Robert Lawlor, P.E., serves as a director of project management in Newmark’s Boston office. A professional engineer, Mr. Lawlor has been successfully managing projects for office, retail, laboratory and critical system facilities in New England and the New York metro area since 1999. With his strong background in design and project management, along with his leadership, strategic thinking, expertise, ethics and diligence, Mr. Lawlor has earned the great respect and admiration of his clients and peers.
Mr. Lawlor has managed projects for many financial, technological, corporate and law firm clients including Goldman Sachs, Capital One, Citizens Bank, Nasdaq, Nixon Peabody, Robert Half, Nielsen, Citrix, and many others. He has in-depth experience in budgeting, scheduling and managing build-outs, data centers and infrastructure upgrades including LEED-certified projects.
Mr. Lawlor joined Newmark in 2010 as a critical systems MEP senior project manager for Goldman Sachs’ capital projects assignment. He successfully managed multiple technical projects for the bank’s Americas portfolio, in cities that included Sao Paulo, Calgary, San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia and Seattle.
Prior to Newmark, Mr. Lawlor worked for Citigroup, as manager of its entire portfolio of its Lava Trading acquisition. His work on behalf of Lava Trading, an extremely fast-growing technology company that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Citigroup, required multiple build-outs of office space and keeping its live trading data center online 24/7.
Prior to Citigroup, Mr. Lawlor worked for Barclays Capital, as a project manager responsible for upgrading its facilities and expanding its data center within its North American headquarters. He began his career working as a consulting and commissioning engineer.
Mr. Lawlor received his professional engineer certification from the state of New York. He also holds a certificate in HVAC design from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University.