Senior Project Manager
Jeffery D. Maberry, is the Senior Project Manager for Eric Hafer & Associates. He brings nearly twenty years of professional design and management experience to his position. Mr. Maberry has extensive experience designing and managing a wide variety of commercial, residential and institutional projects, both public and private. In addition to being the senior Project Manager at EHA, Mr. Maberry is also responsible for overseeing the firm’s designers and staff members on about half of the firm’s current design projects. Below are some highlighted projects on which Mr. Maberry has contributed.
Bachelor of Architecture, Spring Garden College (1985)
Eric has over 30 years in the Design & Construction industry. In addition to serving as Managing Director of Synergy FDS, Eric is also president of Eric Hafer & Associates, a midsize Architectural and Interiors firm in Southern New Jersey. Eric founded the company in 1993 and served a variety of clients from local real estate developers to large national educational institutions. For the past 12 years Eric served as the national consulting architect for Lincoln Educational Services, a for profit technical training school and college.
Eric oversaw many substantial projects during the past 18 years. Some of the more notable projects include 64,000 SF for the U.S. Navy is the Bourse Building in Philadelphia, the complete renovation and tenant fit up of 325 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia which is a 13 story office tower, The conversion of 50,000 SF of retail space in the Bourse Mall to office space for EEOC, Aramark and Inchcape Shipping Company as well as construction of a 50,000 SF ground up office building in Pennsauken, NJ. Eric's firm also designed several notable restaurants over the years including Buddakahn and Tangerine in Philadelphia and the Stone Grille in New Jersey.
As the National Consulting Architect for Lincoln Educational Services, Eric worked on over 45 different Schools in 17 states. Projects ranged from a 3,500SF alteration to an existing computer school to new 213,000SF, mega trade school in Denver. The schools teach a variety of disciplines and Eric has acquired expertise in a multitude of training facilities types. Some of the technical programs include: Automotive Mechanic training, Diesel Mechanic training, Collision Repair training, HVAC Technician training, Welding Technician training, HVAC Repair training, Electrician training, Computer Repair Technician, and Network Systems Technician training. There are also a series of Allied Health programs that Eric has developed programs and designs for. These include Nursing (LPN), Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing, Phlebotomy, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, and X-Ray Technician. Eric has also designed several Culinary Schools and two Cosmetology Schools. In working as a National Consultant, Eric's firm has designed some projects from start to finish in house, and other projects were contracted out to a network of outside designers that work under Eric's guidance. This established network of Architects and Engineers allowed for many projects to be done simultaneously, with consistency and quality.
Prior to founding Eric Hafer & Associates, Eric worked in Philadelphia for Nelson and Associates. At Nelson, Eric's primary responsibility was to update branch banks for EAB( European American Bank). This involved adding ATM machines and Improving Security at 35 branch banks on Long Island, NY.
Before joining Nelson, Eric work for 5 years at F. Daniel Cathers and Associates in Cherry Hill. At Cathers, Eric prepared Feasibility studies for Office and Industrial Parks, and developed construction documents for shell buildings located in those Parks. When that market dried up in the early 1990s, Eric was transferred to Cathers Architectural Interiors Group where he designed a 60,000SF facility for CONRAIL which included their Computer Aided Train Dispatch Facility. This facility, located in Mount Laurel, controlled all of the train traffic in the northeast corridor. The facility was so critical that the design had to include multiple UPS battery back-up systems as well as two back-up generators.
Eric is a Graduate of Temple University where he Co-founded the local Chapter of Delta Tau Delta and served as the President of the IFC and as the Secretary of the Temple Student Government. Upon graduation, Eric was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi Medal for his Service to the School and Community. Eric has been a registered Architect since 1991 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Laurel Springs Planning Board.