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Urban Atelier Group (UAG) Announces Strategic Organizational Changes, Elevating Executive Leadership

Parul Dubey on June 23, 2023 - in News, People

NYC-based construction management leader strengthens leadership through employee advancement.


NEW YORK, NY – June 22, 2023 –  Construction management firm Urban Atelier Group (UAG) has announced the promotion of four team members to executive-level positions and one team member to Project Director. This strategic decision will support the company’s growth and facilitate expansion into new markets. The individuals promoted include Danielle Acciari, Director, Finance, and Controller; Thomas Voutsas, Vice President, Project Executive; Steve O’Neill, Vice President, Project Executive; and Thomas Alaimo, Vice President, Preconstruction, and Sean Smith, Project Director. 

“We are thrilled to announce the promotion of five of our most dedicated team members. Committed not only to the growth and success of UAG, but these promotions also recognize the diligence and devotion to leadership, collaboration, mentorship, and client satisfaction,” said Andy D’Amico, President and CEO at UAG. “I am confident these team members will thrive in their new roles, and I look forward to the positive impact they will continue to have on our company and its mission.”

Recognized as a leader in the boutique construction management space, UAG is known for its first-rate residential, affordable, and commercial mixed-use projects. Select recent work includes partnerships with New York’s most notable developers and architects, such as L+M Development Partners, Tishman Speyer, MAG Partners, Alloy Development, The Durst Organization, Herzog and de Meuron, ODA, and Hill West Architects, among others. 

Please find additional information on the recently promoted team members below: 

Danielle Acciari, CPA, Director, Finance, Controller 

Danielle Acciari, CPA, oversees the atelier’s treasury functions and financial responsibilities, leading a team of nine accountants and providing strategic recommendations to enhance financial performance and business opportunities.

Thomas J. Voutsas, Vice President, Project Executive

Operations are the foundation and core of our success and business. Thomas J. Voutsas boasts over 25 years of industry experience, bridging technical expertise, field and safety knowledge, and an advanced finance degree to his role. Current projects include 100 Flatbush, New York City’s first all-electric residential tower in Downtown Brooklyn, and 67 Vestry, a luxury condominium renovation and building addition in Tribeca.

Steve O’Neill, Vice President, Project Executive

With over 25 years of experience, Steve O’Neill navigates agency approvals, addresses client requests, and mitigates operational challenges for a streamlined project. Steve has been instrumental in the success of several of UAG’s major condominium projects, including 25 Park Row and Westly, and the seamless construction of Bronx Point, a mixed-use affordable housing development. 

Tom Alaimo, Vice President, Preconstruction

Preconstruction and business development are vital to sustaining UAG’s growth as the firm focuses on operations and execution. With a background in urban planning and architecture, along with vast experience in real estate development and construction, Thomas Alaimo’s unique expertise will strengthen and broaden our in-house client services and position him in his new role as Vice President, Preconstruction as he oversees Estimating, Purchasing, and Business Development.

Sean Smith, Project Director

Sean assumes his new role as Project Director with over a decade of industry experience, half of which has been with UAG. Sean remains dedicated to leading and fostering a positive workplace culture through mentorship while facilitating stakeholder collaboration. Recent projects include 25 Park Row and Bronx Point.

About UAG 

More than builders, an atelier of purpose driven construction managers built with integrity to activate and strengthen New York City. 

At Urban Atelier Group (UAG), we’re inspired by classic ateliers, defining ourselves as creative professionals focusing on construction management and design excellence. We approach each development with integrity, holding ourselves to the highest standard of transparency and authenticity. 

Our New York based portfolio is purpose-driven, and our mission is to reinterpret, redefine, and evolve the impact of construction management by activating our local communities and strengthening our city. 


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