Abraham Garcia is a project manager for Hughes Marino, an award-winning commercial real estate firm specializing in tenant representation and program, project and construction management. Abraham earned a degree in civil engineering from Cal Poly Pomona.
As a project manager, Abraham has extensive knowledge in managing a diverse set of construction projects. In his career, he has managed different types of projects including office space improvements, higher education and food distribution facility construction. Abraham has detailed knowledge of the construction process of a project and excels at taking a project from inception—through programming, design, construction and closeout—to completion.
Since joining Hughes Marino, Abraham has worked on a number of tenant improvement projects, including: Tyvak: Nano-satellite Systems Company, 38,000 SF TI consisting of office, lab and cleanroom; Berggruen: non-profit, 11,000 SF TI consisting of office and conference rooms; Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger: law firm, 14,000 SF consisting of offices, records room and conference rooms; Arcules: video cloud surveillance, 15,000 SF consisting of open plan space with enclosed conference and team rooms; and Kinsbursky Brothers: industrial battery recycling facility, 16,000 SF ground-up project.
Prior to joining Hughes Marino, Abraham worked as a regional project manager for Sysco, the largest food distribution corporation in the United States. While at Sysco, he was responsible for all capital construction projects in the Pacific market and managed projects involving new and existing cold and dry food distribution facilities, as well as improving existing office space. Notable projects include a 7,000 SF ground-up cross-docking facility in Juneau, AK, a 1MW solar panel project in San Diego, CA, and a 10,000 SF new cooler cold storage and office renovation in Irvine, CA.
Prior to Sysco, Abraham worked as a project manager for GoPro, building new offices throughout California, as well as offices in Europe. Notable projects include a 73,000 SF office TI at company headquarters in San Mateo, CA, a new 45,000 SF regional office in Carlsbad, CA, and a combined total of 15,000 SF office renovation in Munich and Amsterdam.
Abraham also worked as a project manager on the LACCD Bond Program at Los Angeles Valley College, where he managed the building of ground-up educational and athletic facilities, along with numerous improvements to existing office space and upgrades to roadways, walkways and parking lots throughout the campus. Notable projects include a ground-up 30,000 SF Community Services Center, a ground-up Athletic Training Facility comprised of 25,000 SF of office and learning space as well as new NCAA regulation softball, baseball, and track fields, and a ground-up 26,000 SF Student Services Center.
In his free time, Abraham enjoys traveling with his wife and two daughters and spending time with family and friends.
- — Cal Poly Pomona, B.S. in civil engineering