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Estimations is a select team of experienced and versatile industry professionals. Their in-house Estimators collectively contribute over 57 years of estimating experience in Alaska. Additional support staff assist in project coordination, quantity take-off and vendor pricing. Their staff are skilled in developing timely and accurate estimates that are tailored to meet their client's needs. 

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Jay Lavoie, is the president of Estimations, Inc. and brings 35 years’ estimating experience from more than 3,700 projects throughout Alaska. Jay has developed highly accurate and complex databases for all levels of estimating. He provides Cost Estimating, Cost Control, Life Cycle Costs and Master Planning consulting services to design professionals, government agencies, and contractors.  Jay's experience includes new, design/build, renovations, additions, and replacement projects for multi-use facilities, office buildings, industrial complexes, health clinics, laboratories, hospitals, sitework, roads, university buildings, schools, housing, bridges/dams, waterfront development, condition surveys, and utilities. 


Rob Sythe, is a licensed general contractor, he has worked for Estimations, Inc. since 2002 and has provided construction services since 2000. Rob's project experience includes new construction, renovations, and additions to public safety facilities, universities, K-12 schools, health care facilities, research facilities, and single- and multi-family housing. Rob’s hands-on construction experience and ongoing general contractor experience complement his estimating skills by providing a thorough understanding of project development and the required equipment, labor, and materials for the job.

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Pat Neubert, is a life long Alaskan who brings 7 years of cost-estimating experience to the team. Pat is a trained A&P mechanic who has hands on construction experience. His mechanic and construction experience complement his estimating skills by providing a thorough understanding of the project's development and details, and how it all fits into the big picture.  Pat estimates all disciplines, with an emphasis on Civil, Structural and Architectural. Pat's project experience includes estimating new, improvement, and renovation projects for a wide variety of facilities throughout Alaska.


Maureen Benner, is the Sr. Office Administrator at Estimations. Maureen has over 38 years of experience working with customers in Alaska, more than 22 years of which, have been at Estimations. Maureen coordinates with the client and Estimation's team to facilitate the delivery of successful projects. Maureen's project contributions include developing marketing material and resumes, fees & contracts, invoicing, scheduling, production of the estimates, and project closeout. In addition to project coordination, Maureen manages the company's benefits, payroll and IT responsibilities. 

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