • Consulted with contracted design teams to represent the interests of the Social Security Administration.
  • Surveyed campus buildings and maintained accurate as-built REVIT model.

Space Planner, Smithgroup/Bell Architects (SSA Contract), Baltimore MD, 2010-2015

  • Completed 70,000 SF project consolidating multiple departments, significantly reducing agency RE costs.
  • Designed 22 Social Security field offices around the US, bringing them into compliance with updated security requirements.
  • Surveyed campus buildings and maintained accurate as-built AutoCAD records.

Team Lead, Whitney, Bradley, and Brown (US Navy Contract), Washington DC, 2009-2010

  • Led a building survey team that collected 2,000,000+ SF of space, far exceeding project goals.
  • Analyzed and formatted AutoCAD drawings and space data, ensuring successful integration to

online CAFM database.

Technical Associate, Link Systems, New York NY, 2006-2008

  • Developed RE marketing floor plans resulting in quick turnaround of commercial leases.
  • Surveyed commercial space and maintained CAFM reporting system for building owners and managers.

Designer, MVA and JG Architects, New York NY, 2004-2006

  • Produced design and construction documents for commercial interiors projects.
  • Built presentation model for historic residential renovation to illustrate design concept to client


BS Architecture, City University of New York, 2004

MS Construction Management, Florida International University, 2010


Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential, International Facility Management Association (IFMA).

AIA Brooklyn Scholarship Award for Achievement in Architectural Design, 2003.


LANGUAGES: English – Native, Hebrew – Conversational