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With over 19 years of experience in the Design and Construction industry, Marcus Gary is a Senior Project Manager for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Project and Development Services Group in the San Francisco office. In this role at Jones Lang LaSalle, he is responsible for overseeing our commercial tenant improvement and corporate relocations. His responsibilities range from providing input on work letters during lease negotiations to the final turn-over of the facility to the owner after construction. This usually involves providing constructability reviews during the design phase, conceptual scheduling and budgeting (including value engineering), managing the bid and award phase and construction management oversight until the end of the project. Marcus is a highly respected for his knowledge of the construction management process and continues to exceed client expectations with his service to them. He is self-motivated and understands the elements needed to complete complex project requirements. As a variable project manger, Marcus is familiar with the many accounting and reporting processes of our clients and is extremely adaptable to new challenges. 
 
Specialties
Project and Development Services
Tenant Improvements
Landlord Project Management Oversight
Move Management
Construction
 
Years of Experience
19 years
 
Experience
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Marcus worked in various roles in the industry. He was an architect in San Francisco, where he designed small (under $.5M) residential and commercial projects. Then he was a project manager for two large scale general contractors, where he was responsible for managing and estimating the construction of many bio-pharmaceutical, medical and low-income housing projects. In 2004, Marcus worked for Swinerton Management and Consulting and provided owner oversight for San Mateo County Community College District’s Bond Capital Improvement Program, were he managed two of the three very complex seismic/modernizations projects (one a concrete tilt-up gymnasium, the other a three-story concrete instructional facility).
Current assignments include
• $8M Exterior Façade renovation of 225 Bush (San Francisco, CA), SEB Immobilien.  This is a 3 year project built out in 3 phases involving a complete exterior waterproofing repair of an existing terra cotta building.
 
• $3M relocation and renovation on a 120Ksf space for Lam Research (Livermore, CA).  Involving furniture procurement, design and construction management.
 
• $2.5M Utility Vault relocation for Zaber Corporation (San Francisco, CA).  Involving utility negotiations, design and construction management.  Interfacing with City departments to assist in the relocation of utilities for a new major subway line.
 
• $.4M renovation of the 13th floor of 225 Bush (San Francisco, CA).  Involving the creation of new tenant spaces from existing tenant space.  Construction management and Landlord oversight.
 
He has completed similar projects for Philips, Charles Schwab, Union Bank, Moody’s, Azonixx, Nokia, Actelion, Calypso, City National Bank, Towers Perrin, Microsoft and Aetna Life Insurance during his time with Jones Lang LaSalle.
 
Education and Affiliations
• BS in Architecture with a minor in Structural Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley
 
• Master of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Stanford University
 
Community and personal information
 • Instructor of Construction Management at City College of San Francisco, CA