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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Facilities Management & Development


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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

11 / 3 / 2018

  • 141015 / 15231 CO Detection Project – Simplex Grinnell
    The Contractor will be visiting various University Hospital’s Departments asking to replace Fire Alarm annunciator device covers. This quick-minute process that should not encumber any of the department’s normal activities.
  • 14B17 BSB Boiler Replacement ProjectThe new Boiler equipment will under-go a series of tests this week and will require a surplus amount of steam to be generated. Plumes of surplus steam will be evident from the roof of the Basic Sciences Building that should be no cause for concern as it is directed away from any building occupants.
  • 14490 BSB Power Upgrade Project
    The Contractor will continue with disrupting power in specific designated areas on Monday, December 3rdfor the Basement, 1st,2ndand 3rdfloors as well as on Wednesday, December 5thfor the 4th, 5th,6th,7th,8thand 9thfloors. Each of the several departments have been notified that are directly affected by this event.



  • 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