Tal Eyal is a founder and President of FirstService Project Management, a subsidiary of FirstService Residential dedicated to overseeing residential and commercial construction projects. Since its founding in 2005, FirstService Project Management has performed hundreds of millions of dollars in capital improvement projects across the tristate area.
FirstService Project Management’s forté is providing turnkey services for property managers and building owners who lack the knowledge and technical skills needed to successfully oversee projects. From project conception, to bidding and contract negotiations, through selecting architects, engineers, and contractors, and overseeing construction, the company also assists property owners with budgeting, financing and resident and staff communications.
Projects include commercial to luxury residential condominium conversions, cogeneration, boiler and HVAC installations and upgrades, lobby and common area restorations, large-scale window replacements, Local Law 11/waterproofing projects, individual apartment renovations, as well as landscaping and green roofs.
Tal also is a founder and President of FS Energy, a subsidiary of FirstService Residential that provides energy management and advisory services to the company’s clients in order to reduce consumption, costs and emissions while improving property values and quality of life. Since its creation in 2010, FS Energy has helped FirstService Residential clients save over $25 million in energy costs while reducing the carbon footprint of the company’s New York portfolio by more than 15 percent.
FS Energy’s energy purchasing program saves clients, on average, 13 percent on electricity and natural gas costs compared to rates charged by local utilities. With operations in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Illinois, FS Energy is among the largest aggregators of residential electric and gas in the United States.
Tal also serves as Executive Vice President of FirstService Residential New York. In this role, he is responsible for the expenditures, operating efficiency and strategic capital planning for the company’s physical offices, as well as for business development.
Tal joined the company in 1990 as one of its original property managers. Having amassed extensive experience over a 25 year career in real estate, Tal was instrumental in developing FirstService Residential into the largest residential management company in New York City.
A Registered Apartment Manager (RAM) and New York State licensed real estate broker, Tal holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from a joint New York University/New York Institute of Technology program, and earned a certificate from New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. He previously served as a captain in the Israel Defense Forces.