NYC Rapid Repair/Skanska – Helping Our Neighbors in Brooklyn
Friday, November 8, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST)
Following Superstorm Sandy, Larry Gillman was given the responsibility of leading Skanska’s team of approximately 500 supervisory and craft personnel in helping Brooklyn residents recover from the storm's flooding as part of the NYC Rapid Repair Program. The free, rapid repair program helped residential property owners affected by Superstorm Sandy make emergency repairs. These limited emergency repairs allowed residents to stay in their homes while they made more permanent repairs and finishes. Emergency repairs included permanent or temporary restoration of heat, power and hot water, and other limited repairs that protected homes from further significant damage.
Larry Gillman is an Operational Vice President for Skanska’s Heavy Civil Construction Group based in New York City. In his more than 25 years in the construction industry, Mr. Gillman has worked on heavy civil/infrastructure projects ranging from suspension bridge rehabilitation to sewerage treatment plants, subway stations to power plants. Larry is the son of an oil burner serviceman from Brooklyn and spent time with his father servicing heating systems in the same Brooklyn neighborhoods that he was called on to help repair as part of the Rapid Repair program.