Past Events

Meet the Candidates with Eric Adams

Thursday, March 4, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) had Brooklyn Borough President, Eric Adams, for “Meet the Candidates” on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:30 a.m. During this virtual mayoral forum series, attendees had the opportunity to hear his vision for the city as Mayor and ask questions LIVE.

Meet the Candidates with Andrew Yang

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

On Wednesday, February 24, 2021, Building Trades Employers Association welcomed New York City Mayoral Candidate, Andrew Yang, an American entrepreneur, politician, philanthropist. He spoke and answered pressing questions from the Association’s membership. During this virtual event, Andrew Yang, shared his vision and plans for New York City’s construction industry as mayor.

Meet the Candidates with Raymond McGuire
2021 New York City Mayoral Race

Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) welcome NYC Mayoral Candidate, Raymond McGuire for the Association’s third installment of Meet the Candidates on Thursday, February 18, 2021 from 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.  Attendees had the opportunity to ask pressing questions during the LIVE Q & A.

Meet the Candidates with Kathryn Garcia
2021 New York City Mayoral Race

Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

On, Thursday, February 4, 2021, BTEA welcomed 2021 NYC Mayoral Candidate, Commissioner Kathryn Garcia of NYC Department of Sanitation, to speak and answer pressing questions from the Association’s membership. During this virtual event, Kathryn Garcia, shared her vision and plans for New York City’s construction industry as mayor.

Meet The Candidates
2021 New York City Mayoral Race

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Via Zoom

Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) welcomed its general membership to the Association’s first segment of Meet the Candidates on Wednesday, January 13, 2021. During this virtual event, attendees had the opportunity to meet the 2021 New York City Mayoral Candidate and New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer, answering pressing questions from the audience in a LIVE Q & A.

Board of Governors and General Membership Meeting
Industry Update and Presentation

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 8:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. | VIA ZOOM

On the morning of Thursday, October 22, 2020, Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) hosted a Board of Governors and General Membership Meeting that was sponsored by myComply. Over 100 members came in attendance receiving important association updates and news.

This virtual meeting also featured speaker Gregory Russ, Chair and Executive Officer of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for a presentation on their new program “A Blueprint For Change” – a long-term strategy for stabilizing New York City’s public housing and establishing a public housing preservation trust.

2020 Safety Update: Reopened, Renewed and Ready to Build

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

On September 24 2020, Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) and New York City Department of Buildings (NYC DOB) held an important update on the safety protocols, rules and regulations and policies that impact our members. This engaging virtual conversation provided important insights into the new “normal” for the construction industry, and how companies will continue to reopen throughout 2020.

Webinar: Labor Tracking for NYC Construction

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 | Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Building Trades Employers Association (BTEA) hosted an informative webinar about myComply and its system for tracking labor and managing compliance. Attendees gained a deeper understanding of myComply’s newly added features and functionalities to their solutions, many of which are exclusive to NY contractors.

myComply’s Programs

  1. myComply’s Company Compliance Manager Tool (Learn More
  2. myComply’s Project Logs & Access Control Solutions (Watch Video)
  3. Distance Learning for Site Safety Training Courses with NYC DOB Approved Course Providers (Learn More)

2019 Construction Safety Awards

DOB Report Card 2019
OSHA Report Card 2019

2019 Construction Safety Award Winners

SAFETY INNOVATION

E.W. Howell

High Hazzard Binders

PosillicoCivil
Remote Video Auditing (RVA) — 45 Broad Street
Skanska
Female PPE

Suffolk Construction

RiskX

BEST PRACTICES/SAFETY CULTURE

Hellman Electrical Corp.

Safety Meeting Management Program

Hunter Roberts

Change to Safety Culture, PPE Policy

Turner Construction

Pre-Task Planning

OVERALL PROJECT SAFETY

AECOM Tishman
OneVanderbilt
Lendlease/Beauce Atlas Company/Stonebridge Erectors
New York Methodist
Skanska
Empire State Building
102nd Floor Observation Deck

HARDHAT SAFETY

Chris Nunez
E-J Electric Installation Co.
Ian Munro
E-J Electric Installation Co.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THOSE WITH ZERO INCIDENTS!!!!

AECOM Tishman
18 6th Avenue Brooklyn
Cauldwell Wingate
JP Morgan Chase, 277 Park Avenue Café Project
E.W. Howell
Ronsco

HONORABLE MENTION — HARDHAT DEDICATION TO
SAFETY

Michael Karayeanes

E.W. Howell

116th Annual Leadership Dinner

Thursday, June 6, 2019 | 5:30 PM

Ziegfeld Ballroom | 141 West 54th Street | New York, NY 10019
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2019 Honorees

PAUL DARRAH
Director of Real Estate NYC

LORRAINE GRILLO

Commissioner New York City Department of Design and Construction President and Chief Executive Officer NYC School Construction Authority

HARRY MACKLOWE

Chairman/Founder Macklowe Properties

2018 Construction Safety Award Presentations

Local Law 196 Presentation

DOB Report Card 2018

FDNY Presentation

OSHA Report Card 2018

115th Annual Leadership Dinner

Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 5:30 PM
583 Park Avenue | New York, NY 10065
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2018 Honorees

HONORABLE ANDREW CUOMO
Governor of New York
SABRINA KANNER
Executive Vice President, Design and Construction
Brookfield Properties
RICHARD KENNEDY
President and Chief Executive Officer
Skanska USA
Building Contractors Association
JOSEPH LEO
President
Atlantic Contracting & Specialties, LLC.
Insulation Contractors Association
THOMAS GESUALDI
President
Teamsters Local 282
JOHN MURPHY
International Representative, United Association
New York State Pipe Trades Officers
PAUL FERNANDES
Executive Director
CCA Metro
JOSEPH GEIGER
Executive Secretary-Treasurer
New York City District Council of Carpenters
GRAHAM MCHUGH
President Pro Tem
New York City District Council of Carpenters
MICHAEL CAVANAUGH
Vice President
New York City District Council of Carpenters
JOHN DELOLLIS
Executive Director
Association of Wall Ceiling & Carpentry Industries
DAVID MEBERG
President
Greater New York Floor Coverers Association
JOHN O’HARE
Managing Director
Building Contractors Association
WILLIAM SHUZMAN
Executive Director and General Counsel
Allied Building Metal Industries