John C. Barnes


Adjunct Professor
BS, Architectural Engineering with Minor in Engineering Management, Tufts University 1984

John has 25 years of experience in the construction and Real Estate Development Industry. He started his career working in New York City in 1984 working for one of the largest Construction Management Companies in the country (Turner) on hi-rise construction base building and tenant fit-out work for five years with a concentration in mechanical systems oversight.  He returned to Philadelphia in Turner’s office here in 1990 and worked on large pharmaceutical and aerospace facilities. For six years John worked for a local real estate, development and Owner’s representative company (Aegis Property Group) on many large and diverse projects including aerospace production clean rooms. For the last nine years he has worked for one of Philadelphia’s local General Contracting Firm’s (Daniel J. Keating) as a Project Director overseeing all operational delivery of some of their largest commercial projects such as the doubling of the parking garages at the airport from 2.5 million square feet to 5.0 million square feet, and the SEPTA Suburban Station Renovation.

John has special expertise in the design, construction, and commissioning of hi-tech facilities; design and managing of complex schedules and site logistics, and resolution of cost claims.