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Pete Cornet

Vice President


201-387-7711 (Work)
908-295-5682 (Mobile)

407 State St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Pete Cornet has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry.  His on-site construction experience, along with his mechanical background allow him to provide the highest level of service and expertise to clients.  Pete leads the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing (MEP) division at J.S. Held, and also handles large complex losses. 

Since 2014, Pete has provided loss consulting, litigation support, and owner representation in connection with a broad variety of projects.  He provides services in the following areas: Property Loss Measurement, Claim Cost Analysis, Construction Schedule Analysis, Dispute Resolution, Expert Testimony, and Emergency Service Review.  In the construction industry, Pete’s background includes mechanical contracting and general construction, supervising over $300 million dollars in successful projects.

Prior to working in the insurance claims industry, Pete worked for a construction management firm for 19 years as a Project Executive and lead on-site person responsible for completing large healthcare projects.  Prior to this, Pete was a project manager and estimator for a mechanical contractor, working on large commercial HVAC and plumbing projects.  Pete has been involved in all facets of the construction process, including conceptual and GMP estimating, assistance with design development, contract negotiations, subcontractor negotiating/award, issuing subcontractor contracts, project cost management, project scheduling, and complete project management duties.