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Patrick Askew

Lecturer; Executive Vice President, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Patrick Askew is the Executive Vice President who leads the Capital Division at the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He manages a $9+ billion project portfolio, including 95+ projects in design/construction, as well as 35+ engineers, architects, landscape architects, and other technical and administrative project support staff.  Patrick provides executive oversight for all capital design and construction work which includes large scale infrastructure projects, such as: construction of a water siphon between Staten Island and Brooklyn; design and construction of the Coney Island Hospital, East Midtown Greenway, and West Thames Pedestrian Bridge; he is also engaged in the development of the proposed state of the art BQX Streetcar transportation system.  Prior to EDC, Patrick worked for PANYNJ overseeing design and construction of the World Trade Center site, and as a consultant for the NYCTA monitoring their $32 billion capital program.  

He is a graduate of Temple and New York University and holds a bachelor’s and master’s in Civil Engineering, and a master’s in Business Administration.

Patrick teaches the Capstone Project.