Richard Petretti

Director of Estimating


Richard Petretti, a recognized estimating and cost analysis leader in the construction industry, joined Schimenti in 2024 as Director of Estimating. Bringing over 20 years of experience, Rich is a highly regarded leader within New York Metro and national markets on significant projects spanning the retail and commercial sectors across the country.

In his role, Rich provides leadership to the estimating and preconstruction team while delivering cost-effective solutions that provide value to all clients and trade partners. He focuses on expanding Schimenti’s market share of larger projects and subcontractor partnerships in new geographies and sectors.

He has a proven track record of developing estimates for premiere clients of all sizes and scopes, notably Apple, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, and Lucid Motors. Rich also volunteers on the Executive Leadership Council for Autism Speaks, which supports multiple fundraisers throughout the year, particularly in April for World Autism Month.

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