Michael Valentine brings over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry to his role overseeing RiverRock’s project management projects. During his tenure at RiverRock, Michael has overseen the management of over $266 million in construction projects. These projects include capital projects such as parking lot renovations, rooftop HVAC replacement, chiller plant replacement, roof replacement, lighting retrofits, bathroom renovations, lobby renovations, ADA improvements, elevator cab interiors, waterproofing, remediation, energy retrofit, exterior finishes and landscape renovations; and tenant Improvements – laboratory, class A, office, retail, industrial, and medical.
Before joining RiverRock, Michael was Vice President of Construction for TBI Construction / Red Mountain Retail Group. In this position he managed the construction team on multiple projects in four states. He served as a corporate officer and RMO for TBI Construction.
Prior to working for TBI, Michael started his own construction company, DMK Incorporated, which later merged with Snyder Langston in December of 2003. DMK built nearly 6 million square feet of commercial buildings and tenant improvements in Southern California and achieved a ranking of 62 out of the top contractors in California in Construction Link Magazine for 2002.
Michael has also held construction project management positions at Hedley Builders in Newport Beach, Century American in Laguna Hills and Lyle Parks Jr., Inc. in Anaheim.
Some of Michael’s past major projects include Main Street Medical Buildings in Orange (two 40,000 square foot buildings and parking structure), Vons, Foodsco, Heritage Springs Office Buildings, Pacific Western National Bank in Brea, Home Depot Expo stores, Houdini Inc. (300,000 square foot cold storage, assembly and distribution), Marina Waterside Shopping Center renovation ($7 million renovation) and numerous shopping centers and business parks throughout Southern California.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is a past Board of Directors member for Goodwill Industries of California, where he served for twelve years and previously held the position of Chairman of the Board. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Orange County.