June 22, 2013


HARTFORD, CT – The Connecticut Building Congress held the 17th Annual Project Team Awards banquet Tuesday, June 18th at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford.

The program honored project teams that showed extraordinary collaboration in the execution of their construction projects. For the first time, CBC named one of the award-winning teams the Project Team of the Year! The 2013 CBC Project Team of the Year was awarded to the United Illuminating – Central Facility team.

Also, the CBC Scholarship Fund recognized this year’s scholarship recipients.

Representatives from the project teams, including building owners, architects, engineers, constructors, subcontractors and subconsultants, were in attendance.

The following project team winners were announced:

New Construction
First Place
United Illuminating – Central Facility
Owner: The United Illuminating Company
Designer: The S/L/A/M Collaborative
Constructor: The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

Award of Merit
Storrs Center
Owner: Leyland Alliance
Designer: BL Companies
Constructor: Erland Construction

Major Renovations/Expansions
First Place
The Science Center at New London Hall
Owner: Connecticut College
Designer: Payette
Constructor: KBE Building Corporation

Award of Merit
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Environment of Emergency Care
Owner: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Designer: Salvatore Associates
Constructor: Turner Construction

Small Projects
First Place
Yale University, Becton Engineering and Applied Science Center
Owner: Yale University
Designer: Charney Architects
Constructor: Standard Builders

Award of Merit
UConn McMahon Dining Hall Renovations
Owner: University of Connecticut
Designer: Prellwitz Chilinski Associates
Constructor: KBE Building Corporation

K-12 Schools
First Place
West Bristol School
Owner: Bristol Public Schools
Designer: Drummey Rosane Anderson, Inc.
Constructor: Gilbane Building Company

Award of Merit
Fairfield Woods Middle School, Additions and Renovations
Owner: Town of Fairfield
Designer: Tai Soo Kim Partners
Constructor: Malkin Construction

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UI Team – 2013CBCPTA.jpg –
Front Row (Left to Right) – Brian Horgan (UI), Don Crowe (SLAM), Angela Basano (UI), Bill Maxwell (Whiting-Turner), Tom Wunder (Van Zelm), Adam Ducki (Van Zelm), Ed Edelman (SLAM)
Second Row (Left to Right) – Dorothea Brennan (UI), Andre King (Whiting-Turner), Scott Breig (Whiting-Turner), Brian Barsalau (Whiting-Turner), Leonard Rozovsky (SLAM), James Irwin (SLAM)
Third Row (Left to Right) – Doretta Sackville (UI), Katerina Miller (UI), Samed Mian (Whiting-Turner), Kevin Volpicella (Whiting-Turner), John Sinanis (UI), Christine Pariseau (UI), Dave Poulin (Whiting-Turner), Kyle Slocum (SLAM)
Fourth Row (Left to Right) – Bill Cook (UI), Anthony Vallillo (UI), Ed Drew (UI), Bob Palaia (SLAM), Peter Allen (Whiting-Turner), Fred Gohringer (UI), Eric Fontaine (Whiting-Turner), Al Ignoto (Blakeslee Prestress)
Fifth Row (Left to Right) – Debra Caron (SLAM), Anthony Jones (DKBE), Mark Criscuolo (Whiting-Turner), Gary Brallier (Whiting-Turner), Don Smith (BL Companies),
Sixth Row (Left to Right) – Dan Greenhouse (Whiting-Turner), Robert O’Meara (Robert O’Meara)

Storrs Center – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
From Left: Eric Hesterberg (Interstate Electric), Mike Petro (Erland), Eric Greene (Erland), Jennifer Usher (BL Companies), Andy Graves (BL Companies), Joe Blowers, Don Smith

Conn College – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
From Left: Richard Davidow (Diversified Project Management), Stephen George (Manager of Planning, Design, and Construction, Connecticut College), Adam Moore (Project Manager, KBE), Toni Philips (Assistant Project Manager, KBE)

YNHH – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
Front Row (From Left): Jansen Chang (Salvatore Associates), David Carlson (SZS), Dan Kinard (GZA), Tom Roche (YNHH), Susan Shiely (YNHH), Lisa Braman (YNHH), Steve Carbery (YNHH)
Middle Row (From Left): Reynaldo Anaya (Salvatore Associates), Maury Cohen (YNHH), Brad Bevers (YNHH), Don DiMartino (Turner), George Zinser (Turner)
Back Row (From Left): Visda Saeyan (Salvatore Associates), Jill Hodson (Salvatore Associates), Brian Iljazi (Turner), Alberto Salvatore (Salvatore Associates), Paul LeClair (Turner), Erik Lindquist (Tighe and Bond)

Yale Becton – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
Front Row (Left to Right): Vincent Wilczynski (Yale School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean and Director of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies), Joe Luciano (Standard Builders), Rich Charney (Charney Architects)
Middle Row: Tim Cohen (Charney Architects), Jon Fraser (Standard Builders), Kim Thibault (Charney Architects), Melissa McGeown (Standard Builders)
Back Row: Sam Walker (Standard Builders), Mo Williams (Standard Builders), Tom Giola (Standard Builders)

UConn – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
From Left: Simon Etzel (Principal, KBE), Steven Allen (Principal, Prellwitz Chilinski Architects)

West Bristol – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
Front Row (From Left): Mike Audette (Bristol Public Schools), Steven D. Kononchik (Gilbane), Susan Moreau (Bristol Public Schools), John Smith (City of Bristol, Building Committee), Karrie Kratz (Gilbane), Nicholas Bouchard (Gilbane)
Second Row (From Left): James A. Barrett (Drummey Rosane Anderson), Timothy J. Callahan (Bristol Public Schools), Taylor Gladding (Gilbane)
Back Row (From Left): Dave Dickson (Milone & Macbroom), Doug Lajoie (Consulting Engineering Services), Jason Williams (Milone & Macbroom), Patrick Delany (Gilbane)

Fairfield Woods – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
Front Row (From Left): Timothy W. Yahn (Malkin), Bruce Yahn (Malkin), Ralph Martin (Malkin), Twig Holland (Town of Fairfield), Mike Coviello (Malkin), Bhavik Vaghela (Malkin)
Back Row (From Left): Scott Anderson (GM2 Associates), Joon Baek (Tai Soo Kim Architects), Mehmet Sahin (Tai Soo Kim Architects), Randall Luther (Tai Soo Kim Architects), Brian McDonald (Malkin)

Reception from Above – 2013CBCPTA.jpg
View from the balcony at the Bond Ballroom in Hartford as guests begin to take their seats at the start of the evening.

For Immediate Release – June 22, 2013

Contact: Rich Bergan
Marketing Chair
Connecticut Building Congress

Theresa Casey, FSMPS, CPSM
Executive Director
Connecticut Building Congress


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