Ms. Polsak is a catalyst in the world of not-for-profit capital projects. She is a consummate problem-solver and works tirelessly to get the very best results for her clients. She is equally devoted to technical excellence and best practices in project management.
She has 45 years of experience and has been with Levien & Company since 2001. Prior to joining the firm, she held senior positions at some of New York's premier not-for-profit institutions including: the New York Public Library, where she was Director of Design and Construction; Lincoln Center, where she was project director for the Rose Building; and the New York Convention Center Development Corporation, where she was a senior project manager for the $400 million Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
At Levien & Company, Ms. Polsak applies her intimate knowledge of the not-for-profit world to manage many of the firm’s independent school projects, theaters, museums and other institutional projects.
She is also an expert on design and construction contracts and project delivery methods. She frequently presents a seminar on “The Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Construction Contracts” to architects as part the AIA Continuing Education program, for which Levien is an approved provider.
Ms. Polsak is a Registered Architect. She received her B. Arch. from Cornell University and has completed all coursework for a M.B.A. from New York University.