Construction Systems International (CSI) is a Construction Management and General Contracting Company based in Jamaica.

We utilize world-class, industry best-practices in General Contracting, Pre-Construction, Construction Management, and Sustainable Construction services.

Our experienced and committed team build strong relationships with clients and produce competitive pricing, accurate scheduling, and an elevated service response. Together with our attention to detail, and emphasis on structural integrity and quality finishes, we deliver exemplary results.

OUR BEGINNING

CSI is a natural succession of the partnership between Deighton Levee and Gary Matalon who co-founded and continue to lead the Project Management firm, Neustone Projects. The partners saw the need for a first-world Construction Management company complete with its own team of professional building experts. As a result, CSI was established in 2010, capitalizing on over 30 years of combined experience in Project and Construction Management.

OUR MISSION

To provide value-added construction services and solutions through strong collaborative client and team relationships, using available technology to improve and enhance the communication processes; resulting in aesthetically pleasing, structurally sound and sustainable construction.

 

OUR VISION

 

WHAT WE DO


What we do, and how we do it, are central to who we are, and our success as a preferred partner. The company is built on a foundation of knowledge, integrity and teamwork. We meet the needs of our clients through:


•An experienced and professional in-house team of Preconstruction, Estimating, and Purchasing experts to ensure our Site Management teams are fully supported.

Vertical Market Sectors, allowing us singular focus, to solve the complexity of delivering building projects on time and on-budget, while helping sub-contractors improve quality and safety, at the same time reducing risk.

Ongoing Sustainable Construction, which brings our heightened awareness of the necessity to merge environmental, social and economic responsibilities in the built environment, to the fore.

•Contemporary methods such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) a technological development that transforms the way buildings and infrastructure are designed, constructed and operated.

•The application of wide professional expertise, in mechanical and electrical review and coordination, historical, cost data management, cost engineering, scheduling, and safety risk management.

Value Engineering, the systematic and organized approach for providing all the necessary components of a project at the lowest possible cost.


 
Deighton Levee
Chairman/CEO
Deighton Levee

Chairman/CEO

Deighton has gained his experience in projects in the USA, Jamaica, St Lucia, TCI and Puerto Rico. Gaining a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, he has worked in senior positions across the Construction and Manufacturing/Distribution industries before establishing Neustone.

Project Experience

  • Construction Management with large tract residential developers in the USA and Jamaica
  • Project Management of large commercial and residential real estate and construction projects in Jamaica and St Lucia
  • Project Management of various large scale enterprise projects including full ERP rollout for large FMCG company
  • Project Management of major business transformations and several operational re-structuring initiatives
  • Project Management of several major Supply Chain initiatives related to Procurement and Logistics

Areas of Expertise

  • 20 years Project Management across multiple industries and project types
  • Commitment to development of people and teams
  • Process development and optimization to drive continuous improvement
  • Ability to identify and communicate the relationships between “big picture” and key details

Gary Matalon
Director
Gary Matalon

Director

Gary Matalon has made a name for himself as a business professional that is eager to take on new adventures and revolutionize the way business is done in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. His greatest moments throughout the years have ranged from founding successful businesses and starting his family.

Experience

    • 86 Unit Townhouse and Condominium Development Founder
    • Successful private and public market ventures in Real Estate Project Management, Restaurant and Entertainment
    • 17 years of entrepreneurial, executive, operations, and marketing experience

Areas of Expertise

    • BA - Lynn University (Business Management and Entrepreneurship)
    • MBA – University of Liverpool (UK)
    • PMP Accreditation
    • Deep network and respected leader in Jamaican business sector
    • Organic growth - domestic and international expansion
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Damian Scott
Chief Operating Officer -COO
Damian Scott

Chief Operating Officer -COO

Damian has over 15 years of experience providing Cost and Project Management Services in the U.S. and the Caribbean
ranging  from $US 5M – $US 290M+ on a variety of Hospitality, Commercial, Retail, Industrial and Higher Education Campuses. He specializes in Project Management, Enhancing schemes utilizing value, and risk management techniques to optimize their feasibility.

Educational Background

Howard University BSME Mechanical Engineering, OSHA 30
HR Certified, LEED Green Associate

Project Experience

Jamaica, Commercial Bldgs. Digicel Building,

Hospitality-Secrets Hotel

United States, Commercial, Hospitality & K-12

  • Sam Houston High School Houston, Texas
    • New Build – Ground Up US$80 Million
    • 377,711 SQ/Ft
    • Project Duration 3 years-
    • Project Manager
  • Marriot Marquis Hotel Houston, Texas
    • New Build – Ground Up US$290 Million
    • 29 Story, 1000 Guest Rooms, 1,000,000 SQ/Ft
    • Project Duration 2 ½ years-
    • Interior Project Manager
  • Onyx &Rhapsody Condominium Washington DC
    • New Build – Ground Up US$90 Million
    • 268 Unit &182 Unit over 500,000 SQ/Ft
    • Project Duration 2 ½ years-
    • Assistant Project Manager

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Planning and Execution
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Contract Management
Leighton Williams
Operations Manager
Leighton Williams

Operations Manager

Leighton has been a member of the CSI team since 2013 and has continued to play a major role in our growth. Leighton has been a key player in developing great relationships with our clients and partners.

