Simon Schreier – President
Simon Schreier was born in South Africa and descends from three generations of engineers, contractors, and developers. He has, therefore, been involved in construction and related fields his entire life. He has international construction and management experience from South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States. This provides Simon with a broad range of technical and managerial skills.
He began his career as a quantity surveyor with Farrow Liang, the largest professional quantitysurveying firm in the Southern Hemisphere. At Farrow Liang in South Africa, his clients included Anglo American Corporation, Goode Hoop Coal Mine and De Beers Diamond Mine in Botswana, along with Barclay’s Real Estate division housing development. Simon then moved to London where he worked on the expansion of Heathrow International Airport for a subsidiary of Farrow Liang.
Upon immigrating to the United States, he worked as a senior project manager for Amir Development, Sumitomo Construction America, Inc. and Auerbach Construction. He was directly responsible for numerous commercial, office, retail, industrial, bio-medical, medical and multi-family projects valued in the hundreds of million’s of dollars.
Simon Schreier established S. Schreier & Associates to provide Construction and Development Management, as well as Building Evaluation and Engineering services. To date, Schreier has provided building evaluation services for transactions valued at over one billion dollars and several million square feet. Schreier’s vast experience in the field of cost engineering, quantity surveying, construction management and solid technical expertise directly contribute to the success of S. Schreier & Associates and its client’s projects.
Simon is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa with an honors degree in quantity surveying. He is a member of several professional organizations including The American Association of Cost Engineers, The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors and also holds a California State Contractors License.
Simon is a member of the Jewish Federation Construction and Real Estate Division and the facilities committee for the Jewish Federation Council.