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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Facilities Management & Development


Welcome to the FM&D Website

Our Departmental Profile

The Facilities Management and Development Department at SUNY Downstate Medical Center is comprised of a diverse group of multitalented individuals with backgrounds ranging in Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical Design, Project Management, Code Compliance, Environmental Health and Safety, and Building Services. Our highly diverse background is a major reason why our department is uniquely qualified to handle requests for services internally. Our main office is located in the Basic Science Building room1-15.

Our Responsibility

Facilities Management & Development is responsible for the overall maintenance and operation of all SUNY Downstate Medical Center buildings and grounds which totals in excess of 2,500,000 gross square feet. The department is subdivided into four primary divisions:Physical Plant, Design and Construction, Environmental Health & Safety.

Our Mission

We take tremendous pride in continuously maintaining the highest standards possible in providing a safe, comfortable, and clean environment for all staff, students, patients, and faculty at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Campus Construction Activity Updates:
6 / 18 / 2018

  • 14490 BSB Power Upgrade Project
    • A brief 2-hour, "after-hour" power outage will occur for limited areas:
      • Thursday the 21st for the 3rd, 6th, 7th and 8th upper floors of the BSB.
      • Saturday the 23rd. The east-end of the BSB from the Basement level all the way up to the 9th floor will be affected for an hour.
    • These disruptions will involve only certain Laboratories and Offices. The Contractor will have temporary power in place for sensitive Laboratory equipment during the event.
  • 14496-00 DCM HVAC Upgrade Project
    • A steel delivery is anticipated for the morning of Friday the 22nd for the remaining structural components for the mechanical spaces.
  • UHB IT Closet Power Project
    • Crews will be completing their work on the 6th floor corridor this week installing pipe in the ceiling and will advance onto the 6th floor of the UHB to start installing components.
  • 14B17 BSB Boiler Replacement Project
    • Crews will continue installing new steam piping in the BSB Boiler Plant room. Anticipate machine noise at the BSB exterior as the Contractor continues to deliver major and install new critical components to the project site.


Follow the State University Construction Fund Facebook page to view SUNY Downstate Construction Projects, as well as other current projects throughout the SUNY University System.


  • Excellent service to the Campus community
  • Excellent stewardship of the campus environment
  • Professional and effective communication
  • High standards for professional and personal accountability
  • Sustainable development and management of campus resources


  • Develop methods for campus communications on facilities projects and deferred maintenance problems and issues.
  • Enhance tools to track, measure and report on facilities management for this Campus.
  • Improve the project delivery system within Design and Construction Unit and associated support services.
  • Enhance the safety of the Plant Utility area, staff properly per regulations, reducing staff burnout.
  • Define proper facilities staffing for an institution of this size complexity and niche service ( peer institutions and assoc.)
  • Ensure staff are properly trained, have tools, equipment and operating systems to perform work efficiently and effectively to meet the mission and goals of the Campus.