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Chuck Claar

Chuck Claar

Project Executive 

Chuck is responsible for leading the firm’s efforts to expand our services in the tenant interior construction arena.  In his role as Project Executive, he monitors and directs the project management team through interior projects, ensuring exceptional customer service. His duties include overseeing the estimating, contract negotiations, scheduling, budgeting and cost control, as well as quality control and business development efforts. He works closely with the entire team to facilitate the day-to-day field operation and coordination of each project and is also responsible for working with the project management team to facilitate the submittal process, including supervision of subcontract awards, punch list items and the preparation of bid proposals.


Experience

Chuck has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry, with a strong background in project management and business development. During his career, he has held a variety of titles including Superintendent, Land Design Manager, Pre-construction Manager, Vice President of Construction and Vice President of Interiors. Before joining R.W. Murray Co., he most recently served as the Director of Business Development for a local construction company. He is an active partcipant, sitting as chairman or on the board, for many local trade organizations such as NAIOP, Associated Builders and Contractors, and Washington Building Congress. Chuck has managed a wide variety of projects in the D.C. Metropolitan area, specializing in tenant interior build-outs as well as laboratory and office construction. 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Real Estate, The Pennsylvania State University 

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Management Education Committee, Associated Builders and Contractors - Virginia Chapter
  • Member, Awards of Excellence Committee, NAIOP DC | MD 
  • Member, Golf Committee, NAIOP DC | MD
  • Member, Education Committee, NAIOP Northern Virginia 
  • Past Co-Chair and current Member, Best of NAIOP Northern Virginia Awards Committee, NAIOP Northern Virginia 
  • Commissioner, Loudoun County Economic Development Advisory Commission 
  • Vice Chairman, Board of Directors, Washington Building Congress
  • Board of Governors, Washington Building Congress
  • Craftmanship Hall of Fame Committee Chair, Washington Building Congress

Publications & Awards

  • 2013 Member of the Year, NAIOP Northern Virginia
  • 2014 Member of the Year, NAIOP DC | MD
  • October 2014 Committee Member of the Month, Associated Builders and Contractors - Virginia Chapter