03 Dec

Blair Gamracy Joins Synergy Partners

Blair Gamracy (200x200)We are excited to announce that Blair Gamracy has joined our growing team at Synergy Partners! Blair is a Project Manager with eight years’ experience in building design, evaluation and renewal. His expertise includes structural evaluation and repair, and building enclosure design and performance evaluation. He works with both new construction and existing buildings.

Blair has served on the Board of Directors of the Sealant and Waterproofing Association, and has authored articles and delivered presentations dealing with building repair and renewal.

Welcome to the team Blair!

04 Nov

Welcome Jeffrey Ricard!

Synergy Partners is excited to announce that Jeffrey Ricard has joined Synergy Partners as the inaugural employee and core member of our building renewal team. Jeff brings 3 years of experience in building construction and renewal working with contractors and owners to maximize quality and value. Jeffrey is also involved in evaluating building components and developing recommendations for repairs. In Jeffrey’s words:

“I see Synergy as a place to not only build my career, but also to be an integral part of building a highly respected company and culture.”

Welcome aboard Jeffrey! 

19 Oct

Sean Allman and Peter Wight Join Synergy Partners

Pete.SeanMore exciting news from Synergy Partners – Sean Allman and Pete Wight are the newest additions to the Synergy team!  With a combined experience in excess of 40 years, Pete and Sean will lead our property condition assessment team. We are ready to  deliver best in class due diligence, capital plans, reserve fund studies and performance audits for our commercial and condominium clients.

Sean has over 15 years of experience in meeting client needs on thousands of properties including many complex, high-profile assets and challenging properties with significant deterioration. He successfully led the Toronto area property condition assessment business unit at Halsall Associates through significant growth from 2008 through to 2014.

Pete has over 25 years of experience evaluating buildings and advising owners/managers on budgeting for future capital repairs. Pete has a passion for working on fast-paced, complex due diligence projects having worked on numerous high-profile property transactions. Clients know to trust Pete to develop reliable capital forecasts within tight due diligence timeframes.

Sean and Pete’s decision to join Synergy is a testament to our commitment to attract and retain the best talent in the market.  We look forward to more exciting news and continued growth.

06 Oct

Synergy Partners Welcomes Naj Jivaji

Naj.square photo (200x200)Synergy Partners is thrilled to announce that Naj Jivaji has joined as a Principal. Naj is a project management specialist with nearly 30 years of engineering and project management experience. For the last 12 years he has worked with the other Principals at Halsall Associates managing building performance evaluations and building renewal projects.

Naj drives to achieve success for his clients by developing the strong relationships needed to understand what they need to achieve. Naj is never afraid to ‘go-to-bat’ for his clients, believing that he has been trusted with their interests. This commitment, combined with project management tenacity and friendly personality have resulted in many long-term relationships.

We have been thrilled by the support received from our past clients and are pleased that Naj has joined to grow our abilities to meet your needs and help build our reputation for great client service.

01 Oct

A Strong Start Based on Strong Relationships

Synergy Partners is off to a strong start thanks to a number of clients with whom we have strong relationships.  We have enjoyed a warm reception from the industry  we love to work in.  We greatly appreciate your continued support and trust in our abilities.

With new beginnings, come new opportunities to define who we are and how we will provide best of market service. We will shape our future based on lessons learned and great relationships to build a strong foundation for lasting success.  It is truly refreshing and we are excited about what the future holds.

About Synergy Partners:

Synergy Partners was created by former Principals of Halsall Associates. We provide building planning and engineering for: acquisition, management and renewal of existing buildings; enclosure design support for new development; and expert advice in dispute resolution. Collectively we offer over 125 years of creating maximum value for property owners, managers, designers and builders. We look forward to partnering with past and new clients.

09 Sep

Sam Evangelista joins Synergy Partners

Sam Evangelista (200x200)We are pleased to welcome Sam Evangelista to our growing team at Synergy Partners.

Sam is a building restoration specialist with a reputation for providing successful, cost-effective solutions. He has over 25 years of experience evaluating and designing repairs for building structural and cladding systems. Sam successfully led the growth and development of Canada’s largest building restoration and cladding engineering team. This was arguably the most talented, dedicated and respected team in the country providing services to Canada’s pre-eminent real estate firms. At Synergy, Sam will develop an equally talented team dedicated to providing client focused services.

24 Jun

Announcing the Start-up of Synergy Partners

I look forward to helping Synergy Partners grow to become a trusted advisor to many of the clients I have had the pleasure of working with over the years. We will be starting up shortly to provide Restoration and Condition Evaluation engineering services to building owners, managers and investors. Please contact me with any project or employment questions.