When you hire HB Cornerstone, you have a single, informed, empowered, involved owner representative supervising all aspects of your initiative. Our services provide a filter for everyday details, allowing you to focus on the day-to-day activities of running your business rather than the business of building or moving. We provide the project management services you need to build your budget, construct your schedule, coordinate communications and get your project done, on time and on budget.

Our owner representation services include facilities consulting and move management. As facilities consultants, we bring real life “know how” and life cycle considerations to design and scope decisions. Our professionals provide maintenance and operations program scope development, vendor services scope development, bidding, contracting, budget development and planning. As move managers, we organize business staff and materials moves, technology relocation, library relocations, furniture redeployment and records relocations.


As planning and design professionals, we are passionate about delivering the best possible balance of design, cost and functionality.We provide traditional design services to support all phases of your construction project, ranging from feasibility studies, program generation, design development and construction document production through construction administration. Our interior design services include space planning, finish selection and furniture design, and range from preliminary design and presentation development through specification/construction document development and construction supervision.

People of HB Cornerstone

Our professionals are owner representatives, design professionals, facilities managers, and building operations experts include:

Crowe, David_2013

Architect, facility manager and owner representative

David J. Crowe, AIA


  • Experience as an architect, facility manager and owner representative
  • Responsible for planning and execution of multiple construction projects throughout New York state and Canada
  • Director of Facilities and Operations, Harris Beach pllc
  • Owner representation roles include feasibility studies, master planning and design, municipal approvals, budgeting, scheduling and construction supervision


Owner representative and construction manager

Paul Gardner

Senior Owner Representative
  • Experience as an owner representative and construction manager
  • Experience includes commercial renovation and new construction, new homebuilding, historic restoration, and “green home” building
  • Manages all aspects of construction process including scheduling, budgets, estimating, contracts, design, purchasing, architects/designers, owner/municipal relations and approvals, and scope development
Emens, Matthew_2013

Designer and project manager

Matthew C. Emens, Associate AIA

Project Manager
  • Experience as a designer and project manager
  • Responsibilities include client contact, conceptual design, design development, producing construction document drawings, bid phase coordination and construction administration
  • Owner representation roles include development of contract documents, development and monitoring of project schedules and budgets, processing submittals, maintaining project communication, and establishing and updating project reports
Steinmetz, Michael_2013

Draftsman and project coordinator

Michael J. Steinmetz

Project Coordinator, CAD Manager
  • Experience as a draftsman and project coordinator
  • Responsibilities include production and management of construction drawings for all types of construction projects
  • Project coordinator responsibilities include the review of shop drawings and code compliance
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of budgets, schedules and project communications





Draftsman and Project Coordinator

Keith Sourwine

Project Coordinator
  • Experience as a draftsman and project coordinator
  • Responsibilities include providing field investigation and due diligence services for proposed construction sites, and producing construction document drawings
  • Owner representation assistance includes change order request review and working with clients on design concepts
Bodensteiner, Mark_2015

Project Coordinator

Mark Bodensteiner

Project Manager


HB Cornerstone provides owner representation, planning and design services for organizations across numerous industries, including: