Associate Vice President of Campus Planning, Design & Construction
William Herrmann joined Stony Brook University’s Facilities and Services team in March
2020, providing leadership and oversight for the operation and management of all capital
development, campus planning, architectural and engineering design, construction project
management and commissioning.
William earned a Master of Science degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia
University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Management, and Economics
with a concentration in Facilities Administration from SUNY Empire State College.
He is also a NYS Certified Code Official and a representative for the New York State
Coalition for Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE).
An experienced capital construction executive, William brings more than 20 years of
expertise with a diverse background in capital finance, program and project management
for design and construction, building inspection, code enforcement as well as facilities
administration and operations. William moved to Stony Brook following 12 years at
SUNY Maritime College where he provided senior level planning, design, construction
and long-term facilities operations as Director of Capital Program Management, Facilities
and Information Technology. During this time, he developed and managed the College’s
multi- year capital plan including strategic initiatives, critical maintenance, residence
hall and sustainability programs, as well as the creation of comprehensive Facilities
and Energy Master Plans.
Prior to SUNY, William’s professional experience included Code Enforcement Officer/Building
and Zoning Inspector for the Town of Deerpark and as a Commercial Builder and General
Contractor in the Hudson Valley region of New York.