Gilbane Building Company Announces Cary Shippert Appointment to Director of Healthcare and Science/Technology – Southeast Division

Orlando, FL – November 1, 2019 – Gilbane Building Company is proud to announce Cary Shippert will serve as the Director for both Healthcare and Science/Technology in Gilbane’s Southeast division (Florida, Georgia and South Carolina).  Cary began his career at Gilbane in 2013 with the focus on strategic growth in healthcare and science/technology markets within Florida. Cary brings nearly 30 years of experience specializing in these markets and has been instrumental in developing the implementation of lean practices in Florida for these markets.  This has resulted in superior performance for our clients by driving value and exceeding expectations.  This move allows Cary to provide leadership in these important markets in an expanded territory.

Cary’s leadership and service has cultivated several significant projects with clients such as Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Baptist Health, Johnson and Johnson, Orlando Health, B. Braun and HCA.

“Cary understands specific drivers and trends in the healthcare and science/technology marketplaces. His knowledge of current trends, best design practices, and construction solutions has earned him the utmost respect as an industry leader. His proven construction career track of insight and leadership has been a key driver to the success in growing our healthcare and science/technology markets within Florida.” said Heidi DeBenedetti, senior vice president of Gilbane Building Company.

Cary Shippert is a licensed general contractor and qualifier for Florida, a LEED Accredited Professional, OSHA 30 and holds an ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate.

Cary grew up in a small family construction business and is an alumnus of William Jewell College where he obtained a bachelor’s in business administration and economics. He is also as an alumnus of Rockhurst University where he earned an MBA. Shippert resides in Orlando, Florida with his wife and children.

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1870 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations around the world. For more information, visit