Mr. Pica brings over 30 years of real estate, construction and land development expertise to the organization. As Senior Vice President of Construction Management, he has constructed several million square feet of research, office, retail, urban mixed-use, municipal, medical and industrial buildings. He has delivered nearly two thousand prime single family residential home sites, and hundreds of multifamily and assisted living units to market.
During his tenure with Burton-Katzman Development Company, which he began in 1989, he has successfully and economically completed a wide array of highly technical, innovative projects for some of the largest corporations in the Midwest, including DaimlerChrysler, Kroger, Saturn, UPS, Trinity Health Services, Dow, several tier one automotive supplier headquarters, and many others. Beyond the traditional construction and development challenges, Mr. Pica has demonstrated his broad scope of expertise by reconstructing one of the largest dams in Livingston County and building the largest municipal well water system in Oakland County. Currently he is developing several office buildings in the southeast United States, and oversees Burton-Katzman’s Michigan based Affordable Housing Construction Initiative.
Mr. Pica attended Oakland University and Lawrence Technological University. His hands-on approach begins immediately with architectural and engineer procurement, pre-construction services, value engineering, construction supervision and maintenance oversight with our extensive property management division. Through ongoing education and training in state-of-the-art construction and development techniques, Mr. Pica continuously implements the highest level of expertise and professional standards. His integrity, thoroughness and ability to develop utility and expedience to each project support the high standards of the Burton-Katzman organization.