Palmisano Strengthens Precon And Operations Teams

NEW ORLEANS – The PALMISANO construction firm announced that Ryan Barrosse has been promoted to senior estimator, where he will lead project estimating efforts on the Preconstruction team. Also, Steve McGovern has been promoted to project executive, where he will work to solidify the company’s presence in the healthcare market. The announcement was made in a press release.

Barrosse has worked in estimating and preconstruction for seven years, strategically and thoughtfully preparing numerous successfully completed historic renovation, new construction, hotels, schools, multi-family, and residential mixed-use projects. His most notable projects include Maison de la Luz, The Blake Assisted Living Facility, Kimpton Hotel, M.S. Rau Antiques Gallery Expansion, and Hotel St. Vincent.

Barrosse’s ability to recognize and drive value and constructability has resulted in positive outcomes for the project teams. He approaches each project with a partnership mentality and an emphasis on detail that is recognized by owners, subcontractors, and design partners. Barrosse holds a degree in Construction Management from Louisiana State University.

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McGovern joined Palmisano in 2017, brining 14 years of construction experience. He has managed historic renovation, new construction, hotels, schools, multi-family, and residential mixed-use construction projects totaling over $240M. He is currently leading Palmisano’s work at the Higgins Hotel & Conference Center at the National World War II Museum, which is expected to open in November 2019. Steve has successfully led the project team and construction partners in overcoming much adversity on an extremely complex project.

McGovern challenges the status quo, always seeking to deliver value to his clients. He graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Construction Management and a minor in Business Administration. McGovern graduated Magna Cum Laude and first in his class in construction management.


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