Throughout his 25+ years in the construction industry, Michael Marte has worked for multiple commercial companies, successfully owned and managed his own commercial company as a general contractor, and worked for Summit Homes, a custom home builder in Texas. For much of his career, Mike worked as a full service general contractor, managing all aspects of commercial construction and remodeling projects, from the development of conceptual budgets to project turnover and warranty service. Mike has truly seen and done it all in the construction industry, and his true passion is commercial or large scale projects. Mike has experience negotiating contracts with owners and subcontractors, developing both conceptual and final budgets and scopes of work, assembling and submitting all permit documents and applications, purchasing all materials, creating and managing project schedules. Mike closely monitors project budgets to ensure project profitability and aggressively seeks out methods of improving projects bottom line through buyouts and value engineering. As a project manager for Hammers Construction INC, Mike was responsible for projects contracts totaling over $16,000,000. Including an 89 room Comfort Inn and Suites Hotel, 130,000 square feet of office warehouse space, a small used car dealership, as well as several smaller projects.