Perry Associates, LLC - Commercial Management, Scheduling, Expert Claims Services
William A. Perry, P.E., M.ASCE has over thirty years of progressively responsible project management and project controls experience. His consultant fortes include:dispute resolution, commercial management, expert claims analysis, expert testimony, labor inefficiency analysis, delay analysis, delay damages assessments, and cost analysis. William Perry and Perry Associates, LLC engage in a hands-on approach to facilitating dispute resolution. This concept has enabled the settlement of numerous conflicts, avoiding litigation and saving clients from incurring legal costs.

Throughout his career Mr. Perry has served as a designer, a general contractor, an owner, an owner’s representative, a general contractor’s representative and a subcontractor’s representative which provides a unique and multi-faceted perspective on the commercial aspects and the claims process. He has accumulated significant experience on a variety of water, wastewater, infrastructure, and architectural projects, both private and public. He has been admitted as an expert in claims evaluation and delay damages assessment in state courts, and has participated in several arbitrations, mediations, dispute review board presentations and partnering sessions at various levels. He has performed program and project construction management, dispute resolution, analysis and resolution of change orders and claims involving delay and disruption, labor efficiencies, equitable adjustments, time entitlement analysis, merit determination and schedule delay mitigation analysis. Has also performed change administration and negotiation, correspondence review and response, litigation strategy and support.

Mr. Perry has extensive experience in representing owners, general contractors and subcontractors in managing the commercial aspects of construction and preparing or analyzing construction changes and claims to the degree necessary to help maximize and expedite resolution.

Mr. Perry holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and is a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) - Civil in the state of Massachusetts

Richard D. Maher, P.E., PMP, LEED AP has over twenty years of experience in project management and controls.  He has significant experience in providing clients with expertise in cost and schedule management and analysis, negotiations and resolution, payment and change order analysis, estimating and field controls. He has managed diverse projects ranging from small commercial projects to large government projects in both horizontal and vertical construction.

Mr. Maher has represented both owners and contractors on projects across numerous industries and continents.  Vertical construction experience includes hospitality, office, educational, bio-pharmaceutical and power generation industries.  Horizontal construction field experience includes temporary and permanent utility relocations including steam, water, drainage, gas, communication and electric, dam construction, post tension concrete viaduct bridges, mined tunnels, cut and cover tunnels, pile and drilled shaft foundations, slurry walls, support of excavation systems, underpinning, roadway construction  and traffic detours, contaminated soils, and airside construction.

Mr. Maher holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  He is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) - Civil in the State of Massachusetts, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and LEED Accredited Professional (AP), and holds a Certification for School Project Designers & Owner's Project Managers in the state of Massachusetts.

Kevin D. Stepanick is a seasoned construction professional with over twenty years of hands-on field experience on heavy civil and commercial construction.  Mr. Stepanick has significant experience on numerous DOT bridge projects with a focus on cost, schedule, change orders and claims.

Mr. Stepanick holds an Advanced Diploma in Construction Engineering Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as well as numerous certifications. 

Daniel McCrave-Bessette, E.I.T. is an experienced construction professional with over 13 years of progressively responsible experience as a general contractor in field construction project management and project controls.

Mr. McCrave-Bessette has solid experience on a variety of heavy civil construction projects ranging the $86-million RIDOT Pawtucket River Bridge project, to the $66-million RIDOT Providence Viaduct project, to the $2-million Boston Water & Sewer Commission’s Combined Sewer Overflow project and several smaller public utility and civil projects.  

Mr. McCrave-Bessette received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and holds his Engineer In Training (EIT) certificate.

We look forward to putting our extensive experience to work for you.  
Please contact us at: or at 617-290-6433.

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