Tuesday, April 2, 2019

30 Year Veteran Of NYC Parks Department Jonna Carmona-Graf Hired As Roosevelt Island Operating Corp Assistant Vice President Of Capital Planning & Projects

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):

Please join us in welcoming Jonna Carmona-Graf.

Ms. Jonna Carmona-Graf is the new Assistant Vice President of Capital Planning and Projects for the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC). She is responsible for the direction and oversight of all engineering, architectural/design, construction, and maintenance activities on Roosevelt Island.

Ms. Carmona-Graf comes to RIOC after a 30-year career with New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Throughout her tenure at Parks, Jonna gained a thorough understanding of park operations, public programs, capital budgeting, and the delivery of projects on time and within budget. As the Chief of Capital Program Management, she led staff in the successful completion of over 1,100 projects valued over $3B, helping to transform public spaces citywide. In this capacity, she developed implementation strategies for project delivery and execution of all pipeline work funded in the Agency’s four-year and 10-year Capital Plans. She has more than 10 years of experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in the planning, design and construction of over $500 million improvements annually and has ensured timeliness and quality of deliverables for hundreds of projects annually. Working with Agency managers, Jonna also developed standards to ensure projects were durable, maintainable, sustainable, aesthetically pleasing, and affordable. She is a seasoned collaborator who strives to incorporate all stakeholders in the planning and development of community projects.

Ms. Carmona-Graf received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture from Barnard College of Columbia University. Outside of work, the Bronx native is a wife, mother of three, and proud grandmother of one. She loves spending time with her family and friends, enjoys cooking, traveling, and exploring the city's public spaces.
RIOC President Susan Rosenthal reported Ms Carmona-Graf's hiring during the March 7 RIOC Board of Directors meeting.

Welcome to Roosevelt Island Ms Carmona-Graf.