FRANK J. SCIAME, JR. | PRESIDENT
Frank Sciame established Sciame Construction in 1975 and has steadily grown the firm over this period by producing consistently high-quality projects, with tenacity, creativity, and meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of his work, ensuring timely and successful project completion. Current projects underway are valued at over one billion dollars.
With a degree in architecture from CCNY, Frank is sought out as a construction partner to top designers. He has been referred to as a builder with the vision of an architect. Completed projects include the addition to the Morgan Library and Museum, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, the restoration of Historic Front Street, Central Synagogue Restoration, Harvard Club of New York City, and the South Court Addition to New York Public Library’s Main Branch, the new laboratory building at Cooper Union, and the FDR Four Freedoms Park Memorial on Roosevelt Island. Current projects include projects for Universities including New York University, Columbia, and Princeton.
Frank’s accomplishments, contributions, and his dedication to preserving New York City’s treasures have been recognized with numerous honors. Among his commitments, he is a Board Member and Past Chairman of the New York Landmarks Conservancy and a Board Member and Past Chairman for the New York Building Congress. He also serves on the Boards of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Association for Lower Manhattan and The City College 21st Century Foundation. Frank is also a Member of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Industry Advisory Group. In 2004, CCNY awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree.
Frank and his wife, Barbara, of 38 years, are the proud parents of four children: Andrew, Alexandra, FJ and Fionna.