“PPM’s New England Expansion”

In September of 2009 PPM is pleased to announce the expansion of its services in the New England region.

Peter G. Silva, Project Manager

Peter G. Silva Silva earned degrees in Electrical Engineering from Lowell Technological Institute and in Industrial Engineering from Northeastern University, both in Massachusetts. He retired from the Archdiocese of Boston after 13 years of service where he was the Director of Facilities for Design, Construction and Maintenance. At the Archdiocese, Peter managed over $100M in construction, renovations and maintenance efforts from minor roofing repairs to major multi-million dollar complex projects. Peter was responsible for overseeing and directing the maintenance and construction activities for over 360 parishes and 250 schools totaling over 1600 buildings and encompassing over 3000 square miles with his strong facilities management skills and contract knowledge. He is a current member of the Conference for Catholic Facilities Management (CCFM), was a past National Board Member, and currently serves on two committees for CCFM. Prior to joining the Archdiocese, Peter was a Senior Principal Engineer for R.W. Beck & Associates, a nationwide consulting and engineering firm for many years and before that spent 23 years overseeing and directing major design, construction and maintenance efforts, totaling over $500,000M for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, where he held positions from Jr. Engineer to Supervisor of Engineering and Maintenance and from Field Engineer to Project Manager for Design and Construction. Peter has given many lectures to religious organizations on the challenges to religious institutions to maintain and upgrade properties. Some of which include:

Peter J. Forte, Project Manager New England

Peter J. Forte began his career as a Project Engineer for Siska & Hennessy, one of the world’s largest engineering firms. Peter developed strong field experience designing and managing complex HVAC systems for properties in the Northeast United States. Peter joined the Archdiocese of Boston in 1990. Since then, Peter has managed hundreds of projects in Parishes throughout the region. Peter shall immediately begin work on the construction and renovation of Holy Family Parish in Amesbury, and performing Facility Conditions Assessments for Boston Parishes and the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Wilton CT.