Gerard Heiber has been with SIGAL for over 30 years, starting as an assistant project manager. Throughout his tenure, Gerard has undertaken roles to spearhead key initiatives as part of SIGAL’s commitment towards serving as an industry leader. While Senior Vice President, Gerard had been responsible for overseeing all of SIGAL’s base building projects, including the award-winning projects of Wilson Aquatic Center for DCOPEFM and The Jefferson Hotel for Ogden Cap Properties. Other notable projects include the MBA Headquarters at 1331 L Street NW, MCI World Headquarters, One Metro Center, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Tower Building at Tower Oaks, Turkish Embassy, and others.
At one time, Gerard also served as COO for SIGAL Environmental, a former subsidiary of SIGAL. In this role, he focused on creating and implementing sustainable building practices into construction. Gerard also served on the committee that spearheaded the LEED® green building rating system and was part of the team that developed the original specifications now known as LEED®. Gerard has achieved and maintains his LEED® AP accreditation.
Over the years, Gerard has been tapped to lend his expertise on industry trends and standards, including speaking engagements for Green Building Alliance, USGBC, Washington Building Congress, US Energy Association, and CREW.
Master of Landscape Architecture, Planning, State University of New York at Syracuse
Bachelor of Science, Boston University
DC Preservation League (Board of Trustees)
DC Public Schools National Academy Foundation Engineering Advisory Board
District of Columbia Building Industry Association
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
US Green Building Council NCR Chapter
Washington Building Congress (Board of Governors)