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New York, USA
Managing director
at DBI Projects

DBI Projects is looking for a managing director to join its office in New York, USA.


Owner’s representative services and project management

About DBI Projects

DBI Projects is a multidisciplinary firm of about 20 individuals that specializes in development management, owner’s representation, project management, and real estate advisory services. Since 2002, we have partnered with a diverse list of non-profit, private, and city clients to execute ambitious capital projects and real estate transactions. Our projects span from leading arts and culture organizations to schools to student housing and more. DBI takes full responsibility for the success of each project, from concept through delivery, and we are seeking individuals who embody this mentality in their approach.

Our mission and values:

  • provide elegant solutions to complicated problems
  • be the best in the field in projects that matter
  • take care of each other and our clients
  • create positive experiences in difficult industries
  • have pride in our work

Position description

DBI Projects is looking for an exceptional senior leader at the managing director level to work with our partners and senior team to lead the growth of the company.

We are seeking to expand our leadership and continue to grow our presence in current sectors (education, arts/culture, non-profit), as well as expand into new sectors. Areas we are currently considering expansion include: infrastructure, public agency/sector, commercial, residential, parks, and industrial, though we are open to other sectors and geographies beyond New York as well.

We believe this is an exciting opportunity for the right individual who is a cultural fit to join and help expand the firm while having a stable career with significant up-side and potential for equity ownership. This is an opportunity that is not generally available in the market, and we are eager to meet those who feel they would be a good fit.


  • set business development goals and objectives for team/division
  • recruit, hire, train and manage team members to meet or exceed defined goals
  • report on progress and challenges to internal senior management team
  • lead projects and manage clients from initial conversations through occupancy
  • leverage existing relationships to assist in growth of team/division
  • improve and refine internal processes as the company grows
  • represent DBI Projects at the highest levels across the industry

Skills and experience:

  • 20+ years’ in design, construction, and/or project management
  • strong background leading project team members across all levels
  • proven track record growing a business/division and attracting new work
  • experience and interest in business development
  • professional presence and existing network at the highest level of NYC construction industry
  • excellent client management and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to work at the highest level in business and the public sector independently
  • desire to be part of a growing company
  • love for complexity and drive to take on new challenges


New York

Team environment

DBI Projects has robust internal infrastructure, a strong culture, and an excellent reputation in the city and with our clients. You will be integrated into a young, motivated, and dynamic team, while also having the ability to bring in additional team members which complement your skill set and the determined path of growth.

Please submit your CV, cover letter and portfolio using the ‘apply’ link below.

  • Applications have closed.