David Resnick

Deputy Commissioner - City of New York (DCC)

David Resnick

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David Resnick is Deputy Commissioner at the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), where he heads the Public Buildings Division. With over $4bn in active projects for over 20 client agencies, DDC’s Public Buildings Division builds New York City’s libraries, museums, police precincts, firehouses, health centers, and other facilities that serve the people of New York.

At DDC David has played a leading role in the development and implementation of Mayor Bloomberg’s city-wide Design and Construction Excellence Initiative, and participates in other citywide programs including PlaNYC and the NYC Model Code task force. David developed DDC’s integrated delivery approach for megaprojects including the new Police Academy and the PSACII E911 Call Center, and is spearheading DDC’s Building Information Modeling program. He is a core team member for the formation of the NYC chapter of the Lean Construction Institute.

David has been associate adjunct professor at NYU since 1997, and has taught at the University of Michigan and at the Helsinki University of Technology. He has been guest lecturer and critic at the Cooper Union, Columbia University, Pratt, New York Institute of Technology, University of Detroit and Kent State, and was the 2009 recipient of the AIA NY Chapter’s Public Architect award.

Resnick received his Bachelor of Architecture from New York Institute of Technology, and holds a Master of Architecture degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is a licensed Architect in New York and New Jersey.

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