Patrick Mc Gowan founded Mc Gowan in 2001 and under his vision and guidance during the past fifteen years the firm has continued to grow into a significant market present construction firm. In addition to overseeing the firm’s daily operations, Patrick is responsible for interfacing with new potential clients to present the firm’s construction capabilities. His passion for the business and his understanding of construction services are an essential part of the firm’s continued growth and its ability to achieve impressive client loyalty.
Prior to starting Mc Gowan, Patrick had been a senior project executive for over twenty years with a major construction services firm active in the NYC marketplace. Patrick holds two degrees from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the first a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management & Engineering Technology, and the second an Associate degree in Civil Engineering. Throughout his more than thirty years of project experience in the NYC construction marketplace, Patrick has worked in all levels of the construction trade including laborer, foreman, superintendent, estimator, project manager, VP of Marketing and President of a large, regional construction firm.
Martin Mc Gowan is responsible for overseeing project operations as he serves as Project Executive for the firm’s larger, more significant construction projects, involving both interior renovations and ground-up construction. Martin’s close supervision of Mc Gowan’s projects allows for his “partnering” with the firm’s clients as they benefit from his daily involvement with their projects. His attention to detail and construction knowledge adds tremendous value to all aspects of the entire construction process.
Prior to joining Mc Gowan, Martin worked alongside Patrick as a Senior Project Manager at their previous NYC regional construction firm for over ten years. His wide range of construction project experience includes completing over two million square feet of projects for many large national clients.
Martin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he received three Dean’s Awards for Academic Excellence. In addition, Martin received a National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Construction Management from Waterford University and a National Certificate in Construction Studies from Sligo University, both institutions located in Ireland.
Forte Maldonado is responsible for managing Mc Gowan’s internal financial and project accounting activities, including financial planning, operations and administrative payroll operations.
Forte has been with the firm for over ten years and brings to Mc Gowan over twenty years of accounting experience as a corporate controller and director of the firm’s financial planning, having worked previously in both private and public companies.
Forte holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Kean University and a Master’s Degree in Business Information Systems from the University of Phoenix.