Jeff Burke, LEED AP

Executive Vice President of Operations & Safety, Partner

With responsibility for leadership and operational excellence of all construction assignments, Jeff ensures that each project is delivered to the highest standards of quality with safety protocols and schedules rigorously maintained. Jeff continually advances best practices and procedures together with training and professional development programs to enhance Timberline’s efficiencies and performance in the market.

Jeff instills his passion for excellence in client service throughout our team, assuring clients of best possible experience during the course of each project while meeting and exceeding their goals. He plays a key role in many of Timberline’s client relationships: Sarepta Therapeutics, Boston University, Alexandria Real Estate and Instrumentation Laboratory, to name just some. Jeff has also leveraged his relationships to recruit top talent to best serve the needs of Timberline’s clients.

In his 25-year career, Jeff has successfully managed more than 20 million SF of complex science and technology projects, high-end corporate fit-outs as well as numerous ground-up developments. Jeff leverages his depth of experience to implement proven value, delivery and efficiency strategies to the benefit of Timberline’s clients.

Jeff began his career as a Superintendent at JLL Construction / Spaulding & Slye quickly advancing through the ranks to Senior Vice President. Notable achievements during his 18-year tenure include the breakthrough BioSquare, 175,000 SF LEED Certified laboratory and research facility in Boston along with IBM’s largest North American software development facility in Littleton.


B.S. Business Management
Central Connecticut State University

A.D. Construction Technology
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Laboratory Design, Health & Safety, Post Graduate Accreditation
Harvard University

Boston ABC License
MA Construction Supervisor License
30 Hour OSHA Trained
First Aid/CPR Red Cross Trained
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Certification

Mass. Building Congress