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New York Office

255 West 36th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018

Tel: 212-695-3333
Fax: 212-695-3343

koconnor@beacon.ws
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Kieran O'Connor

Vice President

Kieran O’Connor is a key member of Beacon's Construction Consulting team. In 2021, Kieran was promoted to Vice President, Southeast U.S. He is now based out of Beacon's Florida office and is taking on the leadership role for that service territory. Kieran has extensive in-field experience providing Surety Consulting & Construction Project Management. He is a tenacious, detail-oriented professional who serves Beacon’s clients with a very high level of professionalism and proficiency across a wide range of consulting areas.

Kieran has a B.E. in Civil Engineering, but has built upon his educational training with years of practical construction management and consulting experience gained working on a broad range of projects, with extensive expertise on school, municipal, public housing, and marine construction and surety consulting contracts. As a Project Manager, Kieran assists with the day-to-day operations of construction projects, including submittals, transmittals, RFI’s, RFQ’s, closeout documents and construction management oversight. He also assists Sureties on matters related to complex bond default issues including performing cost-to-complete analysis, payment bond claims review, and assembly of completion bid packages.

Kieran originally hails from Kerry, Ireland where he was an active member of Kerry’s GAA football program for several years, rising up to play at the highest level in the sport. Kieran has continued to be actively involved in Gaelic football in the New York area. He has played for the Kerry Gaelic Football Club of New York, and was part of the team’s championship-winning lineup in 2013 and 2014.

Kieran’s background includes extensive experience (construction management & surety consulting) across a broad range of projects in all of the following sectors:

  • Government Buildings
  • Educational Facilities
  • High-End Residential
  • Public Housing Projects
  • Municipal Facilities
  • Historic Preservation/Renovation
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Public Works Facilities
  • Museums
  • Institutional
  • Marine Construction

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

  • National University of Ireland Galway, B.E. Civil Engineering
  • Project Management - Primavera Systems
  • 30-hour OSHA Safety Training
  • 8-hr OSHA Scaffolding Training
  • LEED Green Associate
  • MTA Track Certification

ASSOCIATIONS:

  • New York Building Congress
  • American Society of Professional Estimators
  • Member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland