Daniel F. Gluck is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gluck Building Company. He is a licensed in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Washington State.
A graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, Mr. Gluck has a strong background in the creative arts and life sciences as well as business administration.
The Gluck companies have been involved in building in California for more than 59 years. They have participated in the production of thousands of units, both single and multi-family, and hundreds of retail, industrial, medical, and office buildings. Beginning in 1975, Mr. Gluck focused on and projects as a principal developer and .
Mr. Gluck has been directly responsible for the development and or of more than 200 retail, office and industrial buildings in the western states. He has constructed numerous major tenant improvements for well known corporations and individuals. He has developed subdivisions and numerous luxury homes. Mr. Gluck has directed the repair of earthquake and fire damage and seismic retrofit for more than 75 buildings and hundreds of multi-family units.
The Gluck client list includes Jay Leno, World Oil Corp., USA Petroleum, PacTrust, Davids Bridal, Guitar Center, Trader Joes, Amgen, Condor Systems, Re-Max , Cardservice International, Zymed, Armored Transport, XP Systems, Ferrari Beverly Hills, Leeds Engineering, EDO Corporation, Catalina Yachts, Whittaker Electronic Resources, K-Mart, Aldik Artificial Flowers, Newhall Land and Farming, Santa Clarita Studios, Security Pacific Bank, Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, Homegoods, AJ Wright, Temple Emet, Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Chabad of the Valley, St. Paul Baptist Church, Freestyle USA, Satellite Truck Body, Charles Dunn Company, Trammell Crow Company, Kemper Securities, 20th Century Insurance, Cigna Insurance, New York Life Insurance, National Notary Association, Mercury Aerospace, St. Ives, Sebastian International, Vivitar, The United States Department of Defense, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oakridge Athletic Club, Lance Camper, Jones Brothers , High Point Rendel, and many others.
Mr. Gluck has syndicated many oriented developments through private placement offerings. Acting as managing partner, he is responsible for the planning, fund raising, financing, , , marketing, and for these projects.
Mr. Gluck has sponsored many community activities including The UCLA Career Network and the California State Junior Olympic Tae Kwon Do Team. He is a Trustee Emeritus of Viewpoint School in Calabasas. He is a member of various trade organizations such as the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is a delegate to the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks, and an Associate of the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles Chapter.
Lee Ellett has more than 25 years of experience as a project superintendent and manager for , industrial, institutional, and structures. He began his career in with the United States Navy Battalion, building concrete tilt-up structures in the Pacific. Since his return to civilian life, he has managed the of projects of all types.
Lee joined Gluck Development Company, as a senior project superintendent in May of 1988. He then became Manager, responsible for all aspects of , scheduling, and coordination, for all Gluck Development Company projects.
Lee directs the allocation of equipment, materials, and labor among the various job locations. He manages job site safety programs and reporting, oversees in field documentation, and conducts monthly meetings for site personnel. He evaluates and hires all field employees, and provides orientation and training as required.
Lee is well respected for his problem solving ability and his history of keeping projects on schedule and within budget in difficult circumstances. Developers, owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and co-workers appreciate Lee’s vast knowledge and experience, and outstanding personal qualities. He has supervised the of scores of ground-up concrete block buildings, concrete tilt up buildings, office buildings, and retail structures in the southern California area, ranging in size from 8,000 to 150,000 square feet each. He has also overseen numerous earthquake repair, seismic retrofit, site-work, major tenant improvements, retail interiors, and rehabilitation projects.
Thomas R. Gluck is an owner of Gluck Building Company and serves as its Chief Operating Officer. He is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara. At the University, he concentrated on Business Management and Accounting.
Mr. Gluck has participated at every level of construction and development for commercial, industrial, and residential projects. He administers general construction contracts and subcontracts, interacts with project owners, architects, and engineers, and directs project estimating, management, and construction. He is an expert at establishing end user requirements for complex facility systems, including computer rooms, computerized lighting and heating/venting/air conditioning systems, heavy equipment/machinery motion and sound isolation, high security rooms, sophisticated electrical systems, and special construction and fire protection systems for hazardous occupancies. He develops the most efficient systems possible, coordinating with professional consultants, design build subcontractors, the governmental authorities, and the owners representatives.
