J.S. Held expands forensic accounting practice with the acquisition of HSNO. View press release.


Michael Collins, CPE, CPC

Senior Vice President

513-271-9026 (Work)
513-400-7103 (Mobile)
3950 Virginia Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227

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Professional Registration:

Certified Professional Constructor

Certified Professional Estimator

LEED Accredited Professional

Summary of Experience:

Michael started with a regional civil engineering firm based in Cincinnati, as a technician on large roadway and utility projects. Moving into vertical construction, Michael began working in architectural drafting.

Utilizing his design and technical experience he transitioned into the field and coordinated project teams for a health care system owner. The team included designers, contractors, construction managers, facility managers, and end users.

With J.S. Held, Michael has provided project representation, construction monitoring, constructability review services, facility assessment services, estimating, and claims analysis on complex projects. A particular focus has been on owner’s representation and cost estimating on projects valued over $2B covering 3,000,000sf on facilities ranging from mixed use developments, multi-family and student housing, commercial office and retail to healthcare, educational, private, and public works engagements.