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William Herrmann

william herrmannVice President for Facilities & Services
William Herrmann serves as Vice President for Facilities & Services for Stony Brook University, providing leadership and oversight for the efficient operation and sustainable management of all facilities, capital development, campus planning, architectural and engineering design, construction project management and commissioning. He also played a key role in conceptualizing and negotiating SBU’s successful bid for The New York Climate Exchange on Governor’s Island.

An experienced facilities executive, Herrmann brings more than 25 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

Prior to his arrival at Stony Brook, Herrmann spent 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. 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.

Herrmann 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 University. He also is a New
York State Certified Code Official and a representative for the New York State Coalition for
Sustainability in Higher Education (NYCSHE).


Doris Petti
Executive Assistant
Phone: (631) 632-6218