Mr. Burke brings over 33 years of pre-construction and construction leadership experience providing expertise in project budgeting, value engineering, cost control, schedule control, building evaluation, contract negotiation/mediation, and construction management to Kramer Consulting. Having previously worked as a quantity surveyor in the UK, Des then relocated to the DC area in 1993. Since then he has been working within all aspects of pre-construction and construction management.
Mr. Burke brings a unique perspective and a wide range of construction-related experience to Kramer Consulting. Des believes strongly in the ‘Client First’ approach and will always advocate on behalf of our clients to ensure that as a trusted advisor your needs and expectations are met or exceeded throughout the life of your project. Des has successfully worked with many high profile clients including Northrop Grumman, McLean, VA; General Dynamics, Columbia, MD; Kaiser Permanente, Mid-Atlantic Region; Morgan Stanley, DC Region; Bright Horizons Child Care Facilities, Mid-Atlantic Region, Edelman, Washington, DC; Gallaudet University, Washington, DC; and Multiple Law Firms in Washington, DC. Adherence to the highest quality standards and ethics along with an approach focused on project teamwork, excellence and fairness are hallmarks of Des’ approach to each project.