Martin Linton
Head of Pre-Construction
Martin Linton

Head of Pre-Construction

Martin is a Quantity Surveyor (QS) with a 29-year experience working in all areas of the profession having worked as a professional QS, a clients’ QS and a contractors’ QS. He has experience in, and an understanding of all aspects of the profession, having worked in both the private and public sectors and has local and international experience. He joined CSI in 2017 as Contracts Manager with responsibility for the contractual and financial aspects of projects.

Project Experience

  • Preparing project budgets, tender documents, tender analysis, and award. Preparation of contract documents and provide post contract support and assessment.
  • Project financial planning and feasibility assessment, external consultant management, contractual compliance monitoring and preparation of project financial reports.
  • Tendering for projects, preparation, and control of project budgets, change management, and contract compliance.

Areas of Expertise

  • Contract preparation and administration with experience in FDIC, CIC and other forms of contract
  • Payment application, change management and claims
  • Cost negotiation and sub-contract management
  • Cost forecasting and budgeting and cost control

Janice Pitter
Financial Controller
Janice Pitter

Financial Controller

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica.

Janice has over 25 years’ experience in finance, accounts and audit in the areas of hospitality, retail, manufacturing and distribution, project management and construction.

She has served in various capacities which include Audit Senior, Chief Accountant, Finance Manager and Financial Controller.

She played an integral role in the transition of a private company to a publicly listed company on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate finance and accounting
Strategic planning
Corporate governance

BRITTANY COPELAND-LEVY
Project Manager
BRITTANY COPELAND-LEVY

Project Manager

Brittany is a Project Manager with 9 years' experience working in the profession. She has experience and understanding of multiple aspects of the profession to include technical and administrative competencies. This she gained form working in both the private and public sectors, and local and international entities. Brittany joined CSI in 2021 as a Project Manager.

Project Experience

  • Contract administration
  • Preparing project budgets based on BQ
  • Project planning, scheduling, procurement
  • Preparation of Tender Documents
  • Technical Expertise

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Payment application, change management and claims
  • Cost negotiation and sub-contract management
  • Customer Service
  • Certified in Quality Management ISO 9001:2015

DIMITRI GOODEN
Project Operations Manager
DIMITRI GOODEN

Project Operations Manager

Dimitri is a Construction Project Manager with over 14 years of experience working in Project Management, Construction and Energy industries. Having studied Physics and Civil Engineering, he has brought that knowledge to his current role with CSI. Dimitri worked for 7 years at Neustone in all aspects of project management before venturing into the Energy Sector for 6 years and returned to the CSI team in 2021.

Project Experience

  • Residential and commercial renovations including Manor Park Plaza and Tracks & Records Kingston
  • New Kingston Courtyard Marriott
  • Managed build-out of eight (8) gas stations across the island
DONIEL POWELL
Quantity Surveyor
DONIEL POWELL

Quantity Surveyor

Doniel is a Quantity Surveyor (QS) with a 4-year experience working as a contractors’ QS. She has experience in, and an understanding of the profession, having worked on Residential, Commercial and Hospitality projects. She joined CSI in 2018 as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

Project Experience

  • Preparing tender documents, tender analysis, and award. Preparation of contract documents and provide post contract support.
  • Preparing quantity take-off for remeasured works and analysis.
  • Tendering for projects, preparation, and control of project budgets, and change management.

Areas of Expertise

  • ProEst Implementation
  • Payment application, change management and claims.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
MICHAEL P. ALLEN
Assistant Quantity Surveyor
MICHAEL P. ALLEN

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Experienced professional Assistant Quantity Surveyor (QS) who possess several years of invaluable experience having worked on Civil, Commercial, Hospitality and Residential projects. Highly focused with comprehensive knowledge of the profession and/in construction and how to maintain a professional, helpful, and courteous relationship with allocated clients. He joined CSI in 2019 as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor.

Project Experience

  • Tendering for projects, preparation, and control of project budgets, change management, and contract compliance.
  • Quantification and Preparation of Bills of Quantities including document pricing.
  • Preparation of Preliminary Budget Estimates.
  • Prepare Report on Tenders
  • Preparation of Interim Certificates of Payment.

Areas of Expertise

  • ProEst Implementation
  • Quantification and Preparation of Bills of Quantities including document pricing.
  • Preparing quantity take-off for remeasured works and analysis.
  • Payment application, change management and claims

 

PHONE NUMBER

+1 (876) 920-4823

EMAIL ADDRESS

info@csi.build

ADDRESS

36 - 38 Harbour Street, Kingston