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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:
2 / 5 / 2018

  • 14490 BSB Electrical Power Upgrade
    • The Contractor is working in the Basement of the BSB preparing the existing switchgear room space for the new equipment. Disruptions to staff and occupants are anticipated to be minimal.
  • 14496-00 BSB HVAC Upgrade Project DLAR
    • The Contractor's crews are continuing working inside each of the Mechanical room equipment spaces of the East, West and 6th Floor Chiller plant areas with heavy activity as they are preparing for new equipment installations to further enhance existing air-handler equipment.
  • 14496-02 BSB Stacks Replacement Project
    • Contractor crews are continuing their efforts working on the BSB roof connecting mechanical systems towards their permanent locations. Contractor's employees will continue to access BSB Elevator 16.
  • 14B17 Boiler Replacement Project
    • The removal of the existing boiler equipment is now complete. Contractor efforts in the Boiler Plant will now be concentrated with fitting the area with structural elements to accommodate new piping and equipment.


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.