Year Inducted / Awarded: 2005
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Joseph L. Ross is Executive Vice President of Tishman Construction Corporation, one of the nation’s largest construction firms, having over $2 billion in annual revenue. Mr. Ross has led some of New York City’s most high-profile construction projects, including the 42nd Street Times Square redevelopment’the largest urban renewal project ever undertaken in New York. Individual projects include the Reuters Americas Headquarters, the Conde Nast Headquarters, The Westin New York at Times Square, and renovation of Disney’s New Amsterdam Theater. Currently, he leads the construction of the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park, a 2.1-million square-foot tower expected to set new standards in environmentally sustainable design and construction. Mr. Ross serves on the Boards of Directors of the New York Building Congress and the Regional Alliance for Small Contractors.