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Joseph Olgiati, Senior Director

Joseph Olgiati

Senior Director

Global Workplace Solutions

Joseph Olgiati Senior Director
Global Workplace Solutions
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience

As Director for Data Center Operations on the Bank of America account, Joe Olgiati leads an organization of over 160 engineering and property management professionals. The team manages 3 million sq. ft. of data center space across 10 U.S. locations.

Mr. Olgiati is accustomed to the pressure of maintaining 100% uptime, having worked in critical environments for the past 20 years.

In 1996, one of Mr. Olgiati first assignments was as Director of Engineering for the New York Mercantile Exchange when the site was under construction. Mr. Olgiati worked through the commissioning then lead the engineering team. He played a major role in coordinating activities that successfully re-established building operations compromised in the September 11, 2001, attacks, including the tie-in of on-street emergency generation and boilers. Mr. Olgiati was also part of the project team that made NYMEX the first building in New York to receive LEED-EB certification.

Working for Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Olgiati’s next assignment was as Critical Environment Director for Wachovia Bank. He was responsible for 3.2 million sq. ft. across the Northeast U.S. In 2008, Mr. Olgiati moved to a similar role on the Merrill Lynch account, where he was responsible for two global data centers totaling 500,000 sq. ft.

When Bank of America bought Merrill Lynch in 2009, Mr. Olgiati stayed at the helm, and managed through the transition and subsequent reorganizations, which led to his current role.​​

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Building Owners & Managers Institute, RPA Designation
  • CNET, Certified Data Center Management Professional
  • Currently studying for CEM (Certified Energy Manager) Designation
  • High Performance Buildings                 
  • Fire Safety Directors License
  • New York City Refrigeration License  
  • Building & Property Management


  • New York University, Building & Property Management
  • CUNY School of Professional Studies, High Performance Green Buildings
  • Mechanics Institute, Industrial Electricity​

Joseph Olgiati Senior Director
Global Workplace Solutions
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166