Member Profile: John J. Amanat, AIA


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John J. Amanat, AIA

Amanat is currently Director of Construction at Greystar MDevelopment responsible for new multi-family construction in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Prior to joining Greystar, Mr. Amanat was Assistant Construction Manager at BRE Properties, Inc., responsible for the construction of new multi-family projects in the Bay area. He is a licensed architect in the State of California with over 30 years of experience as an architect and construction manager.

Previously, he held positions as Project Manager with Mithun Partners, Inc. and Associate Principal with Perkins Eastman Architects, overseeing dozens of senior living projects along the west coast including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and continued care retirement communities. Mr. Amanat also served as Capital Construction Manager for Bellevue School District, in Bellevue, Washington, overseeing over $250 million in school additions and new construction as part of a $320 million bond measure.

In addition, Mr. Amanat was involved in the design and construction of several high profile projects in Vancouver, British Columbia including Vancouver International Airport, Vancouver Public Library, YWCA Hotel, and several high-rise mixed-use condominium projects with retail for Concord Pacific Developments. He has also served on California State Building Commission advisory committees during recent code review cycles. Mr. Amanat is a 1984 graduate of the Washington University School of Architecture in St. Louis, Missouri.

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