- Senior Managing Director
- T: +1 646 576 8197
- 111 Great Neck Road, Suite 416
- Great Neck, NY, 10021
- United States
- T: +1 516 773 1080
- B.S., Building Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- B.Arch., Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- MRICS Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
- American Arbitration Association, Construction Industry Panel
- Claims Management
- Construction Solutions
- Contract Administration & Disputes
- Expert Testimony
Josh Keller is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in New York City. Mr. Keller was a Principal and founding member at Alliance Construction Consultants and has 35 years of experience on the Construction Industry. Since 1991, Mr. Keller has been a professional consultant specializing in construction dispute resolution and CPM scheduling. He has prepared and presented claims on behalf of general contractors, construction managers and specialty contractors and evaluated and refuted claims on behalf of owners and engineers and contractors.
Mr. Keller's areas of expertise include disputes pertaining to additional work, discovered conditions, delay, acceleration, resequencing, loss of labor productivity and contract termination. Mr. Keller is a project controls specialist with a strong project management background. He is technically qualified in construction administration, CPM scheduling and cost control systems. He is fully versed in current techniques of schedule and time impact analysis.
Prior to founding Alliance Construction Consultants, Mr. Keller gained sixteen years of experience managing public and private sector construction projects, preparing and defending claims, and developing construction schedules. Mr. Keller received a B.S. degree in building sciences and a B.Arch degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1981. He was appointed to the Construction Industry Panel of the American Arbitration Association in 1988. He has served as an arbitrator for AAA and ICC. Mr. Keller is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, admitted in 2002.
Mr. Keller has qualified as an expert witness in the following arbitrations: Foo Ho Realty v. Waningly Construction, Inc.; Post Road Iron Works v. Columbus Construction, Inc.; Clover Construction Company v. Medford Fire District; L. K. Comstock & Company, Inc. v. Bovis: HRH Construction v. 56th Street BDC; Mast Construction v. Hudson County; Friends Academy v. EJA; A. E. Greyson v. Dwek; F. J. Sciame Construction Co. Inc. v. Yarrow LLC; Axis Construction Corporation v. I-R Mobile Modular; Burtis Construction Co., Inc. v. The Village/Town of Mt. Kisco: Delric Construction Company, Inc. v. Structural Steel Fabricators, Inc.; PREF vs. F. J. Sciame, Inc. He served as an expert witness under the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Arbitration Act 1996) form of Arbitration on behalf of the Government of Bermuda in the matter Pro-Active Management v. the Government of Bermuda.
Mr. Keller has qualified as an expert witness and testified in the following litigations: Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority v. Bristol Construction Corp.; KSW Mechanical Services v. NAB Construction Corp.; Magwood Enterprises v. The City of Beacon Housing Authority; Bast Hatfield Construction v. Wunderlich Corp.; City of Perth Amboy v. Interstate Industrial. He is has presented claims at New York City Agencies, the New York City Comtroller’s Office, and the New York City CDRB.
Mr. Keller published an article in the Journal of Construction Accounting & Taxation, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1995 entitled, “Cost-Loaded Project Schedules”. He has lectured on the subject of CPM scheduling and schedule analysis at Columbia University, New York University Schack Institute, Westchester County Bar Association, Lorman Education Services and for private client groups.