Founded in 1979, GrantWorks, Inc. (GWI) has assisted over 450 government entities in the design and delivery of a wide range of critical project and programs in the areas of Infrastructure, Transportation, Public Buildings and Facilities, Community and Economic Development, Coastal Protection, Disaster Recovery, Mitigation, and Resilience.
Over a span of 40+ years, we have successfully managed over $8 billion in projects focused on improving the communities where we live, work, and play. Today, with a national workforce of over 370+ professionals, GWI continues its mission to develop meaningful partnerships with public and private sector customers to solve complex infrastructure challenges, improve public service, and build stronger, smarter, and more resilient communities.



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    GWI's Program Management and Construction Management (PMCM) Division offers a full range of of technical and management services to our customers for complex construction and capital programs ranging from planning, stakeholder coordination, scheduling, risk management, change management, and cost control; to design, construction, inspection, facility startup, commissioning, and project closeout. Our capital program PMCM expertise and experience span a wide variety of infrastructure, transportation, housing, and municipal facility project types including:

      • Single- & Multi-Family Housing Programs
      • Stormwater & Drainage Channels
      • Transit Stations, Facilities, & Infrastructure
      • Water/ Wastewater
      • Water Mains & Distribution Systems
        • ADA Compliance Programs
        • Bus Depots & Maintenance Facilities
        • Elevator & Escalator Modernization
        • Highways, Roads, & Bridges
        • Parks & Recreation Assets
        • Public Buildings & Facilities

        OUR APPROACH: Infrastructure & Transportation PMCM Expertise

        As a trusted advisor, we thoroughly monitor construction activities and offer guidance on critical issues such as constructability, contract packaging, contractor coordination, train and/or building operation impacts, force accounts, GO Management, temporary work requirements, supply chain efficacy, and vendor capability.
        GWI's PMCM capabilities have contributed to the successful delivery of thousands of construction projects – on time, within budget, and with an unwavering focus on safety. Our professional staff offer decades of experience supporting complex construction projects and capital programs for a wide range of clients including the following agencies:
        • Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)
        • Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
        • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
        • Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT)
        • New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)
        • New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJ Turnpike)
        • Texas General Land Office (GLO)
        • Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)
        • MTA Construction & Development (MTA C&D)
        • New York City Department of Design & Construction (DDC) 
        • New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP)
        • New York City Transit (NYCT)
        • New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) 
        • New York State Thruway Authority (Thruway Authority)
        • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ)

        PMCM Core Leaders

        The foundation of our successful approach to program and construction management is rooted in our proven people, processes, and tools reinforced by a steadfast commitment to client satisfaction. Our PMCM experts are here to help you build stronger, smarter, and more resilient communities. 

        Syed W. Ali, P.E.
        SVP, Engineering & PMCM

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        30+ Years
        Specialized Infrastructure & Transportation Experience
        Our Senior Vice President of Engineering, Program Management, and Construction Management Services, Syed W. Ali, P.E., brings 30+ years of Infrastructure and Transportation PMCM experience to the GWI team. Mr. Ali has comprehensive experience managing design-build, design-bid-build, CM/GC and other innovative project delivery methods. He has delivered large underground, rail, transit, water/wastewater, environmental, and highway projects to successful completion through effective problem resolution and schedule control. His engineering and PMCM project experience includes OSHA, ISO, and QA/QC compliance, LEED certification compliance, special inspections, equipment start-up and testing, commissioning, schedule, and cost control for numerous government agencies including MTA, MTA C&D, NYCT, TBTA, NYCDEP, NYCDDC, NYSDOT, NJDOT, Thruway Authority, NJ Turnpike Authority, CTDOT, Massport, MBTA, MassDOT, and PRHTA. A licensed Professional Engineer in New York and Puerto Rico, he has extensive experience managing a large staff of project managers, construction managers, resident engineers, office engineers, and inspectors.


        Henry Schober, P.E.,
        QCxp, QEI
        VP, Engineering & PMCM

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        34+ Years
        Specialized Infrastructure & Transportation Experience

        Our Vice President of Engineering, Program Management, and Construction Management Services, Henry Schober, P.E., QCxp, QEI brings 34+ years of Infrastructure and Transportation experience to the GWI team. Mr. Schober, a licensed professional engineer in the state of New York, has extensive experience in the field of program management, construction management, electrical and mechanical design, facility startup, and commissioning across multiple government agencies, such as the MTA New York City Transit (NYCT), New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), and Department of General Services (DGS). In supporting these clients, he has been involved with several multibillion-dollar capital programs. In addition, he has led multiple teams providing program services for Design/Build and Design-Bid-Build Capital Projects.


        Rick Faircloth
        SVP, State & Local Government Services

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        27+ Years

        State & Local Government Services Experience

        Our Senior Vice President of State and Local Government Services, Rick Faircloth, brings 27+ years of consulting, operations, and business development experience to the GWI team. Mr. Faircloth has an extensive record of accomplishment delivering technical and resource solutions for managing critical infrastructure, transportation, energy, environmental, disaster recovery, and resiliency programs for state and local governments. His experience encompasses both traditional capital programs and federally funded (FEMA and HUD) disaster recovery projects involving critical infrastructure, transportation assets, single- and multi-family housing, water/wastewater facilities, schools, hospitals, and ports. His expertise and client portfolio spans federal, state, and local government agencies across the United States and its Territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.