The creation of Keene Klimas Consultant Group is a natural evolution for two highly regarded construction professionals. Gary Keene and Max Klimas are long-time business associates who have most recently worked side-by-side for well over a decade. Together, they offer an unparalleled level of experience
Keene Klimas Principals
Gary L. Keene
Construction industry insiders have known Gary as the man behind Keene Construction Company.
The original company was founded in 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia. He expanded the business to Florida a few years later, taking the role of CEO until 2005 when he sold his interest in Keene Construction Company. Gary is now a Managing Principal of Keene Klimas Consultant Group. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a Certified General Contractor Class “A.”
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Michael S. (Max) Klimas
Max’s experience in the construction industry is equally robust. His extensive construction management experience, includes serving in an executive role as VP of Operations for Keene Construction Company, operating his own consulting firms and achieving leadership positions at a number of construction companies in Florida. Max now maintains the position as a Managing Principal of Keene Klimas Consultant Group. Max is also a graduate of the University of Florida, Certified General Contractor Class “A”, LEED AP, and a State of Florida certified SWPPP inspector.
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Keene Klimas Associates
John C. Jahreis
John Jahreis has extensive experience in construction estimating, scheduling and construction management. He brings a practical approach to the analysis of complex construction cost, delay and defect related claims. John has experience with a variety of construction litigation analysis and has offered deposition and trial testimony. He has worked closely with Max and Gary for almost 10 years and is a graduate of the University of Florida, Certified General Contractor and LEED AP.
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