Dave MacLeod Partner | VP Consulting
David became Partner and Co-owner of Somerville Construction, Consulting & Project Management in December 2016. He brings to Somerville 25 years of project management and consulting experience in a broad range of real estate development/construction and urban planning disciplines. He began his career with Hemson Consulting Ltd. in 1989, while a student at Ryerson University where he obtained his Bachelor of Applied Arts in Geography in 1991. In his 17 years with Hemson he developed experience in a number of practice areas including demographic and economic forecasting, market analysis, economic impact assessments and feasibility studies. In 2006 David joined Armstrong Planning, where over 10 years he developed an in-depth background in development planning, managing projects that required municipal approvals, was involved in due diligence for property acquisitions, provided input to development budgets, and liaised with construction teams throughout the course of developing residential and commercial construction projects across the GTA and southern Ontario. David has added his consulting practice to Somerville’s current range of services offered to our clients. David and his family have been residents of Toronto’s “Danforth Village” for 15 years and are active members of the community at school, in sports, and at local shops and restaurants. They enjoy travelling to cities throughout North America and on are on track to attend a baseball game in every ballpark in the Major Leagues.
Alexia MacLeod Partner | Executive Vice President
Alexia is a Partner and Co-owner with Somerville who began working at the firm in 2004 as an administrative assistant. She came to Somerville with 8 years of management experience which she gained working for The Sports Medicine Specialists and team physicians for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Alexia's primary responsibility is managing Somerville’s financial operations and also coordinates business development including due diligence and pre-qualification of the firm. After the completion of a successful bid by our estimators, and once awarded the project, Alexia serves as controller and financial administrator on our projects. Along with financial administration Alexia manages the day to day operation of Somerville’s head office and staff. Alexia is an avid enthusiast of personal training and proponent of healthy living. She loves to cook but also enjoys dining out over a fine glass of wine. And somewhere in her spare time between working, travel, family and training Alexia has published a novel.
Tony Vizzini General Superintendent
Tony is a Senior Project Manager with Somerville, joining the firm in 2005. With over 20 years of experience, Tony has managed numerous construction projects and provides a unique skillset to our firm. He obtained his diploma in Civil Engineering from Humber College of Applied Arts in 1996 and has completed a number of courses through the Canadian Construction Association. He has obtained a number of certifications, memberships and licenses for managing construction sites and teams. Tony has served as site super and project manager and has overseen the successful completion of a number of iconic urban parks and landscaping structures along Toronto’s waterfront, including the Spadina, Simcoe and Rees Wavedecks, HTO park and recently managed the construction of the Eva’s Phoenix Transitional Youth Housing & Employment Facility. Tony is currently managing the redevelopment of Bellevue Park in the Kensington Market neighbourhood of Toronto. Tony enjoys family time with his wife and 2 sons in Milton where he was born and raised and can be found spending his “off-time” in the gym.
Alvin Pyneeandee Estimator
Alvin is trained in Construction Management & Quantity Surveying and has broad experience across a wide range of fields including construction management, estimating, project management, design (architectural and structural), legal aspects of construction, procurement, administration and coordination.
Alvin has more than ten years of work experience in the ICI construction sectors both locally and internationally and is familiar with the construction process from inception to delivery of projects. Some projects he has worked on include world renowned five star plus hotels where quality of work and timely completion were of upmost importance without neglecting the cost implications of design variations. The projects had costs of up to $150 million with over 1,500 people working on site at one time.
Alvin is fluent in English and French and has a passion for science and engineering.
Sherry Jackson Office Manager
Sherry is a full-charge bookkeeper with Somerville Construction, Consulting & Project Management who joined the firm in 2005. Sherry has over 20 years of experience in the accounting field and currently works side by side with Alexia on the company’s financials. Previously Sherry enjoyed a self-employment venture with several small bookkeeping clients across the GTA and continues to maintain this role in a part time capacity. Sherry recently relocated to “the city” where she and her daughter enjoy exploring the urban life in Toronto’s east end. She can often be found on a baseball diamond participating in recreational leagues, and in keeping with her true passion, she is also Treasurer for the Stroud Slo-Pitch League.
Ian Somerville Founder
Ian is our company founder. He started Somerville Construction in 1986 and over 30 years turned the company into an award-winning firm having built some of Toronto’s most iconic parks and public spaces. Ian was the driving force that established the company’s reputation of building unique and complex projects in a timely manner.
Following over 40 years in the construction industry Ian retired in 2016 but remains an advisor to our current team and an important asset to our company.