MATT CHRISTIE, Director of Telecom Field Operations
Mr. Christie is a graduate of SUNY Owego with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, and has over 15 years experience in the datacom / telecommunications industry. His knowledge and experience with large projects include design and route engineering, cost estimating, and project scheduling. He specializes in design/build on large and small scale fiber installations, from backbone placement to customer end term locations, and bringing jobs to completion ahead of schedule, in this fast paced phase of the industry. He has been responsible for major overhaul jobs from New Jersey to NYC and through to Connecticut, and many backbone installations throughout the five boroughs. His extensive knowledge of the ECS system makes him a valuable asset to the datacom division at Hylan. Mr. Christie has been a critical part of Hylan Datacom & Electrical and his dedication, hard work and leadership skills help to make him an intricate part of this successful team.
JOHN GAMBINO, Director of Civil Construction Services
Mr. John Gambino has served 22 years in the underground utility industry & started at the age of 18. Starting as LIUNA laborer John began his career specializing in underground utilities while working alongside his father who was a long time laborer and laborer foreman; an honor John cherishes today having learned just as much about work ethic and accountability as he did about utility work. Working as laborer taught him what was needed to complete the day to day activities hands on. Learning how to get a 3D visual of the Code 53 Mark outs ( of Gas , Electric , Steam & Communications ) beneath the surface and choosing prospective routes of new installation took him to his next level as a Foreman. As a Foreman he ran a 4-7 man crew constructing new installation of underground utilities , one most notable location was Columbus Circle Utility Relocation. Communicating with the utility lower & senior management on daily basis & learning the specs for each utility brought him to supervising 3 Crews on a daily basis & making him the 1st utility relocation Super in the 21st century to start the 2nd Ave Subway Project. Relocating all major utilities on 2nd Ave from 96th St to 81st Street. His knowledge in the industry saved several months by design building most of the project. In the years to come he had learned to estimate , cost analyze each specialty project. Today He has achieved to directing over 75 men , managing multiple facilities & equipment throughout NYC , NJ & PA.
JOE GRECO, Chief Estimator
Mr. Greco has accumulated over 35 years experience in the electrical contracting industry, starting his career as an estimator, advancing to project management, purchasing agent and ultimately ownership of his own Local 3 electrical contracting company for over 12 years. Throughout his tenure he has successfully been awarded contracts ultimately leading to the completion of major public works projects with such agencies as: NYC Transit Authority, Port Authority, Economic Development Corp., NYC DOT, NYC DEP and the Bridge and Tunnel Authority. In the private sector, Mr. Greco has been instrumental in cultivating and establishing relationships with such major developers and institutions as: The Related Group, Blumenfeld Development, Staten Island University Hospital, Eger Nursing Home, Amazon, and Ikea. Since joining the Hylan team, Mr. Greco’s responsibilities for major municipal projects have included chief estimating, purchasing and project management.
THOMAS S. FERRIE, Superintendent
Mr. Ferrie has over Thirty Years of Electrical Contracting experience. This includes two decades in project management within both private and public sectors. He has effectively contributed to timely and profitable completion of multi- million dollar contracts. Mr. Ferrie has a proven record of solid career progression. As Superintendent he manages Hylan’s workforce with skill and an ease that makes him a welcome and very much valued member of the team.