The Lehrer Cumming team brings together a wide range of valuable and complementary perspectives, along with a high level of talent and experience, all under one roof. Our leaders’ collective histories in construction, design, corporate ownership, and investment enable them to successfully lead our project teams.

With strong leadership and skilled team members, we are able to meet the needs of each and every client, no matter how complicated their project.

The Lehrer Cumming team is led by Chief Executive Officer Peter M. Lehrer and Chief Operating Officer Gavin A. Middleton, and is supported by a number of senior executives in New York, New Jersey, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Miami.

Peter M. Lehrer

Peter M. Lehrer

Chief Executive Officer

Peter M. Lehrer is an internationally recognized and highly respected leader in managing large scale complex construction projects. Peter founded Lehrer, LLC, a firm which provides construction consulting and project management services to clients engaged in major development projects who rely on experience, tenacity, and the ability to find logical, strategic, and economic solutions to complex problems often not obvious to others.

Peter has chaired several commissions for government focused on reducing costs and improving efficiency for large multi-billion dollar capital programs. In 1979, he co-founded Lehrer McGovern, Inc., a construction management firm that consistently ranked as one of the top largest construction companies in the country. In 1988 the firm was merged into Bovis Ltd., (London) an international construction firm and Peter became Vice Chairman of Bovis, Ltd., and Chief Executive Officer of all U.S. based subsidiary companies. Peter was responsible for managing one of the largest construction management firms in the country with a staff of 2000 professionals and responsible for billions of dollars of work annually. Previous projects include the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, Euro Disneyland (Paris), Canary Wharf (London), the restoration of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Grand Central Station, the rebuilding of Ben Gurion and La Guardia Airports, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Princeton University, Cornell University, and major healthcare building programs for New York Presbyterian Hospital, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, plus thousands of highly complex visible projects for both the private and public sectors.

Peter M. Lehrer

Gavin Middleton

Chief Operating Officer

Gavin is a Design and Construction Executive with 25 years of experience throughout North America, the Caribbean, and Europe. He has extensive experience in managing mixed-use projects from inception to final delivery and closeout, with a focus on logistically complex projects with challenged deadlines and schedules. Gavin has been a key stakeholder involved in projects across a wide variety of asset classes; including academic buildings, mid and high-rise office buildings, industrial business parks, and high-rise condominiums. At Lehrer Cumming where he is Executive Vice President, Gavin works closely with clients engaged in significant ground-up developments in New York, South Florida, and the Caribbean.