Breck Perkins is a veteran construction industry executive with over thirty five years of experience on projects of all sizes and types, in many geographic locations. With a history as an active participant in the construction process Breck is acutely aware of the on-going necessities of effective project management. These include the continual monitoring of manpower, scheduling and overall project cost. His ability to analyze cost-benefit relationships throughout the project, along with his experience in balancing both design considerations and their related expenses, allow him to advise his clients of beneficial alternatives that deliver quality results. His strengths in cost management and construction due diligence are demonstrated in his long track record of accuracy on demanding and complex projects and his many longstanding client relationships. Breck has also served as an expert witness in construction arbitration and mediation cases, representing clients in disputes with contractors. In this capacity he has helped to bring a clearer understanding of claims to be made, assessed distinct responsibility for such claims and has assisted in the recovery of unnecessary expenditures to the satisfaction of all parties involved.
As the Technical Principal, he plays a strategic role in working closely with the estimating and consulting team by guiding the development of accurate budgets, value management and change order analysis. The results yield consistently delivered significant value on complex high-profile projects, from pre-design through construction, to many satisfied clients, including many well-known architects. With his leadership, the Stuart-Lynn team has been instrumental in achieving both superb results and the desired design intentions for which they are involved.
Breck began his career as a journeyman welder and continued on with a formal education in Construction Management at Pratt Institute. He is a member of the American Society of Professional Estimators and is a former Vice President of the local chapter.