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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

Week of 3-18-2019

  • 14BX43 UHB Roof Replacement Project
    The Contractor is currently dedicating their current efforts on the UHB Bed-tower Roof. Weekend work is being attempted over the L&D/OPD Roof areas if the weather allows.
  • 141000-05 UHB Electrical Power Circuit Tracing Project
    Contractor personnel will continue to be visible during the day this entire week throughout the 2rdfloor Laboratory areas surveying existing outlet connectivity.
  • 14A18-05 UHB Waterproofing Project
    The Contractor will proceed with their efforts on the west-side of the Mechanical Penthouse. Occasional noise will be heard on the 8thfloor of the UHB Offices in the early morning and afternoon hours. The Contractor also anticipates weekend work in the same areas.
  • 141015 CO Detection Project
    The Contractor will be seen in corridors of the UHB, BSB and the HSEB throughout the week replacing existing smoke detectors with new Carbon Monoxide devices.



  • 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