Construction Management and General Contracting

About Cooper Pugeda management, inc.

Company Background

Cooper Pugeda Management, Inc. (CPM) is a minority-owned professional consultancy established in 1993. Based in California, it serves the northern region including San Francisco, Sacramento and Central Valley. The firm focuses on transportation, airport, water resource, and building projects. Services offered include program and construction management, critical path method scheduling, cost estimating, cost control, field inspection, change management and claims analysis. Additionally, CPM is a general contractor for engineering and building projects with specific expertise in environmental remediation.

Our core competence is in facilitating construction projects to meet client expectations for budget, schedule and quality. As engineers and constructors, we offer our unique insight and approach in delivering projects from the designer, administrator and builder’s perspective. Through our commitment to client satisfaction and the performance of our staff CPM is a recognized leader in construction management, scheduling, project controls and field engineering.

Staff Background

CPM employs 50 construction professionals consisting of project managers, resident engineers, superintendents, inspectors, schedulers, estimators, and claims analysts. With certifications including ICC, LEED, NICET, and OSHPD, each member of our staff is licensed, registered and certified in their areas of expertise. Our staff has the working knowledge to execute a project within a fully functioning facility, to monitor project safety and control costs, and keep the project on schedule.

Our strength lies in the experience of our principals and staff, and our dedication to client satisfaction. CPM brings a breadth of experience to a project as our construction management skills are supplemented by our general contracting experience. As a Licensed General Contractor, we are very familiar with the laws applicable to the construction industry, and we are effective in resolving construction issues. We have had tremendous experience working with general contractors and subcontractors in the San Francisco Bay Area. We maintain a database of labor, material and equipment costs, and ensure that our pricing closely reflects market conditions so that we can be most effective in serving the general contractor as well as the Owner.


The firm continues to hold steadfast its commitment of providing highly experienced and professional individuals.  Every project is made sure to receive the technical expertise and people skills that assist clients in achieving their goals and making that process as painless as possible.  The company has a unique niche in its ability to augment program and construction management services with project controls support (schedule management, cost control, cost estimating and web-based document control) that is cutting edge.  This unique ability for a small company is highly recognized by our clients.

Our client base has continually grown year after year, and includes but is not limited to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works, San Francisco Zoological Society, San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco Airport Authority, Port of San Francisco, Port of Oakland, East Bay Municipal Utilities District (EBMUD), City of Berkeley, City of Santa Clara, Valley Transportation Authority, Bay Area Rapid Transit, Sacramento Airport Authority, Sacramento County Regional Sanitation District (SCRSD), County of Sacramento, Bay Area Toll Authority, Joint Powers Board, Caltrans, City of Roseville, City of Fresno, etc.

In addition, CPM has experience in various project delivery methods including conventional design-bid-build, design-build and CM-at-Risk. CPM’s experience in general contracting differentiates it from other consultants in that CPM offers unique insight into schedule and cost management, subcontractor management, claims avoidance and mitigation, and dispute resolution.

Listed below are a few of our clients:

Cities, Counties and Government Agencies:
San Francisco Airport Commission
Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Bay Area Toll Authority
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
City and County of San Francisco Department of Public Works
San Francisco Zoological Society
San Francisco Unified School District
Port of San Francisco
Port of Oakland
East Bay Municipal District
City of Berkeley
City of Santa Clara
County of Santa Clara
California Department of Transportation
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Sacramento Airport Authority
Sacramento County Regional Sanitation District
County of Sacramento
City of Roseville City of Fresno