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Ray Congdon, Director of Engineering

Ray Congdon

Director of Engineering

Ray Congdon

Director of Engineering
Global Workplace Solutions
832.316.4815

Houston Galleria

2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056
+1 713 577 1600
+1 713 577 1677

Overview

As a Director of Engineering in the Houston area, Ray is responsible for the management of building operations and MEP maintenance and repairs of 22 million square feet of high-tech, office, warehouse, lab and research and development buildings across the United States and Canada for a Global High Technology Company. 

Responsibilities are inclusive of the oversight of building system efficiencies, energy management, critical environment, code compliance and platform operations development.  He provides direction to a staff of over one hundred building engineers who provide services to 160 buildings across U.S. and Canada. He is also responsible for ensuring the engineering team stays current with technology through the implementation of a comprehensive engineer training program.

Ray has spent 25 years in building engineering and property management.  In addition to his current responsibilities, he has experience in outpatient healthcare, hospital, historical, and Class A, commercial high-rise.

  • Directed facility condition assessment initiative for 110 properties across the United States and Canada
  • Represented client during collective bargaining for clients engineer staff
  • Provided leadership in significant energy-reduction projects which has rewarded clients with the EPA Energy Star benchmarking and building labeling.
  • Coordinated and administered the scope and execution of significant capital projects from tenant improvements to major mechanical systems replacement.
  • A recognized leader with regards to building operations and speaks regularly at industry events locally and nationally. 
  • Due to his extensive technical experience, Ray teaches for BOMA – Seattle/King County as well as the Building Operator Certification program through the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council.
  • Proven experience in Operating Expense reduction.
  • Member: BOMA International Education Advisory Council
  • Recipient: 2008 BOMA – Seattle, King County:  Principal  Member of the Year
  • Recipient: 2009 Association of Energy Engineers: Region V Energy Professional Development Award

Professional Qualifications

  • USGBC - LEED-AP
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM)
  • BOMI - Facilities Management Administrator (FMA)
  • ASHRAE – Operations and Performance Management Professional (OPMP) 
  • Certified Instructor (Construction and Land Development), State of Washington

Clients

  • Global High Technology Company
  • Group Health
  • Health Care Property Investors
  • HCA – Denver, Colorado
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Walton Street Investors
  • Wells Fargo​

Ray Congdon

Director of Engineering
Global Workplace Solutions
832.316.4815

Houston Galleria

2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056
+1 713 577 1600
+1 713 577 1677