Paul J. Shamas, CPE

Vice President – Estimating


Mr. Shamas is Vice President – Estimating of A.P. Construction Company, a division of The Ashforth Company. He is responsible for overseeing the estimating department, and working closely with architects, owners, and developers during the pre-construction phase of a project.

Mr. Shamas’ 17 years of experience includes private and public schools, pharmaceutical, retail, municipal, residential, country clubs, and senior housing construction projects.

Mr. Shamas began his career in 1992 at Goodkind & O’Dae Engineering as Project Manager. He was responsible for managing municipal projects such as highways, and bridges. He also worked for HRH/Atlas Construction, and E&F/Walsh as Chief Estimator. In 2000, he joined the A.P. Construction as Senior Estimator. He has been involved in budgeting, securing bids, negotiating, and purchasing for both CM and “hard bid” projects.

Some of his more notable projects include Greens Farms Academy, Canterbury School, Whitby School, Ralph Lauren, 454 Life Sciences (Roche Company), Weeks Automotive, Norwalk Police Department, Hamden PD & Town Hall Renovations, Sempra Parking Garage, Wee Burn Country Club, Greenwich Country Club, Darien Country Club, Wallingford Library, Jack Jackter School, Read’s Art Space, Partner Re, and NBC Universal.

Mr. Shamas earned an M.S. from the University of New Haven in Environmental Engineering. He earned the Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) designation through the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE).