Team  |  Leadership

Jim Landefeld

Senior Vice President
Operations Technology


2900 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042

Jim has 39 years of construction experience, including 23 years with HITT. He began at HITT in 1989 as a project manager. Now, as senior vice president of operations technology, Jim is responsible for improving the development, implementation, utilization, and maintenance of hardware and software systems that streamline HITT's operations.

Driving process improvement across our business, he spearheaded the implementation of JD Edwards software for accounting and cost control. In 2014, Jim led the implementation of Procore, a cloud-based construction project management system, for all projects exceeding $100,000. This system allows all team members including Clients, architects, and subcontractors to collaboratively monitor project delivery.

Throughout his tenure with HITT, Jim has played a key role in the growth of several of HITT's market sectors, including the former Major Projects, Healthcare, and Biotechnology sectors. In 1989, he was the first project manager to use a tower crane for the Washington Hospital Cancer Institute project in Washington, DC.

Jim's wisdom and expertise gained through constructing HITT's landmark projects helps him shape HITT's operational procedures for the future.

Notable Projects
Awards & Honors
  • NAIOP Northern Virginia Award of Merit, Best Building Build-to-Suit Non-Institutional, HITT Headquarters
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Award, Sibley Memorial Hospital Hayes Hall Radiation Oncology
  • ABC Excellence in Construction, Washington Hospital Center Women’s Center
  • WBC Craftsmanship Award, Loudoun Hospital Center Replacement Hospital
  • NAIOP Northern Virginia, Best Building Environmentally Responsible, Northern Virginia Resident Agency (NVRA)
  • NAIOP Northern Virginia, Best Building Institutional Facility over $20 Million, NVRA 
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Award, NVRA
  • AIA Merit Award, Korean Central Presbyterian Church
  • WBC Craftsmanship Award, St. Andrew the Apostle Church
  • ABC Excellence in Construction Award, St. Andrew the Apostle Church
Affiliations & Certifications
  • NCARB board certified
  • Licensed architect in California and Virginia
  • OSHA 30-Hour

B.S., Architecture, University of Southern California