Portrait Timothy Gaffney

Timothy M. Gaffney

LEED Green Associate
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Tim Gaffney is an exemplary project manager whose strengths include team coordination and meeting project deadlines.

Tim is project manager and lead mechanical engineer for many of Altieri’s key museum projects. He joined Altieri in 1999 and continually demonstrates his talent for solving complex engineering challenges and maintaining internal production schedules. He is the main point of client contact and is responsible for the execution of design principles established by the Principal in Charge.

Tim was responsible for construction administration and on-site team coordination at the Museum of Modern Art, providing weekly on-site reviews of construction progress and quality. Currently, he is overseeing Altieri’s master plan development for the South Street Seaport Museum and is project manager for the Phase 2 renovation of the Penn Museum.


Clarkson University, 1995
Bachelor of Science
Mechanical Engineering

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Bard College Performing Arts Lab, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Carolina Museum of the Marine, Jacksonville, NC

Columbia University Libraries Special Collections, New York, NY

Common Ground High School, Urban Farm & Environmental Education Center, New Haven, CT

CREC Academy of Science and Innovation, New Britain, CT

David Rockefeller Creative Arts Center, Tarrytown, NY

The Explorer’s Club, New York, NY

FDR Presidential Library & Museum, Wallace Visitor & Educational Center, Hyde Park, NY

Fort Ticonderoga, Mars Education Center, Ticonderoga, NY

Friar’s Head Golf Club, Riverhead, NY

Greenwich Historical Society, Greenwich, CT

Harvard Law School, Langdell Hall, Cambridge, MA

The Huntington Theatre, Boston, MA

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

John Jermain Memorial Library, Sag Harbor, NY

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT

Marble Collegiate Church, New York, NY

The Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, CT

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Museum of Modern Art, The Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center, Hamlin, PA

National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island, NY

Orville H. Platt High School, Meriden, CT

Penn Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

People’s Theatre Project, New York, NY

Philadelphia Museum of Art Core Project, Philadelphia, PA

St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Social Media Company, New York, NY

West Haven High School, West Haven, CT


Platinum, 2021 Reconstruction Awards
Building Design + Construction Philadelphia Museum of Art