All major building systems have a life cycle which is the period of time between installation and replacement. Over the life of the system, the real estate manager performs proactive maintenance and, to a certain extent, reactive maintenance.
During this module, the various building components and systems will be discussed.
- Discuss the major building systems at a typical industrial property
- Identify the factors that are evaluated when allocating a real estate manager’s time to an industrial property portfolio
Daniel Coffman is the Senior Director of Engineering Operations at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for all aspects of onsite property management including troubleshooting repairs, operations and preventive maintenance of a wide range of equipment in high-rise and campus-style office buildings. He also supervises timesheet and payroll submission, training, reviews and development for a team of maintenance engineers. In addition, Dan is committed to providing a “no-interruption” atmosphere to the client and maintaining regular communication via email, conference calls and personal conference meetings.
Prior to joining the company in 2006, Dan was a lead service and installation technician for McKinney’s Heating and Cooling. His primary responsibilities included managing installation and service repair for residential and light commercial heating and air conditioning equipment, overseeing a team of installers and service technicians, and handling equipment sales and service contracts.
Rich McCorkle is the Senior Chief Engineer at Cushman & Wakefield and is responsible for the engineering management of the OneAmerica Tower, a 1.2 million square-foot Class A building and associated garages and parking facilities. Rich’s responsibilities include establishing and implementing operating and capital budgets, project and construction management, and overseeing all the operations of OneAmerica’s assets. Additionally, Rich supports the Indianapolis senior leaders on multiple endeavors. Rich has also been involved at the national level and has contributed to several Cushman & Wakefield engineering best practices and initiatives.