Michael K. Armento
Senior Vice Chairman
Michael K. Armento is senior vice president at Torcon, Inc., and has worked in Philadelphia’s construction industry for over 35 years, serving as a member of senior management for the past 25 years.
As senior vice president, Armento has company-wide responsibility for preconstruction staff and preconstruction services such as estimating, scheduling and purchasing. He also oversees in-progress field activities, ensuring the timely, well-managed delivery of all Torcon projects. Since helping to found Torcon’s Philadelphia office at the Navy Yard in 2006, Armento has been responsible for over 4.5 million sq. ft. of completed projects exceeding $1.5 billion in construction costs.
Armento has a wide variety of industry skills founded on experience with every aspect of project development—ranging from feasibility analysis and the development of budgets and schedules, to strategic planning, risk management and human resources. Armento has applied this diverse skill set in the planning and construction of a wide range of projects, including renovations and new construction work for healthcare, academic and commercial facilities.
Armento has experience working with many of the region’s most respected businesses and institutions, including Princeton, Penn, Villanova, Cooper Healthcare, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, St. Christopher’s Hospital, Rutgers, Campbell Soup, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline and many more.
Armento attended Drexel University’s Construction Management Program.