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Joe E. Lee
Chief Executive Officer, CGL Facility Management

Joe E. Lee

Mr. Lee has participated in more than $7 billion worth of public facility construction projects in 40 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico with a remarkable track record for economical delivery of projects within abbreviated schedules without sacrificing efficiency or quality. One of the largest justice centers in the country - the $119 million Harold R. Banke Justice Center in Clayton County, Georgia - was designed and constructed in 28 months under Mr. Lee’s direction as Project Executive and is recognized nationally for its operationally efficient design. Mr. Lee was also responsible for all cost and budget control activities on various projects for the State of Georgia involving the design and construction of nine new prisons totaling more than $180 million in construction costs. To date, his efforts have saved the State of Georgia more than $20 million. 

Mr. Lee is the developer of a maintenance delivery system specifically designed for criminal justice facilities that is implemented in more than 4 million SF of detention space. Mr. Lee recognized the need to provide jail and courts clients with long-term solutions to their unique maintenance needs. CGL’s proven service delivery has saved clients thousands of dollars in long-term operating costs by emphasizing and addressing preventive maintenance and energy management.

Mr. Lee is a member of the American Correctional Association, American Jail Association, Project Management Institute, National Association of State Facilities Administrators, National Society of Professional Engineers, International Facility Management Association, and American Society of Civil Engineers.