Hany Ayoub is the Deputy Vice President for Manhattanville Development at Columbia University and oversees all aspects of design, engineering, and construction at the University’s 6.8 million square foot Manhattanville campus.
Since joining Columbia in 2017, Hany has managed the construction of several multimillion dollar projects at the Manhattanville campus, including the Jerome L. Greene Science Center; Lenfest School of the Arts; The Forum; Columbia Business School’s David Geffen and Henry Kravis Halls; a one-acre green space called The Square; and an expansion of the Central Energy Plant, a facility that provides chilled water, high-pressure steam, and electricity for the Manhattanville campus. The completed projects have won numerous awards including LEED Gold certification and Stage 1 LEED Platinum under the USGBC’s Neighborhood Development pilot rating system, the first such award in New York City and the first given to a campus plan anywhere in the United States. Hany and his team are currently managing the construction of a new residential building at 600 West 125th Street and master planning for upcoming projects in the development stage.
Hany has over 27 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Prior to joining Columbia, he successfully delivered complex construction projects for the Montefiore Health System, and some of the most prestigious hospitals in the Tri-State area. Hany holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from City College and is a registered Architect in the State of New York and New Jersey, an American Institute of Architects member, and is National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and LEED AP (Design and Construction) certified.