James F. Parks, President & Principal
As President, Jim Parks applies his more than 29 years of experience in the construction industry to successfully manage all aspects of project delivery with a focus on pre-construction services. He routinely assists clients with project feasibility analysis and personally oversees Berghammer’s pre-construction, conceptual estimating and preliminary budgeting processes.
As Project Executive, Jim is responsible for contract administration and monitoring project activity. His experience and background in the industry includes multiple facility types such as commercial office, retail, education, religious, as well as manufacturing and industrial facilities.
Prior to joining Berghammer, Jim served as President of a $40 million general contracting division for a southeastern Wisconsin contractor. He practiced real estate, bankruptcy and corporate law, and commercial litigation preceding his involvement in the construction industry.
A Milwaukee native, Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Marquette University and his law degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In addition, Jim serves on the boards of SET Ministry, Milwaukee Catholic Home, Center for Working Families and St. Mary’s Parish. He is actively involved in NAIOP and is a member of the Commercial Association of Realtors – Wisconsin Chapter and who recognized him as Associate of the Year in 2000 and 2004.