Michael A. WolfChief Estimator
Business Administration and Management, Bucks County Community College
“Precision Plus” Estimating Courses MC 2, Timberline Precision School
Interactive Cost Estimating System, S.H. Darrow & Associates
Organizational Development / Leadership Program, United States Green Building Council Certification
Mr. Wolf serves as Chief Estimator for the JD Bravo Company. His extensive experience as an estimator is rooted in his own experiences operating a general contracting firm. In this role, he was responsible for all aspects of the business operations, which allowed him to develop a keen sense of the perspectives of small and medium-sized trade contractors. Superior ability to visualize work at the trade level and the ability to create accurate estimates were key factors in making the decision to provide these services to larger, more diverse construction firms. In the twenty-five years since making that decision, Mr. Wolf has filled positions of ever-increasing responsibility, starting as a Staff Estimator and progressing professionally to arguably become one of the most competent Chief Estimators in the Philadelphia Area market.
Mr. Wolf’s project experience is all-encompassing as he has successfully provided conceptual, schematic, design development, budget, hard-bid, and GMP estimates to support the full range of delivery methodologies, (GC, CM, CM-at-risk, and Design-Build), in the following industry sectors:
- Land Development/Residential
- Local, State, and Federal Government
- Commercial, Retail, Mixed-Use
- Healthcare (MOB, MRI, Surgical)
- Extended Care/Assisted Living Facilities
- College, University, Public Schools K-12
Outstanding technical abilities include the creation of well-defined scopes and bid packages, time and material studies, comparative analyses, value engineering, and a working knowledge of LEED certification and commissioning.
Mr. Wolf’s excellent interpersonal skills are a proven asset in negotiations with the most demanding of Clients and serve to maintain and foster relationships of trust and respect while providing high levels of client satisfaction.