Vice President of Facilities, Design and Construction - Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Robert J. Falaguerra has been Vice President of Facilities, Design and Construction at Saint Francis Hospital / Trinity Health New England in Hartford, Connecticut since 1992. His previous experience includes over 45 years of health care facilities management including assignments at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital and Bronx Lebanon Hospital, all in New York City. Mr. Falaguerra was also Vice President of Ogden Allied Abatement and Decontamination Services from 1987 – 1992.
Mr. Falaguerra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Marine Engineering from S.U.N.Y. Maritime College and a Masters Degree in Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.
He is a past President and Board member and Fellow of the American Society for Hospital Engineering and a Certified Healthcare Facilities Manager. Currently, he sits on the Board of Advisors to The University of Hartford Construction Institute.
While at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center Bob has overseen ~$500 million in construction and renovation projects including the 318,000 sq ft John T. O’Connell Tower, 354,000 sq ft patient care tower, 46,000 sq ft cancer center, 45,000 Rehabilitation Hospital of CT, 52,000 Burgdorf/Bank of America ,50,000 sq ft Avon Access center, 52,000 Glastonbury Access Center and over 800,000 sq. ft. of renovations. Along with the team at Saint Francis and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital they have converted an aging hospital into a major state of the art teaching facility which today is part of The Trinity Health System.
In the area of facilities management, Bob has secured three EPA Energy Star awards for Saint Francis. His responsibilities in support services and facilities contribute to patient and employee safety and satisfaction.