Mr. Gluck has directed many industrial and retail rehabilitation and new construction projects throughout California, Washington State, and Nevada. Included are the award winning Inglerose Center developed by Security Pacific Bank, numerous TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, and Guitar Center Stores, the Simi Valley K-Mart, Whittaker corporate offices, USA Petroleum Business Park, Lance Campers, Santa Clarita Studios, Card Services International headquarters, and many others. He has completed the repair of fire and earthquake damage and the installation of seismic retrofit at more than 95 commercial buildings and hundreds of multifamily residential units. When a casualty loss is involved, Mr. Gluck negotiates with the governmental authorities and the insurance adjusters to procure approval for all of the required scope of work and appropriate compensation for the owners.
The knowledge, experience and close personal attention provided by Mr. Gluck is valued by owners and consultants and results in the most proficient, cost effective administration of a project.
Carl E. Reichenbach is a graduate of Colorado State University, where he studied Industrial Construction Management and Mechanical Engineering.
Carl has over 24 years of experience with estimating and project management for commercial, industrial, institutional and residential structures in both Colorado and California. He has been fully responsible for the negotiation and the administration of contracts and subcontracts, cost accounting, forecasting, and estimating for projects with construction values of up to twenty million dollars.
Functioning as a liaison between developers, owners, architects and engineers for new construction as well as earthquake repair, seismic retrofit, tenant improvements, and rehabilitation projects, Carl has effectively managed subcontractors and office and field personnel to ensure project quality, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
Carl has constructed more than 100 concrete tilt up buildings in the southern California area, ranging in size from 80,000 to 175,000 square feet. He has also constructed numerous projects with wood frame, steel frame and precast concrete construction.
The foundations for performance that Carl provides are quality, integrity and honesty, which result in the delivery of the best facility possible for the project budget.
Joe Buendia has over 29 years of experience with estimating and project management for commercial, industrial, and public works construction projects. He has been fully responsible for the negotiation and the administration of contracts and subcontracts, cost accounting, forecasting, and estimating for such projects. Construction values for individual projects have exceeded fifteen million dollars.
Functioning as a liaison between developers, owners, architects, and engineers for new construction as well as seismic retrofit, high-end tenant improvements including many surgical centers, and public works projects, such as schools and libraries, Joe has effectively managed subcontractors, office, and field personnel to ensure project quality, cost effectiveness and timely completion.
Joe has been involved with the construction of more than 55 concrete tilt up buildings in the Southern California area, ranging in size from 8,000 to 150,000 square feet. He has also built numerous projects with wood frame, steel frame and precast concrete construction. Often, he assists the project consultants with design issues.
Joes strong experience and wonderful personality make him an ideal manager for complex projects.
Claudia Fortney has practiced accounting for substantial businesses in California since 1978. She attended California State University Northridge, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting. She became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 1982.
While working for an accounting business in the late 1970s, Claudia was the firms representative managing accounting and other financial matters for The Gluck Company, a predecessor of Gluck Building Company. In 1983, she opened her own accounting practice and provided accounting, audit, and tax services for numerous clients, including Gluck entities. Claudia has been the CPA for Gluck Building Company from its inception in 1986, providing all financial statements, tax returns, fiscal forecasting, audits, and management for corporate organizational matters and human resources.
Claudia joined Gluck Building Company in 2000 to become Chief Financial Officer, overseeing the financial integrity of the Company. Her wonderful personal qualities and professional expertise have earned her the respect of clients, bankers, insurers, colleagues, and others who so enjoy working with her.
Having worked together for over twenty years, Claudia and the Glucks take pleasure in the close family relationship that has evolved. For Claudia, construction accounting is challenging yet provides many rewards.